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Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council



  • Title: Carlow Castle 3D Model and Illustration on display
  • Venue: Reception Area Carlow County Council
  • Start Date/Time: 12/04/2019, 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: 12/04/2019, 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 Start Date/Time: 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: St. Willibrord, Patron Saint of Luxembourg and his County Carlow Connection
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum, College Street, Carlow Town, R93 E3T2
  • Start Date/Time: 12/04/2019, 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). Start Date/Time: 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 Farmer's Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 13/04/2019, 09:00
  • Details: Carlow Farmers Market is a food-based market that has proven hugely popular as customers embrace the wide variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, meats, juices and home baking on offer. The market provides an outlet for local farm based food, while also allowing visitors and locals the opportunity to meet local farmers and growers and purchase top quality Carlow foods in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

  • Title: What’s The Story Rory
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 12/04/2019, 20:00
  • Details: Rory O'Connor is Ireland's favourite online funny man and bestselling author, otherwise known through his social media sketches as Rory's Stories. Rory's Stories takes a hilarious and frank look at every aspect of Irish life. From the GAA to the Guards and everything in between, Rory's quick comedic wit perfectly captures what it means to be Irish. Bringing his sketches to life in his stand-up shows, he has sold out venues across Ireland, and even as far as Australia and the Middle East. He now brings his new show 'What's the Story Rory' to VISUAL Carlow this April.

  • Title: Delta Centre - A Class Act
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 17/04/2019, 20:00
  • Details: Delta Centre Proudly Present “A Class Act” Celebrating 30 years of Development, Education, Learning, Training and Activity in Carlow. 2019 is a year of celebration for everyone involved in Delta Centre as it marks our 30th year of providing and developing supports to adults with different needs in Co. Carlow. “A Class Act” will bring us on a musical journey which show cases the developing talents of our performers over the last 30 years. We promise a variety show to suit all ages and will include performances from some well-known favourites such as ABBA, Oliver, Cats, High School Musical and Sister Act. For many years Delta Centre has been show casing the talents and abilities of our learners through a combination of song, drama and dance. They have been guest performers at the Regional Rose of Tralee competitions, Carlow Rotary Fashion Show and the 50th Anniversary of The Kennedy Summer School. The comments of Tim Shriver very aptly sum up what we have achieved over 30 years “The inclusive, innovative and inspirational performance of people with disabilities, their carers and volunteers is a model to be shared with all” Tickets: €15/12

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