Sport & Recreation

Collision Course: The Olympic Tragedy of Mary Decker and Zola Budd

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by Fingal Libraries on August 24, 2016 in Libraries, Sports & Recreation

Collision Course is a new sports book by Jason Henderson that revisits one of the most controversial incidents in modern Olympic history. The venue was Los Angeles in 1984, the city hosting the Olympics for the second time. The incident involved a disastrous tumble in the 3000 metres women’s final between the favourite, American Mary […]

Euros 2016

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by Fingal Libraries on June 7, 2016 in Libraries, Sports & Recreation

It’s time to hop aboard the bandwagon as we get ready for the European Championships, which kicks off on June 10th in Paris.  Everybody loves a bandwagon.  A case in point is a musician friend of mine who knows absolutely nothing about football.  I mean absolutely nothing.  He wouldn’t know the difference between a bicycle-kick […]

The Gift of Yoga

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by Fingal Libraries on April 4, 2016 in Libraries, Sports & Recreation

I took my first yoga class almost 20 years ago and was fascinated with it from the very start. When I tell people that I practice Yoga I often hear some common misconceptions. People often think that in order to do yoga you have to be flexible (not true), or physically fit (not true either) […]

Read and Be Active!

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by Fingal Libraries on November 19, 2015 in Libraries, Sports & Recreation

How can children read and be active at the same time?? Well Fingal libraries in conjunction with Fingal Sports have come up with a new initiative called the Big Sports Quiz. The intiative aims not only to improve childrens literacy but also their physical literacy with a clever programme that combines sports and reading. Children […]

10 Top GAA Book

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by Fingal Libraries on August 5, 2015 in Libraries, Sports & Recreation
10 Top GAA Books

Gaelic games have flourished in Ireland since the founding of the GAA in 1884, but for most of the 20th century GAA sports books were largely unrepresented. The Irish domestic publishing market was very small, and it was not the practice for GAA players and managers to write their story. Veteran journalist Raymond Smith produced […]

Fingal Festival of Cricket over Summer

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on September 8, 2014 in Fingal, Managers, Sports & Recreation
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It was a fun filled and busy summer for cricket all over the Fingal area. Children were playing all forms of cricket – Backyard, street, club matches, tournament, etc. The Hills CC was the host for the Fingal under 9 Tournament. There were more than 50 children enjoying a lovely sunny day with lots of […]

Work Opportunities! Fancy a career in football?

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by Niall McGuirk on August 22, 2014 in Fingal, Managers, Sports & Recreation
Futsal 2014

Are you over 18, out of work and love football? This initiative beginning in September in Dublin 15 could be for you! The FAI, Co. Dublin VEC and Fingal County Council have teamed up to provide an opportunity for people who are unemployed and out of formal education to get involved in a project designed […]

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: [email protected], [email protected]

Fingal County Play Areas & Locations

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by Niall McGuirk on June 20, 2014 in Sports & Recreation

Fingal County Council Play Areas & Locations This map shows the location of Play Areas within Fingal County Council, as well as all best place for sporting activities this summer. Play Areas are positioned at strategic points in every community within the council. If you cannot find a suitable one near you, please contact the […]

Flavours of Fingal

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by Communication Team on June 20, 2014 in Sports & Recreation
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The sun is shining, the site build has begun, and the team are gearing up for our third year of the Flavours of Fingal County Show.

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