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27 Feb 2018

MUSIC | Daoirí Farrell

WED 23 MAY   Daoirí Farrell in Concert ‘Daoirí is one of the most important traditional singers to emerge from Ireland in the last decade’ says Dónal Lunny. Often being compared to Christy Moore, Daoirí Farrell won two prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2017. He’s performed live at The Royal Albert Hall, at The Cambridge Folk Festival and at this years ‘Celtic Connections Festival’. Currently on tour with ‘The Transatlatic Sessions,’ Daoirí is undoubtedly one on the biggest emerging […]

27 Feb 2018

MUSIC | No Crows

SAT 19 MAY   ‘NoCROWS’ Sligo’s Dynamic Folk Orchestra!! NoCrows is an acclaimed dynamic folk orchestra from the melting pot of Sligo’s diverse and vibrant music scene. Comprising of seven exhilarating musicians, from Ireland, Switzerland, Mallorca and Russia, Nocrows blend high energy ‘Irish trad’ with jazz, rock, latin, gypsy, rumba, classical and Balkan sounds! Featuring Felip Carbonell, Ray Coen, Anna Houston, Eddie Lee, Oleg Ponomarev and Steve Wickham,(.from infamous band ‘The Waterboys’!) Their live shows are applauded all over Ireland […]

27 Feb 2018

MUSIC | Celtic-Caribbean Crossings

SAT 9 JUNE   DESCRIPTION The Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith in Association with Hammersmith & Fulham Arts Festival Presents ‘Celtic Caribbean Crossings’ A Night of Irish – Afro Caribbean Music Fusion Starring Keith Waithe and The Macusi Players And The Jacquelyn Hynes Trio The internationally acclaimed Caribbean, Jazz and Guyanese musician, Keith Waithe, will take to the stage with the innovative and gifted Irish musician Jacqueline Hynes, both of whom are phenomenal flute players and multi instrumentalists. Together, they will gather […]

27 Feb 2018

FILM | Ireland on Screen – ‘Alive Alive O – A Requiem for Dublin’

SAT 28th APRIL IRELAND ON SCREEN A Celebration Of The Films of One of Irelands Leading Documentary Film-Makers, Sé Merry Doyle. Sé Merry Doyle has directed some of the most successful documentaries films to come out of Ireland. His gems include ‘Alive Alive O – A Requiem To Dublin’, which that charts the demise of Dublin’s street traders and the erosion of it’s inner city communities. The internationally acclaimed ‘John Ford – Dreaming the Quiet Man’ featuring Martin Scorsese, Maureen O’Hara and […]

12 Mar 2018

FILM | Ireland on screen – ‘John Ford – Dreaming the Quiet Man’

SUNDAY 29 APRIL  IRELAND ON SCREEN A Celebration Of The Films of One of Irelands LeadingDocumentary Film-Makers, Sé Merry Doyle. Sunday April 29th at 7pm ‘John Ford – Dreaming the Quiet Man’ John Ford: Dreaming The Quiet Man is a revealing documentary that explores the making of the Oscar-winning film which took John Ford twenty years to bring to the big screen. Featuring heartfelt discussions with Maureen O’Hara, Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovich and Jim Sheridan, along with accounts from local […]

06 Mar 2018

FILM | Ireland on screen – ‘Patrick Kavanagh, No Man’s Fool’

SUNDAY 29 APRIL   IRELAND ON SCREEN A Celebration Of The Films of One of Irelands Leading Documentary Film-Makers, Sé Merry Doyle. Sé Merry Doyle has directed some of the most successful documentaries films to come out of Ireland. His gems include ‘Alive Alive O – A Requiem To Dublin’, which that charts the demise of Dublin’s street traders and the erosion of it’s inner city communities. The internationally acclaimed ‘John Ford – Dreaming the Quiet Man’ featuring Martin Scorsese, Maureen O’Hara and […]

09 Feb 2018

MUSIC | Trad Session Next Session Friday 13 April

EVERY FRIDAY Our weekly trad session with Tad Sargent runs on a Friday from 5.00pm – 8.00pm. The beginners session runs from 5.00pm – 6.00pm and then there is a full session from 6.00pm. Everyone is welcome! TIME | 5.00pm – 8.00pm VENUE | The Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Black’s Road, Hammersmith, W6 9DT

06 Mar 2018

ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES | “Labour Must Wait”: The Marginalisation of Irish Labour – Dr. Ivan Gibbons

WEDNESDAY 16 MAY IRELAND IN 1918 1918 was a pivotal year in Irish history. Growing disillusionment with the increasing cost of the war in terms of Irish lives lost plus the refusal to grant Home Rule severely undermined the Irish Parliamentary Party whose leader John Redmond (who died in 1918) had resolutely supported both. British proposals to extend Conscription to Ireland led to a mass campaign led by Sinn Fein, the political heirs of the 1916 Easter Rising and the […]

06 Mar 2018

ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES | Irish Parliamentarians and their sons killed in the First World War – Dr. Ivan Gibbons

WEDNESDAY 30 MAY  Irish Parliamentarians and their sons killed in the First World War. Lecturer DR IVAN GIBBONSAs we approach the final commemorations of the First World War it is appropriate not only to remember the 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought in the war but also to highlight a previously neglected aspect of the contribution made by Ireland in the Great War. Twenty MPs both nationalist and unionist served as soldiers with four MPs and four Irish peers losing their […]

06 Mar 2018

ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES | Suffrage and Citizenship in Ireland – Professor Senia Paseta

THURSDAY 24 MAY Suffrage and Citizenship in Ireland: Lecturer PROFESSOR SENIA PASETAThe Irish women’s suffrage movement was at times overshadowed by the national question and subject to internal debates about tactics and priorities. Its ability to negotiate some of these cleavages was key to its success in securing the vote, while the vibrant political context in which Irish women organised prepared them exceptionally well for political citizenship. When the vote finally came in 1918, Irish women were already well organised, […]