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History of Blackrock

Blackrock, some hundreds of years ago, was variously called Newtown at-the-Black Rock, Newtown on the Strand by the Black Rock, Newtown Castle Byrne, or simply Newtown, so that “Blackrock” is simply an abbreviation of one of its ancient titles.

The Blackrock Business & Community Network

The Blackrock Business & Community Network is a non-profit, voluntary body representing the interests of businesses in Blackrock village and the surrounding area. BBN’s mission is to maintain, develop and promote Blackrock village as a centre of excellence in which to start, sustain and grow your business.

Discover What Our Village Has To Offer

Food & Drink

New restaurants are regularly springing up in Blackrock, making the Village a ‘go to’ destination for a night out.


Along with the numerous shops in Blackrock are a selection of the finest services on offer also.


With a wide range of goods to offer, Blackrock Village boasts many specialised shops which can help to guide you in your specific hobby or task.


The village has a strong sense of community as well as being a vibrant hub for businesses. Check out the variety of community groups.


We would love to share any events you or your group are running in the Blackrock area.

Whether it’s sporting, charitable, cultural, historical, kids events, mums’ socials or get-togethers for senior citizens, we’d love to hear from you. We will then share your event with the wider community.

Village Scenes

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