Local Government Communities Facilties Scheme 2017
Imeachtaí i Leabharlann Ros Eo Aibreán 2017 Library Events Rush Library April 2017
Gach Imeachtaí Saor!/All Events are FREE!!
Grupa cheamara/Camera club every second Monday evening – 10th and 24th this month. Come along to the Photography Group and learn how to take a better photo. All welcome!
Grúpa Cuilteálaithe - Quilting Club Our Quilting group meets here every Tuesday morning from 10.30 – 12.00 and new members are always welcome. Come along and see some fantastic work and share ideas.
Club Scrabble / Scrabble Club Scrabble club for adults: Wednesdays at 6.30pm. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.
Toddler time Parent and Toddler Group – Grúpa tuismitheorí agus páistí Every Thursday morning from 10 – 12 . Plenty of books, toys and games are available in our Community Room. Drop in anytime on Thursday mornings!
“Spring in to Storytime” Scealtaí Earraigh/Spring Stories Dé Deardaoin 6 Aibrean 10.30rn/ Thurs 6th April, 10.30am Join us for our “Spring into Storytime” session while we read stories for babies & toddlers : Thursday 6th of April at 10.30am
Club Leabhar i Ros Eo, Aoine 7 Aibreán, 11.00/ Rush Book Club, Friday 7th April at 11.00am The Rush Book Club meets in Rush Library on the first Friday of every month at 11.00am. This month’s meeting is on Fri 7th April at 11.00am and the book for April is: Strange fits of passionby Anita Shreve
Ceardaíocht Cásca 12 Aibreán, 3.30in. / Easter Crafts 12th April 3.30pm Easter crafts for children aged 5 - 8 on Wednesday 12th of April at 3.30pm. Places are limited so please book at the desk or by phone (8708414) or email.
Music Appreciation With Ted Courtney As part of the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age, please join us for a music appreciation talk with Ted Courtney on the 4th of May 2.30pm – 3.30pm. Theme: Welcome to the season of 'Bealtaine' ; the season of early Summer when new a hope beckons to all nature. Flowers bloom, a young man's fancy turns to love and the girls dance and wear flowers in their hair. All nature celebrates. All welcome! 03 2017
Women in Politics Conference Time and Date: 10am -1pm Friday 28th April 2017 Venue: Castleknock Hotel and Country Club
The Deputy Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Eithne Loftus will open the conference. Confirmed speakers include Lynn Boylan MEP, Ruth Coppinger TD, Niamh Gallagher from Women for Election and the actress Eilish O’Carroll.
The topic is the role of women and the challenges they encounter in local, national and European politics.
Blanchardstown Library Business Advice Clinics - April Dates Blanchardstown Europe Direct Information Centre and Work Matters (the library’s Business, Enterprise and Employment Support Service) in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Office in Fingal (LEO) are offering a series of Business Advice Clinics in Blanchardstown Library on Thursday 13 and 27 April.
Monaghan County Council warmly invites you to attend an open meeting and discussion about Creative Ireland 2017-2022, a major new culture and creativity initiative designed to get communities actively engaged with arts and culture. John Concannon from Creative Ireland will host a presentation followed by discussion workshop on Creative Monaghan
Monday 27th March 2017 6.30pm-8.30pm Venue: Íontas Arts Centre, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan
Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council
Title: The Nualas - All Spanxed Up!
Start Date/Time: 25/03/2017, 20:00
Details: The sequins are out, the hurty shoes are on, the hair is coiffed to within an inch of its life, and the liposuction didn't work. But who cares! They've got spanx! Welcome to an evening of scintillating new songs, spleen-rupturingly hilarious new chat, and a stunningly bendy repertoire of new moves, despite the fact that they've lost all feeling from the waist down (the spanx). This fabulous new extravaganza from The Nualas will leave your ankles swollen with laughter, your ear drums throbbing in sheer musical ecstasy and your eyeballs bulging out of their sockets in disbelief as The Nualas knock it out of the entertainment park yet again (in spanx). Tickets: €21/19conc
Title: Family Art Workshops
Start Date/Time: 26/03/2017, 16:30
Details: 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. Sun 26th March, Sat 1st & 2nd April, Sun 30th April, Sun 21st May 3.00 - 4.30pm. Cost: €5 per person, €10 per family Suitable for children from 6 to 12 years
Title: Join In - Be Part of the Festival!
