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23
May
2017

Community First Responder Group Leighlinbridge

Community First Responder Group Leighlinbridge

There will be a Public Meeting in The Parish Centre, Leighlinbridge on Tuesday 30th May at 7.30 p.m. to set up a Leighlinbridge and District (Old Leighlin, Bilboa, Ballinabranna etc.). Community First Responder Group.  
John Fitzgerald from CFR Ireland and Des Kelly from the National Ambulance Service will be in attendance.


A Community First Responder is a trained member of the public who has volunteered to assist their local community by attending emergency calls in their locality. The Community First Responder programme is managed by the National Ambulance Service and all volunteers are trained to PHECC Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council standards. Committee members as well as volunteers are required. Everyone aged 18 years and older may join. For further information please contact Will Paton at (087) 6787115. 

05 2017

Written by: Carlow County Council Categories: Community Notices, Carlow County Council

19
May
2017

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Big Maggie
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 20/05/2017, 20:00
  • Details: Fourth Wall Theatre Group is Co. Laois's new theatre group consisting of new and experienced talent. The play stars, Margaret McKenna one of Carlow Little Theatre's finest actors having recently appeared in Calendar Girls. It also features upcoming actor Carlow man James Aylesbury who appeared in Many Young Men of Twenty last season. The play also stars and is directed by Kevin Lalor-Fitzpatrick and Michelle O'Sullivan. Tickets: €15/13conc

  • Title: Family Art Workshops
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 21/05/2017, 15:00
  • Details: Family Play Dates: Family Art Workshops Sun 21st May 3.00 - 4.30pm. Cost: €5 per person, €10 per family Suitable for children from 6 to 12 years Family activities continue for the summer. We welcome parents and grandparents to join in with their children and grandchildren and get creative. Facilitated by artists, these fun afternoons are guaranteed to add the sparkle of imagination to any Sunday. Our workshops have been inspired by the seasons gallery programme. Please Note: this is a family workshop and parents/guardians must remain with their children throughout.

  • Title: MGC Gala Concerts
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 24/05/2017, 20:00
  • Details: Wed 24th and Thurs 25th May, 7.30pm Tickets: €11 ON SALE TUES 28TH MAR AT 11AM The 3rd series of Gala concerts hosted by Music Generation Carlow will showcase some of the talented participants from 8-18 years across the Music Generation Carlow programme. With performances by the Vocal Programme, Recorder Programme, Junior and Senior Rock Schools, Carlow Regional Youth Services, Traditional Programme and the Brass programme these concerts are sure to have cater for all music lovers.

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 20/05/2017, 09:00
  • Details: Carlow Farmers Market is held every week in the centre of Carlow Town (at the old Potato Market beside the main town-centre Car Park) and there are a wide variety of producers selling their fresh produce to the general public

  • Title: 1916 Commemorative Stained Glass Mural by artist Peadar Lamb
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2017, 10:00
  • Details: As a lasting legacy of the Carlow Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, this innovative and unique contemporary stained glass mural illustrates a Carlow narrative showing some key Carlow figures such as Micheál O’Hanrahan who grew up on Tullow Street and Nurse Margaret Kehoe from Leighlinbridge who lost her life on Easter Monday 1916, and tells of the role they played in 1916. Rich in symbolism the piece was created by Peadar Lamb, an artist working primarily in the medium of stained glass for over twenty years, using hand-made glass and a variety of techniques which have changed little over the centuries. Well worth a visit, Admission to the Museum as always is free! Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm

05 2017

Written by: Carlow County Council Categories: Community Notices, Carlow County Council

17
May
2017

LA21 PARTNERSHIP FUND 2017

LA21 PARTNERSHIP FUND 2017

Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund 2017

Environmental Awareness

Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable?
If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from theLocal Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2017. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level. 

Does Your Project Qualify?
Projects should focus on environmental awareness and actions which complement national environmental policies such as those on waste, biodiversity, water conservation and climate change. 
A wide variety of projects and schemes have been supported under the Fund in previous years, including community gardens and allotments, compost schemes, rainwater harvesting, biodiversity projects, waste reduction initiatives, educational initiatives and environmental exhibitions. Lists of previously funded projects can be viewed online at www.environ.ie/en/Environment/LocalAgenda21 

How to Apply

Applications are made directly to your local authority. Further information, application forms (in both Irish and English) and contact details for your local authority are available online at www.environ.ie/
Applications must be made to your local authority no later than 5.00pm, Friday, June 23rd, 2017.
For general information on the Scheme please contact the Waste Management Section, Fingal County Council on Tel. 01-8906721 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Written by: Fingal County Council Categories: Community Notices, Fingal County Council

12
May
2017

CLEANER COMMUNITIES 2017

CLEANER COMMUNITIES 2017

CLEANER COMMUNITIES COMPETITION 2017

Fingal County Council is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Cleaner Communities Awards, which is a countywide competition aiming to make our county a cleaner, greener place to live. The Awards reward residential and business areas for their efforts in maintaining a litter-free, well presented and environmentally friendly community or place of business.

