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St Patricks Day Festival 2020

2020-02-17T12:04:58+00:00February 15th, 2020|News|

"Land Of Giants and Icons" Blackrock St Patricks Day Festival  @2pm on Tuesday 17th March 2020 PARADE REGISTRATION Blackrock Tourism & Development Group have been organising Blackrock St. Patrick's Day Parade for the last few years which has been growing from strength to strength. The event has become one of [...]

Ballroom Of Romance

2020-02-14T08:16:16+00:00February 14th, 2020|News|

The Blackrock Pavilion Watch this short clip of local historian Noel Sharkey speak fondly about the Blackrock Ballroom of Romance - The Pavilion which was the focal point of entertainment in the village from 1930's onwards. Noel speaks about his own early romances, the famous bands that played over the [...]

The Price Of A Blackrock Kiss

2020-02-13T13:08:25+00:00February 13th, 2020|News|

Young Girl Sentenced in 1937 for Kiss VALENTINE COUPLES - BEWARE Watch this rare footage from 1937 of Scots woman Julie Clarke who was sentenced to one month in prision for ... kissing her boyfriend in public in Blackrock village. She was sentenced at Dundalk Court as she was caught be [...]

Love Blackrock This Valentines Day

2020-02-13T08:37:44+00:00February 5th, 2020|News|

Spend Your Valentines Day in Blackrock #LOVEBLACKROCK - VALENTINES DAY OFFERS Dont forget your loved one next Friday the 14th on Valentines Day!!! Centra Blackrock have plenty in store from cards, chocolates & teddies!!! Get in early & be ahead of the game!!!! You know they deserve it. Win something [...]

Penguins flock to Blackrock for St. Stephens Day

2019-12-20T16:40:03+00:00December 20th, 2019|News|

Penguins arrive dazed and confused in Blackrock Village The beautiful seaside village of Blackrock Co. Louth has had some new visitors in the form of people sized Penguins of late which is causing quite a stir. Irelands tidiest small town has noticed the appearance of these artic birds in the last week leading [...]

Blackrock & Haggardstown Christmas Light Ceremony

2019-11-27T19:20:36+00:00November 27th, 2019|News|

Blackrock & Haggardstown Christmas Light Ceremony Sunday 1st December 2019 @ 5:00pm Community Centre, Sandylane, Blackrock, Co. Louth All Blackrock and Haggardstown children and adults are welcome to this Annual Community Christmas Celebration for carol singing, childrens entertainment, Santa in hiss Grotto, Mulled Wine, Hot Chocolate, Mince Pies Cocktails. Huge Raffle With Fantastic [...]

New Fairways Hotel Opens

2020-01-25T07:11:06+00:00November 8th, 2019|News|

New Fairways Hotel Opens In Blackrock The new 113 room Fairways Hotel has opened on the old Dublin road near Blackrock, Co Louth and will be a great addition for tourists wishing to visit Irelands Ancient East. Over 300 guests attended the offical launch on Thursday 7th Oct 2019 and the hotel will [...]

Blackrock Pumpkin Festival 2019

2019-10-28T10:31:17+00:00October 28th, 2019|News|

Blackrock Pumpkin Festival 2019 Ghosts and witches came out to the village on 27th Oct 2019 for the annual "Blackrock Pumpkin Festival" organised by the Blackrock Tourism and Development Group and supported by Louth County Council. This family friendly event attracted over 500 people to the village to place their carved pumpkins around [...]

Blackrock Pumpkin Festival

2019-10-25T15:48:27+00:00October 27th, 2019|

Blackrock Pumpkin Festival As Celtic festival of Samhain approaches marking the beginning of winter and the ‘darker half’ of the year it is also a time when the ‘door’ to the otherworld opens allowing evil spirits, ghouls and creatures to pass through to our world. 12:30pm - 6:30pm - We invite people to place [...]

Volunteers Wanted

2019-10-25T16:44:02+00:00October 25th, 2019|News|

VOLUNTEERS WANTED WE NEED YOU - Can you spare some time to help out at a Blackrock Tourism Event. Our family friendly events are only possible through the help and support of local volunteers. So if you can spare an hour to help out at an event then please fill out the form [...]