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Ballyboughal Pitch And Putt

Sunday game winner was Nick Savage with a net 51, with the runner-up, Breda Finnegan with a net 52 from Trish Cox. The Wednesday scramble at 3pm is great for beginners and improving your game and is also a good way for interested persons to come along and have an…

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Locals To Represent Ireland In Karate Championship

Karate Athletes Club are proud to be sending a team of 25 athletes including Shauna O’Driscoll and Isabel Gallagher from Swords and Skerries man Peter Burke, to Strasbourg on April 29th. The team will represent Ireland in the I-Karate European Championships. The team is made up of athletes who have…

Swords Manor FC

Swords Manor FC under 9s team were invited over to Glasgow for some friendly games against Celtic Bhoys Under 9s earlier this month. The players and coach had a great time and would like to thank Celtic FC for the hospitality they were shown on their trip. It was a…

Pictured is Lara Maritz

Balbriggan Girl On Irish Cricket Squad

Lara Maritz, a 16 year-old Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan student, has been picked on the Irish Women’s Cricket squad for their summer tour. Born in South Africa and moving to Ireland in 2005, Lara is proud to be Irish- South African. She has been an active cricket player since joining…

The spectacular 18th hole at Hollywood Lakes Golf Club

Great Offer For Young Golfers At Hollywood Lakes

Hollywood Lakes Golf Club has an incredible offer for young people trying to improve their health, by offering under 35s full sports membership for an unbelievable €350 per year. This offer includes seven day playing rights, an official GUI handicap and membership of one of the finest 18-hole parkland golf…

St. Maur's Ladies

St Maur’s Brilliant Ladies Recognised

St Maur’s GAA Club from Rush were honoured with a presentation held in the Council Chamber, Swords to mark their success in winning the 2016 All-Ireland Ladies Junior Football Championship. This is the first All-Ireland title won by the club in its 88 year history and by all accounts it…


Skerries GAA All Star Joins Forces With RNLI

The RNLI and the GAA have announced a major partnership aimed at reducing the number of people who lose their lives though drowning in Ireland. The RNLI drowning prevention campaign ‘Respect the Water’, will be supported through the GAA’s Healthy Clubs initiative and the wider club network. Dublin footballer and…