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.
History of Blackrock
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
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.