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Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

By | 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 [...]

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

By | 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 [...]

Cinema On The Sand – Star Wars – 26th Aug 2016

By | 2016-08-26T11:58:19+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|News|

Dont miss the #VisitBlackrock “Cinema On The Sand” showing of Star Wars – A New Hope (1977) – Suitable for Kids of All Ages on Friday 26th August @ 8:30pm This a FREE Family Friendly – Alcohol Free Event - Hot Food available Bring A Chair – Bring A Blanket – Bring The Force! Dress Up [...]

15th August – Blackrock Day

By | 2016-08-11T19:00:39+00:00 August 11th, 2016|News|

The 15th of August is always a great day to VisitBlackrock as traditionally it was associated over the years as a “Farmers Holiday” and a time when the farming community come to Blackrock Village for the day. Previous years have seen lots of open air musicians, kids entertainment and food/drink galore. So come along for [...]

St Patricks Day Parade – Participation Form

By | 2016-03-01T09:32:15+00:00 February 28th, 2016|News|

The theme of this year's Blackrock Village St Patricks Day Parade is "Sound and Vision" so we want to make the parade brighter and louder than ever! If you want to submit your group, organisations or company into the parade just enter your details below so we can help coordinate a safe and fun event [...]

Mary Stoddart Heritage Talk

By | 2015-08-27T08:31:16+00:00 August 27th, 2015|News|

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.  The evening will culminate with [...]