Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

  • Title: The King’s Speech
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 17/02/2017, 11:00
  • Details: Colin Firth is the reluctant monarch, King George VI, who overcomes his speech disability with the assistance of an alternative speech therapist. With themes of duty and determination, the film merges historic events with a very personal story in the context of Britain before World War II. A popular choice for Leaving Cert comparative study 2017 For school bookings Please call the Box Office on 059 9172400 or email Box Office Tickets: €5 per student

  • Title: A Whistle in the Dark
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 18/02/2017, 20:00
  • Details: Premiered in 1961 at the Theatre Royal Stratford, having been rejected by the Abbey Theatre, Tom Murphy’s play went on to be a West End hit. The story of the climactic confrontation between Michael, his father and brothers, a brawling, hard-drinking, criminal gang of Irish immigrants living and working in Coventry. A powerful portrayal of tribal violence and the devastation it brings in its wake. It remains Murphy's best known and most performed play. Tickets: €16/14conc

  • Title: The Jungle Book
  • Venue: Visual
  • Start Date/Time: 19/02/2017, 15:00
  • Details: The 1957 classic The Jungle Book will be on the big screen in VISUAL on Sunday afternoon. Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. Beloved animation classic to start the midterm break, with lots of songs we all know and love for a price that won’t break the bank. Tickets: €8/6conc Family of 4 €20

  • Title: Carlow Frmers Market
  • Venue: Potato Market Carlow
  • Start Date/Time: 18/02/2017, 09:00
  • Details: Carlow Farmers Market is held every week in the centre of Carlow Town (at the old Potato Market beside the main town-centre Car Park) and there are a wide variety of producers selling their fresh produce to the general public

  • Title: 1916 Commemorative Stained Glass Mural by artist Peadar Lamb
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum
  • Start Date/Time: 17/02/2017, 10:00
  • Details: As a lasting legacy of the Carlow Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, this innovative and unique contemporary stained glass mural illustrates a Carlow narrative showing some key Carlow figures such as Micheál O’Hanrahan who grew up on Tullow Street and Nurse Margaret Kehoe from Leighlinbridge who lost her life on Easter Monday 1916, and tells of the role they played in 1916. Rich in symbolism the piece was created by Peadar Lamb, an artist working primarily in the medium of stained glass for over twenty years, using hand-made glass and a variety of techniques which have changed little over the centuries. Well worth a visit, Admission to the Museum as always is free! Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm

  • Title: The Quiet Revolution - 70th Anniversary of Rural Electrification Exhibition
  • Venue: Carlow County Museum
  • Start Date/Time: 17/02/2017, 10:00
  • Details: The Rural Electrification Scheme has been described as one of the greatest social and economic developments in twentieth-century Ireland. This exhibition explores the bringing of the light to Carlow, from the first public lighting in 1891, to the implementation of rural electrification in the area (1947-1963) and has a focus on Paddy Dowling, Carlow Person of the 20th Century. The Quiet Revolution Exhibition has been developed in association with the E.S.B.. Admission is free. Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm

02 2017
Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council

Categories: Community Notices, Carlow County Council


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