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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…

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