Latest Carlow Alerts

21
August
2017

Planned Water Outage Tullow Area.

Planned Water Outage Tullow Area.

Carlow County Council wish to advise consumers that due to essential upgrade works on the network that the water serving The Course, Tullow, Co. Carlow will be shut down from 10.00pm on Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 until 4.00am on Wednesday 23rd August, 2017.

Areas affected:-
  • Tullow Town & Surrounding Areas.

Carlow County Council and Irish Water apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Categories: Water Disruptions, Carlow County Council

18
August
2017

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: The Barkleys of Broadway
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 23/08/2017, 15:00
  • Details: Wed 23rd Aug, 3pm & 8pm Tickets: €8/6conc Dir: Charles Walter, USA, 1949 Duration: 109 mins, Cert: Gen A successful but constantly-feuding husband and wife musical comedy team threatens to break up when the wife entertains an offer to become a serious actress. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers play a showbiz couple who are always bickering - but true love prevails. This film was their first together for ten years. The songs, by Harry Warren and Ira Gershwin, include `They Can't Take That Away From Me' and `You'd Be Hard To Replace'.v

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 19/08/2017, 09:00
  • Details: The market is held� every Saturday morning between� 9am and 2pm in the� Potato Market, Carlow town, a central shopping area. Here consumers are offered fresh local produce including: local fruit and vegetables, organic fruit and vegetables, jams, chutneys and juices, organic meat,free range meat and dry cured bacon products, crepes cooked on site, chocolates and truffles, country style butter, quiches and savoury tartlets, traditionally crafted breads and cakes, speciality breads, sweet fare, a range of locally produced cheeses, olives and pesto, fresh fish, free range eggs, summer and winter bedding plants and vegetable and herb plants and other seasonal products.

  • Title: Pottery Exhibition
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 18/08/2017, 10:00
  • Details: Pottery Exhibition by Lá Nua Community Employment Scheme participants

  • Title: Tracing Your Family Tree
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 22/08/2017, 11:00
  • Details: Tracing Your Family Tree - Free Genealogy Q & A Session (Beginners Only) with Bernie Walsh, Genealogist as part of Heritage Week - Booking Required at 059 9129705 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Title: Guided Historical Walk
  • Venue: Bagenalstown Library
  • Start Date/Time: 22/08/2017, 19:00
  • Details: A guided historical walk through Bagenalstown with Myles Kavanagh, Local Historian starting at Bagenalstown Library as part of Heritage Week

  • Title: County Carlow's Rich Heritage
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 23/08/2017, 18:30
  • Details: County Carlow's Rich Heritage - A talk being held at Carlow Library by Michael Conry, Author as part of Heritage Week - Booking required at 059 9129705 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Title: Ancient Ireland
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 23/08/2017, 11:00
  • Details: The Museum that comes to you, An interactive fun workshop with Michael Moylan, Heritage Specialist that explores the lifestyle of Ancient Ireland using costumes and artefacts as part of Heritage Week - Booking required at 059 9129705 or email library@carlowcoco,ie

  • Title: Ancient Ireland
  • Venue: Bagenalstown Library
  • Start Date/Time: 23/08/2017, 14:00
  • Details: The museum that comes to your - An interactive fun workshop being held by Michael Moylan, Heritage Specialist that explores Ancient Ireland using costumes and artefacts - Booking required at 059 9129705 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Title: Growing Up in Carlow
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 21/08/2017, 10:00
  • Details: An Exhibition in the Local Studies Section of Carlow Library for the duration of Heritage Week - Children from Jean Robertson's illustration workshop held in February wrote books about their experience of growing up in Carlow

  • Title: Old Carlow Photographs Exhibition
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 19/08/2017, 10:00
  • Details: Old Carlow Photographs Exhibition by Dermot O'Brien being held at Carlow Library throughout Heritage Week

  • Title: Bishop Daniel Delany Museum, Church of the Most Holy Rosary
  • Venue: Church of the Most Holy Rosary Tullow
  • Start Date/Time: 19/08/2017, 12:00
  • Details: For Heritage week 2017, the Bishop Daniel Delany Museum, will be opened from 12noon to 4pm Sunday 20th and admission is free. The main focus of the Museum is a display of artefacts relating to Bishop Daniel Delany and to the work of the Brigidine Sisters & Patrician Brothers. Both orders were founded by Bishop Delany in Tullow in 1807 and 1808 and their influence has been felt worldwide since then. Access to the Museum is at the back of the Church of the Most Holy Rosary or from the grounds of the Brigidine Convent. Admission is free, donations welcome For access to the Museum at other times please pre-book access by contacting the Tullow Parish Office during office hours Monday to Friday: Tel: 059-9151277, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Title: National Heritage Week
  • Venue: Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 19/08/2017, 12:00
  • Details: National Heritage Week is a celebration of nature, community and people. National Heritage Week 2017 will take place from 19-27 August. More than 30 events are registered with the Heritage Council by heritage enthusiasts in Carlow, including Carlow County Council, community groups and individuals. The programme highlights the abundance of great work that is carried out by communities in Ireland to preserve and promote our natural, built and cultural heritage. Most of the events are free of charge so that heritage can be accessed and appreciated by all. The programme of events, include: Historical walks and tours, lectures and talks, access to museums, craft workshops, community events and much much more. All events are free unless stated otherwise. National Heritage Week is co-ordinated by The Heritage Council. Heritage week is co-ordinated locally by Carlow County Library Service and is supported by Carlow County Council. Full details of all countrywide events are available on www.heritageweek.ie National programmes are currently available in all Carlow County Council Libraries, the offices of Carlow County Council, Carlow County Museum and Tourist Office. Carlow countywide events are listed on http://www.carlowlibraries.ie/events/heritage-week-2017 or www.carlow.ie and attached. Printed versions of the local programme will be available in all above locations next week.

