Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

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 – Pumpkin Carnival – Trad Halloween Fayre / Music / Facepainting

7:30pm – The Black Walk – Fancy Dress (Kids and Adult) walk to the beach for a scary surprises.

This is  free family friendly gathering organised by the Blackrock Tourism and Development Group. 

Sponsored by Fyffes

 

 

 

 

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

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

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 past few years and has drawn hundreds of spectators. The plan this year is to continue to show a movie on the beach but also to show three other movies in venues around the village over the weekend. Details of these venues and films will be released at a later date but its sure to be an enjoyable weekend for all the family.

The events will all be FREE and the “Cinema On The Sand” on Friday 1st Sept is in cooperation with an Garda Siochana will be family friendly and alcohol free.

The Film Festival is supported by Louth County Council and Centra.

For further information email info@visitblackrock.ie or contact Conor Hughes

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BLACKROCK COMMUNITY INFORMATION MORNING – NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING WEEK

BLACKROCK COMMUNITY INFORMATION MORNING – NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING WEEK

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 new members and volunteers. New residents to the area will be particularly welcome. Admission is free, and light refreshments will be provided. There will also be a magician and face painting for the children.

Groups that will be present on the day include:
BLACKROCK TIDY TOWNS
ROCK CELTIC
GERALDINES GFC
2nd LOUTH SEA SCOUTS
BLACKROCK HURLING AND CAMOIE CLUB
HAGGARDSTOWN/BLACKROCK DEFIBRILLATOR GROUP
BLACKROCK PARK COMMITTEE
BLACKROCK YOUTH CLUB
BLACKROCK ATHLETICS CLUB
BLACKROCK ICA
MUMS, MAYHEM & MORE (PARENT & TODDLER GROUP)
BHK CREDIT UNION
LOUTH VOLUNTEER CENTRE

Do come along and join us for a cup of tea or coffee and find out what we all get up to!

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

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

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 colleagues.

The organisers ask those planning to come along to please bring a candle, tealight, or small lantern which can be placed on the sea wall at the Sundial and taken away after the event if they wish. When all candles are in place Fr. Padraig Keenan will lead the gathering in a short prayer and moment of silent reflection for Mark, his family, and his colleagues. The event will conclude no later than 8.30, so please come along if you can to show your solidarity with those directly affected by this terrible tragedy.

St Patricks Day Parade – CANCELLED

St Patricks Day Parade – CANCELLED

UPDATE: Due to unforseen circumstances this years Blackrock St. Patricks Day parade has been cancelled.

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This years St Patricks Day parade will take place at 3:30pm on Friday 17th March and will start from CockleHill as usual. The theme this year is “Great Irish Lives” and Tom Gaskin will be the grand marshall for the parade.

Prizes will be for :-

  • Best School Float
  • Best Creative Float – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes.

BE CREATIVE – MAKE A SPLASH – LETS MAKE THIS THE BIGGEST PARADE EVER

Blackrock Christmas Cracker

Blackrock Christmas Cracker

santa_headBLACKROCK CHRISTMAS CRACKER
“Enjoy your Village“ on Saturday 3rd Dec. 2016

A Day to Night Christmas Cracker

  • Christmas Market at “The Village Garden” with festive stalls  @12-4pm.
  • The 3 primary Schools Childrens CAROL SINGING choirs at The Sundial on The Promenade @ 5-6pm.
  • Late Night Village Christmas Shopping ‘til 8pm with lots of Special Xmas Treats & Offers.
  • The Village Bar’s & Restaurant’s FESTIVE Food & Beverages.
  • The Music Academy Students and their maestro Colm will perform at The Village Garden @ 2pm and at The Sundial @ 3pm.
  • Santa’s Post Box with Postman Pat will be at The Sundial for children to post their Christmas letters.

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THIS IS A SHOP BLACKROCK BUSINESS PROMOTION

Blackrock businesses facilitated The Christmas Cracker and have provided the Staging,Props, Lighting and P.A System

SPECIAL CHRISMAS CRACKER OFFERS

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 BARRYS COTTAGE BUTCHERS
PLUS €5 OFF ON 3rd DEC 16 ONLY
 CAFE AQUA
OPEN LATE on 3rd Dec 2016
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Clermont Arms
Gluhwein €4 All Weekend
Clermont Arms
Boombox LIVE
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The Village Garden
Santa Christmas Eve Set reduced from €19.95 to €15.00
 UNCLE TOMS
Drinks Offers
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SYBIL CLOTHING

A New Dawn , A New Day , SYBIL officially opens to all with Surprise Offers from 10am to 8pm on Sat.3rd Dec.2016

 GLAMROCK HAIR & BEAUTY

10% off all vouchers from €50 bought this Friday and Sat for hair and beauty.