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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
Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

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