Author archive: Larry Dohey

Book Launch Invitation

The Inward Journey, the second novel from author Kate Evans, who sadly passed away from her battle with cancer this September before getting to see her book published will be launched next week.  Kate was a long time and active member of the Irish Newfoundland Association. She wished for her family and friends to celebrate…

A haunting evocative evening in the theatre

THE WEIR by Conor McPherson A haunting evocative evening in the theatre In a remote country pub in Ireland, newcomer Valerie arrives and becomes spellbound by an evening of ghostly stories told by the local bachelors who drink there. With a whiff of sexual tension in the air and the wind whistling outside, what starts…

Catherine (Kate) Evans

Catherine (Kate) Evans   Passed on: September 8th, 2016 Celebration of Life: September 11th, Clovelly Golf Club, St. John’s Passed peacefully on September 8th. Born in Ballymote, Sligo, Ireland as the daughter of Michael and Winnifred Reynolds. Predeceased by her daughter Mary. Leaving to mourn her husband Tony, sons Mark (Heather) and Cormac (Pricia), her grandchildren…

A festival of traditional music and song

The organizers of the Féile Séamus Creagh Festival,  this year from September  8-12  are hoping that the Irish and friends of the Irish will get out this year  to enjoy a festival of traditional music and song. Féile Séamus Creagh is a festival of traditional music and song from Newfoundland and Ireland. It is named…

Irish Courses at Memorial University

Memorial University, considers Irish courses for this this fall/winter. Students interested in learning about Irish language and culture should be ready to experience the luck of the Irish starting in Fall 2016. LANG 1200 is an introduction to Irish culture, and to speaking and listening to Irish Gaelic. Irish songs, music, plays, films, television, radio,…

Newfoundland and Labrador Irish Connections, information session.

Newfoundland and Labrador Irish Connections (NLIC) is hosting an information session regarding our 2016 Ireland-Newfoundland Gathering tonight (Saturday, April 9th) beginning at 7PM at the BIS, 30 Harvey Road, St. John’s. The Information Session will be followed immediately by a Pub-Night Fundraiser. The entry fee is $10, and there will be soup, sandwiches, and entertainment…

Irish Movie night features: An Klondike, the first Western to be made in Ireland.

Date: Monday, March 28 Time:  7 PM – 10 PM Location: Bridie Molloy’s/Celtic Hearth 5 George St., St. John’s Admission: FREE An Klondike, the first Western to be made in Ireland,  tells the story of the Connolly Brothers; three Irish emigrants who travel from Montana to the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush of the…

Newfoundland’s Irish Nationalists:1880-1950.

Newfoundland’s Irish Nationalists, 1880-1950. Dr. Patrick Mannion will deliver a public lecture to the Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (FHS)  entitled  “Irishness and Empire: Newfoundland’s Irish Nationalists, 1880-1950?” His talk will compare how three St.  John’s – born individuals, Archbishop Michael Francis Howley, James O’Neill Conroy, and Aloysius O’Brien, understood and engaged with…

Irish Week DANCE

39th Annual Irish Week Celebrations St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Thursday: March 17 (St. Patrick’s Night) Place: Bella Vista, 24 Torbay Rd, St. John’s 8:00 PM to 12:00 PM Dance: Rum Ragged and Sullivan Slaney Admission: $20.00 In this the  39th Annual Irish Newfoundland Association  Irish Week  Celebrations  – we welcome you to join us …

Living in two Worlds at the Same Time: An Irish Speaking family in Ireland”

“Living in two Worlds at the Same Time: An Irish Speaking family in Ireland” Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill described as one of the most prominent poets writing in the Irish Gaelic language today will be giving a presentation at Memorial University. Ni Dhomhnaill is one of the few women Irish poets who write exclusively in Irish…

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