2023-09-09T10:55:33+01:00September 9th, 2023|News|

Ukrainian - Music and Fun Night WHAT A NIGHT !!! The Ukrainian Night in Blackrock on Fri 8th Sept we lit up the village with fun, dancing, and music. We are honored to have special guests – our Ukrainian friends living in the locality. Music was provided by Brendan McCahey, Glas Quartet and [...]

15th August Blackrock 2023

2023-08-16T17:50:52+01:00August 12th, 2023|News|

15th August - Farmers Holiday 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 [...]

National Heritage Week – Blackrock Heritage

2023-08-12T11:08:12+01:00August 12th, 2023|News|

Blackrock Heritage - Audio Interviews Listen back to 5 amazing interviews recorded in Blackrock, Co. Louth covering historic landmarks within the village recorded in conjunction with Blackrock Tidy Towns as part of the Gathering Heritage Project. Visit Gathering Heritage

RTE Nationwide Visits Blackrock

2023-06-17T10:11:22+01:00May 30th, 2023|News|

Nationwide Films In Blackrock #NationWide - Look out for a #SeaLouth special edition on Wednesday 31st May 2023 ... and a Tidy Towns featuring Blackrock on 16th June 2023. #louth PICTURED - RTE Nationwide Presenter Ann Cassin and VisitBlackrock PRO Jason McGee The episode was aired on Friday 16th June 2023 [...]

Website Refresh

2023-04-28T15:46:27+01:00April 28th, 2023|News|

Thanks to Michal Ciura A big "Thank You" to Michal Ciura for helping refresh our website this week. Thanks to his help we have an improved Homepage, updated the RAS Tailteann section and an improved interactive Map. Great work all in just one week.  He volunteered his time as part of his TY Project [...]

VisitBlackrock shortlisted for .ie Awards

2023-04-17T12:20:14+01:00April 17th, 2023|News|

VisitBlackrock shortlisted for Digital Tourism Awards We are delighted that has officially been shortlisted for the .IE Digital Town Awards 2023 in the Digital Tourism Category. The .IE Digital Town Awards are the first pillar of activity under .IE Digital Town which has been developed to address digital enhancement and adoption in Ireland. The Awards promote [...]

Mary Stoddart Disaster Anniversary

2023-04-05T18:19:21+01:00April 5th, 2023|News|

In Memory of The Mary Stoddart April 6th each year is the anniversary of the sinking of the Mary Stoddart in 1858. A disaster that has resonated through the ages an example of heroric bravery from the people of Blackrock and surrounding coasts of Dundalk Bay who tried to save the lives of [...]

Uncle Joe could VisitBlackrock in April

2023-04-01T12:28:16+01:00April 1st, 2023|News|

Joe Biden could be visiting Blackrock, Co. Louth Visit to long lost cousin Conor on the cards There are rumours today that President Joe Biden could be paying a visit to Blackrock Village, Co. Louth in April 2023 as part of his historic visit to Ireland to mark the 25th anniversary of [...]