Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, as part of of its Summer of Heritage 2013 programme, is organising tours of “Historic Blackrock”, every Wednesday and Sunday at midday until the 1st of September. Starting at the main gates of Blackrock Park, at the bottom of Mount Merrion Avenue, the tour will bring you back in time…Details
La Route des Princes is a 3,045 nautical miles race between Valencia and the Bay of Morlaix, via Lisbon, Dún Loaghaire and Plymouth. Open to all multi-hulls of 50 feet and over, this race is a tour of Europe that focuses on the regional and the local, taking a dozen crews in three multi-hull classes (Ultimates,…Details
Freewheeling Champ, by Cliodhna Cussen, was commissioned at the behest of the bicycle shopkeeper in Dundrum who supplied parts and gave encouragement to the young Stephen Roche. Stephen Roche had a 13-years professional cycling career, during which he won the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and UCI World Road Race Championship, making himself one of…Details
Congratulations to the Blackrock Animation Festival 2013 on being nominated for a Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Cathaoirleach’s Award. The presentation to BAFFA 2013 and the three other recipients, Naomh Olaf’s GAA, Sandyford Little Theatre Company and Lakelands FC, will take place in County Hall on the 4th of June 2013.