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Ag Cur Críoch le Bliain na Gaeilge I Leabharlann Bhaile Bhlainséir

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by Fingal Libraries on December 17, 2018.

  Bhí spórt agus spraoi againn i Leabharlann Bhaile Bhlainséir ar an 13 Samhain, nuair a chuireamar críoch le Bliain na Gaeilge lenár gceiliúradh ‘Blas Baile Bhlainséir’. Ba lá lán Ghaeilge é le scéalta, códáil, iógart reo ...

Christmas Cheer at Blanchardstown Library

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by Fingal Libraries on December 15, 2018.

  Blanchardstown Library got into the Christmas spirit with great enthusiasm on Tuesday, December 4, as we celebrated the season with song, stories, and puppets! The day started with a special ‘My First Christmas’ story-time with Ciara, ...

Our Favourite Reads of 2018

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by Fingal Libraries on December 12, 2018.

In one of our last blogs for 2018, we asked our well-read Library Staff to pick their favourite read of 2018, both fiction and non-fiction. We present an eclectic mix of contemporary fiction, legal thriller, murder mystery, sport, travel and a debut p ...

Homework Help for Children at Your Fingal Library

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by Fingal Libraries on November 7, 2018.

Fingal County Libraries are here to help your child with all their homework and school project needs. We can provide access to several free resources, including premium online databases, allowing children to Learn, Explore and Discover in a safe and ...

Route4U App: Improves Mobility For Wheelchair Users in Just 3 Minutes

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by Fingal Libraries on September 18, 2018.

Route4U - a Fingal County Council accessibility initiative - is a free footpath navigation app and information system to aid wheelchair and pram users to navigate through our towns and cities. For the month of September Route4U have launched a one-month l ...

Fingal Festival of History 22 – 29 September

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by Fingal Libraries on September 11, 2018.

The second annual Fingal Festival of History, a week of history talks and events organised by Fingal Libraries, takes place from Saturday 22nd – Saturday 29th September. This year’s programme features History at the Castle: Ireland 100 years ago ...

The Write Time for Inspiration

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by Fingal Libraries on August 27, 2018.

Fingal Libraries annual celebration of creativity & writing in Fingal, the Write Time Festival, takes place this September. Library branches will host free workshops and talks throughout the month of September to spark the imagination and inspire ...

Our Favourite Summer Reads of 2018

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by Fingal Libraries on August 20, 2018.

As the Summer of 2018 draws to a close, ask yourself if you can remember the books you read over the Summer. Which ones were memorable? What was your favourite read, new or old, fiction or non-fiction? We asked Fingal Library staff to pick their favou ...

The Sequel to “How to Live a Rubbish Free Life”

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by Fingal Libraries on July 16, 2018.

After 6 months in the new house, the bin-less situation is still working well. We have made some additional swaps and changes which have reduced the wastage further and this in turn has led to a decrease in recycling centre visits. These changes have been ...

5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Join Our Summer Stars Reading Adventure

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by Fingal Libraries on June 26, 2018.

Summer Stars is an exciting reading-based programme which is available free of charge to all children across the county of Fingal. Fingal Libraries  have compiled five reasons why your child should become a Summer Star and join the 2018 Summer St ...