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Waterford Fire Station Open Day - this Sunday 25th

Waterford Fire Station Open Day - this Sunday 25th

Waterford City and County Council would like to invite members of the public to Waterford Fire Station open day on Sunday 25th June between 2pm and 5pm, Ballybeg, Waterford.

Additional info:

·         Access to the station is via Kilbarry Road entrance

·         Car parking is available at the Regional Sports Centre

·         All are welcome, we would ask that all children are accompanied by an adult 06 2017

Categories: Community Notices, Waterford City & County Council


Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Walk with Willibrord
  • Venue: Begins Old Leighlin
  • Start Date/Time: 24/06/2017, 09:30
  • Details: Join Bishop Burrows, Bishop of Leighlin and Bishop Nulty, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin as the Relic of St. Willibrord, Patron Saint of Luxembourg is walked between Carlow’s two cathedrals via the Barrow Way. The Relic has been specially presented by the people of Echternach, Luxembourg. In AD 690 Willibrord led a mission from Co. Carlow to the continent. Procession starts in Old Leighlin at 9.45am. Arrives to the Cathedral of the Assumption at 6.15pm. All welcome. Walk Safely. For details and timings see

  • Title: 1916 Commemorative Stained Glass Mural by artist Peadar Lamb
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum
  • Start Date/Time: 23/06/2017, 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

  • Title: Eric Lalor
  • Venue: GB Shaw Bar
  • Start Date/Time: 23/06/2017, 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. Tickets: €10

  • Title: Family Art Workshops
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 25/06/2017, 16:30
  • Details: 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. Places limited, book with Box Office at VISUAL Places are limited and must be booked in advance.

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 24/06/2017, 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: GroMór Event - Gardening Insights with Jane Mc Corkell
  • Venue: Arboretum Leighlinbridge
  • Start Date/Time: 24/06/2017, 12:00
  • Details: Join us for an exclusive GroMór Event with GroMór ambassador Jane Mc Corkell. Jane is one of Ireland's leading garden designers and recipient of numerous gold medals at Bloom. Learn all things gardening as Jane talks about her top 20 performing plants. Jane will be showing how to plant a container using her favourite bedding plants for teh smaller and larger garden too. Discover roses and all the tricks you need to know plus planted containers using bedding plants and herbs. Pre-booking is essential, call Arboretum Carlow (059) 9721558 to book your place. Tickets €5 for A List members (€10 non-members). Not a member of our A List? Join in-store or online.

06 2017

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


Upcoming Events taking place in Co. Roscommon

Upcoming Events taking place in Co. Roscommon

The following events are taking place within Co. Roscommon in the next week:
  • Title: The Lough Ree International Pike Classic 2017
  • Category: Sport
  • Venue: Lanesborough-Ballyleague
  • Start Date/Time: 24/06/2017, N/A
  • Details: The World’s Top Anglers are on their way back to Lanesborough and Ballyleague to compete for a staggering prize and benefits fund of over €10,000 in this world class fishery. Entries at Please note – the competition is restricted to just 60 boats and the first 30 boats are RESERVED for overseas entries
  • Website:
  • Facebook: LoughRee Lanesborough Angling Hub

You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here.

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


Community Facilities Scheme - Deadine looming

Community Facilities Scheme - Deadine looming

The Communities Facilities Scheme closing date is looming, 30th June. This is a funding scheme to enhance communities, address disadvantage and improve social cohesion at a local level by providing access to small-scale capital grants.

Under the scheme community and voluntary groups may apply for a grant up to €1,000 for capital projects which benefit the local community. 

Applications should relate to at least one key target group and thematic area in order to be eligible for consideration e.g. youth, older people, immigrants, refugees, travellers, ex-prisoners, projects promoting cultural activity, equality, community development, integration and projects which are part of the Creative Ireland 2017-2022 initiative.  Projects or elements of projects of a capital nature may be funded, for example, office equipment, project resources, research facilities, energy efficiency equipment, etc.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 30th June 2017 at 5pm

Guidelines on criteria and application forms for the new Communities Facilities Scheme are available by contacting:

Ann Murray, Monaghan County Council, Community Development Section on 047 73715 
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or by downloading the forms from


06 2017

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


Ferrybank Belview Draft Local Area Plan

Ferrybank Belview Draft Local Area Plan

2017 Information Day

Kilkenny County Council proposes to make a Local Area Plan (LAP) for Ferrybank-Belview.  

A copy of the Draft LAP and associated documents may be inspected from Friday 9th June 2017 to Friday 4th August 2017 (both dates inclusive but excluding bank holidays) at the following locations:
  • Planning Department, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny from 9 am to 1 pm and 2 - 4 pm Monday to Friday.
  • Ferrybank Area Office, from 9 am to 1 pm and 2 - 5 pm Monday to Friday.
  • Ferrybank Library, during their opening hours 
  • Planning Department, Waterford City and County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, from 9:30-1pm and 2-4pm Monday to Friday.
As part of the public display period, we will be holding a public Information Day on the Draft Plan in Ferrybank Library on Wednesday the 21st June, from 2:30 - 8 pm.  
The purpose of the Information Day is to provide an opportunity for the public to view the Draft Plan and speak with a member of the planning team in advance of making submissions. All are welcome, no appointment is necessary.  

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

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