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Meath County Council Library Service will host an author event with international author Lorna Byrne at Ashbourne Library on May 17th at 7pm.

A message of hope from the angelsLorna has written three books so far outlining her experiences with Angels over the years and messages of hope for all. Her first book ‘Angels in my hair’ was a huge success and her second book ‘Stairways to heaven’ topped the best seller lists all over Ireland and the world. Her latest book ‘A message of Hope from the angels’ is another best seller and all books are available from the library service.

 The event is part of the Library’s Bealtaine events in May.

 Lorna will be in conversation with executive librarian, Mary Murphy.  There will be time for questions from the audience on the night.  Books will be available to buy at the library from Eason Ashbourne.

As there is limited space available is it essential that anyone interested in attending this event must book with the library on 01 8358185. 

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 Bealtaine Poster


Meath County Council Library Service & Meath County Council Arts Office has arranged a wide variety of events to celebrate the Bealtaine Festival this year. The Bealtaine Festival is held nationally in May each year and celebrates creativity among older adults

Events range from holistic and organic workshops to homeopathy and natural medicine workshops with Linda Boxwell in Slane and Duleek Libraries.

There are numerous musical events ranging from Musical Memories from The National Concert Hall, an evening with the County Council Choir and an Irish traditional music presentation on the history of Irish traditional Music in Meath from Anton MacGowan.

The Library Service has also organised art workshops, drama workshops, creative computing workshops and gardening workshops around the county. There is also a storytelling event on Irish legends with storytellers Nuala Hayes and Kate Corkery in Oldcastle, Duleek, Slane and Kells libraries.

Angels in my hairLorna Byrne, International bestselling author of ‘Angels in my hair’ will be visiting Ashbourne Library and discussing her books during this month. At the time of printing this event is fully booked with a reserve list in case of cancellation.

There are also ‘Trace your family tree’ workshops running in Trim, Navan, Dunboyne and Ashbourne Libraries by Local studies Librarian Tom French.

Ashbourne, Dunboyne and Navan Libraries are offering Silver Surfer Sessions, where members of the public can book one to one IT sessions, on searching the web or setting up new email accounts with the Librarian.

There is also a wide range of exhibitions in our libraries from local artists to photo exhibitions. Our libraries have also ordered in new audio books and large print books for the festival.

Brochures and details of all these events are available in any Meath Library and via the library website at http://www.meath.ie/ . All events are free of charge but booking is essential.



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