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24
May
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: Seamie ODowd, John Joe Kelly & Kieran Quinn
  • Category: Music
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 25/05/2018, 8.00 pm
  • Details: Formed with the intention of exploring new collaborative musical directions, these celebrated musicians combine individual backgrounds in traditional music, folk and jazz into a fresh and innovative collective offering. The new sound they have crafted has been referred to as ‘true magic’
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Documenting Your Work
  • Category: Educational
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 25/05/2018, 11.00 am
  • Details: Artists often struggle to photograph their own work or spend scarce money paying someone else to do it for them. But with some basic guidelines and practice, artists are, for the majority of purposes well able to photograph their own paintings, drawings, etc with the digital compact or SLR camera that they already own. This session is about getting the very best quality results from the equipment you have.
  • Website: www.visualartists.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: A Dolls House
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 29/05/2018, 8.00 pm
  • Details: Mr & Mrs Helmer are the iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, socialising. They excel at excelling. But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas-time, it seems there are a few things that Mr. Helmer may not have mentioned in the foreword. A hugely relevant re-telling of Henrik Ibsen’s famous tale for modern audiences.
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Autumn Royal
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 01/06/2018, 8.00 pm
  • Details: A play by Kevin Barry. May and Timothy are looking after their father who has long since taken to the bed. Their own lives are curtailed and they’re not getting any younger. Should they stay or go? A dark comedy about life and death, love and hate, dependency, jealousy, rage, horror and homicidal notions, or in other words it’s a play about family.
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: International Coarse Angling Festival 2018
  • Category: Sport
  • Venue: Ballyleague/Lanesborough, Co Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 01/06/2018, 10h00
  • Details: International Coarse Angling Festival
  • Website: www.loughree.ie
  • Facebook: Loughree Lanesborough Angling Hub

  • Title: Athleague Fair & Festival 2018
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Athleague, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 01/06/2018, N/A
  • Details: Quilt Exhibition, Soap Box Derby, Live Music & Lamb BBQ in the Peoples Park, Traditional Fair Day including Horse Fair & Dog Show and much more, Monster Draw, Music in Bars at night.
  • Website: N/A
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/athleague.tidytowns/

  • Title: The Suck Valley Quilt Exhibition
  • Category: Visual Arts
  • Venue: The Angling and Visitors Centre, Athleague, Co Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 31/05/2018, 10.30 AM
  • Details: A Quilt Exhibition of work from quilters all over Ireland
  • Website: www.seamsewsimple.ie
  • Facebook: @Quilts.Patchwork


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 05 2018

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

24
May
2018

Free ERP Electrical Recycling in Clones tomorrow

Free ERP Electrical Recycling in Clones tomorrow

Free ERP Electrical Recycling Drop off event is on Friday 25th May from 10am to 4pm in Clones Mart.



Drop off any household electrical item with a plug or a battery including:

Large Electrical Appliances

Computer Equipment and Home Entertainment Devices

Small Household Appliances

All Used Batteries



Non-electrical items will not be collected.



Electrical waste can also be recycled at Scotch Corner or Carrickmacross Recycling Centre.
05 2018

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

18
May
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Painting the Garden at Altamont Plant Sales
  • Venue: The Walled Garden, Altamont Plant Sales, Altamont Gardens
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Jacinta Crowley-Long returns to Altamont for her second one-day painting master class for beginners and improvers. Classes consist of an initial demonstration by the artist and students will then have an opportunity to paint with helpful guidance on choosing a subject, composition and painting techniques from Jacinta. Classes take place within the borders of Altamont Plant Sales and in the classroom. One day course including morning coffee and complimentary buffet lunch €75. Places limited, booking essential. Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: The Walled Garden, Altamont Plant Sales, Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow t: 087-9822135 e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. w: www.carlowgardentrail.com GPS: 52.735129, -6.720966

  • Title: Tri795 Carlow Sprint Triathlon 2018
  • Venue: Carlow Town Park
  • Start Date/Time: 20/05/2018, 12:30
  • Details: Starting from Carlow Rowing Club, this very popular triathlon features a 750m swim, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run finishing in Carlow Town Park. The swim is an out and back course, the first 250m will be upstream, with the last 500m downstream. The run is an out-and-back along the banks of the River Barrow. Time: Start time 12:30 p.m. Location: Carlow Town Park, Carlow Town w: www.racing795.com GPS: 52.8394711, -6.9354739

  • Title: Enduro Challenge 2018 Mount Leinster
  • Venue: Mount Leinster
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2018, 12:00
  • Details: The 2018 Gravity Enduro Series will see competitors battle it out over five events in some of Ireland’s most spectacular mountain scenery to be crowned winner as the best all round rider in the country. This weekend sees riders take to the beautiful natural landscape of Mount Leinster with some tough challenges along the way. Location: Mount Leinster, County Carlow e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. w: www.gravityenduro.ie

