Baile na Scadán
|Local authority||Fingal County Council|
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Balscadden (Irish: Baile na Scadán, meaning "the town of the Herrings") is a village, a townland and a civil parish in Fingal, Ireland. It is located north of Balbriggan. The townland has a population of under 700 people, and the area is completely rural in character, although close to the expanding Balbriggan.
Balscadden FC were formed in 2006 and currently play in the AUL Division 1. The team plays their home games at the Ringcommon Sports centre and consist of players from the Balscadden and Balbriggan areas. O'Dwyers GAA is the local Gaelic Athletic Association club.
- Census 2006 Preliminary Report — Table 4: Population of each Province, County, City, urban area, rural area and Electoral Division, 2002 - 2006
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