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Conserving Ireland’s Built Heritage

Presentation: “Opportunities and Challenges in Conserving Ireland’s Built Heritage” Thursday, February 1, 7:30 pm 1 Springdale Street St. John’s , NL Please join the Heritage Foundation for a presentation by heritage conservation specialists David Humphreys and Sheena Ryan from the Association of Conservation Professionals, Galway, Ireland as they share their experience in working on the…

Fergus O’Byrne Honoured for Contributions to Local Music Community

(Photo courtesy Larry Penney. Fergus O’Byrne and Senator Fabian Manning)   A founding member of Ryan’s Fancy has been recognized for his continued work in the music community. Fergus O’Byrne was presented with a Senate Sesquicentennial Medal by Senator Fabian Manning following this weekend’s Young Folk at the Hall event. O’Byrne founded the event over…

A Staged Reading of James Joyce’s THE DEAD

A unique opportunity to hear a staged reading of James Joyce’s immortal short story THE DEAD.  Conceived by Geoff Budden, the evening features an ensemble cast who will treat you to an elegantly scripted recreation of the Misses Morkans annual Old Christmas Day party and dance. The cast includes: Paul Rowe, Sean Panting, Eleanor Dawson,…

Irish Studies in Talamh an Éisc

3rd Interdisciplinary Research Symposium: Irish Studies in Talamh an Éisc Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL    Friday, November 24, 2017 Room: SN 4087, Sally Davis Seminar Room   Session #1 – ‘Making’ National Identities 9:15-10:10 am   ““All that delirium of the brave”: W. B. Yeats’ “Easter 1916” and the cause, context and…

Introduction of New Online Passport Renewal Service for Adult Applicants

Irish Citizens who are over 18, have held an Irish Passport and have not changed their name from their previous passport can now apply to renew their Passport online via the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This new service will be convenient, secure, and will offer faster and more predictable turnaround…

IRISH WEEK EVENTS CALENDAR 2017

IRISH WEEK EVENTS CALENDAR  2017

Wednesday, March 15th                      8:00 p.m.   An introduction to Genealogy & Family History by David Pike – NFLD Historical Society Sponsor: http://bisnl.ca/main/content/events-and-activities-calendar  For more information: (709) 754-0570   Friday, March 17th 2:00 p.m.   BIS Harvey Road: Music by Smart Sound Soup & Rolls Sponsor: http://bisnl.ca/main/content/events-and-activities-calendar   For more information: (709) 754-0570   Friday, March 17th 8:00 pm…

The 2017 SPARKS Literary Festival ( NEW DATE FEBRUARY 5th)

SPARKS 2017 The 2017 SPARKS Literary Festival, now in its eight year, will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, FEBRUARY 5th , 2017 at the Suncor Energy Hall, School of Music, with a reception following. Free parking is available in Lot 15B next to the School of Music Building. (Map) Unique…

Annual Christmas Party

The Irish Newfoundland Association (INA) will be hosting their Annual Christmas Party on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Benevolent Irish Society Hall on Harvey Road. Michael Mcguire, President of the INA said that the gathering from NOON – 4:00 p.m. is an opportunity for members, friends and individuals interested in Irish culture to get…

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…

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