Fingal Libraries are delighted to have The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and their Mobile Information Bus visit Rush Library, Saturday 3rd November 2018, from 11:00am - 2:30pm.
The service provides information and support to people with dementia and their families. The bus is stocked with resources for people looking for information about memory loss, a recent diagnosis, ongoing support available, information for the carer, tips for day to day living and so much more.
This visit is part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library. To find out more, go to: http://bit.ly/2mwqGK4 10 2018
Psychotherapist & Counsellor, Fiona Hall (MIACP) will give a FREE talk on the Power of Positivity in Swords Library on Saturday 3rd November 2018 from 11am to 12pm. Learn how having an optimistic attitude can have a positive influence in your life.
Fionas talk is a Healthy Ireland at Your Library event. To find out more about our health and well-being service, please go to http://bit.ly/2mwqGK4 2018
Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council
Title: Spooktacular Pumpkin Train Adventure at Rathwood
Start Date/Time: 27/10/2018, 14:00
Details: This Halloween come to help the Terrible Twins Wizzie & Lizzie beat the evilest Wicked Witch. Wizze & Lizzie need your help & fast!!! Jump on board the Rathwood Express Train with Wizzie & take a trip to visit The Whacky Wizard... A trip to him can only mean one thing TROUBLE!!!! Fingers Crossed he can save the Terrible Twins before its too late. Continue deep into the spooky forest to find Treasure Island & save the twins from the Wicked Witch. Once the witch is defeated the Rathwood Express Train will take you to the Magical Pumpkin Patch, here each child we will pick their very own Pumpkin to carve & take home Whats included on the day? Take a magical journey on board the Rathwood Train into the woods Watch out for spooky characters along the way Walk through the Enchanted Forest that leads to the haunted house and pirate ship Come back to our pumpkin patch where each child receives their very own pumpkin Each child will take part in carving their pumpkin on the day Look out for our sheep, ducks & deer on your journey Hot Chocolate for every child booked on the Rathwood Halloween train. Suitable for younger kids (babies up to 8 years of age). It gets scarier after 4 pm for bigger kids! €11 per Child €7 per Adult Duration 1hr
Title: Halloween at the Delta Centre Carlow
Venue: Delta Centre Carlow
Start Date/Time: 27/10/2018, 14:00
Details: Lots of Wicked and Wonderful things that will make you jump in the gardens Halloween games, ghosts, ghouls and much more Prizes for best costume of the day!!! Booking is recommended, if you don’t want to miss out
Title: Spookley Halloween Storytelling
Venue: Arboretum Carlow
Start Date/Time: 27/10/2018, 11:00
Details: Spook on down to Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven this Halloween for a spook-tastic family fun event running from October 27th to 31st. Discover Spookley the square pumpkin in a unique Halloween storytelling event for the young and young at heart! Spookley is the number one anti-bullying campaign in the USA and Arboretum is delighted to be part of such an important message. Spookley was first introduced to millions of children in the book The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, in which he is bullied by all of the round pumpkins until a mighty storm threatens to destroy the entire pumpkin patch and only Spookley, with his unique shape, can save the day. Spookley storytelling will be open to all ages with Arboretums very own childrens entertainer taking on the role of the animated storyteller. This fantastic event is only €5 per child and can be booked online or in-store. Join in the Halloween fun whilst learning an important anti-bullying message too!. This event takes place in Arboretum Carlow, 11:00am & 12:30pm
Title: Halloween at Huntington Castle 2018
Venue: Huntington Castle Clonegall
Start Date/Time: 27/10/2018, 16:00
Details: Halloween at Huntington Castle 2018 A Halloween Spookfest at a genuine haunted castle! Features a ghostly guided tour with ghosts, ghouls and screams. Family tours suitable for under 12s are available as well as over 12s… Admission: U12s €8.95 /Adults teenagers €11.95 From 27/10/2018 to 31/10/2018 Times: From 4:00 pm to 19:00:00
Title: halloween storytime for kids
Venue: Carlow Library
Start Date/Time: 30/10/2018, 15:00
Details: Get the kids ready for all Hallows eve with a bewitching afternoon of fun and spooky stories! Be sure to come along in costume to really get into the spirit! Free Admission
Title: Tales from the Archive - Spine chilling Stories of Carlows ghosts and ghouls
Venue: Carlow Library
Start Date/Time: 30/10/2018, 18:00
Details: Carlow has a rich history and heritage filled with stories about famous locals and wondrous dwellings. But have you ever heard the tales about the countys more supernatural inhabitants? Come along to an evening discussion about some of the ghosts, witches and ghouls who haunt the region and feel free to share your own supernatural stories from Carlow on the evening.
Title: Halloween Film
Venue: Borris Library
Start Date/Time: 31/10/2018, 10:30
Details: Halloween Film at Borris Library. Prize for the best dressed/scary costume on the day
Title: Halloween Film
Venue: Bagenalstown Library
Start Date/Time: 31/10/2018, 11:00
Details: Halloween Film at Bagenalstown Library. Prize for the best dressed/scary costume on the day.
Title: The Moon-Myth and Magic Exhibition
Venue: Carlow Library
Start Date/Time: 01/11/2018, 10:00
Details: The Moon-Myth and Magic Exhibition is on at Carlow Library on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd November, this is an overview of world myths, astronomical influences and new concepts.
