Author archive: Larry Dohey

A series of seminars in Irish and Irish-Newfoundland history

IRISH HISTORY WITH THE BENEVOLENT IRISH SOCIETY  As part of its Heritage and Culture Program of the Benevolent Irish Society (BIS) and to mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, the BIS is offering a series of seminars in Irish and Irish-Newfoundland history, led by Dr. Patrick Mannion. The ten-week course will examine some…

The greatest living poet in the Irish language, reading in St. John’s.

“The greatest living poet in the Irish language.”     Come join us to celebrate the power of the written and spoken word at the 2016 SPARKS Literary Festival. Now in its seventh year, SPARKS will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Suncor Energy Hall, School…

Irish Christmas Party: SATURDAY

The Irish Newfoundland Association (INA) will be hosting their Annual Christmas Party on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the Swilers Rugby Club, 100 Crosbie Drive, St. John’s. Michael McGuire, President of the INA said that the gathering from noon – 3:30 p.m. is an opportunity for members, friends and individuals interested in Irish culture to…

INA Annual Christmas Party

HOLD THE DATE Sponsor:  Irish Newfoundland Association Event: Annual Christmas Party Date:  Saturday, December 12, 2015 Time:  12:00  – 3:30 p.m. Where:  Swilers Rugby Club, 100 Crosbie Drive, St. John’s. Please share this news with other members of the Irish Newfoundland Association or friends that are interested in our activities.

Irish Movie Monday’s (TONIGHT)

Sinéad Ní Mheallaigh, organizer of the St. John’s “Irish Movie Monday’s” has been pleased with the response of audiences. Sinéad  is the Faculty of Arts’ Irish language teaching assistant  at Memorial University of Newfoundland for the 2015-16 academic year. Hailing from Donegal by way of Galway, she launched “Irish Movie Mondays” at Bridie Molloy’s, screening…

Irish Movie Monday’s

Sinéad Ní Mheallaigh, organizer of the St. John’s “Irish Movie Monday’s” has been pleased with the response of audiences. Sinéad  is the Faculty of Arts’ Irish language teaching assistant  at Memorial University of Newfoundland for the 2015-16 academic year. Hailing from Donegal by way of Galway, she launched “Irish Movie Mondays” at Bridie Molloy’s, screening…

The Legendary Paul Brady in Concert

One of Ireland and the world’s greatest singers Paul Brady, the man hailed by critics and contemporaries as one of Ireland and the world’s greatest singers and songwriters, is finally headlining a concert in St. John’s.  For decades his music has been enormously popular in Newfoundland, but local audiences have only been able to catch…

Celebrated Newfoundland poet to launch book

The celebrated Newfoundland poet Mary Dalton’s first prose collection, Edge: Essays, Reviews, Interviews is being launched at the LSPU Hall, in the Cox & Palmer Second Space on Thursday, October 29, from 5-7 p.m. Dalton has been a long time member of the Irish Newfoundland Association and has worked with the INA Executive in the…

Join us for the INA – BBQ – July 25

Join us for the BBQ (St. John’s, NL) The Executive of the Irish Newfoundland Association (INA) cordially invites members and guests to attend the 3rd annual BBQ hosted by the INA to allow members to meet the Executive and friends of the Association. In order to better prepare for our BBQ we would like to…

Transatlantic Poetry – Presents Acclaimed Irish Poets

Transatlantic Poetry Presents Acclaimed Irish Poets Internationally acclaimed Irish poets Nick Laird and Elaine Feeney will read at the LSPU Hall’s Cox & Palmer Second Space on March 30 where they will be joined by Newfoundland poets Danielle Devereaux and James Langer.   The evening will be hosted by the Newfoundland poet Mark Callanan Time:…

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