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May 2017

May 3 –Montréal West–Public Lecture

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Town of Montreal West, 8 Westminister South
Montreal West, QC H4X 1Y5 Canada
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Canada 150 Event Series "The Ghost of the Carricks: An Irish Famine Odyssey in Rural Québec" ACADEMIC LECTURE: 45 min. presentation and 15 mins. of Q&A Books and CDs available following presentation The Town of Montreal West "Canada 150" event series presents a public lecture by award-winning Irish musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural historian Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin.   The Great Famine, one of the most horrific mass tragedies in recent European history, ravaged Ireland between 1845 and 1852. When it had run its course,…

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May 8– Québec City Public Lecture

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Irish Heritage Quebec, McMahon Hall, 1145 De Salaberry
Quebec City , QC G1R 2V7 Canada
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IRISH HERITAGE QUEBEC HÉRITAGE IRLANDAIS QUÉBEC "The Ghost of the Carricks: An Irish Famine Odyssey in Rural Québec" LECTURE: 45 min. presentation and 15 mins. of Q&A Books and CDs available following presentation  Irish Heritage Quebec / Héritage Irlandais Québec presents a public lecture by award-winning Irish musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural historian Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. The Great Famine, one of the most horrific mass tragedies in recent European history, ravaged Ireland between 1845 and 1852. When it had run its course, a million people…

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May 17– Dublin Public Lecture

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin College Green
Dublin 2, Ireland
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Public Lecture "Global Currents, Local Tides: Re-imagining Irish Traditional Music in the Twenty-First Century"  MAY 17 TUESDAY (18:30) Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland ACADEMIC LECTURE: followed by book signing and musical reception The Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute series presents a public lecture by award-winning Irish musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural historian Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin’s most recent book Flowing Tides– History and Memory in an…

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May 20– Ennis, Ireland- Meet the Author (Fleadh Nua)

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Ennis BookShop, 13 Abbey Street
Ennis, Ireland
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The Ennis BookShop A Short History of Irish Traditional Music  (2017, Dublin, O'Brien Press) Saturday 20th May (3pm):  Book signing and musical celebration The Ennis Bookshop, 13 Abbey Street, Ennis, Clare   +353 65 682 9000 The Ennis BookShop The Ennis Book Shop invites you to meet the author and celebrate yet another superb book by Clare's own award-winning Irish musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural historian Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. Ó hAllmhuráin’s popular Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music (O’Brien Press, Dublin, 1998, 2003) remains one of the…

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May 27– Pop-up Irish Gaeltacht in Montreal

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Concordia University, Montreal, 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, qc H3G 1M8 Canada
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Comhrá Montreal:  The Montreal Irish Language Study Circle offers language sessions at several skill levels, helping Irish (Gaeilge) language learners in Montreal "Pop-up Irish Gaeltacht in Montreal" is a Saturday of fun learning the Irish language, with workshops and chat at any level. Whether you are fluent, or you don't know a single word of Irish, you'll have a great time. Kids are welcome to the Irish classes. If there are enough kids, we will have a children's class. $60…

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June 2017

June 2-4 Montreal: No. American Assoc. for Celtic Language Teachers Mtg

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - June 4 @ 2:00 pm
Concordia University, Montreal, 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, qc H3G 1M8 Canada
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Fri, 2 Jun 2017, 7:00 PM –Sun, 4 Jun 2017, 2:00 PM PDT North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers Concordia School of Irish Studies, Room H 1001, Henry F. Hall Building Concordia University, Montréal, QC NAACLT MONTRÉAL MEETING  (Open to non-members).    Further information at: www.naaclt.org Saturday Morning, 3 June: Implications of Brexit for the Celtic Languages Saturday Afternoon, 3 June: Promotion of Celtic Languages in North America Sunday Morning, 4 June: Invited Papers on Sundry Topics The implications of Brexit…

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July 2017
Free

July 11– Washington DC –Public Lecture

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540-4610 United States
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"Flowing Tides: Musical Memory, History and Global Culture in County Clare, Ireland"  July 11 TUESDAY (Botkin Folklife Lecture) American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress:   Whittall Pavilion, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20540. ACADEMIC LECTURE: followed by book signing and musical reception The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress presents a public lecture by award-winning Irish musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural historian Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin’s most recent book Flowing Tides– History and Memory…

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July 16-21– Bethesda, Maryland Workshops & concerts

July 16 - July 21
Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 9601 Cedar Ln
Bethesda, MD United States
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Workshops & concerts 2017 CCE Musical Arts & Dance (MAD) Week Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 9601 Cedar Lane,  Bethesda, Maryland  USA 90 minute instrumental, vocal & dance classes each morning and afternoon plus lunchtime workshops and midday lectures Fabulous faculty concerts on Sunday and Wednesday evenings Thursday evening Ceili, with an amazing ceili band comprised of MAD Week faculty Friday Student Concert finale Dr Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin will offer concertina instruction, midday history lectures and book release party for his new book, A SHORT HISTORY OF IRISH…

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August 2017

August 2017–Global Irish Diaspora Conference (Dublin)

August 15 - August 19
University College Dublin, Stillorgan Rd, Belfield,
Dublin 4, Ireland
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Diaspora conference THE GLOBAL IRISH DIASPORA 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS  August 15-19, 2017, University College Dublin Archaeology * History * Anthropology * Folklore * Art, Music, Literature ALSO Visit: Government of Ireland Global Irish Hub University College Dublin and a working committee of scholars from around the world (see below) present a groundbreaking diaspora conference.  This is the inaugural congress in a triennial series that examines the histories, cultures, heritages and identities of Irish communities beyond Ireland's shores More than 70 million people…

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September 2017

Sept 13– Boston Public lecture

September 13 @ 6:30 pm
Boston College, 300 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 United States
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Boston College Gaelic Roots Program presents "Flowing Tides: Musical Memory, History and Global Culture in County Clare, Ireland"  An illustrated lecture followed by book signing and musical reception Wednesday, September 13, 2017  (6:30-8:30pm) Gaelic Roots Program at Boston College Connolly House, Boston College  300 Hammond Street Chestnut Hill, MA 617/552-6396 Boston College Boston College presents a public lecture by award-winning Irish musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural historian Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin’s most recent book Flowing Tides– History and Memory in an Irish…

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