Balbriggan is situated in the north of Fingal and enjoys a seaside location. Ardgillan Castle is on the outskirts of the town and is a wonderful attraction to visit. Both can be easily reached by public transport or by car via the M1 Motorway.
Get ready to celebrate Fingal’s rich heritage during National Heritage Week 2023 from August 12th-20th. There are a wide range of events taking place in Fingal including walks, talks, tours, exhibitions and more.
Fingal County Council, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland and Peel X, were delighted to launch two new digital heritage trails for Castleknock and Balbriggan that are now live on the Dublin Discovery Trails app!
The eagerly awaited Balbriggan Beach Festival, organised by the Fingal Sports Office, is set to return for its 3rd consecutive year on Sunday, August 20th 2023 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The festival will take place at the picturesque Balbriggan Beach, providing a perfect amalgamation of sports, sun, and family-friendly activities.
Join us for a morning of celebration as we kickstart a month-long challenge in which the public are called upon to explore walking trails across parks and towns around Fingal in a bid to win an array of amazing prizes!
This September, Fingal Libraries will celebrate creative writing with the annual Write Time Festival, now in its eighth year. Free workshops and author talks to spark the imagination and inspire creativity will take place in Fingal Libraries throughout the month.
This Autumn, following the completion of conservation works on the castle building, Ardgillan Castle Presents An Afternoon with Paul Kimmage Friday 22nd September. Susan McKay Saturday October 7th and Anne Cassin Friday October 13th, all at 3pm