Blackrock Christmas Tree Lighting

2022-11-15T12:25:15+00:00November 15th, 2022|News|

Blackrock Christmas Tree Lighting Sunday 27th November 2022 @ 4:30pm Come along to Blackrock for an evening of Christmas Cheer. Santa arriving for pictures, switching on of the village lights and fireworks on the beach. Schools Art Comp Results Christmas Carols Childrens Entertainment Mulled Wine Mince Pies Cocktail Sausages and More Small gifts accepted [...]

The Rás Of A Lifetime – Blackrock 2022

2022-06-20T09:16:04+01:00June 20th, 2022|News, RAS|

Rás Tailteann 2022 Blackrock Finale Sunday 19th June and the final stage 5 of the 2022 edition of an Rás took the riders take on a 135.3km route from Kinnegad to Blackrock, Dundalk. After 96km of racing, the race took in 4 laps of a testing technical finishing circuit of just under [...]

Rás Promotion Sponsors

2022-06-18T12:45:18+01:00June 15th, 2022|News, RAS|

Rás Tailteann Event Promotion Sponsors to VisitBlackrock A big thank you to our Event Promotion Sponsors who have donated their time or monies to VisitBlackrock to promote the Rás Tailteann event on Sunday 19th June in Blackrock. There is a significant cost to promoting this event alone and the VisitBlackrock Team are [...]

Rás – Traffic and Parking Restrictions

2022-06-18T16:09:35+01:00June 13th, 2022|News, RAS|

Rás Tailteann - Traffic and Parking Restrictions Restricted parking in place over RAS Weekend PLEASE AVOID PARKING IN THE VILLAGE OVERNIGHT ON SAT 18th JUNE 2022 Parking restrictions will begin to be implemented from 6:00pm on Saturday 18th June across from the Clermont Restaurant. Please do not park in the village overnight [...]

10 Days To Go – Ras Tailteann

2022-06-09T11:26:14+01:00June 9th, 2022|News, RAS|

10 Days To Go - Ras Tailteann There are only 10 days to go the prestigious final stage of this years RAS Tailteann which comes to Blackrock, Co. Louth on Sunday 19th June 2022. The 67th edition of the race will again travel clockwise around Ireland with stage finishes in Horse and Jockey, Castleisland, [...]

Blackrock Raft Race and Family Day

2022-06-02T10:37:06+01:00June 2nd, 2022|News|

Blackrock Raft Race and Family Fun Day Sunday 5th June 2022 Busking Competition Tugawar VolleyBall Competition Sandcastle Competition Race Race Prizes and Music Galore …. Organised by the Blackrock Social Group Email blackrocksocialgroup@gmail.com

Ras Colouring Competition Launched

2022-05-25T10:58:19+01:00May 25th, 2022|News|

Ras Tailteann Colouring Competition Schools Art Competition Launched WHO SHOULD ENTER The competition is open to students attending schools in Blackrock, & Haggardstown,  Co. Louth and should enter in one of the categories below: •Junior - 1st class •2nd - 4th class •5th - 6th class WHAT TO DO DOWNLOAD YOUR POSTER [...]

Ras Tailteann – Update

2022-05-05T09:17:57+01:00March 22nd, 2022|News, RAS|

Rás Tailteann 2022 - Update UPDATE : - Cáirde Rás Tailteann announces opening of entries for domestic Irish club and county riders only. Effective immediately, entries are open. Teams can be entered by clicking on the following link: Ras Tailteann 2022 - Buy Tickets (eventmaster.ie) Entries are per team only. The event is [...]

The Dudley Lifeboat Restoration Project

2022-02-17T15:13:00+00:00February 17th, 2022|News|

The Dudley Lifeboat Restoration Project 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 [...]