Upcoming Events

Irish Society Events

March 6-17
Annual Ottawa Irish Festival
Including 33rd annual St. Patrick's Parade and Party on March 14.

March 6
Proclamation of Ottawa Irish Festival by His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa
Ottawa City Hall
Jean Piggott Room
11:00 am

Reception to follow. All welcome at attend.

March 10
Authors Day sponsored by the Irish Seniors Drop-In Centre with authors to be announced
St. George's Church Parish Hall
415 Piccadilly Avenue

Light lunch will be served and admission is free. All welcome.

Information: call 613-591-9194

March 12
Awards Night
venue to be confirmed

Cost $50.00

March 13
The Final Steps of Thomas D'Arcy McGee
A ghost walk in the downtown core and ending at D'Arcy McGee Irish Pub on Sparks Street for the traditional Irish Wake.

Cost $30.00 for the tour and party and $15.00 for the party only.

Information: 613-591-9194

March 14
Annual 33rd St. Patrick's Parade and Grand Irish Party

For parade application. click on the application package

Invitation Application
Details Rules

March 17
Saint Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day mass at St. Patrick's Basilica

August 3
Celtic Cross Memorial Ceremony
Part of Colonel By Day celebrations (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
Cross Ceremony starts at 2:00 pm
Rideau Locks between Fairmont Chateau Laurier and the Parliament Buildings.

This is the 11th anniversary of the erection of the Memorial, which is jointly organized by the Ottawa & District Labour Council and the Irish Society / NCR.

September 15
Annual General Meeting of the Irish Society / NCR

Also check out our ongoing Irish Society events

Seniors' Drop-In Centre Events

The Drop-In Centre has moved to St. George's Church Parish Hall
415 Piccadilly Avenue off Wellington Street one block east of Island Park Drive.

The gatherings start at 11 am every Tuesday.
Ample parking available and everyone is welcome.

February 15 Sabrina Fair
Our fundraiser play this year is the romantic comedy "Sabrina Fair". An enchanting story that inspired two Sabrina movies, "Sabrina Fair" is a 20th Century fairy tale of a chauffeur's daughter who comes home to the Long Island mansion of her childhood transformed by five years in Paris attracting the attention of both upper class sons.

The tickets are only $20.00 and are available calling 613-829-8467 or 613-224-2852

Irish Community Events

January 30
February 1
Tir-Na-nOg presented by the Tara Players
Academic Theatre
University of Ottawa
135 Séraphin-Marion

January 30 and 31 at 7:30 pm
February 1 at 2:00 pm Matinée

Tara Players of Ottawa | Irish Theatre in Canada's Capital

January 16 - 31 Two, a play by Jim Cartwwright and directed by John P. Kelly
The Gladstone
910 Gladstone Avenue

boxoffice@thegladstone.ca or 613-233-4523

February 1 A Celebration of the Life & Works of W. B. Yeats
Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts (Kildare Room off Cumberland Street)
310 St. Patrick Street

2;00 PM

Information: www.saintbrigidscentre.com or 613-244-7373

February 8 Pancake Breakfast
Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts (Kildare Room)
310 St. Patrick Street

10:00 am to 12 noon,

Adults $5.00 Children under 12 $3.00. All welcome

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