  • Title: Carlow Stages Rally 2018
  • Venue: Seven Oaks Hotel
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2018, 12:00
  • Details: The Sheehy Motor Group Carlow Mini-Stages Rally will take place this weekend. The event which is ran by Carlow Car club also incorporates The OBrien Cement Ford MK2 Challenge in which top Irish competitors along with over twenty five crews from overseas battle it out to become the fastest Ford MK2 rally car on the day. Location: The Seven Oaks Hotel, Athy Road, Carlow t: 086-8141317 e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2018, 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: National Drawing Day
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Join us for National Drawing Day and be an artist for a day. VISUAL is free to visit and open from 11am. Explore the gallery spaces through drawing or just come and draw in our gallery space. We provide all the materials, so just come along with all the family. The best bit it that its all free! Fun for all ages. FREE Event

  • Title: The Nualas - Glam Slam
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2018, 20:00
  • Details: Pow! Biff! Shazam! They are back in the ring for a night of knock-out comedy gold. Who? The Nualas What? Their new show, Glam-Slam. Where? Here! Unmissable slug-fest of musical genius from Irelands first ladies of comedy. Tickets: €21/19conc

  • Title: Ballymurphy Tidy Towns WEEE
  • Venue: Ballymurphy
  • Start Date/Time: 18/05/2018, 10:00
  • Details: Carlow County Council and Ballymurphy Tidy Towns are hosting a FREE Mini WEEE Recycling event in at Ballymurphy Community Hall, Friday 18th May 10am -1pm. WEEE is anything that has a plug or a battery and is at the end of its useful life. This is a chance for you to dispose of those old Televisions, computers, kettles etc that have been lying around your house and cluttering up your shed. Please remember that this is a MINI collection and so we cannot cater for large items such as washing machines, fridges, dishwashers etc. All of these larger items can be recycled for FREE at Powerstown Civic Amenity Site. For further information please contact Jannette on 059-9136232

  • Title: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 18/05/2018, 10:30
  • 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 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: 18/05/2018, 09:30
  • Details: 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: 18/05/2018, 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. 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: 18/05/2018, 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. Open Thursday to Saturday from 11.30am to 5.00pm. Admission is free, donations welcome

  • Title: Storytime for U6s
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 19/05/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Storytime for U6s Saturday morning at 11am

  • Title: From Exam Stress to Exam Success
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 22/05/2018, 19:00
  • Details: How to navigate yourself and your child through the challenges of exam preparation, a workshop with Michael Byrne, a youth worker, counsellor/psychotherapist who has over 15 years experience working with young people and their families

  • Title: 24/7 Libraries
  • Venue: The Vault, Burrin Street
  • Start Date/Time: 24/05/2018, 16:00
  • Details: Check out your library online, Gearoid from Carlow Library will be in the Vault, Burrin Street to show you how it works

05 2018

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

17
May
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: Star Chasers
  • Category: Childrens Event
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 17/05/2018, 6.00 pm
  • Details: Star Chasers sees Billy and Dad heading north with just a tent and a box full of Mam’s memories. On the way they conjure Mam’s stories and quarrel as they seek journey’s end and a new beginning. A rich exploration of the relationship between a parent and child and their attempts to come to terms with the shared loss in their lives.
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Star Chasers
  • Category: Childrens Event
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 18/05/2018, 10.00 am
  • Details: Star Chasers sees Billy and Dad heading north with just a tent and a box full of Mam’s memories. On the way they conjure Mam’s stories and quarrel as they seek journey’s end and a new beginning. A rich exploration of the relationship between a parent and child and their attempts to come to terms with the shared loss in their lives.
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Seamie ODowd, John Joe Kelly & Kieran Quinn
  • Category: Music
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 25/05/2018, 8.00 pm
  • Details: Formed with the intention of exploring new collaborative musical directions, these celebrated musicians combine individual backgrounds in traditional music, folk and jazz into a fresh and innovative collective offering. The new sound they have crafted has been referred to as ‘true magic’
  • Website: http://roscommonartscentre.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre

  • Title: Documenting Your Work
  • Category: Educational
  • Venue: Roscommon Arts Centre, Circular Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 25/05/2018, 11.00 am
  • Details: Artists often struggle to photograph their own work or spend scarce money paying someone else to do it for them. But with some basic guidelines and practice, artists are, for the majority of purposes well able to photograph their own paintings, drawings, etc with the digital compact or SLR camera that they already own. This session is about getting the very best quality results from the equipment you have.
  • Website: www.visualartists.ie
  • Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 05 2018

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

10
May
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 11/05/2018, 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: 11/05/2018, 10:00
  • Details: 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. 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: 11/05/2018, 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: 11/05/2018, 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. Open Thursday to Saturday from 11.30am to 5.00pm. Admission is free, donations welcome.

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 11/05/2018, 10:00
  • 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

05 2018

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

10
May
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: Pedal Power Cinema Fundraiser
  • Category: Family
  • Venue: Dr. Hyde Park Centre, Athlone Road, Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 13/05/2018, 14:00
  • Details: RosFM are holding a Pedal Power Cinema as part of their big fundraiser. RosFM are a community radio station in Roscommon Town, which is run by volunteers. On Sunday, 13th of May, they are hosting Pedal Power Cinema and will be showing Despicable Me 3 in the Dr. Hyde Park Centre. Doors open at 2pm, with the film showing at 3pm.
  • Website: www.rosfm.ie
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RosFMradio/


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 05 2018

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

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