Cookery Books in the Library

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by Fingal Libraries on September 3, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries

They say that cooking is an art, baking is a science and The Great British Bake-off is a drama.  Having travelled with the contestants through the snap of biscuits, the sponge of cakes and the scandal of Ian’s ice cream sabotage, I – like many others – have been seized by the creative urge to […]

Cookery Books in the Library

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by Fingal Libraries on September 3, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries

They say that cooking is an art, baking is a science and The Great British Bake-off is a drama.  Having travelled with the contestants through the snap of biscuits, the sponge of cakes and the scandal of Ian’s ice cream sabotage, I – like many others – have been seized by the creative urge to […]

Fingal Libraries celebrate National Heritage Week with a variety of events for all ages.

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by Fingal Libraries on August 25, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries
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National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. National Heritage Week 2014 will run from August 23rd to 31st. Events for adults include talks on James Joyce: His Life and Times by Anne Colgan Centenary Talk […]

Girls Soccer Festival 2014 Blitzs & other fun events

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by Niall McGuirk on July 29, 2014 in Libraries, Sports & Recreation

Free Soccer Fun Day! Register a team, some friends or just yourself! 1.00pm-3.00pm Saturday 16 August 2014 Open to U9-U13 Venue: AUL Complex, Clonsaugh, Dublin13 Register by 12th August for details contact: Tel: 0860444435, 0871323260 email: paul.Keogh@fai.ie, Sharon.boyle@fai.ie

Top 10 Footballs books

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by Fingal Libraries on July 4, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries
Top 10 Football Books

Now that the World Cup is underway in Brazil, here’s a look at ten of the best books written about the game. Fever Pitch (1992) by Nick Hornby: In this groundbreaking bittersweet memoir, Nick Hornby reflected on how his passion for Arsenal FC had shaped, or warped, his life. […]

Junior Football Books In Fingal Libraries

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by Fingal Libraries on July 4, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries

There’s been a lot of excitement about the World Cup amongst all age groups. We have loads of football books for children throughout Fingal Libraries. The Big Book of the World Cup has a profile of all the stadiums and of every country taking part, a short history of the competition, and a look at […]

Donabate Portrane Community Library provides latest technology to borrowers

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by Fingal Libraries on May 14, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries

Mayor of Fingal Cllr Kieran Dennison officially opened Fingal County Council’s newest library branch, Donabate Portrane Community Library, at the Donabate Portrane Community & Leisure Centre on Wednesday 30th April.  The delivery of the Council’s newest library provides the full range of services, from a collection of lending material including books, CDs, DVDs, Prints and […]

Bealtaine Festival: Celebrating Creativity as we age, 1-31st May, 2014

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by Fingal Libraries on May 14, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries
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The Bealtaine Festival is a festival that celebrates creativity as we age and covers all the art forms. Established in 1996 there are now 120,000 people taking part in the Bealtaine Festival and this years festival theme is “And catch the heart off guard” which comes from poet Seamus Heaney. As part of Bealtaine, Fingal […]

Meet the staff!

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by Fingal Libraries on April 11, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries
Donabate Books

Fingal’s newest Library is due to open shortly in the Donabate Portrane area. Housed within the Donabate Portrane Community & Leisure Centre, Donabate Portrane Community Library will offer free Internet, a dedicated Young Adult’s area, a Children’s area, Assistive Technology services along with a full range of books, DVDs and CDs.

Gearing up for the Giro d’Italia

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by Communication Team on April 10, 2014 in Fingal, Libraries
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Giro d Italia…well what is it? Its 200 riders travelling up to 65kph in a big flash of colour. And this year it will be racing through Fingal!

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