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August 2019

The Town Churches of Bagenalstown

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Mary’s Church, Bagenalstown,

Talk 3: The Story - Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland Join us for the third in this trilogy of talks about the churches in Bagenalstown. Myles Kavanagh will talk about the story of St. Mary's Church of Bagenalstown. The story of St. Mary’s starts with leaving the 8th Century Church in the townland of Dunleckney and the opening of Bagenalstown’s new church in 1844. The churches of St. Mary’s and St. Andrew’s formed a straight line on the site in…

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September 2019

Culture Night Carlow 2019

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Carlow Central Library,

Carlow County Council Arts Office is delighted to host a cultural trail of family friendly events all FREE of charge and highly accessible as part of Culture Night Carlow 2019. Culture Night is a unique celebration that gives you the opportunity to sample more than 22 creative events all taking place on Friday 22nd of September around Co. Carlow. Culture Night has something for everyone including a multicultural celebration hosted by Forward Steps FRC in Tullow Library, a Rambling House…

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Reelóg at Carlow Library

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carlow Central Library,

On Culture Night, Music Generation Carlow will feature the talented young musicians from Reelóg our junior trad ensembles for night of music not to be missed. Music Generation Carlow is now in its sixth successful year and their diverse range of musical styles and genres created by extremely talented young Carlovians will leave you incredibly impressed and maybe a little jealous of their talents! Time: 4pm - 4.30pm Genres: Music / Performance Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible Address: Carlow…

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‘A Cup of Tea’ exhibition in Tullow Library

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tullow Library,

Hello everyone! We are delighted A Cup of Tea exhibition will be on display during the Culture Night and beyond at Tullow library. The place to be and celebrate Culture on 20th September in Tullow: Opening of Latvian and Syrian book shelves. Poetry reading. Craft and creative activities for kids. Music and refreshments. A cup of Tea exhibition... special guests and much more.

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‘In the Quiet place’ – an exhibition by Chroma

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - September 28 @ 5:30 pm
Carlow Central Library,

CHROMA is a Carlow based group of artists producing varied and exciting works of art in response to the beauty of the natural environment. The works span both traditional and contemporary approaches and include figurative and semi-abstract landscapes, seascapes and portraiture. Filled with atmosphere and emotion they will appeal to a wide audience. The artists are: Mary Clare Nolan, Lorraine Hayden, Bridget Monks, Pat Grassick, Liz Eustace, Teresa Fennell, Maeve Taylor and Ann Cuddy. ‘Chroma is the quality of a…

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Carlow Storytellers celebrate the life and work of the writer George Bernard Shaw.

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carlow Central Library,

100 years on from when he bequeathed various properties to the town of Carlow, The Carlow Storytellers will celebrate the life and work of the writer George Bernard Shaw. There will be excerpts from some of his finest plays, including Pygmalion and Arms And The Man. Enjoy a presentation of a selection of his greatest and wittiest quotes. A voracious letter writer, see Shaws correspondence come to life by dramatisation and photography. Learn more about Shaws links to Carlow. And,…

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October 2019

PenFest 2019: Carlow Library’s Creative Writing Festival

October 29 - November 1
Carlow Central Library,

Welcome to PenFest 2019, the Carlow County Council creative writing festival for emerging writers. Coordinated by Carlow County Council Library Service in part collaboration with Carlow Arts Office, the festival is a must for all emerging writers. Now in its 9th year, PenFest seeks to offer practical guidance to new writers from established authors and creative writing mentors. This year we welcome writer Jackie Hayden for a two day memoir writing workshop, Beau Williams for an afternoon workshop and are…

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PenFest 2019: Write for your Life! with Jackie Hayden

October 30 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Carlow Central Library,

Jackie Hayden regards Memoir Writing as a highly rewarding but practical activity. He believes that if you can think you can write, if you can talk you can write. But most of all, you have to want to write. Over two days he’ll take WRITE FOR YOUR LIFE! course participants through the entire process of Memoir Writing, from getting started to becoming a published author. Each session will have a section during which participants can put his advice and observations…

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November 2019

PenFest 2019: Why I Write with Beau Williams

November 1 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlow Central Library,

"Why I Write" focuses on the importance of being vulnerable in your writing. This pushes the boundaries on what a poem is "supposed to be" and gives the writers the proper tools to address their emotions or experiences and express them in an effective way on the page. The workshop starts with a short introduction, then I'll share a poem or two of mine and we'll discuss what we think makes a poem. We will then talk about the importance…

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PenFest 2019: Book Launch: Ah, Men! by Simon Lewis

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carlow Central Library,

Ah, Men! is the 2nd poetry collection by Simon Lewis, winner of the 2016 Hennessy Prize for Poetry and finalist in the 2017 Shine/Strong Prize for his first book, Jewtown. In these new poems, Lewis considers what it means to be male in 21st century Ireland. Reflecting on how the role of the male in Irish society is changing rapidly, he hones in on fathers, husbands and sons in their comfortable and uncomfortable relationships, in urban and rural settings, and…

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