We are now inviting entries for this year’s Awards.   Closing date for receipt of applications is 4.30pm on Friday, June 2nd, 2017. 

For full details of the competition, please contact the Waste Management Section, Environment Division, Fingal County Council by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by phone on 01-8906721.

Further information can also be found by following the linkhttp://fingal.ie/environment/clean-community/

05 2017

Written by: Fingal County Council Categories: Community Notices, Fingal County Council

12
May
2017

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Carlow Triathlon
  • Venue: Starting at Carlow Rowing Club
  • Start Date/Time: 14/05/2017, 12:00
  • Details: From Carlow Rowing Club, a 750m swim, a 20km bike ride via the Killeshin Road and a 5km run along the Barrow towpath before finishing in the Town Park. All are welcome to come along and enjoy the free musical entertainment and the opportunity to watch some of Ireland's finest triathletes and para-triathletes compete at the highest level. For more details www.racing795.com

  • Title: Eric Lalor
  • Venue: GB Shaw Bar at Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 13/05/2017, 20:00
  • Details: "One of the things that I am most proud of is knowing that we helped Eric to his true calling. A pure natural." - Des Bishop It is hard to pigeon hole Eric Lalor’s act. His warm, energetic onstage presence makes for an unforgettable experience for the audience. With gags that always hit the spot, his engaging, high intensity performances make him one of the top names of Irish comedians. €10

  • Title: Cinderella with special guest Bosco
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 14/05/2017, 15:00
  • Details: The Lambert Puppet Theatre is widely recognised as the premier Touring Puppet Theatre Company in Ireland and also internationally renowned for its many fine productions in Theatres throughout Ireland, The UK and Europe. From its earliest beginning the Lambert family has been involved with RTE TV, working the hugely popular series Wanderly Wagon featuring the Late Eugene Lambert and Judge. Paula Lambert was the ‘Bosco’ voice on TV for seventeen years and indeed BOSCO is still a firm favourite with the younger children and will make a nostalgic appearance in the opening part of the Show. This is a beautifully produced show with large puppets, colourful sets and exquisite lighting. Tickets: €12 & Family of 4 €40

  • Title: Eddie the Eagle
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 17/05/2017, 15:00
  • Details: Dir: Dexter Fletcher, USA, 2016, Duration: 106 mins, Cert: PG 13 The 2016 story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Tickets: €6

  • Title: Mattress Men - Midweek Movie
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 17/05/2017, 20:00
  • Details: Dir: Colm Quinn, Ireland, 2016, Duration: 81 mins, Cert: 15A In an attempt to save his struggling mattress business, sixty-something Michael Flynn reinvents himself as the eccentric online personality ‘Mattress Mick’ under the guidance of his good friend Paul Kelly. Using all his marketing savvy and entrepreneurial skills, Paul embarks on a mission to make Mattress Mick a viral sensation. Mattress Men is a wholly engrossing tale – peppered with startling revelations – of a friendship sorely-tested. Tickets: €8/6conc

  • Title: Carlow Vintage and Classic Motor Club Vintage Car Display
  • Venue: Duckett's Grove
  • Start Date/Time: 14/05/2017, 10:00
  • Details: Carlow Vintage and Classic Motor Club Vintage Car Display Sunday 14th May 2017 10.00 a.m. A great opportunity for all the family to enjoy a marvellous display of vintage and classic cars and tractors from pre-war to the 1980s. Various activities for all family members, young and old including craft stalls, auto jumble, fun fair and a tour of the gardens at Duckett's Grove. Location: Duckett's Grove, Carlow t: + 353 (0) 87 6722972 w: www.carlowvintageandclassicmotorclub.com

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 13/05/2017, 09:00
  • Details: Carlow Farmers Market is held every week in the centre of Carlow Town (at the old Potato Market beside the main town-centre Car Park) and there are a wide variety of producers selling their fresh produce to the general public.

  • Title: 1916 Commemorative Stained Glass Mural by artist Peadar Lamb
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum
  • Start Date/Time: 13/05/2017, 09:00
  • Details: As a lasting legacy of the Carlow Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, this innovative and unique contemporary stained glass mural illustrates a Carlow narrative showing some key Carlow figures such as Micheál O’Hanrahan who grew up on Tullow Street and Nurse Margaret Kehoe from Leighlinbridge who lost her life on Easter Monday 1916, and tells of the role they played in 1916. Rich in symbolism the piece was created by Peadar Lamb, an artist working primarily in the medium of stained glass for over twenty years, using hand-made glass and a variety of techniques which have changed little over the centuries. Well worth a visit, Admission to the Museum as always is free! Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm

05 2017

Written by: Carlow County Council Categories: Community Notices, Carlow County Council

11
May
2017

FREE WEEE COLLECTION DAY, PORTMARNOCK-12/5/2017

FREE WEEE COLLECTION DAY, PORTMARNOCK-12/5/2017

Free WEEE Collection at Portmanock Leisure Centre on Friday, May 12th, 2017.
Please see Fingal.ie for further details.


05 2017

Written by: Fingal County Council Categories: Water Disruptions, Community Notices, Fingal County Council, Wexford County Council

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