Hook Tourism Photography Exhibition continues till March 29 in Bunclody Library. This exhibition was organised by Hook Tourism, a community organisation which has been in existence for over 50 years. Its aim is to promote the Hook Peninsula as a premier tourist destination and to protect its unspoiled natural landscape and built heritage. Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m. Musical Evening with local artists. To coincide with St Patrick’s weekend local musicians will provide an evening of both instrumental and vocal music in Bunclody Library. These events have proved very popular in the recent past. Please come along. Booking essential. Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. Author visit with Carmel Harrington – Carmel has vast media experience, as a regular panellist on TV3’s Elaine and Midday. In addition, her TV appearances include WNDU-TV in US, BBC in UK, The Today Show, IrelandAM and the Morning Show in Ireland. She has been interviewed many times on radio, on shows that include BBC Radio Ulster and RTÉ’s Ryan Tubridy Show. If that wasn’t enough to make the juggle struggle real, she is Chair of Wexford Literary Festival, which she has curated for four years and co-founder of the Inspiration Project. She has given author talks and workshops in schools, libraries and festivals, throughout Ireland, UK and US Saturday, March 24, at 2.30 p.m.
Yoga for Adults (Croi Yoga) – As part of the Healthy Ireland Initiative this is a yoga workshop for adults in Bunclody Library. Our yoga workshops are very popular for all age groups, particularly as there is an emphasis on health and wellbeing. Booking essential.
Wednesday, March 28 – Movie for children at 2.30 p.m. Based on a novel by a famous author this movie depicts the tale of a father and son conspiring to thwart a local businessman’s plans to buy their land by poaching his game pheasants.
Thursday the 29th at 7 p.m. History of the Cillini with Taylor Walk: Taylor will talk on the history of the Catholic church in Ireland and its role in the development of cillíní. She has catalogued all excavated sites in both the Republic and in Northern Ireland that have confirmed or highly probable cillín burials. Additionally, she considers the ethical concerns surrounding the excavation of those types of sites, as well as the hands-off attitude held by many even when the site is threatened. She examines the excavation, recording, and analysis techniques utilised at the thirty-five excavated cillín sites, drawing similarities between them, and demonstrating the information that can be obtained from studying and memorialising those buried within cillíní. Booking essential.
On Thursday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Irish Heart Foundation Mobile Health Unit will visit Bunclody Library. Free Blood Pressure Checks and Heart Health information with Irish Heart Foundation Mobile Unit. On the day two nurses will be available on the Irish Heart Foundation mobile health unit to provide Free Blood Pressure Checks and Heart Health information. The one to one advice offered by the nurse is a vital part of this check. Contact Bunclody Library for further details.
Regular Adult Events
Adult Reading Circle
The next meeting of the reading circle is on Friday, March 9, at 11 a.m. New members are always welcome. Regular Children’s Events Junior Reading Circle ‘Bunclody Book Cave’ Junior Reading Circle meets again on February 22 at 4 p.m. Toddler Story Time
Join us on Friday mornings at 11 a.m. Come along with your toddler or preschooler for stories, rhymes and songs.
Knitting Club takes place on Wednesdays at 10.30 a.m.
Booking is essential for all events. Tel: 053 9375466.