Ukrainian Night – Music and Fun

2023-09-07T13:38:10+01:00September 5th, 2023|

MUSIC AND FUN NIGHT Organised by Crosscause Charity Remember the Ukrainian Night in Blackrock from last summer when we lit up the town with fun, dancing, and music? (Check out the video form the event link below) Relive the evening and join us THIS FRIDAY for an even bigger and better event! Come out [...]

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 [...]

Blackrock Raft Race & Fun Day

2023-05-30T12:39:44+01:00May 30th, 2023|

Events Of The Day 11:30 - 12:30 - Local Busking Competition Judging 12-3pm - Sandcastles, Tugowar and Volley Ball 12:30pm - Dundalk Brass Band & Rescue Helicopter 1:00 pm - Raft Race 3:00pm - Prizes and Presentation ORGANISED BY THE BLACKROCK SOCIAL GROUP

Dillon Corkery of Team Ireland claims overall Rás Tailteann victory

2023-05-22T08:00:00+01:00May 22nd, 2023|RAS|

Corkery claims the yellow jersey Finn Crockett of Derry: Foyle CC won today’s FBD Insurance sponsored stage 5 after proving fastest in a breakaway sprint victory after 133.4km of racing. Second over the line was Jack Crook of UK: Trek Richardson followed by Matthew Fox of Wheelbase Cabtech Castelli. It was a sensational day [...]

Rás Tailteann 2023 – Stage 2

2023-05-18T16:02:33+01:00May 18th, 2023|RAS|

Matthew Foxes It On Day 2 Matthew Fox of the UK: Wheelbase Cabtech Castelli team won today’s FBD Insurance sponsored stage 2 after sprinting to victory from a much depleted peloton after 154.5km of racing. Second over the line was Patrick O’Loughlin of Team Ireland followed by Matteo Cigala of Carlow: Dan-Morrissey. The general classification [...]

International Teams Confirmed

2023-04-19T17:51:05+01:00April 19th, 2023|RAS|

England – Richardson Trek This year, An Rás Tailteann welcomes a team from England. The England – Trek Richardson team. Ger Campbell 2023 Race Director noted “We are excited to extend a hearty céad mille fáilte to this team representing England. We are expecting exciting things from this team and look forward to watching [...]

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 [...]