Introduction – DADGAD Guitar – Eric McDonald

February 7, 2017

DADGAD Workshop with Eric McDonald – 15 $ Registration Link: http://www.siamsa.org/news/workshop_feb2017.htm Wednesday evening – February 15 – 7:00PM – Marianopolis CEGEP Siamsa offers an opportunity for guitar players to get acquainted with DADGAD tuning, which is frequently used in Irish traditional music. Your teacher will be Eric McDonald. Eric has been a professional performer and […]

Westmeath County Council Diaspora Survey

February 7, 2017

The Westmeath County Council is developing a plan to increase engagement with the various Westmeath diaspora communities overseas. In preparing the plan, a key part of this is to gather views from Westmeath people who live overseas – those born in Westmeath and those with ancestral links to the county. A short online survey has […]

Chateauguay & Valley Irish Heritage Association – Green Season Events

February 7, 2017

Chateauguay Queen’s Pageant Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017 For info contact: Sydney Legare at 514-245-3362 email: sydney_legare@yahoo.com  or for Tickets contact: Ernie Presseau at 450-691-1012 Chateauguay Saint Patrick’s Parade Sunday, March 26, 2017 Contact: Sean Glenane – 514-723-2472 Email: seanglenane@gmail.com or Ernie Presseau 450-691-1012 Email: parademan2002@hotmail.com Chateauguay Awards Dinner Dance Saturday, April 8, 2017 Contact: Mike McGinn 514-609-5486 […]

Irish Community Pub Quiz

February 7, 2017

Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) Irish Community Pub Quiz What: ICCC Irish Community Pub Quiz When: Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 to 8:30 pm (Quiz begins at 6:30 pm) Where: Hurley’s Irish Pub, 1225 Crescent St. Info: Quiz Master Sean Murphy will challenge teams with trivia from the Irish community and around the world. Bring your friends […]

Tyranny in Radio Centre-Ville

February 1, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY Febuary 1st 2017, Montreal : The members of the multicultural station Radio Centre-Ville are mobilizing against the commercialization of airtime and the disregard of democratic and transparency principles by the executive board. Radio Centre-Ville has existed for 42 years and it is an important institution of the media and community environment of Montreal. The […]

CINE GAEL MONTREAL FILM SERIES – BOBBY SANDS: 66 DAYS

January 29, 2017

What: Cine Gael Film Series Screening of Bobby Sands: 66 days  (2016) When: Friday, February 3 at 7:15 pm Where: J. A. DeSeve Cinema (1400 de Maisonneuve West, Ground Floor) Info:  View the trailer here – https://vimeo.com/162171210;  Ticket information – www.cinegaelmontreal.com

INFORMATION EVENING re tour of England and Scotland

January 29, 2017

CELTIC SAINTS TOUR JUNE 2017 – INFORMATION EVENING What: Information evening for a tour of England and Scotland “The Isles of the Celtic Saints” accompanied by Sara Terreault and Matthew Anderson of the Department of Theological Studies at Concordia University When Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 pm Where: 2140 Bishop St (between de Maisonneuve and […]

IRISH BAND LÚNASA TO PERFORM AT BOURGIE HALL

January 29, 2017

FUNDRAISING CONCERT FOR THE CANADIAN IRISH STUDIES FOUNDATION Dubbed as the hottest Irish acoustic group on the planet, Lúnasa will be in town to delight audiences as part of a concert fundraiser for the Canadian Irish Studies Foundation.  Raising funds for Irish Studies at Concordia University is crucial to support students through tuition remission and […]

Come join Siamsa

January 23, 2017

The Siamsa Registration form  and other related information for the coming session are now online. Class Lineup http://www.siamsa.org/pages2/classes.htm  Online Registration Form http://www.siamsa.org/registration.htm January 26 – Registration Evening – Marianopolis 7:00 PM February 2 – Classes Start Please note that this term – all courses will be given on Thursday evenings.  Looking forward to seeing you […]

workshops on traditional songs from Scotland and Ireland.

January 12, 2017

Linda Morrison is pleased to announce that she will be giving two Sunday afternoon workshops on traditional songs from Scotland and Ireland. “Each workshop will feature different repertoire. We will learn traditional Scottish and Irish songs in English as well as in Gaelic – work songs, mouth music and, of course, love songs!“ Linda Morrison, […]

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