A WIN FOR THE HOMELESS

Sun 20th May was the occasion for our third annual 10k/5k Charity Run/Walk.     This year we altered the route to ensure that the entire event took place within the grounds of Malahide Castle, starting from and finishing at Malahide Cricket Club. Electronic timing was also introduced, so that the serious competitors had a record of…

Rev. Gamble’s report to General Vestry Meeting 2018

——An extract from Rev.Gamble’s address to The General Vestry Meeting—— Rev.Gamble addressing the General Vestry meeting held on Fri. 6th April highlighted the changing scene affecting how we run our parish and the need to respond to new challenges facing us. He referred to the fact that individual parishes are now registered as charities with…

General Vestry Meeting 2018 Election Results

At a meeting of the General Vestry of the parish held in St Andrew’s Parish Centre, Malahide on Friday 6th May 2018, the following were elected to serve as members of the Select Vestry.   Churchwardens: St Doulagh’s                           Mr John Young (Rector’s) Mrs Jennifer Young (People’s) St Andrew’s                            Miss Hazel Bolton (Rector’s) Mr Graeme Tarbox (People’s)…

Conservation Work at St. Doulagh’s–An Update

  ‘May we blamelessly, nay laudably, cherish so precious an architectural gem as St Doulagh’s Chapel’ –  (Archbishop Reeves 1859) In our United Parishes we are privileged to have such a historic building as St Doulagh’s Church to worship within. This privilege however includes the costly burden of its maintenance which because of the churches…

Christmas Market —A Great Success Story

                                           Christmas Market 2017 What a great day was enjoyed by one and all, both socially and financially! We raised over €13,500, making a major contribution towards the cost of running our parish. A big “THANK YOU” to everyone who helped in so many different ways!   Whether by getting the stalls set up and dismantled,…

Harvest supper night in aid of St.Doulagh’s Restoration fund

HARVEST SUPPER NIGHT – MUSIC, FUN & FAMILY FORTUNES SHOW Time:SATURDAY 7th OCTOBER 2017 @7.30pm Venue: St.Andrew’s Parish Centre, Church  Road, Malahide Contact:  Ian Watkins – 086-8446354 or Victor Black – 087-6711547 Raffles, Auctions and Spot Prizes on the night Refreshments available  

St. Doulagh’s Harvest

Come and join us on Sunday 8th October for our Harvest Festival. 10am      Preacher Ven. Richard Dadswell, formerly Archdeacon of Achonry 7pm       Preacher Canon Kevin Brew, Rector of Howth, and formerly of  Mountmellick and Ahoghill The evening service is an ideal opportunity to invite your friends and neighbours to join with you to worship in St Doulagh’s. Gifts…

Heritage Week at St.Doulagh’s

National Heritage week 2017 starts on Saturday 19th 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  19th       14oo hrs to 1800 hrs     Guided Tours and Stories. Sunday     21st       …

A Win for the Homeless

Sun 21st May was the occasion for our second 10k/5k Coast & Castle Charity Run/Walk. The weather conditions were ideal for the event, dry, light winds and slightly overcast. 248 runners and walkers, ranging in years from primary school pupils to mature adults 80+years, signed up for the event, which was a considerable increase in numbers…