Carrick-on-Suir Briefs...

Photo exhibition

Photo exhibition

Carrick-on-Suir photographer Tom Grace photographer has an exhibition of his work call “Landscape & Seascape” on show at the Sean Healy Memorial Library at Greenside, Carrick-on-Suir at the moment.

The exhibition continues at the Library until October 14.

Retirement Club

Carrick-on-Suir Active Retirement Club member are having a social meeting at the Nano Nagle Centre this Thursday to celebrate Positive Ageing Week.

The Club’s members will travel to Cashel next Thursday, October 3 for a celebration tea dance in Halla na Feile and will also attend the Carlow Active Retirement afternoon dinner dance this Sunday, September 29.

New members are welcome to join the Club that meets every second Thursday.

Flower Arranging

Carrick-on-Suir’s Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre is taking names for flower arranging classes that will take place on Mondays from 7pm to 9pm.

For further information on the classes contact the Nagle Community Centre at (051) 642418.

Charters campaign

A campaign has begun to get three historic charters in Kilkenny Castle returned to Carrick-on-Suir.

Cllr Patsy Fitzgerald has called for the three charters granting the Butlers of Ormond the right to raise taxes in Carrick-on-Suir during the reigns of three British monarchs to be transferred to Ormond Castle.

He will table a motion at the next Town Council meeting requesting the Council to write to the OPW seeking the charters’ return.

Folk Club

A folk club night takes place at Brewery Lane Theatre at 8.15pm on Thursday, October 3.

It will feature performances from musicians, singers and raconteurs from Carrick, Piltown, Faugheen and Windgap.

Tickets cost €5 and will be available on the door. Contact John Denby on (085) 858 5139 or Pete Smith on (086) 854 8381.

Literature Group

The Nano Nagle Centre’s Literature Group recommences its meetings next Tuesday, October 1 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The Group’s first book is Margaret Atwood’s “The Blind Assassin”. New members welcome. Contact (086) 3326958.