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Fingal County Council’s Balbriggan Beach Festival Returns For Its 3rd Year

The eagerly awaited Balbriggan Beach Festival, organised by the Fingal Sports Office, is set to return for its 3rd consecutive year on Thursday, August 20th 2023 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This highly anticipated event aims to foster a stronger bond within the local community while showcasing the rich array of sports and talents available in the area. The festival will take place at the picturesque Balbriggan Beach, providing a perfect amalgamation of sports, sun, and family-friendly activities.

This year’s Balbriggan Beach Festival promises to be an action-packed day, offering a diverse range of sports on display. Spectators and participants alike will have the opportunity to witness the skills and finesse of various local sports clubs in exciting showcases. The line-up includes thrilling volleyball demonstrations, Olympic handball, rugby, cricket, soccer, and GAA. The festival encourages active engagement and welcomes all to participate in “Come and Try” sessions for a hands-on experience of each sport.

The festivities extend beyond sports, with a special focus on family-oriented activities. Families can indulge in bonding experiences like family yoga, promoting wellness and relaxation amidst the beach setting. The Balbriggan Historical Society Tour will offer an enriching journey into the area’s heritage, inviting visitors to experience the cultural richness of Balbriggan. As an added burst of fun and colour, the festival will feature a delightful Colour Dash, sure to be a hit among both the young and young-at-heart.

AnnMarie Farrelly, Chief Executive of Fingal County Council, said, “we are thrilled to welcome back the Balbriggan Beach Festival for its third year. The festival is a testament to the strong ties that unite our community through sportsmanship and camaraderie. It’s a day of sports and a celebration of togetherness and fun-filled activities for families and friends.”

The Balbriggan Beach Festival is open to all, free of charge, and promises to be a day of unforgettable experiences and cherished memories. The event is made possible with the support of the Fingal Sports Office and local sports clubs, whose dedication to promoting sports and community engagement is commendable.

For more information and updates about the Balbriggan Beach Festival, please visit Fingal Sports Office on social media for the event calendar.

Source: Fingal County Council

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