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20
April
2018

Public Consultation regarding Ballybay Town Park

Public Consultation regarding Ballybay Town Park

Public Consultation morning on the proposed master plan for
Ballybay Town Park

Members of the public are invited to call to
Ballybay Community Creche,
Castleblayney Road, Ballybay
on Wed 25th April 2018
between the hours of 8.30am to 10am
to view the proposed plans and discuss ideas.

Monaghan County Council has procured a consultant to prepare a master plan for Ballybay Town Park.  Concept plans have been drawn up based on the consultation in January 2017 and will be on display on the morning.  Your input is needed.  It is your community space and we need you to decide what amenities you would like to see in the park.

Please come along and have your say!

If you have any queries please contact Eileen or rory on 047 51018.

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

20
April
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Whatever the Weather
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 24/04/2018, 10:00
  • Details: A show about courage, trying new things and stepping outside .... whatever the weather! A drop of sunshine, a sprinkle of rain, a dollop of snow and a whoosh of wind. Whatever the Weather it can be fun to go outside! But thats not what Worried Wendy thinks, she hides away inside, afraid of what the weather may bring. As each day brings a new weather the children experience a range of sensory activities, touching warm sunshine heat cushions, dancing with whirling wind sticks and catching their reflections in the puddles. Together the children show Wendy theres nothing to fear ... Whatever the Weather they can go out to play! This is a new work from Little Bigtop, combining moments of theatrical magic with playful participation. Co-created and performed by Joanna Williams and Joanna Parkes. The show is suitable for ages 3years – 5years and their families. Tues 24th April, 10am / 11.30am - SOLD OUT & 2pm Tickets: €5

  • Title: Community Clean Up Day
  • Venue: Linear Walk, Burrin Road, Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 21/04/2018, 09:30
  • Details: Do you have an hour to spare? Come and join us at our Carlow town National Spring Clean clean-up even!! Meet KCLRs Edward Hayden as he presents The Saturday Show Live from New Oak Boys FC contact Jannette o Brien 059-9136232 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Title: Tóraíocht
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 26/04/2018, 20:00
  • Details: Fíbín presents “Tóraíocht” - a new bilingual version of “Diarmuid agus Gráinne” – adapted and directed by Mikel Murfi and written by Philip Doherty. Using a bilingual text and stunning visuals “Tóraíocht” is a love story full of outlandish feats and monsters! The story moves faster than any car-chase, jumps higher than any vaulter, and loves twice as much as any Frenchman, as Diarmuid and Gráinne attempt to stay one step ahead of Fionn and the Fianna! All performances will be subtitled in English. Tickets: €17

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 21/04/2018, 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: Tourism Visitor Care QQI Level 4 Accredited / Free Course
  • Venue: Myshall Community Centre
  • Start Date/Time: 24/04/2018, 19:00
  • Details: Carlow Tourism, in association with Kilkenny and Carlow ETB and the Local Enterprise Office, are running a Tourism Visitor Care course and Tourism Information and Administration course, as part of the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. These are free courses, but booking is essential. This course is open to tourism providers and community participants or those who reside or run a business in County Carlow. Learning Outcomes Overview of the tourism industry and its role in Ireland’s social and economic life Culture and heritage as part of the overall tourism offering including an overview of the tourism brand for the region Ireland’s Ancient East Customer Care and the role of the Irish welcome for visitors to Ireland Overview of local amenities Bus tours of the county taking in key visitor attractions (see below for programme) – 26th April and 10th May 2018 (full day tours)

  • Title: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 20/04/2018, 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: Carlow Castle 3D Model and Illustration on display
  • Venue: Reception of Carlow County Council, Athy Road, Carlow Town
  • Start Date/Time: 20/04/2018, 10:00
  • Details: Carlow Castle 3D Model and Illustration on display Come view a 3D printed model and historical reconstruction illustration of Carlow Castle. Both the 3D model and illustration are based on the time period of the late 14th century when Carlow was the administrative Capital of Ireland. The 3D printed model of the castle was made by Industrial Design Students at IT Carlow. The illustration of the Castle & surrounding areas was undertaken by Uto Hogerzeil, historical reconstruction artist. Both were commissioned by Carlow Town Council in 2013 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the construction of Carlow Castle in 1213 AD. A free Carlow Castle brochure by Dr. Margaret Murphy, Carlow College is available to take away. Reception of Carlow County Council, Athy Road, Carlow Town. Opening Hours: 09.30am – 4.30pm, Monday - Friday.

