ÉIGSE ROOTS
Carlow is bursting with all kinds of activity year-round, never more so than when the festival is on. ÉIGSE 06 is delighted to profile below some of the fantastic events run by local organisations and groups which are taking place in Carlow during festival week:

EVENT CARLOW YOUNG ARTISTS’ CHOIR
DATE Tuesday June 13
TIME 1.10pm (duration 40 minutes)
LOCATION St. Mary’s Church, Castle Hill
ADMISSION €2 -  through the festival box office
CYAC will present a selection from their dynamic and diverse repertoire of choral music. CYAC is supported by The Arts Council and Carlow Local Authorities. Artistic Director: Mary Amond O’Brien. Accompanists:Maeve Lyons, Mary Barrett, Claire Dunne.


EVENT Jack Patterson on Piano & Liam Sutton on Cello
DATE Friday June 16
TIME 1:10pm (duration 40 minutes)
LOCATION St. Mary’s Church, Castle Hill
ADMISSION €3 -  through the festival box office


EVENT Sing and Swing with CORMIOSA Chamber Choir and special guest Niall Toner Blues Band
DATE Friday June 16
TIME 8:30pm
LOCATION St. Mary’s Church, Castle Hill
ADMISSION €12 adults, €8 conc, €32 family (2 adults +2 children) from Cathedral Parish Office 059 9164087, from Choir Members, or at 059 9141267


EVENT

Family Fun - Guided River Walk in aid of Carlow & South Leinster Rape Crisis Centre

DATE Sunday June 11
TIME 2PM
LOCATION Town Hall Car Park
ADMISSION Sponsorship cards available from festival box office


EVENT Lion’s Club Duck Race
DATE Sunday June 11
TIME 3PM - 5PM
LOCATION Town Hall Car Park
ADMISSION Sponsorship cards available from festival box office


EVENT Carlow College of Music Concert
DATE Thursday June 15
TIME 1:15PM
LOCATION St. Mary's Church, Castle Hill
Carlow College of Music, led by Musical Director Majella Swan, featuring award-winning students and a newly formed young choir, CANTAIRI OGA CEATHARLACH.


EVENT Picnic le Comhluadar
DATE De Domhnaigh 18 Meitheamh
TIME 3PM - 5PM
LOCATION Pairc Nua - Oak Park
ADMISSION Free - But bring your family picnic
Spraoí, Spóirt, Picnic agus Gaeilge le Cheile sa Phairc nua. All it takes is a cúpla focail and you could join many other families for an afternoon of craic!


 
Éigse Carlow Arts Festival Ltd, Foresters Hall, College Street, Carlow.
telephone: 059 9140491 / fax: 059 9130065 / email: eigse3@eircom.net