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Donabate Student Swims To Success

A Donabate youngster has reached the headlines, with a remarkable performance in the schools national swimming finals that were held recently. Evan Simpson, (10), a student of Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School competed in the Irish Minor Schools Swimming Championship on Sunday 11th February last. Having qualified in the…

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Glorious Glór na Mara Are Champs

Balbriggan post-primary school, Colaiste Glór na Mara, now only four years in existence picked up its first ever football title when their first year boys were crowned Tom Quinlan plate winners last November. As the celebrations quietened down and the dust settled on that historic achievement, many schools would have…


Balbriggan Community College’s Double Double

Balbriggan Community College completed a unique double double when they defeated local rivals, Ardgillan Community College 3-1 in the North East under 19 league final. The game was played in Balbriggan’s all-weather pitch in Bremore and Balbriggan CC were well worth their victory. This was the second part of double…


Fitting Tribute To Martin

On the occasion of Martin Finnegan’s tenth anniversary, a special tribute has been lined up to mark a decade since the local motorcycle ace tragically lost his life in an accident. The Martin Finnegan Supporters/Friends of Martin and a number of his former sponsors have joined together, to run a…


Opportunity For Ladies To Enjoy Delights Of Golf

Ladies, are you ready to try something new and exciting.? Do you want to meet new friends and learn some new skills.? If the answer is Yes, then playing golf could be for you. Balcarrick Golf Club invites all ladies to join them for a fun and interactive “Introduction to…


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Easter Fun Run In Aid Of Motor Neurone Disease

Calling all runners, joggers, walkers and families– the 4th annual Good Run is back this Good Friday 30th March, to get the Easter weekend off to a healthy start. The charity fun run will be returning to the stunning grounds of St Anne’s Park, Raheny on Friday 30th March. The…


O’Dwyer’s GAA Club To Move To New Facility

The County Council has welcomed the decision by the members of O’Dwyer’s GAA Club in Balbriggan to accept a proposal that will see the club move to a new facility at Bremore Regional Park. Under the agreement the Council will enter into a long-term lease with O’Dwyer’s for a 10…


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Fingallians GAA Awarded For Their Promotion Of Irish

The inaugural Joe McDonagh Foundation awards ceremony was held in Croke Park last month. The foundation was set up by the family of the late ‘Liam McCarthy’ winning Galway hurler and previous president of the GAA, Joe McDonagh, in conjunction with Irish language group Glór na nGael and the GAA….