  • 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: 20/04/2018, 10:00
  • Details: View this special exhibition that was featured on RTE television programme ‘Nationwide’ (view episode on the RTE Player, Monday 12th February). 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. 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: Visit St. Mary’s Church
  • Venue: St. Mary’s Church, Church Street, Carlow town
  • Start Date/Time: 20/04/2018, 11:30
  • Details: Visit the historical St. Mary’s Church which has been at the centre of Carlow towns’ Church of Ireland community since the 17th century. The present church is the third church on the site, with the second built in the 18th century while the present church was completed in the 1830s, no doubt incorporating parts of the earlier churches. View the many memorials to local families including one to Thomas Gurly, great grandfather of George Bernard Shaw, Oscar and Nobel prize winning playwright. Weekday visiting by appointment only, Tel: 059 913 2565, Admission is free, donations welcome. Sunday worship at 10.45am; Holy Communion on Wednesdays at 10.30am followed a cuppa in the adjoining Church of Ireland Community House. For further information: Rev. David White, Tel: 059-9132565, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Title: Spring Into Storytime with Carlow Library
  • Venue: Fairgreen Shopping Centre
  • Start Date/Time: 20/04/2018, 15:30
  • Details: Spring Into Storytime at 3.30pm each Friday in April at Fairgreen Shopping Centre

  • Title: Storytime for U6s
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 21/04/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Storytime for U6s every Saturday at Carlow Library at 11am

  • Title: Change Your Thinking to Change Your Life
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 24/04/2018, 18:00
  • Details: Change Your Thinking to Change Your Life by Alison Redmond CBT Therapist. Changing Your Thinking to help you achieve the life you want to have. This talk is part of the Spring Clean Your Life Series

  • Title: Spring Into Storytime with Carlow Library
  • Venue: Borris Focus Centre at Old School (beside Library) Borris
  • Start Date/Time: 25/04/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Spring Into Storytime with Carlow Library at Borris Focus Centre, Old School (beside Library) Borris

04 2018

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

19
April
2018

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: RCYT: The House Of Oedipus
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 19/04/2018, 11.00 am
  • Details: An epic Greek Tragedy following the story of one man’s family who are doomed from the beginning. Are pride and stubbornness the cause of Oedipus’ downfall or did he commit some unknown sin against the Gods? He committed a crime but did not know it was a crime,
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: RCYT: The House Of Oedipus
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 20/04/2018, 11.00 am
  • Details: An epic Greek Tragedy following the story of one man’s family who are doomed from the beginning. Are pride and stubbornness the cause of Oedipus’ downfall or did he commit some unknown sin against the Gods?
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: RCYT: The House Of Oedipus
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 20/04/2018, 8.00 pm
  • Details: An epic Greek Tragedy following the story of one man’s family who are doomed from the beginning. Are pride and stubbornness the cause of Oedipus’ downfall or did he commit some unknown sin against the Gods? He committed a crime but did not know it was a crime,
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: RCYT: The House Of Oedipus
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 21/04/2018, 8.00 pm
  • Details: An epic Greek Tragedy following the story of one man’s family who are doomed from the beginning. Are pride and stubbornness the cause of Oedipus’ downfall or did he commit some unknown sin against the Gods?
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Castlerea Musical Society presents its 50th Anniversary production of Titanic The Musical
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: The Hub, The Demense, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 18/04/2018, 8.00PM
  • Details: Castlerea Musical Society are proud to present their 50th Anniversary Production of Titanic The Musical which will take place in the Enterprise Hub in Castlerea from Wednesday night 18th April 2018 to Saturday night 21st of April 2018 at 8pm nightly. This musical traces the story of the infamous “Unsinkable ship” and many of her passengers and crew through the story’s fateful and tragic ending. The show is filled with beautiful music and gripping drama. Tickets can be booked online
  • Website: www.castlereamusicalsociety.com/tickets
  • Facebook: Castlerea Musical Society

  • Title: Titanic the Musical
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: The Enterprise Hub, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 18/04/2018, 8.00 PM
  • Details: A show that traces the story of the infamous Unsinkable Ship and many of her passengers and crew through the storys fateful and tragic ending. This show is filled with beautiful music and gripping drama.
  • Website: www.castlereamusicalsociety.com
  • Facebook: CASTLEREA MUSICAL SOCIETY

  • Title: Film Ed: french - My Life As A Courgette
  • Category: Cinema
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 24/04/2018, 11.00 am
  • Details: Nine-year-old Icare, nicknamed Courgette, moves to a foster home, a place full of rejected kids fighting for survival among the rest of the bullies, loners and misfits. Adapted from a YA novel by Girlhood director, Celine Sciamma.
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Trad Babies: 0 - 18 Months
  • Category: Childrens Event
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 24/04/2018, 12.00 pm
  • Details: In association with the Hawk’s Well Theatre & The Dock.A joyful introduction to traditional music for little ones! Join us for an unforgettable concert featuring traditional Irish music which wil delight and enchant babies, parents and grandparents alike in a safe, secure and child friendly environment.
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Dance Extavaganza: Peelo School Of Dance
  • Category: Dance
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 27/04/2018, 7.00 pm
  • Details: ‘Dance Extravaganza’ is performed by the pupils of The Peelo School of Dance. A wonderful display of their talents incorporating ballet, hip hop, musical theatre, tap, contemporary & lyrical, it’ll be a magical dance journey for all
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 04 2018

