Fingal Blog

Collision Course: The Olympic Tragedy of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

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by Fingal Libraries on August 24, 2016.

Collision Course is a new sports book by Jason Henderson that revisits one of the most controversial incidents in modern Olympic history. The venue was Los Angeles in 1984, the city hosting the Olympics for the second time. The incident involved a disastr ...

Euros 2016

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by Fingal Libraries on June 7, 2016.

It’s time to hop aboard the bandwagon as we get ready for the European Championships, which kicks off on June 10th in Paris.  Everybody loves a bandwagon.  A case in point is a musician friend of mine who knows absolutely nothing about football.  I m ...

The Gift of Yoga

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by Fingal Libraries on April 4, 2016.

I took my first yoga class almost 20 years ago and was fascinated with it from the very start. When I tell people that I practice Yoga I often hear some common misconceptions. People often think that in order to do yoga you have to be flexible (not true), ...

Read and Be Active!

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by Fingal Libraries on November 19, 2015.

How can children read and be active at the same time?? Well Fingal libraries in conjunction with Fingal Sports have come up with a new initiative called the Big Sports Quiz. The intiative aims not only to improve childrens literacy but also their physi ...

10 Top GAA Book

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by Fingal Libraries on August 5, 2015.

Gaelic games have flourished in Ireland since the founding of the GAA in 1884, but for most of the 20th century GAA sports books were largely unrepresented. The Irish domestic publishing market was very small, and it was not the practice for GAA players a ...

Girls Soccer Festival 2014 Blitzs & other fun events

by Niall McGuirk on July 29, 2014.
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Free Soccer Fun Day! Register a team, some friends or just yourself! 1.00pm-3.00pm Saturday 16 August 2014 Open to U9-U13 Venue: AUL Complex, Clonsaugh, Dublin13 Register by 12 August for details contact: Tel: 0860444435, 0871323260 email: paul ...

Fingal County Play Areas & Locations

by Niall McGuirk on June 20, 2014.

Fingal County Council Play Areas & Locations This map shows the location of Play Areas within Fingal County Council, as well as all best place for sporting activities this summer. Play Areas are positioned at strategic points in every community withi ...

Flavours of Fingal

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The sun is shining, the site build has begun, and the team are gearing up for our third year of the Flavours of Fingal County Show at Newbridge House and Farm, Donabate, running on the 28th and 29th of June 2014, we are hoping to beat last years’ fantas ...

Wall to wall PINK as the Giro flashes through Fingal

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by Communications Team on May 12, 2014.

What a remarkable day we had in Fingal yesterday when our beautiful coastal towns and villages were beamed across the world as millions tuned in to watch the Giro d’Italia on its way from Armagh to Dublin.  An estimated 30,000 spectators lined the ...

That Was a Busy Easter!

by Niall McGuirk on May 8, 2014.
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  Kids off school, 2 weeks of rest over the Easter Holidays....NO Chance! Like me you were probably thinking what can I do to keep the kids active and occupied over the holidays? My son is sport mad, he particularly loves the football, so I brough ...