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Poetry Day Ireland

Thursday, 2nd May 2019 - 5:00pm

Calling all poets and poetry enthusiasts to Bunclody Library on Thursday 2nd May from 5-6pm. Come along and recite your poem or just enjoy the poetry on offer! 

Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 2 May 2019 and the theme is Truth or Dare! Whether you share a poem, read a poem, or programme your own event, everyone is invited to join in and celebrate. 

Ocean Biodiversity Talk

Ocean Biodiversity Talk
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 - 7:00pm

Join us at Bunclody Library for a talk by Kieran from The Irish Wildlife Trust. The topic is Ocean Biodiversity. For a long time the significance of biological diversity in the world’s oceans was unclear. It is now known to play a vital role in maintaining the functionality and productivity of ecosystems.

An Amble by the Barrow talk with Dr Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data

Thursday, 2nd May 2019 - 7:15pm

An Amble by the Barrow organised by Wexford Naturalists' Field club is the 2019 Chris Wilson Memorial Lecture.

Dr Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data, talks about the experience of walking it in an event which will offer something for naturalists and the general public alike. The talk, organised by Wexford Naturalists’ Field club is the 2019 Chris Wilson Memorial Lecture.

Martin Doyle, British hero and Irish freedom fighter: 100th anniversary of the Victoria Cross Award

Martin Doyle, British hero and Irish freedom fighter: 100th anniversary of the Victoria Cross Award
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 - 7:00pm

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the award of the Victory Cross to CSM Martin Doyle - New Ross Library will host a lecture given by Irish Times journalist, author, editor and presenter Ronan McGreevy. Martin Doyle won the Victoria Cross and the Military Medal fighting for Britain in the First World War.

Pathways to Clean Cooking - 2050 with Niall Roche

Pathways to Clean Cooking - 2050
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 - 7:00pm

The first of our free talks in advance of the International Pathways to Clean Cooking Conference which is being held on May 30th and 31st in Wexford.

In advance of the second international Pathways to Clean Cooking conference, we offer a free evening talk by environmental health consultant, Niall Roche who will examine recent advances on the wider topics related to clean cooking practices and their potential to impact on global health and the environment.

Library e-Services Clinic

 Library e-Services Clinic
Thursday, 16th May 2019 - 10:30am

Are you interested in borrowing free e-books, e-magazines, e-talking books? Would you like to try a free e-learning course or learn a language from the comfort of your own home? Then, why not come along to our free e-Services clinic in Gorey Library, on Thursday 16th May anytime between 10.30am and 1.00pm. 

Pathways to Clean Cooking – 2050 with Dr. Debbi Stanistreet

Thursday, 23rd May 2019 - 7:00pm

The second of our free talks in advance of the international Pathways to Clean Cooking conference which is being held on May 30 and 31 in Wexford, features Dr Debbi Stanistreet.

Debbie has recently joined the Epidemiology and Public Health Department of the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland as a Senior Lecturer in Public Health after 25 years at the University of Liverpool in a similar role.

Norman Wexford: Echoes on the Landscape with Dr. Linda Doran

Norman Wexford: echoes on the landscape with Dr. Linda Doran.
Tuesday, 4th June 2019 - 7:00pm

This talk by Dr. Linda Doran, will focus on putting the changes and structures of the Normans into their international context, and will include issues of land ownership due to marriage settlements.

Dr. Linda Doran has studied medieval settlements along the Barrow, Nore and Suir rivers and is the editor of the New Ross section of the Royal Irish Academy’s Irish Historic Towns Atlas. 

Work Matters Start-up Meet-up with Helen McCormack, CEO of HMC Marketing Consultancy

Tuesday, 4th June 2019 - 7:00pm

All you need to know about the 3Ms: Marketing, Mentoring, Money. 

This month we are delighted to welcome Helen McCormack, CEO of HMC Marketing Consultancy.

Helen is involved with Enterprise Ireland and H2020 technology funding programmes and has worked for companies such as Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Toshiba Medical Systems, GE Healthcare and Fannin Distribution Europe.

Helen has a wealth of business acumen, knowledge and experience that spans over 15 years. We are delighted that she will be in Gorey Library to share her knowledge and help local entrepreneurs and businesses.

Internet Safety Training Sharon Hayden National Parents Council (NPC)

Internet Safety Training Sharon Hayden National Parents Council (NPC)
Thursday, 6th June 2019 - 7:00pm

This programme looks at cyberbullying and how children use the Internet. Parents will be introduced to strategies to help their children be responsible, effective and safer Internet users.

This is part of a series of free talks in Wexford County Council Public Libraries. Read more:
Booking Recommended. Tel: 053 9236055

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Norman Event for Families with Baya the Storyteller 

Norman Event for Families with Baya the Storyteller 
Saturday, 8th June 2019 - 2:00pm

"Eight weeks after Robert Fitzstephen's landing in Bannow Bay, we are delighted to welcome Baya Salmon-Hawk, a storyteller from the Aquitaine, who travelled with the three boats. She will tell of her experiences as she came over from Normandy with Dermot MacMurrough's party.

Her friendship with the Irish Princess Aoife has given her an interesting insight in this episode of Irish History. She was also able to converse freely with the King of the Welsh, Robert's cousin and learnt much about the history of that troubled time."

To book phone: 051 421877

All the Way Home with Jane Clarke in memory of the late Denis Collins

All the Way Home with Jane Clarke in memory of the late Denis Collins
Thursday, 13th June 2019 - 7:00pm

Award-winning poet, Jane Clark will read from her new collection, All the Home, an illustrated sequence of poems in response to a family archive of First World War photographs and letters held in the Mary Evans Picture Library, London.

This event is in memory of the late Denis Collins.