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Library Events 2005


Special Events

  • Annual Christmas Craft Fair
    5th - 10th December 2005 incl. in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.

    All items are hand crafted by local craftspeople.
  • Writers in Libraries Programme - Reading by Michael O'Siadhail, Poet
    Thursday, November 24th at 7.30 p.m.
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
  • Roger Casement Exhibition - selection of papers of Irish nationalist, Roger Casement.
    de Valera Public Library, Ennis: 14th - 28th November
  • Spoken English Classes by Clare Reading and Writing Scheme in Sean Lemass Public
    Library, Shannon for adults whose first language is not English.
    On Thursday mornings 10.30 am to 11.30 am
    Commencing on Thursday 27th October and continuing to the 15th December inclusive.
  • Roger Casement Exhibition - selection of papers of Irish nationalist, Roger Casement.
    East Clare Heritage Centre, Tuamgraney: 26th October - 9th November
  • Craft Fair meeting in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
    Tuesday 25th October 2005 at 7.00 pm.
    For craftspeople interested in participating in the Annual Christmas Craft Fair.
  • Literacy Tutor Training by Clare Reading and Writing Scheme in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon on Wednesday mornings 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
    Commencing on 12th October and continuing to the 30th November inclusive
  • Roger Casement Exhibition - selection of papers of Irish nationalist, Roger Casement.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon: 10th October - 24th October
  • Writers in Libraries Programme - Reading by Macdara Woods, Poet and Translator
    Friday, October 7th at 7.30 p.m.
    Kilrush Public Library
  • Writers in Libraries Programme - Reading by Mary O' Donnell, Poet
    Wednesday, September 14th at 7:30 p.m.
    Kildysart Public Library
  • An Information Display relating to Public & Voluntary Services provision in South County Clare
    From 23rd - 30th September 2005 at Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Information Morning for Public and Voluntary Service Providers
    Thursday 22nd September 2005 at 10.30 a.m. at Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Public and voluntary service providers in the Shannon, Newmarket-on-Fergus and Sixmilebridge areas will meet, identify and learn about each others services and generate ideas for the development of the community of South County Clare which they serve.
    This is an inter-agency event organised by Sean Lemass Public Library and the Clare Adult Basic Education scheme.
    For further information telephone Carmel Daly, Sean Lemass Public Library 061-364266.
  • Roger Casement Exhibition - selection of papers of Irish nationalist, Roger Casement.
    Kilrush Public Library: 21st September - 5th October
  • Life in a Shell
    From 19th September - 8th October 2005 at Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
    (An ENFO exhibition, supported by the environment section of Clare County Council)
    An exhibition by the Irish Wildlife Trust on shells (bivalves and gastropods), outlining the biodiversity of sea shells, their evolution, habitats and identifying key points such as natural heritage, conservation and the interaction between wildlife and people.
  • Roger Casement Exhibition - selection of papers of Irish nationalist, Roger Casement.
    Ennistymon Public Library: 5th - 19th September
  • Education Information Exhibition outlining courses available or accessible in the Mid West. Courses included are part-time, day and evening, distance and online and of various durations.
    From 1st to 30th September
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Play Hour for 3 - 6 year olds
    Wednesday 31st August 2005 at 3.00 - 4.00 pm.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Book Club for Adult readers
    Tuesday 30th August 2005 at 7.00 pm
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Art Workshop for 8 - 12 year olds with Alan Shoosmith
    Thursday 25th August 2005 at 4.00 - 5 .00 pm.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • A lecture given by Thomas Lynch and Book Launch of 'Booking Passage' - We Irish and the Americans Wednesday, 24th August 2005 at 8pm
    Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • Play Hour for 3 - 6 year olds
    Wednesday 24th August 2005 at 3.00 - 4.00 pm.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Art Workshop for 3 - 7 year olds with Alan Shoosmith
    Tuesday 23rd August 2005 at 3.00 - 4.00 pm.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • A lecture given by Criostoir McCarthy - History of Currachs
    Wednesday, 17th August 2005 at 8pm
    Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • Play Hour for 3 - 6 year olds
    Wednesday 17th August at 3.00 - 4.00 pm.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Art Workshop for 8 - 12 year olds with artist Leonard Graham
    Thursday 11th August 2005 at 4.00 -5.00 pm
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Play Hour for 3 - 6 year olds
    Wednesday 10th August 2005 at 3.00 - 4.00 pm.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • A lecture given by Dick Robinson - Shipwrecks off Kilkee & the RNLI
    Wednesday, 10th August 2005 at 8pm
    Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • Open Evening with a representative from National College of Ireland
    Tuesday 9th August 2005 at 5.30 - 7.30 pm
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Art workshop for 3 - 7 year olds with artist Imelda Greene
    Tuesday 9th August 2005 at 3.00 - 4.00pm
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Writers in Libraries Programme - Reading by Gabriel Rosenstock
    Thursday, August 4th at 3 p.m
    Newmarket on Fergus Public Library
  • Exhibition of Cross stitch craftwork by Inna Pestova
    2nd August - 20th August 2005
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • A lecture given by Tom 'Tash' Byrne - Vignettes of Victorian Kilkee
    Wednesday, 3rd August 2005 at 8pm
    Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • Storytelling for Kids with Ruth Marshall
    Wednesday, July 27th 2005 at 3 p.m.
    Kildysart Public Library
  • A lecture given by John Murray - Birds of the Loop Peninsula
    Wednesday, 27th July 2005 at 8pm
    Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • A Piano & Cello Recital - Darina Gibson & Jane Hughes
    Wednesday, 20th July 2005 at 8pm
    Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • Information display depicting services provided by Clare Supported Employment Service to people with a disability, whether physical, sensory, intellectual, or hidden.
    From 11th - 20th July 2005
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • A lecture given by Dick Cronin - Protecting our Built Heritage
    Wednesday, 13th July 2005 at 8pm
    Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • Craft exhibition featuring cross-stitch craft work in pictures and gift cards, by Russian native Inna Pestova. Inna Pestova is a native of Russia now living in Clare.
    From 6th - 30th July 2005
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Writers in Libraries Programme - Reading by Anthony Cronin Wednesday, July 6th, at 7.30pm at Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
  • De Valera Public Library, Ennis, Children's Summer Project: 5th - 15th July, 2005
  • Clare County Library - Children's Summer Reading Scheme 2005
    1st July 2005 to 31st August 2005
    In all branch libraries
  • Local author Christine Breen, who has just published a book entitled So Many Miles to Paradise: From Clare to There about her nine-month adventure around the world with her husband and their two children will speak
    Kilrush Library on Friday, 24th June at 6.30pm.
  • Children's author Vincent McDonnell will read from his books and talk to children aged 9-12
    Wednesday, June 22nd, Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge at 11 a.m. and
    Killaloe Public Library at 1.30 p.m.
    Advance booking required for this event.
  • Shannon town Council will hold a presentation to acknowledge the contribution of the Society of Care to the Shannon Community from 1969 - 2005. The presentation of the Meara Bhaile's awards for 2005 will also take place.
    Tuesday, June 21st at 8.30 p.m.
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • 2005 Bisto Book of the Year award winner Kate Thompson will read from her books and talk to children aged 10-12
    Tuesday, June 21st, Ennistymon Public Library at 11 a.m. and
    DeValera Public Library, Ennis, at 1.30 p.m.
    Advance booking required for this event
  • Well-known sports commentator Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh
    will speak and read from his recent book From Dún Síon to Croke Park
    Monday, June 20th in Sean Lemass Library, Shannon at 1pm and
    DeValera Library, Ennis at 5.30pm
  • Local author Christine Breen, who has just published a book entitled So Many Miles to Paradise: From Clare to There about her nine-month adventure around the world with her husband and their two children will speak at Kilkee Library on Monday June 20th at 7pm.
  • Book Promotion: Eureka - A Popular Science Book Promotion for Adults
    From 1st June 2005 to 31st August 2005
    Killaloe Public Library
  • Book Promotion: Eureka - A Popular Science Book Promotion for Children
    From 1st June 2005 to 31st August 2005
    Killaloe Public Library
  • Writers in Libraries Programme - Reading by Anne Haverty
    Wednesday, June 1st, 7 p.m.
    Corrofin Public Library
  • Writers in Libraries Programme - Reading by Jennifer Johnston
    Friday, May 20th 7.30 p.m. at Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Audio Visual Presentation on the life and work of photographer Dorothea Lange by her son Daniel Dixon
    May 12th 2005 at 7.30 p.m. at DeValera Public Library, Ennis
  • Bealtaine sa Chláir
    An exhibition of work done by older people of Clare supported by the County Arts Office. Featuring work from Miltown Malbay Daycare Centre; St. Joseph’s Hospital, Ennis; Ennistymon Community Hospital and Raheen Hospital, Tuamgraney.
    9th – 27th of May, library opening hours.
    Venue: Gallery at De Valera Public Library, Ennis
  • Book Promotion: Wonderfully Wild – Books on the Biodiversity of Clare
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    DeValera Public Library, Ennis
  • Book Promotion: BOOX - Teenage Book Promotion
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge and Corrofin Public Library
  • Book Promotion: The Modern Library – The Best Novels in English published in the 1950s
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    Tulla Public Library
  • Book Promotion: Blúrín Gaeilge – Irish Language Book Promotion for Adults and Children
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Book Promotion: The Modern Library – The Best Novels in English published in the 1960s
    From 1st May 2005 to thel 31st July 2005
    Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library
  • Book Promotion: The Modern Library – The Best Novels in English published in the 1990s
    From 1st May 2005 to the July 31st 2005
    Kilmihil Public Library
  • Book Promotion: Changing Faces, Changing Places - A Multicultural Book Promotion for Children
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Kilkee
  • Book Promotion: Picture This - A Picture Book Promotion for Children
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    Kildysart Public Libary
  • Book Promotion: The Modern Library – The Best Novels in English published in the 1970s
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    Scariff Public Library
  • Book Promotion: The Modern Library – The Best Novels in English published in the 1980s
    From 1st May 2005 to the 31st July 2005
    Dr. Patrick J. Hillery Public Library, Miltown Malbay
  • Coping with Exams
    Month of May
    An information display by the Shannon Youth Office offering exam guidance, preparation and revision tips.
  • Book Promotion: Contemporary Irish Fiction – A Selection of the Best in Contemporary Irish Fiction
    From 1st April 2005 to the 30th June 2005
    Kilrush Public Library
  • Art Exhibition by Leonard Graham.
    Sean Lemass Public Library Shannon from the 1st to the 30th April 2005.
    Leonard is a visual artist who qualified in the Limerick School of Art & design, and has had solo exhibitions around Ireland and Europe. The exhibition comprises of colourful landscapes in mixed media.
  • St.Patricks Day Crafts for 4-10 year olds
    Thursday 10 March at 4pm, Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
  • Seachtain Na Gaeilge, March 5th-17th
  • Prós á Léamh ag Ré Ó Laighléis
    Tuesday, March 15th at 1.30pm, Séan Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Prós á Léamh ag Ré Ó Laighléis
    Monday, March 14th at 10.30am, Killaloe Public Library
  • Women in Art – Book Display for International Women’s Day
    March 7th – 12th, DeValera Public Library, Ennis
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Friday, March 11th at 11am, Corofin Public Library
  • Prós á Léamh ag Ré Ó Laighléis
    Friday, March 11th at 10.30am, Ennistymon Public Library
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Thursday, March 10th at 3pm, DeValera Public Library, Ennis
  • Prós á Léamh ag Ré Ó Laighléis
    Thursdsay, March 10th at 1.30pm, Kilrush Public Library
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Thursday, March 10th at 1pm, Lisdoonvarna Public Library
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Thursday, March 10th at 10.30am, Ennistymon Public Library
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Wednesday, March 9th at 1.30pm, Tulla Public Library
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Wednesday, March 9th at 1pm, Séan Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Launch of Irish Language Book promotion entitled Blúirín Gaeilge for
    Adults and Children by Ré Ó Laighléis

