Quiz Night April 4th Milestone Inn Balbriggan

Quiz Night April 4th Milestone Inn Balbriggan

Balbriggan & District Historical Society will be hosting a Quiz Night upstairs in the Milestone Inn on Thursday the 4th of April. Come along and test your wits against your neighbours and friends – and have a good night out. Who knows – it could end in Historic Victory (if only in the raffle!!) Teams… Continue Reading

Welcome to a new year and a look back to 2018

Welcome to a new year and a look back to 2018

Welcome to another year with Balbriggan & District Historical Society and we hope you can join us at one of our events this year. We are busy putting together our programme for 2019 which will be available on our website www.balbrigganhistory.com soon. We hold 6 talks each year and they are always the last Wednesday in the… Continue Reading

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

Welcome to 2018 with Balbriggan & District Historical Society

Welcome to 2018 with Balbriggan & District Historical Society

Welcome to 2018 with Balbriggan & District Historical Society. We are currently putting together our programme of events for 2018 and we will be sharing those on the website as soon as possible. Check back with us over the next few weeks. To whet your appetite one of our long standing members Jim Walsh is… Continue Reading

Balbriggan Library Bell returns to its rightful home

Balbriggan Library Bell returns to its rightful home

The return of the Balbriggan Library Bell was marked by a visit to the library by the Mayor of Fingal, Cllr. Mary McCamley on 12th October. Also in attendance on the day were Chief Executive of Fingal County Council Paul Reid as well as Local Councillors Gráinne Maguire, Malachy Quinn and Tony Murphy as well… Continue Reading

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