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Category : MAY

27 Feb 2018

Paistí | Gael Babies

Gach Luain – Back on Monday 7 May ‘Gael Babies’ is a new weekly meet up for parents and their babies where they can use their Irish in an informal setting in the Irish Cultural Centre. Open to parents/carers and babies under 1, there will be coffee, craic and a cúpla focail. Led by mother-of-one, Méabh NicAlastair and fluent Irish speaker, it is an opportunity to share the load of parenting over a cup of tea and pick up an […]

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 […]

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, […]

06 Mar 2018

ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES | William Walker: Death of a Belfast Socialist 1918. Lecturer DR MIKE MECHAM

WEDNESDAY 09 MAY Irish Cultural Centre LECTURE SERIES: 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 […]

06 Mar 2018

ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES | The Conscription Crisis and the Collapse of Home Rule – Bernard Canavan

WEDNESDAY 02 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 […]

10 Apr 2018
tea dances monthly at the irish cultural centre hammersmith

Tea Dance

19 APRIL 2018  Come along and join in the fun. Live music by Mary and The New Counties. There will also be a cup of tea and some cakes. Full Bar available! TICKETS | £5 ON THE DOOR STARTS | 1.30pm VENUE | The Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Black’s Road, Hammersmith, W6 9DT