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St. Patrick’s Day Week Celebrations, St. John’s

St. Patrick’s Day Week Celebrations                                                   Saturday, March 9th                                                                              2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.     Afternoon of Irish Music Open Mic – Musicians Welcome Tuesday, March 12th                                                                             8:00 P.M. Bingo in Aid of School Lunch Program   Wednesday, March 13th                                                                      7:30 P.M.  Presentation by Mary Moylan Title:  From the Shamrock to the Pine.  “A Journey of Roots Lost…

Traditions on Candlemas Day

  In Newfoundland and Labrador  there is an established traditionthat on FEBRUARY 2  a blessed candle would be lit and the mother of the household would bless the children in the home with the candle. It also marks the day upon which winter is half over! Read More: http://archivalmoments.ca/2019/01/if-candlemas-day-be-sunny-and-bright-2/ You can now follow ‘Archival Moments’…

The last duel in Newfoundland and Labrador

The last duel in Newfoundland and Labrador:  The satisfaction of the two love sick men was to be obtained in Fort Townsend hollow, a small glen located behind what is now the site of The Rooms on Merrymeeting Road, St. John’s.  Read More:  http://archivalmoments.ca/2018/12/the-last-duel-in-newfoundland-and-labrador/  

The Story of the Armagh Rhymers

The Story of the Armagh Rhymers Location: The Rooms Theatre Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 Time: 2:30 -3:30 PM   Join us at The Rooms for a screening of  Na Cleamairi: The Story of The Armagh Rhymers, a documentary about their decades-long work in folk theatre and its roots in Irish folklore.   The Armagh…

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