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25
July
2019

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: O’ Carolan Harp Festival and Sumer School
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 29/07/2019, 9:00 am
  • Details: he OCarolan Harp and Traditional Music Festival is held in Keadue, County Roscommon every August Bank Holiday. The Festival was started in Keadue in 1978, to commemorate the famous Harper Turlough OCarolan who lived in the area and is buried beside Keadue. Keadue is a small village of 200 people located on the shores of Lough Meelagh at the foot of the Arigna Mountains. The Festival includes Concerts, Ceili, Tuition on the Harp, Set Dancing, Harp Recitals and a Harp Competition
  • Website: Http://ocarolanharpfestival.ie
  • Facebook: O’Carolan Harp Festival

  • Title: Castlerea Rose Festival
  • Category: Family
  • Venue: Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 27/07/2019, N/A
  • Details: The Castlerea Rose Festival is one of the most successful and entertaining family festivals in the West of Ireland. The nine-day festival is packed with over 30 events including a Grand Opening Parade, Live Street Music, Family Fun Day, Historical Walks, Photo exhibitions and of course the Crowning of the Rose of Castlerea.
  • Website: www.castlerearosefestival.com
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/castlerearosefestival/

  • Title: O’Carolan Harp Festival
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 02/08/2019, 6:00 pm
  • Details: The OCarolan Harp and Traditional Music Festival is held in Keadue, County Roscommon every August Bank Holiday. The Festival was started in Keadue in 1978, to commemorate the famous Harper Turlough OCarolan who lived in the area and is buried beside Keadue. The Festival includes Concerts, Ceili, Tuition on the Harp, Set Dancing, Harp Recitals and a Harp Competition.
  • Website: http://ocarolanharpfestival.ie
  • Facebook: O’ Carolan Harp Festival


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 07 2019

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

23
July
2019

Ferrybank Library Free workshop

Ferrybank Library Free workshop

Ferrybank Library host a free Podcasting workshop with Createschool for  10-17 year olds Wednesday 31st July from 3-5pm. Booking essential 051 897 200 / fThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Podcasts are a simple and effective way of engaging young people, enabling them to share their own stories, opinions and experiences.
During the workshop participants will collaborate with one another to research, create, produce, edit and ultimately share their stories with peers, family and friends. Participants will learn how to archive or share their work via blogs, iTunes and other suitable mediums.
07 2019

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

22
July
2019

Fingal Libraries celebrate the 25th Anniversary

Fingal Libraries celebrate the 25th Anniversary

Hello everyone!

It’s week 4 of our 25th Anniversary Event in Fingal Libraries.

Hot off the press is week 4 of our unique, commemorative blog series, celebrating Fingal County Council’s 25th Anniversary. The blog can be found here: http://www.fingal.ie/blog/?p=3377.

In today’s instalment, Laura Flanagan, Fingal Libraries staff, offers insight into the public library movement of early 1900s Ireland. This was an exciting era for public libraries, which flourished throughout the country especially in rural areas such as Fingal county. Curious as to how this all came about? Then check out the subheadings: Public Libraries (Ireland) Act, 1902, and Mr. Andrew Carnegie.

Ever wondered what your local Fingal library got up to in the first two decades of the 1900s? Well, if intrigue is your thing, or you enjoy a chuckle, then look under the subheadings: A Library by any other Name, Newspaper Roomsand Libraries for the People – Literature for Minds and Morals.

Would, perhaps, the ‘Top 100’ books at the turn of the 20th century rouse your interest? Then click on the image at the top of the article to view what was thought the definite list in which to entertain and educate people of 1900s Ireland. You’ll be sure to find some compelling entries!

We hope you enjoy!

07 2019

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

16
July
2019

Fingal 25th Event Blog Series at Fingal Libraries

Fingal 25th Event Blog Series at Fingal Libraries

25th Anniversary celebrations continue here in all 10 branches of Fingal Libraries. We are hosting a myriad of events for you to enjoy: Competitions for ALL the family with PRIZES for all, FREE Fun Projects & Workshops in branches, as well as a unique, once-off Blog series tracing the Public Libraries movement in Ireland, including some rather intriguing and humorous anecdotes from your local Fingal branches.

We are now on to week 3 of our commemorative blog series: http://www.fingal.ie/blog/?p=3332 which traces the development of the public library movement in 1800s Ireland. There are some intriguing insights within...

We hope you enjoy our blog series and we also invite you to enter in our competition and join in our fun projects!! Just call or ask at the desk of your local branch for details.

07 2019

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

15
July
2019

Kilbarry Civic Amenity Site, is closed today

Kilbarry Civic Amenity Site, is closed today

Kilbarry Civic Amenity Site, Waterford is closed today 15th July 2019 due to electricity supply interruption.
Waterford City & County Council regrets any inconvience caused.


07 2019

Categories: Community Notices, Waterford City & County Council

15
July
2019

Swords Library still open!

Swords Library still open!

Hi,
 
Just to let you know Swords library is open for business as usual. The carpark is under construction but there is space for parking beside Dunnes Stores. Sorry for the inconvience. 

Kind regards,
Swords library.
8905894/5582 07 2019

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

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