Heritage Week in Ireland 2018

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week August 18-26, 2018. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the event Each year many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout Ireland. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme highlights the abundance of great work that is …

Saint Brigid’s Day

Embassy London will be marking Lá Fhéile Bríde 2018 by hosting an event on February 1st to celebrate the creativity of women. The Embassy will host twelve different performances, talks and panel discussions with the theme St. Brigid’s Day – Celebrating the Creativity of Women (Lá Fhéile Bríde – Ag Ceiliúradh Cruthaitheachta na mBan). Hashtag: #StBrigidsDay The event …

United Kingdom

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Flowing Tides: Musical Memory, History and Global Culture in County Clare, Ireland

Photo: Nadia Prigoda-Lee, Doonagor Castle Recommended viewing from the Library of Congress: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin discussed his book, “Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape.” Speaker Biography: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin is a leading authority in Irish traditional music, history, memory and diaspora research. He is a prolific writer, speaker and performer. A five-time All …

Heritage Week in Ireland 2017

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week August 19-27, 2017 with the motto “Discover the past. Build the future.” Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the event Each year many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout Ireland. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the …

Bloomsday

June 16 is Bloomsday Headlines https://www.vox.com/2016/6/16/11948700/bloomsday-james-joyce-ulysses Embedded Tweets It's still #Bloomsday so you should subscribe to basically the best podcast ever. Frank Delaney started his Ulysses podcast Re:Joyce in 2012, knowing he could never complete it… He published 368 episodes and made it to chapter 10 before he died last year https://t.co/ovC3JQGmDI — ⊛ Steve …

Ireland’s West Coast Stone Symposium

Buzzwords This weekend – March 24-26 West Cork Stone Symposium (Cork, Ireland) celebrates stone as part of our environment and a source of inspiration. Key Links http://westcorkstonesymposium.com @westcorkstone facebook http://livingthesheepsheadway.com Twitter Moment West Cork Stone Symposium Programme Friday 24th March 2017 Dry Stone Walling Workshop 9:30am-4:30pm  (Ahakista) Stone Carving Workshop 9:30am-4:30pm (Ahakista) The Rhymer’s Peninsula and the …

Michael D. Higgins’ Springtime Message from Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day Message from President Michael D. Higgins On this St. Patrick’s Day 2017 may I, on this special day for the Irish at home and abroad, send my warmest greetings as Uachtarán na hÉireann President of Ireland to Irish people, wherever they may be, and in whatever circumstance, and greetings too to all …