POP UP MUSEUM 25/26 May 1/2 June

POP UP MUSEUM 25/26 May 1/2 June

We are delighted to announce we will hold a Pop Up Museum on the two weekends 25th and 26th May and 1st & 2nd June during Summerfest to display a small sample of the significant number of our historical Artefacts and photographs and videos which are of huge local and national interest. The exhibition will feature… Continue Reading

May 1st Talk : A Balbriggan Tragedy, 1930- Jim Walsh

May 1st Talk : A Balbriggan Tragedy, 1930- Jim Walsh

Title: A Balbriggan Tragedy, 1930, Speaker: Jim Walsh Thanks to our own Jim Walsh for a really interesting and moving talk on A Balbriggan Tragedy – the Bolingbroke children earlier this month. The huge crowd was a reflection of Jim’s standing in the town where everyone knows his talks are not to be missed. Thank… Continue Reading

Notice of AGM November 29th Bracken Court Hotel at 8pm and Balbriggan Students laying a wreath at London Cenotaph tomorrow at 10.30 am

Notice of AGM November 29th Bracken Court Hotel at 8pm and Balbriggan Students laying a wreath at London Cenotaph tomorrow at 10.30 am

Please be advised that the AGM of Balbriggan & District Historical Society will take place at 8pm on Wednesday November 29th 2023 in the Bracken Court Hotel . Refreshments will be served and all are very welcome to attend but only members can vote. A nomination paper will be circulated to members in the next few days.We… Continue Reading

Dublin to Drogheda Railway

Dublin to Drogheda Railway

On June 24th at 2pm we have an interesting talk by Renowned Author Rail Historian Jonathan Beaumont titled ‘The Dublin to Drogheda Railway’ in an exciting new venue for us, the beautiful setting of  Ardgillan Castle. You could combine the talk with a visit to the superb gardens of Ardgillan Demesne or a stroll in… Continue Reading

May Talk: ‘Balscadden Past and Present’ – Jim Walsh

May Talk: ‘Balscadden Past and Present’ – Jim Walsh

Wednesday May 31st at 8pm, Bracken Court Hotel Balbriggan & District Historical Society presents our own Jim Walsh with a talk titled ‘Balscadden Past and Present’ Jim Walsh has been a constant presence in Balbriggan & District Historical Society since our foundation in 1981 and is a fantastic resource on all things Balbriggan and District… Continue Reading

March Talk: The Story of Cricket in Fingal – James Bennett

March Talk: The Story of Cricket in Fingal – James Bennett

Balbriggan and District Historical Society were delighted to welcome you to another year of activities from the Society with our first talk on Wednesday March 29th in the Bracken Court Hotel. We were delighted to welcome Jim Bennett for a talk titled ‘The Story of Cricket in Fingal’, the subject of his recent book. Cricket… Continue Reading

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

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