Arklow This Week

Mary Hickey’s Homecoming

Local superwoman Mary Hickey has almost completed the Lap of the Map in aid of the RNLI.

Let’s show Mary our support in her fantastic achievement and give her a warm welcome home this Saturday the 14th April at 2pm, Main St Arklow.

To donate to this amazing cause, please click on


Inver Choir hosts Afternoon Tea

Inver ladies Choir will host an afternoon tea event on Saturday April 14 at 3.30pm in the Arklow Geraldines Ballymoney GAA complex on the Beach Road, Arklow.

Tickets cost €16 and include a glass of presecco on arrival, afternoon tea and musical entertainment, including a performance from the choir members.

For more information contact Ann 086 1972107


Arklow Music Festivals

The new dates for the Arklow Music Festival are now re-scheduled for Saturday 21st April to Sunday 29th April 2018. Arklow & District Chamber are once again delighted to sponsor the award for the “Best Musical Window Display” in conjunction with the annual Arklow Music Festival.

All local traders are continuously supportive of the Arklow Music Festival by decorating and displaying their windows with a musical theme.

The winner will be announced at the prize giving concert on Sunday the 29th of April, in St Mary’s Hall and will receive the “Best Musical Window Display Cup”.


 Registration open for Darkness into Light

From 400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 180,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world. We would love you to join us this May!

Save the date – Saturday, 12th of May 2018 @ 4.15am starting at Arklow Sea Scout




Bridgewater Shopping Centre Craft Fair

The Arklow Craft Fair takes place in the Bridgewater Shopping Centre from 12 noon to 6pm on the first Sunday of every month.

Stalls will display an array of arts, crafts & giftware all of which have been created by local craftspeople and artists.

Black Tie Ball

This year marks the 70th Anniversary of Arklow Town Football Club. To celebrate, the club will host a Black-Tie Ball in the Arklow Bay Hotel on Saturday June 23rd. Further details will follow.





Lip Sync Fundraiser

Arklow United will host the towns first Lip Sync Fundraiser on Saturday October 13th in the Arklow Bay Hotel. This marks the clubs 40th Anniversary & will raise funds for local charities and for development of the Arklow United football club.

Participants are now being sought and can register through the Arklow United Lip Sync Facebook page. A selection process will take place at a later date.


Story Time


Starbucks have teamed up with Eason’s to provide children with a free story time every Saturday at 11am. From now until the end of the year, bring children to the Starbucks kids’ corner for them to enjoy the story of the week!





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