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St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Arklow Town St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee have announced that the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place at the earlier time of 2pm on Saturday the 17th March.

This year’s parade will have a fun theme for floats “Bring your favourite book to life”. For anyone who wishes to participate in the parade, please complete and return the form to any of the committee members:

Tina O Sullivan Chairperson – 087 9093848

Cllr Tommy Annesley Vice Chair – 087 2508205

Colm Moules P.R.O – 087 2886845

Or drop into either of the following,  Jim Hoey The Bridge Hotel Bridge St Arklow Donal Molloy Le Chef Main St ArklowJim Hoey – The Bridge Hotel Bridge St Arklow or Donal Molloy – Le Chef Main St Arklow.

 

 

Reading Initiative Arklow Library

One Book One Community will be launched at Arklow Library on February 23rd   between 10am & 12noon. The initiative will be launched with the novel “Far Away Home” by Marilyn Taylor.

This pilot project will run until March 22nd with 6th class students from St Johns and 1st year students from Glenart College reading the same book, completing quizzes, and meeting the author

 

 

 

Arklow History at Library

Arklow Library will be hosting a series of one-off lectures by local historian Pat Power. Admission is free. Please contact the library to book a place at 0402 39977.

 

 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!

Dinner & Movie Deal

Book Dinner & a Movie Package with the Arklow Bay Hotel for a two or three course meal followed by a movie of your choice in the Omniplex Cinema, Bridgewater Shopping Centre Arklow:

2 Courses & Cinema Ticket – €22.00 per person (Sun – Fri) 3 Courses & Movie Ticket – €26.00 per person (Sun – Fri)

 Arklow Music Festival

 Now in its 49th year, Arklow Music Festival will take place in a variety of venues across the town from Saturday March 3rd till Sunday, March 11th.

Entries for the festival are now open and are available online http://arklowmusicfestival.com/. These must be submitted to the festival office no later than Tuesday January 16th.

Further information is available from the office at 0402 32732.

 

 

Arklow Library Crafts

 The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the beautiful new Library building.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Charity Coffee Morning

A fundraising coffee morning in aid of Arklow Cancer Support group will take place in St Saviour’s Church hall on Thursday February 15th from 10am to midday.

 

Bridgewater Shopping Centre

Sit back relax and let the professionals work their magic. Get ready for Valentine’s Day by winning Bridgewater’s dream Pamper Package.  To enter all you have to do is fill in the form here: https://bridgewatercentre.ie/valentines-competition/. Best of Luck!

 

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!

Dinner & Movie Deal

 

Book Dinner & a Movie Package with the Arklow Bay Hotel for a two or three course meal followed by a movie of your choice in the Omniplex Cinema, Bridgewater Shopping Centre Arklow:

2 Courses & Cinema Ticket – €22.00 per person (Sun – Fri) 3 Courses & Movie Ticket – €26.00 per person (Sun – Fri)

 Arklow Music Festival

 

Now in its 49th year, Arklow Music Festival will take place in a variety of venues across the town from Saturday March 3rd till Sunday, March 11th.

Entries for the festival are now open and are available online http://arklowmusicfestival.com/. These must be submitted to the festival office no later than Tuesday January 16th.

Further information is available from the office at 0402 32732.

 

 

Arklow Library

 The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the beautiful new Library building.

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Hurry to the Curry

The biggest fundraiser of the year for the Arklow RNLI will take place tonight, Friday January 26th in the Arklow Bay Hotel at 8pm. Music will be by The Groove and there are a number of great spot prizes to be won!

Tickets are €20 and are on sale from Arklow Life Boat Station or the Arklow Bay Hotel.

 Craft Fair Bridgewater

 

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.

Arklow Tidy Towns Table Quiz

Arklow Tidy Towns are hosting a table quiz to raise funds for a replacement van which is  essential for the upkeep of the local town.

The Table Quiz will be held in the Old Ship on Friday 2nd February at 8.30pm. Entries are €5 per head or 4 for €20.

