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CHRISTMAS MARKET 2016— Another Big Success Story

    We had yet another very successful day!  Very many thanks are due to all who contributed to the event – from setting up the Parish Centre to filling the stalls with great goodies etc, to cleaning up afterwards. Overall we raised €14,500 approx.  which is a significant contribution to parish funds.  A special…

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School News

The latest  news from St.Andrew’s School is available here: School News October 2016  


St. Doulagh’s Restoration Appeal

St. Doulagh’s Restoration Programme   This ancient, beautiful and still functioning church which dates back to the 7th century, requires extensive repair and renovation at an estimated cost of €300,000. Cheques payable to “United Parishes of Malahide, Portmarnock & St. Doulagh’s” and marked “St. Doulagh’s Restoration Fund” on the reverse side may be forwarded to:-…


Heritage Week at St.Doulagh’s

National Heritage week 2016 starts on Saturday 20th August, ending on Sunday 30th August with events throughout the country.  St. Doulagh’s  Church in Balgriffin, Ireland’s oldest stone roofed church still in continuous use as a centre of Christian Worship, will be open with a varied programme as follows: Saturday  20th      12oo hrs to 1800 hrs     Guided…

Cllr. Jimmy Guerin representing the Mayor of Fingal, the
Revd. Dr Norman Gamble, Archbishop Michael Jackson and
Ken McAllister

St. Doulagh’s Restoration Appeal launched at Open Air Service

The sun shone on the congregation at the annual St. Doulagh’s Church Open Air Service which took place on Sunday May 29th in Balgriffin. The service was attended by Archbishop Michael Jackson and was led by the Rector, the Revd. Dr Norman Gamble. Music was led by the Brass Band of the 1st Dublin Company…

Coast and Castle

Coast and Castle Charity Run…..A MAJOR SUCCESS STORY

Our  Walk/Run in aid of Homeless Charities took place on Sunday 22nd May raised approximately  £4000 for  the homeless including the Alice Leahy Trust and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Thanks are due to all who gave so freely of their time in planning and execution, especially Richard Firth, Emer Bryan, Ian Watkins and their team,…

Select Vestry

Select Vestry Appointments for 2016-2017

At the meeting of the General Vestry of the parish held in the Parish Centre on Wednesday 30th March 2016, the following were elected to serve as members of the Select Vestry.                    Churchwardens: St Doulagh’s                            Mrs Irene Black (Rector’s) Mr Ken McAllister (People’s) St Andrew’s                              Mr Richard Firth (Rector’s) Ms Anne Winslow O’Dea (People’s)                                                                           …


Easter General Vestry Meeting – as reported by Nigel Warburton

Our Annual General Vestry meeting was held on Wednesday the 30th March in St. Andrew’s Parish Centre. Before we got into the serious business of the evening we had the joyous occasion of presenting a token of the Select vestry’s appreciation to Mrs Addy Patterson following her having recently completed 25 years as a fully…