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

13
April
2018

Loughboy Library Closed

Loughboy Library Closed

04 2018

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

13
April
2018

Fingal News

Fingal News

The second issue of Fingal County Councils new ezine, , is now available to download. informs citizens about what the Council is doing for them and the actions being taken on their behalf. http://www.fingal.ie/news-and-events/fingal-news/ 04 2018

Written by: Fingal County Council Categories: Community Notices, Planning, Fingal County Council, Waterford City & County Council

13
April
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Storytime for U6s
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 14/04/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Storytime for U6s every Saturday morning at 11am in Carlow Library

  • Title: Storytime for U6s
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 13/04/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Storytime for U6s every Saturday morning at 11am in Carlow Library

  • Title: Spring Into Storytime with Carlow Library
  • Venue: Fairgreen Shopping Centre
  • Start Date/Time: 13/04/2018, 15:30
  • Details: Come along to Fairgreen Shopping Centre every Friday in April at 3.30pm to hear stories with Carlow Library

  • Title: Living with Loss
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 17/04/2018, 18:00
  • Details: As part of the Spring Clean Your Life Programme running in Carlow Library during the month of April in association with Carlow Mental Health Association, there is a talk called "Living with Loss" on Tuesday 17th April at 6pm. This talk is by Rita Kelly M.A. Bereavement and Loss and explores loss with all its many faces and finding ways to start to move forward with your life

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 14/04/2018, 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: I Wish I Could Draw
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 13/04/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Taking a line for a walk’ underpins Bridget Flannery’s approach to drawing. Her workshops explore space and shape through a drawing process using whatever is at hand – pencil, charcoal, paint, twigs, and feathers – while always emphasising keen observation. Bridget Flannery can be described as a painter of nature. Her paintings have an organic relation with certain specific areas and places – bogs, strands, cliff faces and rock formations. However, she make no attempt to reproduce the surface appearance of places but like other contemporary artists she abstracts without being an abstractionist. Her forms are closely akin to natural forms and shapes, but while their genesis may be in the natural world, they are largely autonomous and follow an internal logic of form and colour brought about by detailed looking, drawing and photography.

  • Title: Loving Vincent
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 18/04/2018, 20:00
  • Details: Wed 18th Apr, 8pm Tickets: €8/6conc Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman. Running Time: 94 minutes. 2017. Cert: Club Armand (Douglas Booth) finds himself tasked with delivering one of Vincent van Gogh’s final letters. Along the way, he meets those who knew the artist during his final days. He becomes fascinated by the stories of a complex man and his mysterious death... This visually stunning film was shot in live action before artists hand painted every frame in the style of van Gogh.

  • Title: An Introduction to Garden Design with Ingrid Smyth
  • Venue: Altamont Gardens
  • Start Date/Time: 14/04/2018, 11:00
  • Details: An Introduction to Garden Design with Ingrid Smyth MGLDA, Dip.Hor., PMP Project Manager. This course is an introduction to garden design and is aimed at providing the participant with the tools to enable them to design their own dream garden. It will cover the design process of analysing your garden, surveying it, gathering inspiration on how you want it to look, drawing up a garden design plan and the implementation of your design. Course one day course costs €65 and includes morning coffee, complimentary buffet lunch and course notes. Places are limited to 15 and booking is recommended.

  • Title: Tourism Visitor Care QQI Level 4 Accredited / Free Course
  • Venue: Myshall Community Centre
  • Start Date/Time: 17/04/2018, 19:00
  • Details: Carlow Tourism, in association with Kilkenny and Carlow ETB and the Local Enterprise Office, are running a Tourism Visitor Care course and Tourism Information and Administration course, as part of the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. These are free courses, but booking is essential. This course is open to tourism providers and community participants or those who reside or run a business in County Carlow. Learning Outcomes Overview of the tourism industry and its role in Ireland’s social and economic life Culture and heritage as part of the overall tourism offering including an overview of the tourism brand for the region Ireland’s Ancient East Customer Care and the role of the Irish welcome for visitors to Ireland Overview of local amenities Bus tours of the county taking in key visitor attractions (see below for programme) – 26th April and 10th May 2018 (full day tours)

04 2018

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

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