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09
August
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: Much Ado About Nothing at The Bishops Palace in Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon
  • Category: Theatre
  • Venue: The Bishop’s Palace, Edmondstown, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 17/08/2018, 7pm Fri, 3 & 7pm Sat, 3pm Sun
  • Details: You are heartily invited to The Pilgrim Players’ inaugural production of Much Ado About Nothing at The Bishop’s Palace in Ballaghaderreen. We’re bringing world-class performers to this beautiful historic home, throwing the grounds open to the local community. So pack a picnic and come and enjoy an outdoor festival performance of Shakespeare’s best loved rom-com. The grounds of The Bishop’s Palace will be open an hour prior to the show so bring a picnic and settle in for a fabulous time.
  • Website: www.pilgrimplayers.co.uk
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/Much-Ado-About-Nothing-Pilgrim-Players-239254693469605/


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 08 2018

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

26
July
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Natures Gift Exhibition
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 01/08/2018, 12:00
  • Details: Natures Gift Exhibition of paintings by Ala Blaszczyk running from 1st August to 11th August at Carlow Library

  • Title: Carlow Garden Festival 2018
  • Venue: Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 27/07/2018, 15:00
  • Details: This year the Carlow Garden Festival continues over 11 days and promises a busy programme offering a variety of gardening workshops and talks set to inspire every level of gardener. The 2018 programme features an appealing mix of world-class UK gardeners including Chris Beardshaw, Carol Klein and Fergus Garrett combined with the very best of Irish garden broadcasters, writers and new trailblazers in Irish horticulture.

  • Title: SPUD REBOOT: Harvest and Feast
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 28/07/2018, 15:00
  • Details: Young and old are invited to a harvest and feast, and to learn more about the humble potato! Join us on Saturday 28th July 3pm to harvest a potato crop and enjoy potato pizzas at An Gairdín Beo Enjoy delicious food inspired by the spud by artists Deirdre OMahony and Eilish Langton, potato crisps made by Teagasc, and readings by the fantastic authors Lorna Sixsmith and Suzanna Crampton. Youre also welcome to bring your own potato dish! Spud Reboot was inspired by artist Deirdre O Mahonys new work The Persistent Return; a large scale, two-screen film installation that reflects upon the history of the potato and the role it played in consolidating and concentrating power in Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth century. The potato brought with it a possibility of freedom from recurring cycles of famine, but also a precarious dependency on monoculture. The Persistent Return runs at VISUAL in the Digital Gallery 6 June - 9 September 2018.Co-produced by Workhouse Union, Callan and VISUAL Carlow This is a collaborative project coordinated by VISUAL with artist Deirdre O’ Mahony, Carlow County Development Partnership, Greenside Up and An Gairdín Beo. Kindly supported by Teagasc.

  • Title: A Living Vein: Barrie Cooke, Ted Hughes, and the River Barrow
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 29/07/2018, 14:00
  • Details: Dr. Mark Wormald, University of Cambridge, discusses the influences of fishing and his friendship with Barrie Cooke in the work of poet Ted Hughes. This July marks exactly 40 years since Barrie and Teds first fishing trip by the river Barrow, just upstream from Graiguenmanagh.

  • Title: Maudie
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 01/08/2018, 20:00
  • Details: Director: Aisling Walsh. Running Time: 115 minutes. 2016. Cert: 15A Irish filmmaker Aisling Walsh (Song for a Raggy Boy) directs Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky) and Ethan Hawke (Boyhood) in this biopic of Maud Lewis, the inspiring woman who, despite suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, went on to become one of Canadas most celebrated folk artists. “A stellar, warmly persuasive starring turn by Sally Hawkins…” – Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter “…Walsh’s shimmering drama doesn’t focus on the disability that folds and bends the slight heroine but on the strong individual spirit that animates her. Hawkins delivers a brave and affectless Oscar-worthy physical performance ...” – Thelma Adams, New York Observer Tickets: €8/6conc

  • Title: Storytime for U6s
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 28/07/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Storytime for U6s every Saturday morning at Carlow Library (except bank holiday weekends)

  • Title: Adam Frost: My Life in Gardening
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 02/08/2018, 20:00
  • Details: In his talk about ‘A Life in Gardening’, Adam Frost will tell the story of his journey from a young boy uprooted from the city to live in North Devon, to an award-winning garden designer and television presenter. His career really started when he went to work for Gardeners’ World presenter Geoff Hamilton at Barnsdale Gardens and eventually led him to win seven gold medals at Chelsea Flower Show. Adam will talk about where he finds his inspiration from - in nature, architecture, art, people and food. As well as drawing on memories, special places and people who have been influential to the way he designs."

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 28/07/2018, 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: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 27/07/2018, 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 Start Date/Time: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm; Sunday 2.00pm – 4.30pm (last admission half hour before closing)

  • Title: Carlow Castle 3D Model and Illustration on display
  • Venue: Reception of Carlow County Council, Athy Road, Carlow Town
  • Start Date/Time: 27/07/2018, 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. 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: 27/07/2018, 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. Start Date/Time: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm; Sunday 2.00pm – 4.30pm (last admission half hour before closing)

  • Title: Visit St. Mary’s Church
  • Venue: St. Mary’s Church, Church Street, Carlow town
  • Start Date/Time: 27/07/2018, 13:00
  • 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. 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. Monday to Wednesday: 10.00am – 5.00pm Thursday - Saturday from 1.00pm to 5.00pm. Admission is free, donations welcome.

