Yearly Archives: 2017

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On Tuesday August 15th a group of office volunteers are spending the day on a training trip. The intention is for the volunteers to gain better insight into what Bunclody and the surrounding towns have to offer. Information for each place we visit will be posted on our Twitter and Instagram accounts as well as Facebook. You can follow our day by visiting our Twitter, Facebook or Instagram pages and see what the the area has to offer.

The office WILL be open as usual from 11am to 5pm.





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    Proposals for the intended redesign of Bunclody Market Square are on display in our office today and tomorrow for you to come and have your say on. Please do drop in to the office and fill out a comment sheet about which design you prefer. They are also on display in Bunclody Library where you can fill out a comment sheet. If you are unable to come to either the office or Library before tomorrow you can also have your say by following this link:

    The proposals were designed by Joe Fallon Architectural Design and a more detailed description of what each proposal entails can be found on their Facebook page.

    Both images can be clicked to view a larger version.

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    The Streams of Bunclody Festival is being officially opened by Renowned Singer \Song writer Nial Toner on Friday 21st July at 9.00pm in ArtBank, Main street, Bunclody.

    To be followed  at 9.45pm by a Fire and Musical spectacle. Courtesy of The Fairy and The Fiddler.

    At 8.00pm it is opening it’s Mid Summer exhibition in the main gallery displaying work of 29 artists from counties Wexford, Carlow and Kilkenny. For the first time has 2 solo shows running as well. In the Branch Manager’s Office Trudi Doyle’s exhibition runs from 17th to 29th July and in the vault Caoimhe Dunn’s show runs from 18th to 29th July

    Saturday 22nd sees the Square being turned into a market by Artisan food producers and Bunclody Saturday market, from 10.00 to 5.00pm.

    From 11.00 there is a Children’s puppet workshop in Bunclody Library, by Julie-Rose McCormmick.

    11.00 Newtownbarry house as part of the Carlow Garden Festival. Garden talk by Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

    Throughout the afternoon there are Street entertainers,. Buskers, bands and, a circus skills workshop in the Square, on the Mall and outside Sam McCauley’s Pharmacy.

    The evening entertainment is in the Millrace from 8 to midnight with The 7th Fret, Wexford band followed by an 80’s disco.

    Sunday 23rd Newtownbarry house is the location for an afternoon of Yoga, Music and song, Wine tasting and Jugglers with The Fairy and The Fiddler returning to close the festival.