Irish Week Events Calendar 2017

Photo Credit: Sheilagh O’Leary

Photography Exhibit

Local photographer and St. John’s city councillor Sheilagh O’Leary’s exhibit  “Twinning Lines” featuring  portraits of Irish and Newfoundland subjects who share a last names is on exhibit  at City Hall in St. John’s  in the Great Hall (main foyer) for Irish week and into April.  Sponsor: City of St. John’s.

For more information: 709) 576-8106  E-mail: tourism@stjohns.ca

 

Friday, March 17th

2:00 p.m.   BIS Harvey Road: Music by Smart Sound

Soup & Rolls

Sponsor: Benevolent Irish Society, 30 Harvey Road, St. John’s

For more information: Phone: (709) 754-0570, email address bis1806@yahoo.com

 

Friday, March 17th

8:00 pm

Kerry Irish group “Causeway Delight”

Sponsor: Irish Newfoundland Association)

“Causeway Delight” are the current reigning All-Ireland Wrenboy Champions of Ireland. They have travelled to several and various venues, in villages and towns around the Ireland. The majority of the group are also members of CCE (Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann).

You can have a look at a YouTube clip of the Wrenboy competition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev8G4LWuwAA

Location: BIS Club Rooms,  30 Harvey Road, St. John’s

Sponsor: http://irishnewfoundlandassociation.ca/

For more information: Phone: (709) 754-0570, email address bis1806@yahoo.com

Irish Exhibit

Talamh an Éisc: The Fishing Ground   The Rooms Level 4

This exhibition introduces the Irish who have been here since the late 1600s. It examines the communities they built and the contributions they have made. Find out why so many people describe themselves as Irish Newfoundlanders. Newfoundland is the only place outside of Europe that boasts an Irish place name—Talamh an Éisc or Land of the Fish. And of course there are the thousands of descendants of Irish immigrants living all over the island.  Sponsor: The Rooms

 

Saturday, March 18th

7:00 pm – Closing

Annual St Patrick’s BIS Dinner & Dance – Music by Smart Sound

(Tickets Available at Bar) BIS

Sponsor: Benevolent Irish Society, 30 Harvey Road, St. John’s

For more information: Phone: (709) 754-0570, email address bis1806@yahoo.com

 

Sunday, March 19th

10:30 am

Touton Breakfast

Sponsor: Benevolent Irish Society

Location:  BIS Clubrooms, 30 Harvey Road

For more information: Phone: (709) 754-0570, email address bis1806@yahoo.com

 

Sunday, March 19th

2:00 pm

Kitchen Party and the public is invited

 

BIS Kitchen Party (All Welcome)

Music by Smart Sound

Soup & Sandwiches

Sponsor: Benevolent Irish Society, 30 Harvey Road, St. John’s

For more information: Phone: (709) 754-0570, email address bis1806@yahoo.com