Start Date/Time: 30/03/2017, 14:00
Details: Participate in a creative workshop – we will have free drawing, movement and craft workshops, where you can try your hand at an activity. All levels welcome to all workshops. Drop into the library – A little bit of VISUAL will pop up in the library over the weekend, with some events inspired by the exhibitions. You can also find out about the library’s events in VISUAL – readings, poetry and more! Attend the ‘Join In Voicebox’ where we will have representatives and volunteers from organisations around Carlow sharing information about their work and how people can get involved. Spot some pop up exhibitions – design students from IT Carlow and Waterford IT and DIT School of Architecture will be presenting work, as well as some surprise pop up work at various locations. Contribute to the discussion – there will be a number of events focussing on the role of town planning in the wellbeing of a community. Come to a workshop on creative regeneration led by Callan’s Workhouse Union, or see how the students of IT Carlow have used design to respond to a town planning challenge. Get Sporty – Carlow Sports Partnership will host a family activity day where everyone can join in the games. Enjoy great theatre which celebrates inclusion. VISUAL is proud to premier Equinox Theatre’s new production – The M House. Engage in a discussion about sustainability and the challenges and solutions we are looking to in the future, by joining a tour of Carlow’s community garden and attending a screening of award winning film Demain, followed by a panel discussion. Host an event - If you would like to host your own event during the Join In Festival which highlights or celebrates participation, just get in touch and we’ll include you in the programme.
Title: The M House
Start Date/Time: 30/03/2017, 14:15
Details: Equinox Theatre Company was started in 2008 as part of KCAT Art Centre where artists with disabilities work in collaboration with other professional theatre artists to create beautiful, challenging and magical theatre. Welcome to The M House. This is the place for you if you like watching TV all the time… And if you like being checked on, on the hour every hour, every single day… And if you don’t mind being in a cramped space… And having all your decisions made for you… Oh, and if you don’t mind taking turns holding up the walls yourself… Oh, and by the way, your name needs to begin with M. This is getting ridiculous. But welcome to our world – The M House. We think it’s time for a change. Equinox Theatre Company invite you on a journey of discovery exploring the ridiculous nature of our one-size-fits-all culture, in a relaxed performance where everyone is welcome regardless of what letter your name begins with. Thurs 30th Mar, 2pm & Fri 31st Mar, 8pm Tickets: €12/10conc
Title: Carlow Farmers Market
Venue: Potato Market Carlow
Start Date/Time: 25/03/2017, 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: 24/03/2017, 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: The Quiet Revolution - 70th Anniversary of Rural Electrification Exhibition
Venue: Carlow County Museum
Start Date/Time: 24/03/2017, 10:00
Details: The Rural Electrification Scheme has been described as one of the greatest social and economic developments in twentieth-century Ireland. This exhibition explores the bringing of the light to Carlow, from the first public lighting in 1891, to the implementation of rural electrification in the area (1947-1963) and has a focus on Paddy Dowling, Carlow Person of the 20th Century. The Quiet Revolution Exhibition has been developed in association with the E.S.B.. Admission is free Monday- Saturday 10.00-16.30
Title: Delta Sensory Gardens Daffodil Weekend
Venue: Delta Centre Strawhall Carlow
Start Date/Time: 24/03/2017, 09:00
Details: Visit one of the most extensive collections of Daffodils in the country with 10,000 flowers and numerours varieties on show. Delta are offering a delicious afternoon tea each day in their New Café including a visit to Sensory Gardens. The cost per person is €15. Booking is recommended. All profits for the weekend go to EIST Carlow Cancer Group. Further details on facebook and www.deltasensorygardens.com closer to the event.
Title: Grow your own cut-flowers seasonally and sustainably with Fionnuala Fallon
Venue: Altamont Gardens
Start Date/Time: 25/03/2017, 10:30
Imeachtaí na hAibreán I Leabharlann Bhinn Éadair April Events in Howth Library
Events For Adults
Club Leabhar Maidin Déardaoin do Dhaoine Fásta Thursday Morning Book Club for Adults Thursday, 6th April at 11am: The book club will discuss the book ‘Echoland’ by Joe Joyce with a visit from the author.
Club Leabhar Maidin Dé Máirt do Dhaoine Fásta Tuesday Morning Book Club for Adults Tuesday, 25th April at 11.15am: This month the book club will discuss ‘On Canaan’s Side’ by Sebastian Barry.
Events for Children
Am Spraoi d’aois 1-3 – Séisiún Buail Isteach Toddler Playtime for 1-3 Year olds - Drop in Session Tuesday, 4th April at 11.00am: Lots of fun with toys, puzzles, teddies & colouring-in to encourage language, problem solving, imagination and fine motor skills. Drop in anytime from 11am – 12pm on the first Tuesday of every month!
Tomhais Cé Mhéad Uibheacha sa Chrúsca
Guess How Many Easter Eggs CompetitionSaturday, 1st April: Have a guess at the number of chocolate easter eggs in the jar at the library desk and you could be in with a chance to win them all!! Closing date Thursday, 13th April.
Easter ClosingThe Library will be CLOSED Friday 14th April 2017 to Monday 17th April 2017 (Inclusive) The Library will RE-OPEN Tuesday 18th April 2017
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