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29
November
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: An Ciorcal Gaeilge
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 05/12/2018, 10:30
  • Details: Come along for Caint, Caife agus Craic in the Carlow County Museum. An Ciorcal Gaeilge is a weekly informal conversational group, with tea and biscuits for all. Pop along and practice your cúpla focail. All are welcome! Tar linn do caint, caife agus craic i Músaem Chontae Cheatharlach. Is grúpa neamhfhoirmiúl Gaeilge í an Ciorcal Gaeilge, le go leor tae agus brioscaí do gach éinne. Buail isteach agus bain úsáid as do cúpla focail. Fáilte roimh cách. Every Wednesday at 10.30am for 1 hour Telephone: 059-9131554 Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: http://.carlowcountymuseumblog.wordpress.com/ Twitter:@CarlowCountyMus Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/CarlowCountyMuseum/

  • Title: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 30/11/2018, 10:00
  • Details: The construction of the Carlow By-pass saw many archaeological treasures been excavated during the M9 Carlow By-pass construction. You will be struck by the similarities between ourselves and the people of the past. Our ancestors were able to feed, clothe and provide shelter for their families, but it was their skill and expertise that helped create the most beautiful handmade tools and crafts. So why not step back in time and experience how our ancestors lived. The exhibition is in association with the National Museum of Ireland and the National Roads Authority. Free Admission Monday - Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm (last admission half hour before closing) Telephone: 059-9131554 Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: http://.carlowcountymuseumblog.wordpress.com/ Twitter:@CarlowCountyMus Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/CarlowCountyMuseum/

  • Title: St. Willibrord, Patron Saint of Luxembourg and his County Carlow Connection
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 30/11/2018, 10:00
  • Details: St. Willibrord, who was trained and ordained in county Carlow in the 7th century at the most important Anglo-Saxon ecclesiastical settlement in Ireland. His connection has been celebrated in both Carlow and Luxembourg in June 2017. He is one of Europe’s most important saints, embarked on a mission to the continent from Carlow in AD 690 and this exhibition explores his enormous impact on the Netherlands, Germany & Luxembourg. Every year the town of Echternach, Luxembourg hosts an annual ‘hopping procession’, which has UNESCO World Heritage Status, in his honour. See a copy of St. Willibrord’s own hand writing, the oldest datable signature of an English person, written on a book from county Carlow. View samples of the beautiful manuscripts that were produced in Echternach. The method of making a manuscript is shown in detail, from producing the inks and the vellum to how the letters and designs were laid out. View this special exhibition that was featured on RTE television programme ‘Nationwide’ (view episode on the RTE Player, Monday 12th February). Monday - Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm (last admission half hour before closing) Telephone: 059-9131554 Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: http://.carlowcountymuseumblog.wordpress.com/ Twitter:@CarlowCountyMus Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/CarlowCountyMuseum/

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 01/12/2018, 09:00
  • Details: Carlow Farmers Market is held every week in the center of Carlow Town and there are a wide variety of producers selling their fresh and local products. Explore the essence of beautiful Carlow town at the Farmers Market

  • Title: ABBA Forever
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 01/12/2018, 20:00
  • Details: Despite forming over 45 years ago, ABBA is still one of the most played bands on radio across the globe and is synonymous with Christmas parties and great nights out. ABBA Forever will take you on a happy sing-along-journey through hits such as Waterloo, Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, S.O.S, and Gimme Gimme, Gimme. Expect a dazzling, fantastic performance including the most iconic hits from the past 4 decades. Get your glad rags on, brush up on the lyrics, don the dancing boots and come to the best party in town! Tickets: €22

  • Title: The Little Prince
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 05/12/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Morgan Creative presents a dramatic re-imagining of Antoine Saint Exuperys "The Little Prince". The Little Prince is a fantastical adventure that explores growing up and how the imagination we are all born with can save us. Antoine, the narrator of the tale, is spending a few days repairing his airplane engine when he is visited by a boy that comes from another planet. In his bid to help Antoine survive the lonely days in the dessert, the Little Prince recounts his experiences hopping from one planet to the next, and in doing so, makes some startling revealations on adulthood, and what it means to live in this crazy, wonderful world of ours. Wednesday 5th December 11am & 12.30pm Tickets: €5 per student

  • Title: Carlow Culinary Christmas
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 06/12/2018, 19:30
  • Details: Enjoy a relaxing evening of Festive Food with one of Ireland’s Leading Chefs, Martin Shanahan, of Kinsales most renowned restaurant, Fishy Fishy. This event will include 20 Local Food & Drink Producers and a cookery demonstration. Each ticket includes a €5 voucher for spending in the Food Village on the night and a nightly free draw for audience members. Carlow Culinary Christmas sets its festive table for the fourth year in VISUAL from Thursday 6th December 2018 to Saturday 8th December 2018. It’s a showcase of all things festive from the Food & Drinks businesses in County Carlow. Featuring nightly food stalls, giveaways and food demonstrations from nationally known chefs with each visitor getting a voucher to spend with a local producer and some great tips to use over the festive season. This year new features to the programme include a showcase closing event on Saturday 8th December called “Carlow Culinary Christmas Cookoff”, visualise 2 comedians, 2 local food producers, 1 judge and a mystery bag for each to cook from and a comedy set before and after to getting the festive cheer going. County Carlow has a vibrant Food & Drinks industry and this event, hosted by Carlow County Council’s Local Enterprise Office in partnership with VISUAL has been designed to celebrate what Carlow has to offer. Supporters of the festival include Carlow Tourism, Carlow Farmers Market, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Kenny McGuire Demos Thursday 6th December 7.30pm Tickets: €19.50

  • Title: Duckett’s Grove Christmas Food and Craft Fair 2018
  • Venue: Ducketts Grove Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 02/12/2018, 12:00
  • Details: On Sunday 2nd December the historic surroundings of Duckett’s Grove Historic House and Estate will be transformed into Carlow’s very own Winter Wonderland when it hosts its ever popular Christmas Food and Craft Fair. A magical grotto of traditional Christmas activities showcasing the best of Carlow including craft, food and musical entertainment awaits all visitors in the courtyard area adjacent to the main house. Featuring ceramics and knitwear, art, jewellery, embroidery, Christmas cards and decorations, this fair is guaranteed to appeal to anybody seeking a special gift or those who just want to browse and soak up the Christmas atmosphere. On the food front there will be a plentiful choice of festive fare including cakes, puddings and pies, seasonal fruit tarts, jams, chutneys and hampers. Extensive children’s programme.

11 2018
Original SMS Content: Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

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