September Talk: The Sinking of the Leinster – Speaker Cormac F Lowth

September Talk: The Sinking of the Leinster – Speaker Cormac F Lowth

Our September talk “The Sinking of The Leinster – an Illustrated Lecture” was presented by Cormac F. Lowth on Wednesday September 26th in the Town Hall Balbriggan at 8pm. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of a great disaster which occurred in the Irish Sea. Cormac outlined the tragic story of the sailboat ‘Leinster’ which was… Continue Reading

Balbriggan and District Historical Society Day Trip June 16th 2018

Balbriggan and District Historical Society Day Trip June 16th 2018

Balbriggan and District Historical Society Day Trip June 16th 2018 We will be heading north to visit to Omagh and the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh and returning for dinner to the Glenside Hotel. Immerse yourself in the story of the brave emigrants who made the journey across the Atlantic to America hundreds of years… Continue Reading

Quiz Night Thursday April 12th Milestone Inn Balbriggan

Quiz Night Thursday April 12th Milestone Inn Balbriggan

Quiz Night Thursday April 12th Milestone Inn A great night was had at our quiz in the Milestone Inn on Thursday April 12th. Well done to our quizmaster Brian Kavanagh and Kilian Harford for help with what were great questions. Congratulations to winners Jim Walsh’s team and very close runners up Fran Carroll’s team. Thanks… Continue Reading

Fingal Heritage Network Culture Night Milestone Inn

Fingal Heritage Network Culture Night Milestone Inn

The Milestone Inn came alive with the sound of music for the Fingal Heritage Network Culture night on Friday evening 13th of October. Culture Night is an annual event where the various historical societies in Fingal get together for an evening of stories and song and  there were 11 different Societies represented on this occasion.  This… Continue Reading

Day Trip – June 24

Day Trip – June 24

A great day was had on our day trip on June 24th. Thanks to Brian Howley snd Caitriona Chuinneagain for all their organisation. Our first stop was in Dowth where we heard all about this historic area from our guide for the day Colin Byrne and visited the grave of John Boyle O’Reilly. We then… Continue Reading

Historical Walkabouts

Historical Walkabouts

We were delighted to welcome the Old Dublin Society to Balbriggan on May 20th  Jim Walsh led them on a very informative and enjoyable Historical walkabout. Then we finished up the day with some beautiful cakes in The Brick Room. We also had our usual walkabout as part of the Summerfest on Saturday 3rd June.… Continue Reading

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