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 Grand Marshall is Majella Myler of Arklow Sea Scouts and she will lead a diverse range of floats, decorated vehicles and marching groups through the centre of Arklow Town.

Arklow Chamber of Commerce will present the “Chamber of Commerce Cup” for the Best Float for this years parade.

Fiver Friday Promotion


The “Fiver Friday” promotion in conjunction Joe Duffy’s LiveLine Show will be live from Arklow this Friday the 16th of March. The RTE presenter will be outside Arklow Courthouse broadcasting as part of his Nationwide Tour.

This is a fantastic opportunity to give that extra support to local businesses in the aftermath of Storm Emma. Special Offers from local businesses can be found on the following Facebook pages:

  • Arklow Chamber of Commerce
  • Arklow Enterprise Town
  • Fiver Friday Arklow Page

Or alternatively, tune into Joe Duffy’s Liveline show Mon to Fri 1.45 – 3.00pm. Or check RTE’s Liveline website page to check for online Fiver Friday deals.

 Lap of the Map

The 80’s night fundraiser in aid of Mary Hickey’s Lap of the Map has been rescheduled for March 24th. More details are to follow.

Rockview Artists

Arklow Library will host a new art exhibition featuring the works of Martha Duane and Muara Hann of Rockview Artists.

The exhibition will open on Thursday March 15th at 7pm and run until the end of the month.


Avonmore Musical Society “That’s Eurovision”

Avonmore Musical Society is looking for people to participate in their very own version of the Eurovision Song Contest with a winning prize of €500.

Places are limited, so do not leave it too late to get involved, contact Georgie Nichols at for more information or check out the Avonmore Musical Society Facebook page.

Cookery Demo

Arklow Rugby Club will host a cookery evening with well-known Irish Chef, Kevin Dundon in the Arklow Bay Hotel on Friday March 23rd.

Tickets are €20 and are available from Rachel on 085 2272076.




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.




 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 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.