08 2017

Categories: Community Notices, Carlow County Council

08
August
2017

Temp Road Works Weds 9.08.17 6pm-10pmHenry StGraig

Temp Road Works Weds 9.08.17 6pm-10pmHenry StGraig

Carlow County Council wish to advise that due to essential maintenance works required on the sewer line on Henry Street, Graiguecullen, temporary road works will take place which will affect traffic from Sleaty Street and the Portlaoise Road between the hours of 6pm and 10pm on Wednesday 9th August 2017.  Local diversions will be in place. 

Carlow County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.

08 2017

Categories: Road Closures & Disruptions, Carlow County Council

08
August
2017

Temp Road Works Weds 9.08.17 2pm-5.30pm

Temp Road Works Weds 9.08.17 2pm-5.30pm

Carlow County Council wish to advise that due to essential maintenance works required on the sewer line on Andy Murphy Road, Athy Road, Carlow temporary road works will take place between the hours of 2pm and 5.30pm on Wednesday 9th August 2017.  Local diversions will be in place. 

Carlow County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.

08 2017

Categories: Road Closures & Disruptions, Carlow County Council

04
August
2017

Tullow Footbridges Ground Investigation Works

Tullow Footbridges Ground Investigation Works

Tullow Footbridges Ground Investigation Night Time Works will now take place
between the 14th - 18th August, 2017  inclusive from 22.00 and 06.00 and not between the 8th and 14th of August as previously stated.
One Lane traffic management operation will be in place during these times
Please use alternative routes if possible

08 2017

Categories: Road Closures & Disruptions, Carlow County Council

04
August
2017

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Amy’s Country Fair
  • Venue: Duckett's Grove Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 06/08/2017, 12:00
  • Details: The Amy Lawler Memorial Fund will host ‘Amy’s Country Fair’ on Sunday 6th August 2017 in Duckett’s Grove, Carlow, from 12pm onwards. Admission - €5 per adult children free The aim is to get the community together for a family day out and enjoy the local crafts, old time stalls, bouncy castles, face painting and lots more. There will be lots of different events and also live music throughout the day. There will be members of local GAA Clubs displaying the history of their club and a local pharmacist with the old pharmacy equipment on display. The Amy Lawler Memorial was set up in 2011 in memory of Amy Lawler, who passed away in January 2011, she was 17 years old. Amy suffered with Cystic Fibrosis and was awaiting a double lung transplant. Her family and family friends set up the fund in her memory, helping local families with serious and terminal illnesses with hospital expenses, food, fuel and lots more. We hope to see you all on the 6th August to remember Amy and celebrate her life.

  • Title: Carlow Farmer's Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 05/08/2017, 09:00
  • Details: The market is held every Saturday morning between 9am and 2pm in the Potato Market, Carlow town, a central shopping area. Here consumers are offered fresh local produce including: local fruit and vegetables, organic fruit and vegetables, jams, chutneys and juices, organic meat,free range meat and dry cured bacon products, crepes cooked on site, chocolates and truffles, country style butter, quiches and savoury tartlets, traditionally crafted breads and cakes, speciality breads, sweet fare, a range of locally produced cheeses, olives and pesto, fresh fish, free range eggs, summer and winter bedding plants and vegetable and herb plants and other seasonal products.

  • Title: 1916 Commemorative Stained Glass Mural by artist Peadar Lamb
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum
  • Start Date/Time: 04/08/2017, 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: ROWING TASTER SESSIONS
  • Venue: Carlow Rowing Club
  • Start Date/Time: 05/08/2017, 10:00
  • Details: Carlow Rowing Club are hosting taster sessions for recreational rowing this Saturday. Suitable for adult beginners – no experience necessary. Come and try it! Saturday 5th August One hour sessions: 10 am - 1 pm & 2pm - 4 pm 5 x 1 hr rowing taster sessions available €5 session fee BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL: Carlow Rowing Club Phone/Text: 087 7697404

08 2017

Categories: Community Notices, Carlow County Council

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