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Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council



  • Title: Eleanor Tiernan -Success Without a Sex Tape
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 16/03/2019, 20:00
  • Details: From Irish Pictorial Weekly, Bridget and Eamon and BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz stand-up comedian Eleanor Tiernan returns with a new show recounting her struggles to live a happy and comfortable life without releasing a sex tape. Includes cautionary tales, tips on how to avoid ending up having your intimate private details available online and cat cafe etiquette. Attendance is compulsory. “Tiernan boasts a magnificent curl in her lip and snarl in her voice” (Sunday Times). “A uniquely oblique angle on the world” (Chortle.co.uk). Tickets: €12

  • Title: The Young Karl Marx
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 19/03/2019, 20:00
  • Details: Presented in co-operation with the Goethe-Institut Irland Raoul Peck, follow up to his critically acclaimed documentary ‘I am not your Negro’, with a biopic of Karl Marx (August Diehl) that focuses on his relationship with English industrialist Friedrich Engels (Stefan Konarske). In 1843, the 26 year old Marx is living in exile with his wife Jenny (Phantom Thread’s Vicky Krieps) in Paris, where he meet Engels. Quickly befriending one another, they set about writing revolutionary texts, seek out contact with utopian workers movements and clash with the authorities of France, Belgium and England – as they struggle for nothing less that a new social order. In the midst of turmoil and class conflict, together they complete the Communist Manifesto – a text that will change the world. “Both intellectually serious and engagingly free-spirited” New York Times Tickets: €6 Early Bird before 5.30pm on the night

  • Title: Carlow Farmer's Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 16/03/2019, 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 Farmer's Market

  • Title: An Ciorcal Gaeilge
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 20/03/2019, 10:30
  • 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/

  • Title: Carlow Castle 3D Model and Illustration on display
  • Venue: Reception of Carlow County Council, Athy Road, Carlow Town
  • Start Date/Time: 15/03/2019, 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.

  • Title: Journey in Time, the Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 15/03/2019, 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: St. Willibrord, Patron Saint of Luxembourg and his County Carlow Connection
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 15/03/2019, 10:00
  • Details: 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. View this special exhibition that was featured on RTE television programme ‘Nationwide’ (view episode on the RTE Player, Monday 12th February). 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: Tullow Mountaineering Club
  • Venue: Carlow Library
  • Start Date/Time: 21/03/2019, 18:45
  • Details: Tullow Mountaineering Club doing a presentation about the benefits of hill walking ( Body and Mind) and also promote the amazing Mount Leinster.

  • Title: Carlow Town Parade
  • Venue: Carlow Town
  • Start Date/Time: 17/03/2019, 16:00
  • Details: Carlow Town’s St Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at 4pm on March 17. It will start at its traditional starting point (Carlow Post Office) and will proceed along Kennedy Avenue. At the Liberty Tree it will turn left onto Potato Market and left again onto Tullow Street. At Bramley’s Jewellers it will turn right onto Dublin Street and will continue for a short period before turning left onto Centaur Street where it will enter the Haymarket area. The parade will finish at Carlow Town Hall.

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