For further details, contact 086 027 4884 or 085 864 1313.

 

 

Arklow Town Football Club – 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!

 

 

 

 Dinner & Movie Deal

Book Dinner & a Movie Package with the Arklow Bay Hotel for a two or three course meal followed by a movie of your choice in the Omniplex Cinema, Bridgewater Shopping Centre Arklow:

2 Courses & Cinema Ticket – €22.00 per person (Sun – Fri) 3 Courses & Movie Ticket – €26.00 per person (Sun – Fri)

 

 

Bridgewater Competition

 

For more information, please check https://bridgewatercentre.ie/january-competition.

Arklow Music Festival

 

Now in its 49th year, Arklow Music Festival will take place in a variety of venues across the town from Saturday March 3rd till Sunday, March 11th.

Entries for the festival are now open and are available online http://arklowmusicfestival.com/. These must be submitted to the festival office no later than Tuesday January 16th.

Further information is available from the office at 0402 32732.

 

 

Arklow Library

 

The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the beautiful new Library building.

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Hurry to the Curry

The biggest fundraiser of the year for the Arklow RNLI will take place on Friday January 26th in the Arklow Bay Hotel at 8pm. Music on the night will be by The Groove and there are great spot prizes to be won!

Tickets are €20 and are on sale now from Arklow Life Boat Station or the Arklow Bay Hotel.

 

Craft Fair Bridgewater

 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.

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!

 

 

Dinner & Movie Deal

Book Dinner & a Movie Package with the Arklow Bay Hotel for a two or three course meal followed by a movie of your choice in the Omniplex Cinema, Bridgewater Shopping Centre Arklow:

2 Courses & Cinema Ticket – €22.00 per person (Sun – Fri) 3 Courses & Movie Ticket – €26.00 per person (Sun – Fri)

 

Bridgewater Competition

 For more information, please check https://bridgewatercentre.ie/january-competition.

 

Arklow Visual Arts Gallery

The Arklow Visual Arts Gallery will host a young photographers’ exhibition until January 23rd.

A group of 4 young talented amateur photographers will be exhibiting their work.

Admission is free.

 

 

 

Arklow Music Festival

 Now in its 49th year, Arklow Music Festival will take place in a variety of venues across the town from Saturday March 3rd till Sunday, March 11th.

Entries for the festival are now open and are available online http://arklowmusicfestival.com/. These must be submitted to the festival office no later than Tuesday January 16th.

Further information is available from the office at 0402 32732.

Arklow Library

 

 The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the beautiful new Library building.

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Hurry to the Curry

The biggest fundraiser of the year for the Arklow RNLI will take place on Friday January 26th in the Arklow Bay Hotel at 8pm. Music on the night will be by The Groove and there are great spot prizes to be won!

Tickets are €20 and are on sale now from Arklow Life Boat Station or the Arklow Bay Hotel.

 

Craft Fair Bridgewater

 

 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.

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!

 

 

Dinner & Movie Deal

Book Dinner & a Movie Package with the Arklow Bay Hotel for a two or three course meal followed by a movie of your choice in the Omniplex Cinema, Bridgewater Shopping Centre Arklow:

2 Courses & Cinema Ticket – €22.00 per person (Sun – Fri) 3 Courses & Movie Ticket – €26.00 per person (Sun – Fri)

 

Arklow Shipping Silver Band

Arklow Shipping Silver Band is one of the top brass bands in Ireland with multiple awards achieved over the years.

They will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this year.

Arklow Shipping Silver Band are delighted to announce they are reaching out for some new talent and would welcome new members to join.

  

Bridgewater Competition

 

For more information, please check https://bridgewatercentre.ie/january-competition.

 

 Arklow Music Festival

 

Now in its 49th year, Arklow Music Festival will take place in a variety of venues across the town from Saturday March 3rd till Sunday, March 11th.

Entries for the festival are now open and are available online http://arklowmusicfestival.com/. These must be submitted to the festival office no later than Tuesday January 16th.

