08
November
2018

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: Don Baker
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 10/11/2018, 20:00
  • Details: The legendary Don Baker and his band have been touring many of Ireland’s finest theatres to rave reviews in 2018. The band sold out many of their concerts this year and recently performed at the iconic Olympia Theatre in Dublin. Don is a prolific singer/songwriter and musician, whose songs have been recorded by Sinead O’Connor, Declan O’Rourke, Finbar Furey and Liam Ó’ Maonlaí with U2’s Bono describing him as “the best harmonica player in the world”. The Dubliner has also released an amazing total of 17 albums during his career. As an actor Don is best known for his roles in ‘In the Name of the Father’ alongside Daniel Day Lewis and as gangster Thomas Flynn in ‘Fair City’. He has also published several books on how to play the harmonica which have been translated into many different languages including Japanese. The Don Baker Band features a sensational keyboard player from Italy, Salvatore Urbano from Naples. Sal has recorded with Damien Dempsey, Brian Kennedy, Sinead O’ Connor and Eleanor McEvoy and is widely regarded as amongst the best in the business. He fuses the band’s Blues and Rock genres with creative flair. Hugh O’ Neill on drums, has performed with some of the biggest names in the business, including Van Morrison and Jerry Lee Lewis, keeps up a driving rhythm. All in all Don and the boys guarantee a great night of Rock n’ Roll. Tickets: €21

  • Title: Holy Mary
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 15/11/2018, 20:00
  • Details: Holy Mary is the story of two nine year old girls on the days leading up to the social occasion of the year: Their First Holy Communion. Mary and Majella have been mortal enemies since baby infants, and things have gotten even worse since Mary’s daddy moved in with Majella’s mammy. Both girls are searching for a way to insult the other, and Majella thinks she has found a weak spot when she realises that Mary’s Communion dress is actually a second hand dress that she herself donated to the Vincent dePaul. Will Majella use this devastating information to publicly take down her nemesis with a vicious rhyme? Or will she realise that maybe she and Mary are not so different and that maybe they could be allies instead of enemies? In typical Colfer fashion the characters are very real and very funny. The cast of two play two mothers, a benevolent priest, a patient teacher, a misguided father and two cheeky and lovable nine year olds. Holy Mary, a hilarious and heartbreaking tale of Communion, confusion and consternation. Tickets: €18/16

  • Title: Carlow Farmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 10/11/2018, 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: An Ciorcal Gaeilge
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 14/11/2018, 10:00
  • Details: Come along for Caint, Caife agus Craic in the Carlow County Museum. An Ciorcal Gaeilge is a weekly informal conversational group, with tea and biscuits for all. Pop along and practice your cúpla focail. All are welcome! Tar linn do caint, caife agus craic i Músaem Chontae Cheatharlach. Is grúpa neamhfhoirmiúl Gaeilge í an Ciorcal Gaeilge, le go leor tae agus brioscaí do gach éinne. Buail isteach agus bain úsáid as do cúpla focail. Fáilte roimh cách. 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/ Every Wednesday at 10.30am for 1 hour

  • Title: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 09/11/2018, 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/ Monday - Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm (last admission half hour before closing)

  • 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: 09/11/2018, 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: Tradition - An Irish Film (Carlow International Film Festival)
  • Venue: Carlow Omniplex
  • Start Date/Time: 15/11/2018, 18:30
  • Details: The Carlow International Film Festival- Nov. 15-17- aims to showcase the best in international films from all over the world. The film festival’s best movies will be shown in Carlow Library who are the co-hosts for a second year, with the opening Feature being shown in the Carlow Omniplex. The opening feature this year is an Irish Film, Tradition- On his last day on the bench, District Court Judge Seamus Moynihan finds himself presiding over the most controversial case his court – and his town – has ever seen. Tradition is written by Claire Corrigan and Damian O’Callaghan and is produced and directed by Damian O’Callaghan (‘The Gift’). It stars Paul Ronan, Pascal Scott, James Daly, Laura Reidy and Brendan Grace.

11 2018
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