Fingal Blog

Rush Cricket Club’s U11 and U13 boys are Leinster and All Ireland champions

by Niall McGuirk on October 10, 2014.

Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster have over the last few years visited over 40 schools in the Fingal area delivering ‘Introduction to Cricket’ sessions in National schools. All of this work by coaches is evident by looking at the success that ...

Big Library Read with OverDrive

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by Fingal Libraries on October 8, 2014.

Fingal Libraries are participating in Overdrive's Big Library Read! The Big Library Read is a worldwide digital version of a local book club, which will run from 13th - 28th Oct. The title chosen is 'Anatomy of a misfit' by Andrea Portesand.   Big Lib ...

Fingal ‘Top Class Throw’ cricket competition

by Niall McGuirk on October 6, 2014.

Fingal ‘Top Class Throw’ competition 2014/15 Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster are starting a new venture in National schools all over Fingal. The ‘Top Class Throw’ competition is a first in Ireland. This competition is aimed to pr ...

Craft Work in Fingal

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by Fingal Libraries on October 1, 2014.

Every Thursday morning a group of likeminded individuals come together for a spot of Crafting in Donabate Library.  With a mix of ages and backgrounds all of the members of the Donabate Crafting Circle bring along a craft piece that they are working on. ...

Youth Sport (Small Grant) Scheme 2014

by Niall McGuirk on September 23, 2014.

Application are now invited from suitably qualified youth sports organisations providing training, leading and raising the profile of sports in fingal county council. eligible organisation can contact: fingal sports office via tel: 018906256, email: sport ...

Dunsink Horse Club

Since July 2014 Fingal Libraries, Fingal Parks and the Irish Horse Welfare Trust have been involved in a creative writing project with a group of horse owners and their families at the Dunsink Horse Club. Dunsink, once a landfill site, is now being tra ...

FAI/FINGAL coaching and fitness instructors course closing date is 26/9/14

by Niall McGuirk on September 11, 2014.

Kick Start your career in coaching register for the FAI/FINGAL coaching and fitness instructors course closing date is 26/9/14 ...

What a summer!

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by Fingal Libraries on September 9, 2014.

In the words of Dusty Springfield “The summer is over…” But what a summer it was.  If you were in the Fingal area, you might have noticed all sorts of strange and wonderful things going on in libraries for children. There was a huge increase in our ...

Fingal Festival of Cricket over Summer

by Niall McGuirk on September 8, 2014.

It was a fun filled and busy summer for cricket all over the Fingal area. Children were playing all forms of cricket – Backyard, street, club matches, tournament, etc. The Hills CC was the host for the Fingal under 9 Tournament. There were mo ...

Cookery Books in the Library

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by Fingal Libraries on September 3, 2014.

They say that cooking is an art, baking is a science and The Great British Bake-off is a drama.  Having travelled with the contestants through the snap of biscuits, the sponge of cakes and the scandal of Ian’s ice cream sabotage, I – like many others ...