9th | THE BIRTH OF A NATION

RIVERBANK ARTS CENTRE | 8PM | €10 Book Online at www.riverbank.ie or Phone 045448327 ‘Birth of a Nation’ is a musical extravaganza set against the backdrop of Irish history leading up to the founding of the modern Irish State. It was a time of great change, the effects of which impacted on the lives of people throughout the country from …

9th | CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION

McDONNELL’S BAR AND LOUNGE | 7PM | FREE This groovy three-piece band from Kildare will entertain race goers as they return home from the Curragh. Cambrian Explosion features Dave Nolan, Alan Heffernan and Shane Pearson. Genre: Rock, Pop, Reggae, Folk, Funk

9th | M7 – EXHIBITION BY MICHAEL HOLLY

McKENNA GALLERY RIVERBANK | 9TH JUNE – 29TH JUNE | FREE The M7 Motorway was Ireland’s first and is Ireland’s longest motorway at 164.6km. Today it flows from the Naas Ball in Co. Kildare past Newbridge and countless other towns, villages, farms and hamlets all the way to the Rathbane interchange just outside Limerick City. Visual artist Michael Holly will …

9th | HOLISTIC TREATMENT TASTER SESSIONS

RYSTON SOCIAL CLUB | 11AM – 1PM | ALL TREATMENTS €20 This is a unique opportunity to sample a variety of holistic treatments. Cranio Sacral Therapy – Reflexology – Indian Head Massage Amatus – Reiki – Back Massage To book treatments call/text 0862452352

9th | JUNE FEST AND NEWBRIDGE PARISH RACE DAY

Saturday 9th June, The Curragh, GATES OPEN: 12PM – FIRST RACE 2PM | ADULT €15 – SENIORS & STUDENTS €12 – UNDER 16 FREE So much has changed at The Curragh Racecourse since last year …… come and see how the redevelopment is progressing. This year combines the Parish and June Fest race days into one bumper family day out. We have …

8th – 9th | IRISH MILITARY SEMINAR

RIVERBANK | 8TH JUNE – 9TH JUNE | ADMISSION FREE Ireland has a long, proud military tradition. The aim of this seminar is tolook at all aspects of Irish military history, drawing chiefly on events and personnel from within our nation’s past. Great episodes in Ireland’s history are intermingled with escapades in far-off places like South Africa, Flanders and the …

9th – 28th | HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS 2

June 9th -28th Riverbank Arts Centre  | Wednesday 7th – 30th June | ADMISSION FREE Following the first exhibition in 2017, the ‘Home Is Where The Art Is’ project is back this June. As part of this year’s JuneFest, Riverbank Arts Centre has invited youth groups to work with a number of visual artists, to create pieces of art which form …