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Swords Man On Football Form

Swords native, 21 year old Lorcan Fitzgerald, who can play at left-back or in midfield, began his career with Shelbourne schoolboys, representing theDublin District Schoolboys League (DDSL) and the Irish Under 16s, before moving cross-channel to West Ham United. He continued to star for the international side, captaining the Under…

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Malahide Players Unite For Laura

Malahide volunteer Paul Kavanagh, has been involved in the ‘Laura Brennan Charitable Trust’ from the time it was started. The trust was set up by Laura’s parents Nuala and Pat shortly after she passed away last April 2008 after a short illness. Paul then wanted to get involved and set…

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Double Joy For Malahide Players

Local Malahide under 15’s Dublin District School Boys League (DDSL) football team, have accomplished a huge step as they are now qualified to move on to under 16’s, in the Premier league. After lots of hard work by local coaches and the players themselves, the rewards have been reaped. On…

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First Winner Of Martin Finnegan Trophy

The winner of the first Martin Finnegan Perpetual Trophy was awarded to Adrian Archibald from Ballymoney at the racing during TT race week in the Isle of Man. The trophy, which was commissioned by the Martin Finnegan Supporters Club, is awarded to the fastest Irishman to lap the Mountain circuit…

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Saint Sylvester’s Receive Anonymous Donation

St. Sylvester’s G.A.A. Club is the heart of Malahide, both in location and in the heart of the community. Family, friends and sport are what bring people together and makes this a happy organisation even in times of recession. The joy of watching, as your team,child, sister or brother plays…

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Boxing To Victory

Bracken Boxing club are well and truly on their way to a superb 2009 season. Local lad Gerald Whitehouse,13, from Bracken Boxing Club, recently won the All-Ireland junior cadet title. This adds to the 3 Irish titles, the Dublin and the Leinster championship titles that he has already won. Adding…

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North County Prepares Athletes For 2011 Special Olympics

As Special Olympics Ireland gears up for its fundraising day on April 24, the County Leader spoke to Stephen Brady, an athlete from Malahide who is practising hard to get through the bowling regional qualifyers for the 2011 Special Olympics. Brady told us that he has continued practising during the…

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Lusk Football Club Celebrates 40th

Lusk United Football Club is 40 years in existence this year. To celebrate this the club is having a very special football match on St Patrick’s Day. This is a football match with a difference, players from the 70s , 80s and 90s will be on the pitch showing off…