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Swords Golfers Qualify For Finals

Swords golfers will be well represented at the U.K & Ireland Finals of the American Golf Championships this September, after three pairings put in hugely impressive displays at regional qualifying. The pairs will now make their way to Ryder Cup venue The Belfry for the finals of the American Golf…


Permanent International Cricket Ground For Malahide

Cricket Ireland has announced that plans are to commence for a permanent international cricket ground for Malahide. The announcement comes days after Irish cricket has been awarded test status. Malahide Cricket Club has successfully been host to international cricket matches over the last number of years, a plan that was…


Open Golf Afternoon At Corballis

Andrew Curry and his team at Corballis Links Golf Club, Donabate have unveiled a series of enhancements across the clubhouse and the course, following the commitment of club management agency Carr Golf to invest over E500K in the well-known links course. The initial phase of development focused on improving the…

Malahide Ladies

Malahide Tennis Ladies Top Of The League

There were great celebrations recently for the ladies of Grove Lawn Tennis Club (GLT), Malahide who won the 2017 Fingal Ladies Tennis League. The team up against Balrothery Balbriggan in the grand final hosted by Swords Tennis Club. Judith Blare of GLT told the County Leader, “We where so happy…

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Gaelscoil Baile Brigín Victorious In Blitz

Terrible weather conditions couldn’t dampen the spirits of the teachers and children from 10 local primary schools in the Balbriggan area, that descended on O’Dwyer’s GAA club recently for the annual 9 -a -side football blitz. The blitz was the brain child of teacher, Paul Kelleher from Bracken ETNS and…


North County To Benefit From New Cricket Status

The news that Irish Cricket is to be granted full test status is expected to bring great dividends to the North County and to Malahide in particular, where Ireland are expected to play their home internationals. These matches will be played over a five day period, with the obvious benefits…


Mother And Daughter Open Foursomes In Donabate

Donabate Golf Club will host the 36th Annual Mother & Daughter Foursomes Competition on Friday, 30th June. The late Maureen Moran, a lifelong member of Donabate and mother of the late Therese O’Reilly,Irish International golfer, presented The Moran Trophy, in memory of her late husband Freddie, an international sportsman. Since…

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Council Honours Parkrun Volunteers

The eight Fingal parkruns have been honoured by the County Council for their contribution towards the well-being of the county. Presentations were made to the parkruns at Ardgillan, Donabate, Hartstown, Malahide, Porterstown and River Valley, as well as the two junior parkruns in Balbriggan and Rush, after the June Council…