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Save The Dudley Crowdfunder Launched

2018-06-10T18:54:27+00:00 June 1st, 2018|News|

Save The General R Dudley Blake Lifeboat Help us to preserve an important piece of Blackrock History The first lifeboat station in Dundalk Bay was established in 1859 following the loss of the Mary Stoddart in 1858. The Life Boathouse was erected by Lord Clermont and from 1859 to 1935 it had four lifeboats with [...]

5 things to do in Blackrock Co Louth this Summer

2018-05-15T13:32:18+00:00 May 11th, 2018|News|

Its been a long time coming but the summer has arrived in Blackrock so we are giving you five top things to look forward in 2018 in Blackrock, Co. Louth. Here are the top 5 things to do this summer. 1. Hit the Beach As the evenings are getting longer you can finish up a [...]

Blackrock Tourist and Walking Maps Available

2018-04-14T11:17:35+00:00 March 30th, 2018|News|

The all new Blackrock Tourist and Walking Map is now available in shops and bars throughout the village and beyond. The initiative which has taken over 6 months to develop is aimed at attracting tourists to the village as part of the Irelands Ancient East programme brand being promoted by Failte Ireland. The map has [...]

St Patricks Day Parade – Winners and Photos

2018-03-19T10:07:51+00:00 March 18th, 2018|News|

A big thank you to everyone who came along to the Blackrock St Patricks Day Parade 2018 on a very chilly and windy day. Thankfully a colourful and lively parade based around this years theme of "Coastal Carnival" warmed things up. We had some really creative ideas for floats this year and though everyone who [...]

Blackrock St Patricks Day Parade Details

2018-03-15T20:50:20+00:00 March 15th, 2018|News|

We are planning to have the biggest and best StPatrick's Day parade ever this Saturday 17th 2018 and the details of the event are as follows for participants and attendees. Times The parade will start from Cocklehill, Blackrock at 1:30pm sharp and will proceed through the village past the judges stand and up Sandy Lane. [...]

Blackrock St Patricks Day Parade 2018 Registration

2018-03-13T12:31:27+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|News|

Blackrock Tourism and Development Group invite registrations for this years Blackrock St Patricks Day Parade which will begin at 1:30pm on Sat 17th March 2018 at Cocklehill. The parade will proceed along the main street and up Sandy Lane where it will dispurse around the Community Centre. The theme this year is "Coastal Carnival" so [...]

Blackrock Tourist Guide and Walking Map Launched

2018-02-12T11:01:38+00:00 February 12th, 2018|News|

The map is available immediately free of charge in Blackrock and in all hotels, museums, tourism venues and tourist offices in Dundalk , Drogheda, Carlingford and throughout Louth and surrounding areas. The map will be published annually and will show a calendar of the upcoming events Blackrock Tourism & Development Group have planned . This project [...]

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 [...]