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Donabate-Portrane Tennis Club Receive Award

The County Council Sports Office is delighted to congratulate Donabate-Portrane Tennis Club for achieving the Tennis Ireland Silver Clubmark Accreditation. The club is less than two years old and was also successful in their Sports Capital Grant Application allowing them to secure €144,000 which will be used to develop a…


Great Start to the New Year for St Sylvesters Under 10 Girls Team

St Sylvesters U10 girls had a great start to the new year with the launch of their newly sponsored gear. The new season got underway on Wednesday 10th January at their clubhouse, where Kate Sullivan from the Dublin minor team was on hand to pass over the jerseys along with…


Over the Hill football team

Putting The Boot In Stigma

On Thursday 14th December, a team of mental health service users played a 5-a-side game against a team composed of Dublin City Council staff members in Kilmore Hall Coolock. “Over The Line” football team, which hails from North Dublin Mental Health Services, have been running for over three years and…


Park Run

Inaugural Holywell Junior Parkrun

The first Holywell junior parkrun took place on Sunday last 3rd December and was a great success, with many local youngsters taking part. It will take place every Sunday at 9:30am. Whilst the 5k parkruns take place on Saturday mornings at 9.30am, there are also 2k junior parkruns that take…


sports clubs

Funding For Development Of Sports Hub In Balbriggan

The County Council has been awarded €70,333 for the development of a Community Sports and Activity Hub in Balbriggan, as part of the National Physical Activity Plan. This grant comes as part of €2.9 million worth of funding for sport and physical activity projects to be distributed nationally by Sport…


Delight As All-Weather Pitch Sanctioned For River Valley

News of the proposed construction of an all-weather pitch and recreational hub at Ward River Valley in Swords has been given a very broad welcome by local representatives of the area. The news of the much-needed facility was given to local councillors at last week’s Balbriggan/Swords Area Committee meeting. The…


Ballyboughal GAA Club

Ballyboughal GAA Club Wins Digital Clock And Scoreboard

Ballyboughal GAA Club is one of the four lucky winners to be awarded with a digital clock and scoreboard, to the value of €6,000, for their GAA club as part of the EirGrid GAA Moments in Time online competition. The competition kicked off in conjunction with the GAA All-Ireland Hurling…


Pictured are the All-Ireland Mother and Daughter Foursomes winners, Marie Falvey and Deirdre Sheehan with the Freddie Moran Perpetual Trophy outside Donabate Golf Club

Marie Is A Three-Time Winner

Malahide Golf Club member, Marie Falvey set a special record in this, her club’s 125th anniversary year. She has won the All-Ireland Mother and Daughter Foursomes competition for the third time, all with different partners. On June 30th last at Donabate Golf Club, Marie won her third All Ireland Mother…