07 2018

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

26
July
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: Joe Dorans Huntingtons Disease Charity Awareness Walk, Lough Key
  • Category: Sport
  • Venue: Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
  • Start Date/Time: 28/07/2018, 10.45am
  • Details: Huntingtons Disease (HD) is a hereditary neurodegenerative illness which brings movement, emotion and thinking changes. For most people symptoms occur between 35 and 50 years of age. As HD is hereditary it impacts families over generations. Our awareness walk starts in Lough Key at 10.45 on Saturday 28th July. We welcome your support.
  • Website: www.huntingtons.ie
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HDAI.ie/

  • Title: Rooskey Heritage Festivak
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Rooskey Village
  • Start Date/Time: 27/07/2018, N/A
  • Details: A weekend filled with family fun events during the day and music and dancing at night for the adults. Our festival includes watersports, pet farm, climbing wall, corvenieos entertainment and much much more for the children. Our night time entertainment features Robert Mizzell on Saturday the 28th and Late Nite Radio on Sunday the 29th.
  • Website: www.rooskeyheritagefestival.com
  • Facebook: Rooskey Heritage Festival

  • Title: O Carolan Harp Festival & Summer School
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Keadue
  • Start Date/Time: 29/07/2018, N/A
  • Details: Summer School on Song, Dance, Harp , Tin Whistle, Flute , Fiddle , Accordion, Bodhran, Concertina followed by a Weekend Festival featuring the very best traditional music. Artists for 2018 include Stocktons Wing, Tale of the Gael, Shaskeen, Lee Matthews & Band, Rise the Dust , the OCarolan Country Ceili Band and many more
  • Website: www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie
  • Facebook: N/A


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 07 2018

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

19
July
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Summerfest Carlow 2018
  • Venue: Carlow Rugby Club R93 RX25
  • Start Date/Time: 21/07/2018, 10:00
  • Details: Summerfest Carlow”, Carlow’s first country music festival weekend will see two nights of live entertainment and dance to Ireland’s top country stars, inside one of Ireland’s largest marquees. Headlining the weekend will be Ireland’s top entertainers Nathan Carter and Derek Ryan, with supporting artists “Female Vocalist of the Year” Cliona Hagan, and the most popular newcomer to the country music scene, Barry Kirwan DATES & SET TIMES Doors will open each night at 6pm. The first act is expected to take to the stage at 8pm, and the headline act is expected to take to the stage at 10pm. ​Saturday 21st July 2018 6pm: DJ Cotton Eyed Joe 8pm: Cliona Hagan & band 10pm: Derek Ryan & band ​Sunday 22nd July 2018 6pm: DJ Cotton Eyed Joe 8pm: Barry Kirwan & band 10pm: Nathan Carter & band All stage and set times are estimated and subject to change

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 21/07/2018, 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

  • Title: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 20/07/2018, 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 Start Date/Time: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm; Sunday 2.00pm – 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: 20/07/2018, 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.

  • 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: 20/07/2018, 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. Start Date/Time: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm; Sunday 2.00pm – 4.30pm (last admission half hour before closing)

  • Title: Visit St. Mary’s Church
  • Venue: St. Mary’s Church, Church Street, Carlow town
  • Start Date/Time: 20/07/2018, 13:00
  • 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. 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. Start Date/Time: Open Tuesday to Friday from 1.00pm to 5.00pm. Admission is free, donations welcome.

  • Title: Summer Party
  • Venue: Borris Focus Centre, Old School House, Borris
  • Start Date/Time: 20/07/2018, 10:00
  • Details: Summer Party at Borris Focus Centre, Old School, Borris, Co. Carlow. Food & Refreshments, Flower Arranging Demonstration, Kids Activities, Music & Storytelling

  • Title: Dogs Trust Workshop
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 23/07/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Join Heather & her dog Ted for a free fun interactive workshop on responsible dog ownerhip. Book at 059 9129705

  • Title: Dogs Trust Workshop
  • Venue: Tullow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 24/07/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Join Heather & her dog Ted for a fun interactive workshop on responsible dog ownership. Book at 059 9129705

  • Title: Dogs Trust Workshop
  • Venue: Bagenalstown Library
  • Start Date/Time: 25/07/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Join Heather & her dog Ted for a fun interactive workshop on responsible dog ownership. Book at 059 9129705

07 2018

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

19
July
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: Cycle Against Suicide Roscommon Spin-Off Cycle 50km
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Depart Hannons Hotel, Knocgrohery, Kiltoom, Curraghboy, Roscommon Town
  • Start Date/Time: 21/07/2018, 10.00
  • Details: Cycle Against Suicide (CAS) will join with the local Roscommon community on Saturday, July 21st to raise awareness of the help and support networks that are available to people across Roscommon that are battling depression, self-harm, at risk of suicide or those bereaved by suicide. The cycle will also be held in memory of the late Doreen Conlon Roscommon town who sadly passed away last year to an illness. Doreen was regarded as the mammy of the CAS organisation and was hugely respected
  • Website: http://www.cycleagainstsuicide.com/
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/195527451289381/

