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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…

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