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If you are a family carer, a new free guidebook is available in Athlone this Friday.
One doesn’t usually associate traditional music sessions with libraries, but for the past three years Athlone Public Library has celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge and the traditional music heritage of Athlone by hosting a very successful ‘Seisiun sa Leabharlann’ during the month of March.
The cream of Ireland’s artistic talent will gather in Athlone on the first weekend of October for the 14th annual Athlone Literary Festival.
To celebrate the national week for libraries, Moate Library hosted a special art competition for local schoolchildren, and presented the prizes last week.
The third Westmeath Culture Night will take place on September 21 with an array of events planned for Athlone and the surrounding areas.
‘Washing of the Waters’ is a new radio documentary which celebrates the rural river community of Golden Island, east of Athlone on St Patrick’s Day, Saturday March 17 at 7pm on Shannonside FM.
Athlone’s Literary Festival has announced its 2011 line-up. It features diverse events such as a creative writing workshop with Big Smoke Writing Factory, discussions with poet Gabriel Rosenstock and writer Nuala Ni Conchuir, and an interview with Ruth Dudley Edwards.
A variety of exhibitions, lectures, and other events are being planned in Westmeath libraries to coincide with National Heritage Week, which runs from August 20 to 28.
Seachtain na Gaeilge, which runs from March 5 to 17, is a celebration of Irish language, culture, and heritage. It offers the chance for people to practice their cúpla focail, to celebrate ‘leabhar power’ by reading books as Gaeilge, or even to try a language course. Westmeath Libraries are proud to support Seachtain na Gaeilge with a wide range of events.
The Kilbeggan based Writers Group is looking for young actors between the age of 14 and 18 who would be interested in becoming involved with the group’s new project.