May Talk: The Building of Balbriggan Harbour – Rory McKenna

May Talk: The Building of Balbriggan Harbour – Rory McKenna

Title: The Building of Balbriggan Harbour Speaker: Rory McKenna Date: Wednesday May 25th 8pmVenue: Bracken Court Hotel Balbriggan Balbriggan & District Historical Society presents The Building of Balbriggan Harbour by Rory McKenna, Wednesday May 25th 8pm Bracken Court Hotel. Admission €5, members freeWith all the changes taking place at the Harbour these days it is appropriate to look back at… Continue Reading

March Talk: Irish National Foresters – St Molaga Branch, No.315 (Balbriggan) 1897-1942 – Jim Walsh

March Talk: Irish National Foresters – St Molaga Branch, No.315 (Balbriggan) 1897-1942 – Jim Walsh

Balbriggan and District Historical Society back live After a difficult two years Balbriggan & District Historical Society were delighted to welcome back old friends to an in-person talk in the Bracken Court Hotel on Wednesday March 30th, 2022. The talk Irish National Foresters – St Molaga Branch, No.315 (Balbriggan) 1897-1942 ” was presented by Jim Walsh who is very well… Continue Reading

Balbriggan & District Historical Society’s October 2021 Zoom talk

Balbriggan & District Historical Society’s October 2021 Zoom talk

Balbriggan & District Historical Society presented: “Voters and politicians – elections and local government in North Dublin during the lifetime of the Rural Balrothery District Council, 1898-1930.” By Declan Brady via Zoom at 8pm on Wednesday October 27th  This talk examined the progressive changes in voter franchise and local government representation from the Local Government… Continue Reading

Visit us at Bremore Castle Market

Visit us at Bremore Castle Market

A Summer Craft and Food Market with local traders is taking place every weekend in August in the stunning surroundings of Bremore Castle. Come along to check out all the wonderful stalls and you can buy our Sack Of Balbriggan Commemorative Medal or some of our Books we are there each Saturday and Sunday 11am… Continue Reading

Harry Reynolds – The Balbriggan Flyer

Harry Reynolds – The Balbriggan Flyer

For Heritage Week 2021 we have put together an exhibition on Harry Reynold’s The Balbriggan Flyer. It can be viewed on the window of the Our Balbriggan Hub in the Square and also online at this link Harry Reynolds The Balbriggan Flyer Continue Reading

Notice of AGM December 17th

Notice of AGM December 17th

Notice of AGM December 17th, 2020 at 8pmDue to Covid-19 Restrictions Balbriggan and District Historical Society AGM will take place online via Zoom for 2020. We apologise but this is the only option. If you would like to attend please email Balbrigganhistsoc@gmail.com before December 16th and we will send you the Zoom Meeting invitation. Updating email addresses… Continue Reading

Media Coverage of the Centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan

Media Coverage of the Centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan

Statement by President Michael D. Higgins on the Centenary Anniversary of the Sack of Balbriggan Date: Sun 20th Sep, 2020 | 00:51 Today, exactly 100 years ago, an event occurred that would become a defining and exemplary episode in the Irish War of Independence. The sack of Balbriggan, which occurred on the night of the… Continue Reading

Sack of Balbriggan Commemorative Seminar

Sack of Balbriggan Commemorative Seminar

The Sack of Balbriggan Commemorative Seminar, featuring six speakers giving a broad perspective on the events of September, 20 1920 and also including a new digital version of a video from 1992 of three eyewitness accounts of this tragic night, was recorded in the Bracken Court Hotel on Friday September 18, 2020. The evolution of… Continue Reading

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