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Events are free and all are welcome to attend
Booking is recommended as space is limited
Book your place by telephone or by email
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Events at Gorey Library

March 2015


Seachtain na Gaeilge

Placenames Exhibition
Taispeántas logainmneacha


This programme of events for Seachtain na Gaeilge is being arranged in collaboration with Conradh na Gaeilge Guaire.

Tuesday
3rd March
to
Saturday
21st March



Seachtain na Gaeilge

Spraoi le Páistí agus Giggles 

Children's Event in collaboration with Conradh na Gaeilge Guaire.  

Booking is recommended.
 

Saturday
7th March
2.30 pm to
4.30 pm


 
 


Seachtain na Gaeilge

Léamh Filíochta
Poetry Reading


This poetry reading is in collaboration with Conradh na Gaeilge Guaire.

All are welcome, booking is recommended.

Saturday
7th March
3.00 pm



Seachtain na Gaeilge

Townland Names of Wexford:
languages and settlement patterns


This lecture will be given by Dr. Ó'Crualaoich who is a Placenames Officer in the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. 

The talk will be given through English.


Read more...

Thursday
12th March
8.00 pm


Seachtain na Gaeilge

Pictiúrlann
le Conradh na Gaeilge Guaire

Bí linn le haigh an scannán 'Kings' a fheiceall agus é a phlé.  An Learbharlann Guaire, saor in aisce. Tá fáilte roimh cách. 

Join us, view and discuss the short film 'Kings'.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

Saturday
14th March
3.00 pm


 


Seachtain na Gaeilge

Ceardlann dráma
le Páistí
'Ealú ón Zú'


Children's Drama Workshop Escape from the Zoo in collaboration with Conradh na Gaeilge Guaire.  

Booking is recommended.
 

Saturday
14th March
2.30 pm




Seachtain na Gaeilge

Learn Irish with Conradh na Gaeilge & Gorey Library 


Classes at beginner and improver level continue in Gorey Library this March. 

Take the opportunity to build on your conversational use of the Irish language. 

Classes are free and all are welcome.

Tuesday evenings
7.00 pm



Hello Brain Workshop

Have a Healthy Brain


This workshop is hosted by Iseult Cremen who is part of a team of respected scientists changing the face of science and health communication. “Hello Brain” focuses specifically on brain health and research.

Do join in, learn and have a bit of fun.


Read more...


Thursday
5th March
11.00 am

 

Irish History
1912-1923


Are you interested in Irish History, want to learn more and debate with others.  You are invited to join the Irish history group that meets to discuss the events of 1912-1923. 

This month we will discuss Sean Mac Diarmada.

Wednesday
4th March
11.00 am



National Tree Week

The Red Squirrel


The Red Squirrel, ecology and conservation is the title of a lecture that will be given by Alan Poole, Environmental Scientist.  This lecture is free.

All are welcome and booking is essential.


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Thursday
5th March
7.30 pm



National Tree Week

Bug Hunter Eco Explorer

A bug hunters workshop for school children with Dr. Michel Dugon, zoologist at NUIG.

Bug hunters is a fun and interactive ecology based workshop.


Read more...

Friday
6th March

Booking by School Groups



Public Consultation Day

Draft Flood Maps


RPS, who are conducting the South Eastern CFRAM Study on behalf of the OPW and with the support of Wexford County Council invite you to a public display and consultation of Draft Flood Maps for Courtown and Gorey in the foyer of Gorey Civic Offices.


Read more...

Monday
2nd March
3.00 pm to
7.00 pm


World War 1
The Eastern Front


A new three part series of history lectures on Russia and the Eastern Front during World War 1 with Vadim Kovalchouk.

The lectures will cover the Major Alliances before 1914 and the campaigns from 1915-1918.  

Booking is essential.


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Tuesday
10th March
7.30 pm



What is Chemistry?

The next science lecture is What is Chemistry? with Cheryl Mccaw Poole.

In the first of two talks we will look at the fundamentals of chemistry and then in the second we will look at some examples of chemistry affecting every day life.

Booking is essential.

Thursday
19th March
7.30 pm



eReaders

The group will discuss Orfeo by Richard Powers (Atlantic) and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Doubleday).

All readers who want to discuss this book are welcome to attend. You can borrow books from the library or get the ebook yourself. Contact Gorey Library for more information.

Tuesday
10th March
7.30pm



North Wexford Historical Society Lecture

Tomi Reichental from the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland and Person of the year 2014, talks about his experiences as a Holocaust survivor in Gorey Library.

All are welcome.


Pre-booking to reserve a place is essential  for this event. 

Thursday
26th March
8.00 pm


Facebook & Twitter for Business

These courses are for companies interested in promoting their business through social media or twitter.

To book a place please contact the Local Enterprise Office, Wexford on (053) 9196020 or visit their website.


Read more...

Tuesday
24th March & 31st March
1.30 pm to
5.30 pm



Gorey Writers Group & The Monday Book Club

Gorey Writers Group meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month. 

The Monday Book Club meet the 2nd Monday each month.

Contact Gorey Library to book your place.



Toddler Storytime

Parents, carers and preschool children please do join us at Gorey Library every Tuesday morning in March for Toddler Storytime and Arts & Crafts with Martina.

Plenty of fun is guaranteed and everyone is welcome.

Tuesdays
11.00 am



Partial Solar Eclipse in Wexford

Don't forget to watch out for the partial solar eclipse.

During the maximum part of the eclipse, the Moon will cover a large portion of the Sun, so this will be an impressive sight!

Friday
20th March
8.30 am to 10.30 am




 
Gorey Library
Gorey Civic Offices
The Avenue
Gorey
Co Wexford
Ireland
Tel: 053-9421481
Email: goreylib@wexfordcoco.ie
Web: http://www.wexford.ie/library 

  

 

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