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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…

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