A.G.M. of Balbriggan & District Historical Society

A.G.M. of Balbriggan & District Historical Society

Please note that the A.G.M. of Balbriggan & District Historical Society will take place in the Bracken Court Hotel on Wednesday, 30th November at 8 p.m. sharp. Everyone is welcome to attend to hear about another busy year for the Society and we would welcome any imput or suggestions you may have on the night. However only members can vote and if you… Continue Reading

October Talk: Celebrating 75 years of Balbriggan Dramatic Society – Grainne Maguire

October Talk: Celebrating 75 years of Balbriggan Dramatic Society – Grainne Maguire

Our October talk was by Grainne Maguire titled  ‘Celebrating 75 years of Balbriggan Dramatic Society ‘ in the Bracken Court Hotel Balbriggan Wednesday October 26th. Grainne spoke about the fascinating history of Balbriggan Dramatic Society which is celebrating an amazing 75 years this year. She began her presentation with a video recording of May McKeon chatting… Continue Reading

May Talk: The Building of Balbriggan Harbour – Rory McKenna

May Talk: The Building of Balbriggan Harbour – Rory McKenna

Balbriggan & District Historical Society presented The Building of Balbriggan Harbour by Rory McKenna, Wednesday May 25th Bracken Court Hotel. With all the changes taking place at the Harbour these days it was appropriate to look back at its history. We were delighted to welcome someone well known for his many talks for the Society… 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

Notice of AGM November 24, 2021

Balbriggan and District Historical Society give notice that our AGM will take place via Zoom at 8pm on Wednesday November 24th 2021. The AGM took place on November 24th 2021 on Zoom. 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

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