Further information is available from the office at 0402 32732.

 

Arklow Library

 

 

The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the beautiful new Library building.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hurry to the Curry

The biggest fundraiser of the year for the Arklow RNLI will take place on Friday January 26th in the Arklow Bay Hotel at 8pm. Music on the night will be by The Groove and there are great spot prizes to be won!

Tickets are €20 and are on sale now from Arklow Life Boat Station or the Arklow Bay Hotel.

 

Craft Fair Bridgewater

 

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.

 

Dinner & Movie Deal

Book Dinner & a Movie Package with the Arklow Bay Hotel for a two or three course meal followed by a movie of your choice in the Omniplex Cinema, Bridgewater Shopping Centre Arklow:

2 Courses & Cinema Ticket – €22.00 per person (Sun – Fri) 3 Courses & Movie Ticket – €26.00 per person (Sun – Fri)

 

 

Arklow Library

The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the beautiful new Library building.

 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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Arklow Panto Creations Presents Cinderella

Arklow Panto Creations brings “Cinderella” to the Town.

Arklow Pantomime Creations will be putting on the hugely popular story of Cinderella between Thursday 28th and Saturday 30th December in the Arklow Sports & Leisure Centre.

For more information please check out the website at www.arklowpanto.com or contact 085 2820770.

  

Christmas Trees on Sale

Christmas Trees will be on sale at Arklow Rugby Club every Saturday until Christmas. Raffle tickets will also be on sale with some great prizes up for grabs!

 

 

 

 

Bridgewater Shopping Centre – Christmas Opening Hours

  

 Space to Play

A St Stephens Day spectacular takes place in the Arklow Bay Hotel on December 26th in aid of the St Johns Senior “School Space to Play” campaign. Tickets are €10 and are available from the school office and the Arklow Bay Hotel.

 Arklow Library

 The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the new Library building.

 

 

 

 

 Dinner & Movie Deal

 

 

Country Market

 Arklow Country Market runs every Saturday from 10:30am – 12pm in the Pigeon Racing Hall in Castlepark.

Here you will find a large selection of homemade produce including cakes and jams.

 

 

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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Golden Ticket Draw

 

 The well anticipated Arklow Golden Ticket Draw will take place this coming Tusday December 19th at 7pm in the Arklow Library.

This draw has been running for the month of December via local businesses, giving the opportunity for customers the chance to win fantastic prizes!

Only a few days left to avail of this great opportunity to be in with a chance to win, so make sure to shop local!

Christmas Trees on Sale

 

Christmas Trees will be on sale at Arklow Rugby Club every Saturday until Christmas. Raffle tickets will also be on sale with some great prizes up for grabs!

 

 

 Arklow Panto Creations Presents Cinderella

Arklow Panto Creations brings “Cinderella” to the Town.

Arklow Pantomime Creations will be putting on the hugely popular story of Cinderella between Thursday 28th and Saturday 30th December in the Arklow Sports & Leisure Centre.

For more information please check out the website at www.arklowpanto.com or contact 085 2820770.

 

 

Bridgewater Shopping Centre – Christmas Opening Hours

  

 

Space to Play

 

A St Stephens Day spectacular takes place in the Arklow Bay Hotel on December 26th in aid of the St Johns Senior “School Space to Play” campaign.

Tickets are €10 and are available from the school office and the Arklow Bay Hotel.

 

Arklow Library

 The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the new Library building.

 

 

 

 

 Dinner & Movie Deal

  

 

Country Market

 

Arklow Country Market runs every Saturday from 10:30am – 12pm in the Pigeon Racing Hall in Castlepark.

Here you will find a large selection of homemade produce including cakes and jams.

 

 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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Christmas Events in Arklow

 

 

 Hospice Tree Blessing Bridgewater Shopping Centre

Avondale Voice will be singing carols and hymns at the annual blessing on Saturday 9th December at 2pm. This is a lovely way to remember a loved one at this time of year.

