Fingal Blog

What a summer!

Fingal Libraries
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 ...

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

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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 ...

Work Opportunities! Fancy a career in football?

by Niall McGuirk on August 22, 2014.

Are you over 18, out of work and love football? This initiative beginning in September in Dublin 15 could be for you! The FAI, Co. Dublin VEC and Fingal County Council have teamed up to provide an opportunity for people who are unemployed and out of form ...

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 ...

Top 10 Footballs books

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by Fingal Libraries on July 4, 2014.

Now that the World Cup is underway in Brazil, here’s a look at ten of the best books written about the game.             Fever Pitch (1992) by Nick Hornby: In this groundbreaking bittersweet memoi ...

Junior Football Books In Fingal Libraries

There’s been a lot of excitement about the World Cup amongst all age groups. We have loads of football books for children throughout Fingal Libraries. The Big Book of the World Cup has a profile of all the stadiums and of every country taking par ...

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


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 ...