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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…

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…

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