Anybody who wishes to volunteer for a slot can contact Sinead at the Wicklow Hospice Foundation on 0402 91310 or Sinead@wicklowhospice.ie.

Loaves & Fishes Café Christmas Coffee Morning

The Loaves & Fishes Café will be hosting a coffee morning in aid of their annual Christmas Day meal. This coffee morning will be held in The Centre, 1A Wexford Road Arklow, on Thursday December 14th from 10am – 12 noon.

 

 

Arklow Panto Creations Presents Cinderella

 

 

 

 

 Cruinniu Carols by Candlelight

 The sixth annual Carols by Candlelight by Cruinniu will take place on Thursday December 14th at 8pm in St Mary & Peter church, Main St Arklow.

On the night there will also be performances by the Arklow Shipping Silver Band, accompanist John Bonner, Michael Flood and students of Mary Walsh.

Proceeds from this year’s concert will go towards the Martin Family Trust. Admission is €5.

Bridgewater Shopping Centre – Christmas Opening Hours

 

 

 

 

Arklow Library

 

The children’s activity morning continues every Saturday at Arklow Library from 10:30am. Come along and enjoy a craft session at the new Library building.

 

 

 

 

Dinner & Movie Deal

 

  

Country Market

 

Arklow Country Market runs every Saturday from 10:30am – 12pm in the Pigeon Racing Hall in Castlepark.

Here you will find a large selection of homemade produce including cakes and jams.

 

 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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Santa’s Arrival

Festive fun for all the family at Bridgewater Shopping Centre as Santa will be arriving on Sunday the 19th November from 11am – 3pm.

 

Christmas Market

 

The seventh annual Christmas market and craft fair will take place in Arus Lorcain, Castle Park Arklow, on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th November from 11am – 5pm.

Over 40 stalls will display their unique hand crafted goods and Christmas gifts.

Admission is free, and Santa will arrive to officially launch the fair on Saturday at 12:30pm.

 

Fashion Show Extravaganza

St Michael & Peter Junior School will present “All I Want for Christmas” fashion show extravaganza on Friday November 24th at 8pm, in The Arklow Bay Hotel.

Tickets are €10 and are available from the school reception, The Arklow Bay Hotel. Or please contact Amanda at 087 9141786 or Fiona at 087 6644176.

Carysfort Festive Fair

  

Carysfort National School will host their annual Christmas Fair on Saturday December 2nd from 10am – 4pm.

Stalls will display an array of arts, crafts & seasonal giftware. Santa will arrive at his grotto at 12pm. The day promises to have something for all the family!

Cruinniu Carols by Candlelight

 

The sixth annual Carols by Candlelight by Cruinniu will take place on Thursday December 14th at 8pm in St Mary & Peter church, Main St Arklow.

On the night there will also be performances by the Arklow Shipping Silver Band, accompanist John Bonner, Michael Flood and students of Mary Walsh.

Proceeds from this year’s concert will go towards the Martin Family Trust. Admission is €5.

 

 

St Saviours annual Fair

The Church of Ireland Community will hold their annual fair in the Malborough Hall on St Marys Road on Friday December 1st from 6pm.

A number of stalls selling a variety of products, and a raffle will be held on the night with some great prizes to be won.

Any money raised will go towards parish funding.

Bird keepers annual show

 The Arklow & District Bird keeping society will host their annual bird show on Saturday 18th November 4pm – 7pm & Sunday 19th November 9am – 2pm in the Arklow Sports Leisure Centre.

The bird show will run in conjunction with the 41st Irish Fancy Society and the 17th Southern Norwich Society.

Over 1600 birds of different variations will be on display. Admission is €3, and children are free.

 Photography Exhibition

Brian McIIvenny, a Co Wicklow photographer will present his latest exhibition “Monolith” for the month of November at Arklow Library.

“Monolith” is an exhibition of monochrome lith prints spanning 20 years of work in traditional film photography techniques.

This exhibition was officially launched by author & Sunday Independent journalist Declan Lynch.

 

  

Dinner & Movie Deal

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!