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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 VisitBlackrock.ie 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 [...]

Rás Táilteann to return to Blackrock in May 2023

2023-03-11T12:25:49+00:00March 2nd, 2023|News, RAS|

Cycle Race To Finish in Blackrock Village Cairde Rás Táilteann are delighted to announce details of the 2023 edition of the event. The race will again be a 5-day taking place from Wednesday, 17th of May to Sunday, 21st of May. Additional details of funding partners and sponsors will follow in due course. In [...]

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 [...]