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November 6, 2014
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Photo Friday: There’s Something About Mary

Pictured at Fingal County Councils Person of the Year Award 2014 above Peter Donegan, RTE’s Mary Kennedy and Eoin Delaney.

The overall award as a by the way, was won by Ballyboughal’s very own Ronnie Delaney. It deserves of course, a little more than one photo. The footage and images are being processed as we speak. Updates to follow. In the meantime….. Pride. Love this town. Nice one Ronnie. ;)

October 26, 2014
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Scoil, Seamus Ennis Festival / Return to Fingal 2014

ballyboughal, trad music

As soon as I could. Still some gigs left to see. Including tomorrows big day in The Naul. Kicks off 3.30pm.

This from 2012. Fingers crossed its back for 2015. Wouldn’t that be grand. In the meantime….. fair play the Séan.

Scoil Seamus Ennis Return to Fingal 2014 Festival Programme

Friday 24th October 2014

  • Opening traditional session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 9:30pm
  • Piping recital Naul Community Hall €10/€5 8:00pm

Saturday 25th October 2014

  • Sat 25th Workshops Ballyboughal National School €15 2.00pm-5.00pm
  • Sat 25th Intercultural workshop for local traditional musicians Ballyboughal National School Free (Booking essential) 3:00pm-5.00pm
  • Sat 25th 21st Seamus Ennis Tribute Concert St. Patrick’s Hall Ballyboughal €15/€10 8:00pm
  • Sat 25th Traditional session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 9:30pm
  • Sat 25th Late session Airport View Hotel & Spa Free 11:00pm

Sunday 26th October 2014

  • Connemara session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 12:30pm
  • Flutes & fiddles session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 2:30pm
  • Local & visiting musicians session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 6:00pm
  • Local & visiting musicians session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 9:30pm

Monday 27th October 2014

  • ‘Mol an Óige’ Junior traditional session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 2:00pm
  • Piping tribute Naul Square Free 3:30pm
  • Traditional session Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 4:00pm
  • Scaradh na gCarad Killian’s Inn, Naul Free 6:00pm

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October 26, 2014
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Ballyboughal Text Alert Launch

Ballyboughal text alert launch 2014

Launch of the Ballyboughal Community Text Alert Scheme on Tuesday 14th October in the Ballyboughal National School Hall.

The persons featured are from L-R :

James O’Reilly, Volunteer with the Ballyboughal Community Text Alert Scheme, Sgt. Kathy O’Neil, Ballbriggan Stn, David Walton, Chr Ballyboughal Community Council, Supt. Noel Carolan, Balbriggan Stn and Sgt Peter Smith, Crime Prevention Officer North Dublin.

David Walton, is happy to provide details of the scheme for other residents in the community that may wish to join. David’s no is 086 260 8225.

* Pictures and text with big thanks to Maureen O’Connor. Nice one Maureen ;)

Ballyboughal text alert launch

October 26, 2014
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Ballyboughal: Beavers, Cubs & Scouts

Ballyboughal Beavers

  • When: Monday nights from 6.15 – 7.15 pm
  • Where: St Patricks Hall Ballyboughal
  • Age group: 1st and 2nd class
  • Contact: Sarah Kelleher 0879720542

Of note: As it stands numbers are restricted to 24. They have reached this limit [due to size of hall/ number of leaders] . You get on the list by texting your child’s name, your name and date of birth. If anyone is interested in starting a new group Sarah or Stuart are more than happy to chat to get this going. 

Ballyboughal Cubs

  • When: Tuesday night 7 – 8 pm
  • Where: St Patricks Hall Ballyboughal
  • Age Group:  3rd class to 5th class
  • contact: Contact Hillary Teefy 0876127732

Of note: Cubs numbers are restricted to 30 members. They have reached this limit [due to size of hall/ number of leaders] and are only taking members from the Beavers. If anyone is interested in starting a new group Sarah or Stuart are more than happy to chat to get this going. 

Ballyboughal Scouts

  • When: Monday night from 7.30 – 9pm
  • Where: St Patricks Hall Ballyboughal
  • Age group: 6th class to adult
  • Contact Sturart Kelleher 0879985320

Of note: places are available. Just turn up and ask for Stuart.

st patricks hall, ballyboughal

October 14, 2014
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Group: Ballyboughal Tidy Towns

ballyboughal tidy towns group

This in from Eddie [and Maureen] for anyone wishing to help out with Tidy Towns.

And they note:

Tidy Towns always delighted to have help. If people don’t want to join committee that’s fine -lots of opportunity to work for tidy towns in other  practicable ways and all help really appreciated.

Of note:

Contact details are as follows :

  • Eddie O’Connor 087 082 6836
  • Caroline Delaney 086 2108918
  • Dan Hennessey  087 798 7422
  • David O’Connor  087 680 3860

Find A Ballyboughal Community Groups on Ballyboughal.net

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