Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival – Round Up

2017-11-06T18:49:36+00:00 November 4th, 2017|News|

The Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival held on Bank Holiday Monday 31/10/17 was the second year of this event.  Although still in its infancy the carnival grew from last years attendance of 500 to this years 1300 attendees.Parents , kids & young adult Halloween fans made up the visitors & participants. This event was a free event [...]

Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

2017-10-12T18:09:15+00:00 October 8th, 2017|News|

Come along to the annual VisitBlackrock Pumpkin Carnival on Monday 30th October and see one of the largest pumpkin displays in Ireland. We have some Halloween treats, music, facepainting and a spooky "Black Walk" for kids and adults to enjoy. 6:30pm - Pumpkin Display – Bring Your Own Pumpkin @ the Sundial 6:30pm to 7:30pm [...]

Thank You Blackrock.

2017-09-15T15:57:39+00:00 September 15th, 2017|News|

Dear Blackrock, On behalf of the Blackrock Tourism & Development Group , we wanted to express our delight and gratitude to our sponsors, local businesses whom hosted the events  , The Clermount, The Neptune and Danny Hughes , to Blackrock Tidy Towns volunteers, to every visitor  and to the community at large for coming , [...]

Blackrock Film Festival 2017 – Round Up

2017-09-06T19:47:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|News|

WOW! A big thank you to everyone who turned out to see all 4 movies over the weekend where we estimate about 1000 people were entertained. A special thanks to our main sponsors Louth County Council and Centra as well as all those who sponsored ads for the CinemaOnTheSand.     Cinema On The Sand [...]

The New Blackrock Tourism and Development – Brand

2017-08-11T17:06:51+00:00 August 11th, 2017|News|

The new Blackrock Tourism and Development Group brand was launched in the Claremont Hotel on Thursday 11th August 2017 to a sizeable crowd of locals and visitors alike. The event was to showcase a new tourism initiative to grow sustainabkle tourism in the village and to showcase Blackrock as part of the Irelands Ancient East [...]

Blackrock Film Festival – Aug 31st to Sept 3rd 2017

2017-09-01T12:43:11+00:00 July 21st, 2017|News|

The Blackrock Tourism and Development Group are delighted to announce the inaurgual "Blackrock Film Festival" taking place over 4 days from Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd Sept 2017 in the village. The festival which is an expansion of the hugely popular "Cinema On The Sand" event which has run on Blackrock Beach for the [...]

Super Sunday – Part 1 – In Blackrock

2017-06-11T11:25:56+00:00 June 11th, 2017|News|

There are three good reasons to get yourself out to VisitBlack on Sunday 11th June 2017 if you are looking for something to do .   Blackrock Sprint Triathlon - Organised annually by the Setanta Triathlon Club this spectacular event will see hundreds of competitions run, swim and cycle around Blackrock village and is truely [...]


2017-05-05T08:41:31+00:00 May 5th, 2017|News|

Blackrock Tidy Towns have origanised a community information event to take place in the Community Centre on Sandy lane on Saturday 13th May from 10am until 1 pm. Volunteers from local community and sports groups will be in attendance to provide information on their activities and plans to members of the public and especially potential [...]

Rescue 116 Candlelit Vigil – St Patricks Night – 8:00pm

2017-03-16T20:13:52+00:00 March 16th, 2017|News|

A short candlelit gathering will take place at the Sundial in Blackrock at 8pm on St. Patrick's Day to give the local community an opportunity to show its solidarity and support for the family, relatives, friends and colleagues of Captain Mark Duffy who is missing in the course of his duty, along with his three [...]