    Wednesday, March 9th at 12.30am, DeValera Public Library, Ennis
  • Prós á Léamh ag Ré Ó Laighléis
    Wednesday, March 9th at 10.30am, DeValera Public Library, Ennis
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Wednesday, March 9th at 10.30am, Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
  • Poetry Reading by Ruth Marshall
    Tuesday, March 8th at 4pm, DeValera Public Library, Ennis
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Tuesday, March 8th at 1pm, Kildysart Public Library
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Tuesday, March 8th at 10.30am, Kilrush Public Library
  • Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Monday, March 7th at 11.30am, Killaloe Public Library
  • Book Review Competition for Children
    World Book Day, Thursday 3rd March is celebrated in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, with a Book Review Competition for Children. Prizes will be sponsored by McLoughney's Newsagents, Shannon Sky Court, Shannon. Children are requested to choose one book to review from a selected list and submit their entry to the Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, or to mailbox@clarelibrary.ie with the heading ' Shannon Book Review Competition', on or before Friday 11th March 2005. Further details and competition entry forms are available in the library.
  • Book Promotion: Eureka – A Popular Science Book Promotion for Adults and Children
    From 1st March 2005 to the 31st May 2005
    Ennistymon Public Library
  • Shannon Scouts Club 40th Anniversary.
    The Shannon Scouts Club is Celebrating its 40th Anniversary with an Expo in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, from 14th - 28th February 2005. The Expo will include photographs, kerchiefs, fireblankets, charts of leaders, and memorabilia of their activities and adventures since the club's origin. A representative will be in attendance in the Library each afternoon to meet parents or children and answer any questions and provide information.
  • Writers in Libraries - reading by Carlo Gebler
    Saturday February 5th, 12 noon, Killaloe Branch Library
  • Artist in Schools Scheme: An exhibition of work celebrating Clare County Council's Artist in Schools Scheme featuring various schools and artists. 17th - 29th January 2005 at De Valera Public Library, Ennis.
  • Original Cartoons, an exhibition by Vincent Hunt - from 20th December 2004 until early January 2005, at Ennistymon Public Library.

See Also:
Library Events 2007
Library Events 2006
Library Events 2004
Library Events 2003
Library Events 2002

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