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Volunteers Wanted for Beach Cleanup PDF Print E-mail
Written by jascom   
Friday, 03 July 2015 11:21

seaweedVolunteers WANTED : For beach cleanup on Friday 3rd July @ 7:00pm

The algae /seaweed that caused an issue last year in Blackrock is back a beach cleanup co-ordinated by Conor Hughes is happening at 7:00pm on Friday 3rd July 2015. So grab your shovel, boots and gloves and help keep Blackrock beach a place for all the family to enjoy

 

BRING YOUR

  • BARROW
  • BOOTS
  • RAKE
  • SPADE
  • GLOVES

 

THANKS - CONOR HUGHES

 

Last Updated on Friday, 03 July 2015 13:18
 
Blackrock Raft Race & Family Fun Day 2015 - Competition Winners PDF Print E-mail
Written by Larry Magnier   
Monday, 22 June 2015 11:44

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Here are the results of the various competitions from the 2015 Blackrock Raft Race and Family Fun Day. Congratulation to all the winners, but also to everyone who took part and of course our various sponsors.

 

Click here for a video of the highlights

 

BLACKROCK RAFT RACE 2015 (Sponsored by Brendan Watters Insurances)

1st  Seatown Men’s Shed (with The Stone House)

2nd HaggleRock Theatre Group

3rd  St Francis School

Special Awards:  Harrison’s (for cheating) and Blackrock Athletic Club (for coming last)

 

SCHOOLS TALENT COMPETITION (In association with The Reynolds Academy of Performing Arts)

1st  Uptown Funk (Favour, Paul, Favour and Victor), St Fursey’s

2nd  Donnacha Hughes, St. Oliver Plunkett’s

3rd  Aoife Campbell, St. Fursey’s

 

JUNIOR POC FADA (In association with Blackrock Hurling & Camogie)

Boys

1st  Conor White

2nd  Diarmuid MacShane

3rd  Dorren Clarke

Girls

1st  Niamh Cunningham

2nd  Sarah Cahill

3rd  Aoife Johnston

 

SANDCASTLE COMPETITION (Sponsored by Tiernan’s Centra Blackrock)

Best Use of Beach Materials:  “The Queen of the Sea”

Most Creative: “Sea Life” (Nicola, Grace, Anuq and Dominic)

Younger Children:  “Team Dino” (Lilymae and Annabell)

Older Children:  “Seabrook Sandcasles” (Aoife and Eimear)

Parent and Child:  “Minion” (Emer, James, Darren, Karen, Thorn and Pauline)

 

RAFFLE

1st Prize - 32” Smart TV sponsored by Lally’s Electrical:  Bernie Landy

2nd Prize - One Year’s Gym membership sponsored by Felda:  Alex Kane

3rd Prize - A Night at the Races sponsored by Dundalk Stadium:  Irene Brayden

Other prizes sponsored by McQuillans Pharmacy, Louth County Council, The Hair Shop, The Crowne Plaza, Cooley Distillery and Glam Rock:   James Shevlin, Maureen Hoey, Sheila Brosnan, Anna Capplis, David Gallagher, Eamonn Woulfe, Aisling Humphries, Michael Quigley, Frank McElwee, Aisling McAleavey, Donna Greenan, Luke Mulhall, Ciara O’Connor, Tess Hogan, Gerry Hughes, Garrett Shine, Alanna Fegan.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 July 2015 07:52
 
HaggleRock Theatre makes donations to three local community groups PDF Print E-mail
Written by jascom   
Monday, 13 April 2015 08:06

Blackrock_ParkHaggleRock Theatre Group based in Haggardstown/Blackrock gathered on Thursday evening last in The Stonehouse Restaurant, Blackrock to hand over donations to three local community groups which was a result of the proceeds from their recent sell out performance ‘Only An Hour From Dublin’.

Chairman, Patricia Reynolds quoted ‘I am delighted to be in a position to hand over three donations to our local community in Haggardstown & Blackrock. The groups aim from the beginning in June 2014 was to have fun and enjoy the genre of theatre/acting and in addition to make new friends and give back to the community’. That dream became a reality as the members gathered to celebrate the success of their first performance of ‘Only An Hour From Dublin’ and were proud to be able to give something back to their local communities.

The first donation of €1,000 went to St. Fursey’s Primary School in Haggardstown where Principal, Marie Doonan collected the cheque on behalf of the school. HaggleRock Theatre Group expressed their thanks in allowing them to hold their weekly meetings and rehearsals for the past seven months free of charge in the school hall.

The second donation of €1,000 was made to The Geraldines’ G.F.C. in Haggardstown to Chairman, Padraig McDonnell. The Geraldines’ stepped up and offered the use of their hall to stage HaggleRock’s first performance. The venue proved to be a fantastic choice and the event was a ‘sell out’ on both nights thanks to strong back up teams from committees in HaggleRock and The Geraldines’ who went above and beyond the call of duty.

The final donation of €500 went to the Blackrock Park committee where Karen Coan, Richard Martin Shirley Durkin & Anne Fennelly collected the cheque on their behalf. This donation was a random choice due to the huge amount of work being undertaken to enhance the park at present. It is hoped that in the near future HaggleRock Theatre will make donations to other organisations in the community from future productions that they plan to stage.

Some other fantastic news announced on the night was the invitation to perform ‘Only An Hour From Dublin’ at the Droichead Arts Centre for three nights on June 16th, 17th & 18that 8 pm. Tickets can be purchase at their two locations in Stockwell Street and Barlow House on West Street, Drogheda or alternatively on their website www.droichead.com

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 08:30
 
Lost Dog - 2 yrs old pure white Machian dog lost in Blackrock area. PDF Print E-mail
Written by jascom   
Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:10

GOOD NEWS - RALPHIE HAS BEEN FOUND - THANKS FOR SHARING!!!
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2 yo pure white Machian dog lost in Blackrock area.
Contact Danny Hamilton 46 Ard Na Mara,Blackrock.Co. Louth
Tel: 086 6050154

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 19:18
 
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