Title: Dance Republic
Start Date/Time: 28/10/2018, 12:00
Details: Our show will feature students from our branches in counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare, Wicklow, Laois and Wexford. A 90 minute showcase of talent, technique and creativity we look forward to our students taking to the stage and doing what they love to do most, dance. Sunday 28th October 12pm, 3.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets: €15/10 children
Title: Surprise Halloween Screening
Start Date/Time: 30/10/2018, 20:00
Details: Just us for a Spooktacular surprise screening this Halloween’s eve. We’ll be heading to the deepest, darkest crevices of the VISUAL cinema archive to unearth a classic chiller to frighten your souls. Join us from 7pm in VISUAL Bar for some ghoulish treats and terrifyingly good music. Dressing up is encouraged. Tickets: €8/6
Title: Paranormal Investigations at Ducketts Grove
Venue: Ducketts Grove
Start Date/Time: 26/10/2018, 17:30
Details: Date: Friday the 26th October Time: 5:30pm Date: Friday the 26th October Time: 8:30pm Date: Saturday the 27th October Time: 5:30pm Date: Saturday the 27th October Time: 8:30pm Date: Wednesday the 31st October Time: 8:30pm
Title: Carlow Town Halloween Park Run
Venue: Carlow Town Park
Start Date/Time: 27/10/2018, 09:30
Details: The Carlow Town Park Run is a free run that takes place every Saturday morning in Carlow Town Park. This coming Saturday there is a Halloween Theme in place and runners are encouraged to take part in costume! It promises to be a spooktacular event!
Title: Carlow Farmers Market
Venue: Potato Market Carlow
Start Date/Time: 27/10/2018, 09:00
Details: Join the traders from Carlow Farmers Market for some Halloween themed fun on Saturday the 27th October between 9am - 2pm Pumpkin Carving Competition (Bring your own carved pumpkin and enter it in our competition. Pumpkins must be delivered by 10am) Free Face Painting Guess the weight of the pumpkin
Title: Public Witch Trial
Venue: Carlow Courthouse
Start Date/Time: 28/10/2018, 18:00
Details: While tickets to the trial are sold out, you are invited to join the crowds on the steps of the courthouse to hear the verdict read out by the town crier – with a few surprises thrown in!!! Come dressed in your Halloween best for some great family fun – live music, DJ, food stalls, face painting, and the Dublin Circus Project for a spectacular fire show! Accompanied by dramatic music, the performers will wow with their skill and bravery as they deliver a stunning show. Following the spectacular fire display, there will be a Halloween themed dance performance by the Marie Cashin School of Dance. Finishing this fantastic night of family fun will be Jack Wyse, sword swallower, magician and entertainer extraordinaire! Jack is the only Irish festival entertainer to win the coveted Street Performance World Championship.
Details: The Centre is a former school house overlooking Lough Key which served the townlands of Tawnytasking, Rock of Doon, Spa etc. in its heyday. The Centre is run by volunteers who have used their own resources to maintain a vital rural resource for local inhabitants. It’s a popular venue with locals from the area and the town of Boyle. Halloween, Easter and social dancing classes are held in the main school room with its turf fuelled stove, and plentiful car parking.
Details: Every winter in Whistleberry Forest a little robin comes to visit and grants creatures of the forest their very own wish. From dripping icicles to gentle snowfall and the delight of ice skating, discover the mysteries of the forest in a wonderfully delightfully interactive traditional music performance made for children.
Details: Experience the thrill of sean nós dancing as they shuffle and stamp their feet to the beat in this fun-filled workshop. Renowned dancer and musician Sibéal Davitt will introduce children to the lively moves of sean nós with a chance for children to create and show off their own brand of new fancy footwork!
Details: In association with Ceol Connected, the Arts Council & Creative Ireland. Come and discover the wonders of light and shadow as you make your very own shadow puppet with Emma Fisher from Beyond the Bark puppet and installation theatre. Creations will be inspired by the mysterious creatures who all live in the deep blue ocean.
Details: A captivating, moving, and otherworldly show for all the family. Weaving together traditional music, song, puppetry, and animation to bring children on an unforgettable journey. Told through the eyes of Maggie Connor and her son Maurice ‘the king of all the pipers in Ireland’!
Details: In association with Ceol Connected, the Arts Council & Creative Ireland. Bring along instruments and dancing shoes to this very fishy session. Led by experienced traditional musicians, children who can play a tune on the fiddle, whistle, bodhran or any instrument can join in. Families are invited to come, watch and enjoy.
Details: Written and Performed By Mikel Murfi, The Man in the Woman’s Shoes returns. It’s October 1978 – Pope John Paul I is not long dead, autumn is closing in and Pat Farnon has ‘some business in town. Follow Pat as he walks to town and back again A beautifully observed piece, simple, funny, and tender
Details: Returning for the second time to Roscommon Arts Centre, the companion show to “The Man In The Woman’s Shoes”, follows Pat Farnon on a journey he had not quite planned and finds that every twist in the road can bring its own surprises. This is a show that abounds with love.
Facebook: Roscommon Arts Centre
You can view further details on these events and others through the Councils Event Calendar here. 10 2018
In order to facilitate routine maintenance, the playground at Loughnanane Park, Roscommon Town will be closed this Friday, Saturday & Sunday. The park and adult gym equipment will remain open to the public.
Roscommon County Council wish to thank you for your co-operation. 10 2018
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