Clane Community Council are delighted to share that two new benches have been installed in Clane Liffeyside Nature Park. Made from recycled plastic, we hope that these benches will help everyone enjoy the wonderful amenity that is the Liffey.
“For all who come By murmuring Liffey and the banks of Clane“
National Heritage Week is being held August 13-21st and local volunteers have arranged two free events in Clane…all welcome!
Hidden Gems and Forgotten People of Clane
Clane Local History Group will host a photographic exhibition entitled ‘Hidden Gems and Forgotten People of Clane’ in Clane Community Library courtesy of Mrs Jackie McCabe, Librarian. The exhibition can be viewed during library opening hours:
13 August, 10am – 1pm
16 August, 10am – 1pm
16 August, 2pm – 8pm
18 August, 2pm – 6pm
20 August, 10am – 1pm
The Pale and Beyond
On Saturday August 20th at 3pm, Clane Community Council and Clane Local History Group have organised a stroll to the ramparts of the Pale and around the grounds of Clongowes Wood College. Former Clongowes teacher and local historian Brendan Cullen will give the talk on both the Pale and the early history of the castle as well as snippets of its later history and links to James Joyce.
The walk and talk starts at 3pm from the car park on the right hand side at the end of the Clongowes driveway.
All events are free and all are welcome– we hope to see you there!
Clane Local History Group and Clane Community Council supporting National Heritage Week.
The week starting August 18th is National Heritage Week and this year we are delighted to announce it can be celebrated in Clane.
On Sunday 19th Clane Community Council has arranged a Wild About Clane Nature Walk by the Liffey, with experts from Birdwatch Ireland and Kildare Bat Group. The walk starts at 8pm in the Abbbeylands Shopping Centre Car Park.
You have probably heard of Donadea Forest Park, but did you know there is a lovely quiet lake nearby too? Ballynafagh lake is just north of Prosperous. Find out more under “Place to Explore” – and why not visit them some day soon?
Did you know we have a Slí na Sláinte route in Clane? It’s signposted and over 4.1km long. There is a also an accessible 2km Abbeylands Slí. For more details have a look under the “Places to Explore” menu above… then when not grab a coat and enjoy it!!