  • Title: Boyle Arts Festival
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Boyle Town
  • Start Date/Time: 19/07/2018, N/A
  • Details: Boyle Arts Festival is a 10 day celebration of the Arts with over 50 events featuring Visual Art exhbitions, music, drama, spoken word, family events and workshops held in venues around the town. The magnificent surroundings of King House provides the venue for this years Main Exhibition "Gathering" while this years musical highlights include Sean Keane, Celine Byrne, Don Baker & Rob Strong Band, and Mundy.
  • Website: www.boylearts.com
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/BoyleArtsFestival

  • Title: Rooskey Heritage Festivak
  • Category: Festival
  • Venue: Rooskey Village
  • Start Date/Time: 27/07/2018, N/A
  • Details: A weekend filled with family fun events during the day and music and dancing at night for the adults. Our festival includes watersports, pet farm, climbing wall, corvenieos entertainment and much much more for the children. Our night time entertainment features Robert Mizzell on Saturday the 28th and Late Nite Radio on Sunday the 29th.
  • Website: www.rooskeyheritagefestival.com
  • Facebook: Rooskey Heritage Festival


You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 07 2018

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

12
July
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: 13/07/2018, 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 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: Eric Lalor Live!
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 13/07/2018, 20:00
  • Details: As seen in RTE’s Fair City, Eric Lalor comes to Visual Carlow on the 13th July for one night only! Eric’s warm, energetic onstage presence makes for an unforgettable experience. With gags that always hit the spot, his engaging, high intensity performances makes him on the top names of ‘must book’ comedians. Eric is a regular act at the prestigious Kilkenny Cat Laughs Festival, as well as playing the Electric Picnic, Galway Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Portlaoise Halloween Howls and Iveagh Gardens Festivals as well as being invited to perform at the very first ever London Irish Comedy Festival in Oct 2012. He has also opened for some of the biggest names in Irish comedy including Tommy Tiernan, Des Bishop, Jason Byrne, PJ Gallagher, Andrew Maxwell, Colin Murphy and more.

  • Title: Carlow Castle 3D Model and Illustration on display
  • Venue: Reception Area Carlow County Council
  • Start Date/Time: 13/07/2018, 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: 13/07/2018, 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. Start Date/Time: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm; Sunday 2.00pm – 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: 13/07/2018, 13:00
  • 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. 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: The Columban Way - "Starting the Journey Inaugural Walk"
  • Venue: Bunclody
  • Start Date/Time: 13/07/2018, 10:00
  • Details: The Columban Way - "Starting the Journey Inaugural Walk" Friday 13th July - 14th July 2018 Following in the footsteps of Saint Columbanus "The Columban Way" is a pilgrim trail along his journey taken during the 5th and early 6th century from his home parish of Myshall in the foothills of the Blackstairs Mountains, County Carlow to begin religious studies in Fermanagh and Bangor, Co Down. At the age of 48 he travelled to Europe founding monasteries along the way in France, Germany, Austria, eventually settling in Bobbio, Italy where he was laid to rest in 615AD. Walks and Event Schedule Stage 1. Bunclody to Nine Stones 13km (3.5hrs) 13th July at 10.00 a.m. departs from Bunclody Library Stage 2 . Nine stones to Myshall 12km (1.5hrs) 13th July at 2:30 p.m. Nine Stones Event - Opening of Paths Project at Tobar Bhride 13th July at 5:30 p.m. Myshall Village Stage 3. Myshall to Carlow town 33km (8 hrs) 14th July at 9:30 a.m. Myshall Community Centre Talk - Saint Columbanus Talk 14th July at 7:00 p.m. Carlow College Join us and walk in the footsteps of those who have gone before us. Register for all events at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please note this event is free walkers can join the route at any point Friday 13th 2:30 p.m. Nine stones/ Sat 14th The Quayside Bagenalstown 2 p.m./ Leighlinbridge The Barrow Towpath 3: 30 p.m. Contact: Patsy on 087 6736311 or Carlow Tourism on 059 9131554

  • Title: The Joy of Painting Art Exhibition
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 16/07/2018, 10:00
  • Details: Young Art Students of Artist Alina Blaszczyk invite you to the Joy of Painting Art Exhibition at Carlow Library from 16th July, 2018 to 28th July, 2018

  • Title: Storytime for U6s
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 14/07/2018, 11:00
  • Details: Storytime for U6s at Carlow Library every Saturday morning except bank holidays

  • Title: Carlow Sugar Factory Exhibition
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 13/07/2018, 10:00
  • Details: Students of Carlow Educate Together N.S. did a project on Carlow Sugar Factory which culminated in an exhibition of art and stories on exhibition in Carlow Library throughout the Summer

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 14/07/2018, 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

07 2018

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

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