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Ballyboughal, Fingal North Co Dublin. Est Feb '08

June 18, 2015
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Photo Friday – Much Brighter Pitch and Putting

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Apols for the lack of Photo Fridays of recent……. work and all that stuff. Back to it…..

Just down the back lane, St Patricks Hall to your left, the old tech [?] building [recently sold and currently being refurbed] to your right; and in the middle, sits Ballyboughal’s Pitch and Putt club.

It looks stunning now and it is wonderful to see everyone playing out on these wonderful summer days.

What used to block the view inwards was a hedge that was battered in the 2010 winter of minus 18 clesius; and in front of that sat one mahooosive bottle bank. Both have a role to play but, as I explained to Ronnie, I never knew the Pitch and Putt club existed for about 6 years. Gas that. But very true.

As a by the by, a smaller version of the bottle bank now sits very nice and snug up the side of the pub.

Fancy joining Ballyboughal Pitch and Putt ?

call Ronnie on (085) 174 3748 or just turn up on a Sunday Morning about 11am.

Membership Costs as follows:
Adults €30 – Student >16 €25 – Junior U16 €15 – Family €60 incl 2xadults + all children U16 – Single adult one day €5

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June 18, 2015
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A Chat with Niall

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June 12, 2015
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Ballyboughal Tidy Towns – Judging, Our Village and St Vincent

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This quick note in from Dan of Ballyboughal Tidy Towns who sez:

Tidy Towns Judging commences from 13th June. We don`t know what day it will happen. Please support us in keeping our Village spick and span at all times but particularly during this period . We are aiming for best in our category in the four Dublin County Council areas and a high placing nationally.

We have a beautiful Village , lets maintain and improve it.Thanks in advance , BTT Committee.

And to be very fair, we have a more beautiful village because of you, BTT. Thanks you. :)

Dan also goes on to note that:
we have a couple of Concert Tickets for Auction
2 X concert tickets for St Vincent in Iveagh Gardens , Dublin, on Fri 10th July, 2015. Best offer gets them. Auction ends June 30th. Call / text Dan Hennessy 087 7987422.

June 11, 2015
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Ballyboughal in Audio and iTunes

You can choose to take a scroll through the audio player above and play it here or, for those with and iphone, Ballyboughal is also available in iTunes and all good podcast stores.

Contained within, the last 3 plus years of audio are songs from legends such as Gus and V Delaney, David O’Connor, trad from our local and The Fingal Folk Club. There are also news and stories from Michael Connell, Ronnie Delaney and Chris O’Brian to name but a few.

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June 3, 2015
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Ballyboughal Tidy Towns Newsletter – May 2015

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This is an online version of the Ballyboughal Tidy Towns Newsletter for May 2015.

A big thanks to Dan, Sam and Eddie and all the group for their help. Of note, this is all their hard work, and writing – very happily reprinted here.

Update: click here to view photos of Ballyboughal Tidy Towns works in progress. 

It’s a great read. Go grab a cuppa and enjoy. 

Ballyboughal Tidy Towns Newsletter – May 2015

THANK YOU

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our first Pub Quiz, held on 27 March. It was a great success. Many thanks to O’Connor’s Pub for the venue and to our local quizmaster Colm. We are very grateful to all our sponsors for donations of raffle prizes and cash donations. Thank you to all who attended on the night. We greatly appreciate your support.
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We hope you enjoyed the beautiful daffodils which we planted throughout the village this year, kindly provided by Fingal County Council. Other recent and ongoing projects include:

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