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April 9
First Annual Irish Society Awards
Residence of the Irish Ambassador
Park Road, Rockcliffe Park

See Criteria here. The link contains nomination forms. Please print and submit your choices for the awards. Contact: Tracey at past-pres@irishsocietyncr.com

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.

Irish Community Events

March 26 & 28 VerseFest Ottawa
Knox Presbyterian Church
120 Lisgar Street at Elgin Street

Irish poets who are presenting their poems.
March 26 at 9:00 PM, Nick Liard from Crosstown, County Tryone
March 28 at 7:00 PM Elaine Feeney from Tuam, County Galway

Info: Versefest 2015 - A World of Poetry in Ottawa, www.versefest.ca/

March 27 - 29 First Annual Irish Film Festival Ottawa
Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue

Program highlights include:
  • 2014 Oscar nominee for feature animated film - Song of the Sea
  • Tribeca Film Festival crowd pleaser The Bachelor Weekend
  • Galway Film Festival award winners Pilgrim Hill and Gold
Ticket Options:
  • Individual tickets: $10 in advance; $12 at the door
  • Seniors or Youth: (12 and under) $8
  • Early bird 7 Pack: $55 (limited quantity and time)
  • 3 Pack $25 (limited quantity)
More Information:
http://pamurray73.wix.com/irishfilmfestivalott on Facebook: Irish Film Festival Ottawa

March 27 Songs of Women
Abbotsford House Recreation Centre
950 Bank Street (across from Lansdowne)

7:30 – 9:00 pm (doors open at 7)

Presented by The Log Drive Café and featuring Ellen MacIsaac, Daphne Volante & Maura Volante

$7:00 at the door.

April 11 A Joint Concert
roudly presented by The Ottawa Celtic Choir with the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir

All Saints Anglican Church in Westboro
347 Richmond Rd.

7:30 pm (doors open at 7)

$20 for tickets, $18 for students and seniors
Tickets are available from the Leading Note, All Saints United Church, The Ottawa Folklore Centre, and from Ellen MacIsaac. 613-552-3964 or ellen@laughingbrook.ca

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