Blackrock Tidy Towns

About Us Blackrock Tidy Towns is one of the principal community groups in the village. Our objective is to make Blackrock a better place in which to live, and a more pleasent place to visit. We have a core committee which meets monthly, but we also have a large group of Tidy Towns volunteers who help

Heritage Week Talk on the Mary Stoddart Disaster

This year’s National Heritage Week event in the village takes place on Thursday the 27th of August.  Local historian and author Noel Sharkey will continue his series of annual on-site talks with a presentation at the Sundial on the the sinking of the “Mary Stoddart” just off Blackrock in April 1858.  Eleven men lost their

Trashion Fashion 2015

  Models and designers from O’Fiaich College and St. Vincent’s representing Blackrock at “Trashion Fashion” 2015 in the Carrickdale on the 27th of January. Look at the detail and the amount of work that went into these creations – all made from recycled materials.  Also in the picture is John Horan of Blackrock Tidy Towns,