Fingal Blog

Seachtain na Gaeilge & 1916 Centenary Celebration in Swords Library

Fingal Libraries
by Fingal Libraries on March 3, 2016.

Seachtain na Gaeilge & 1916 Centenary Celebration in Swords Library March 18th & 19th Here in Swords Library we’ve decided to add to the many commemorative events happening in Fingal by having a Seachtain na Gaeilge weekend with an eye on the 1 ...

Discover your Family History Day

Fingal Libraries
by Fingal Libraries on January 12, 2016.

Discover Your Family History Day To mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, family history experts from Findmypast and Eneclann are touring Ireland to help you trace your ancestors for FREE! To start the tour we are hitting Blanchardstown Librar ...

Fingal Libraries celebrate National Heritage Week with a variety of events for all ages.

Fingal Libraries
by Fingal Libraries on August 25, 2014.

  National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. National Heritage Week 2014 will run from August 23rd to ...

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 ...

Flavours of Fingal

Communications Team
by Communications Team on June 20, 2014.
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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

Communications Team
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 ...

On Yer Bike – The Giro d’Italia

Communications Team
by Communications Team on May 7, 2014.
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  The Big Start (Grande Partenza) of the world famous Giro d’Italia cycle race will take place on the island of Ireland over three days from 9th - 11th May 2014. Stages 1 & 2 of one of the world’s greatest cycle races will take place in Northe ...

Food for thought at Mayor’s Conference

Ciarán Staunton
by Ciarán Staunton on April 17, 2014.

On Wednesday morning the Mayor opened up his annual conference in Blanchardstown by emphasising the theme “Working Together for Success”. His opening speech focused on the experience that as we move away from recession people and businesse ...

54 Schools, 1,650 kids, sun shining……Ready, steady, GO!

by Niall McGuirk on April 11, 2014.
Primary School League

54 Schools, 1650 kids participating, over 40 Fingal County Council staff & volunteers from various organisations including Athletics Ireland and thankfully the sun shone on what was the 7th and best Fingal Primary Schools Athletics Final to date! Phew ...