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
Councillor's Chambers, 2nd Floor
11:00 AM

Reception to follow. All welcome at attend.

March 7
Annual St. Patrick Celebration - 6pm
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
153 Woodroffe Avenue
6:00 PM

Live Irish music, song, dance, Irish stew, soda bread, tea, coffee and dessert

Info: Onagh at 613-726-7583

Saint Patrick's Basilica Dance

5:30 to 9 PM
Dinner at 6 PM. Music and dancing at 6:45 PM. Cash bar

Tickets $20.00 each and children under 12 free (youth goodwill offering)
Tickets may be purchased at http://www.brownpaper.com/events/1303441
Info: brendanhenigan@hotmail.com or 613-793-6798

Celtic Tenors
Schenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum Blvd.

Tickets: $56.00, $48.00, $20.00 www.capitaltickets.ca
Info: Shenkman Arts Centre www.shenkmanarts.ca or 613-560-2787

March 8
Live Celtic music and breakfast
Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
310 St. Patrick Street at Cumberland Street

Adults $5.00 and children $3.00

Info: www.stbrigidscentre.ca or 613-225-1830

Travelling Pub Trivia
Location to be determined

Teams of four - $40.00

Info: dublindan49@yahoo.ca or 613-223-6784

March 10
Authors Day
St. George's Church Parish Hall
415 Piccadilly Avenue

Sponsored by the Irish Seniors Drop-In Centre with authors Fiona Gilligan and Terence (Terry) Currie
Light lunch will be served and admission is free. All welcome.

Information: call 613-591-9194

March 12
Under the Big Top
St. Patrick's Home is celebrating its 150th Birthday
Centurion Conference Centre
170 Colonnade Road

Four course themed supper with entertainment
Tickets: $100.00

Info: www.stpats.ca or 613-731-4660 Ext. 352

Awards Night
moved to April with date to be announced

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: Tracey at past-pres@irishsocietyncr.com or 613-591-9194

Ireland Fund of Canada St. Patrick's Luncheon
Heart and Crown Irish Pub
67 Clarence Street in the Byward Market

12 noon

March 14
St. Patrick's Day Run for CHEO
Ottawa Irish Rugby Club Annual Run

To register contact http://www.events.runningroom.com/

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

Starts at 11:00 AM from the corner of Elgin Street and Laurier Avenue West, moves westward to Bank Street then south on Bank Street to Lansdowne Park.

150 volunteers needed for traffic control.
Contact Michael McLaughlin at mclaugh@istar.ca if you can help.

The Ottawa Food Bank will be picking up non-perishable food items and cash donations

For parade application. click on the application package

Invitation Application
Details Rules

Grand Irish Party
Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
310 St. Patrick Street at Cumberland Street
12 noon to 6:00 PM

Admissions: Adults (20 and over) $10.00, teens (13-19) $5.00, children (0-12) free and parade volunteers free

Info: Tracey at past-pres@irishsocietyncr.com or 613-591-9194

Comhaltas Ceílí dinner/dance
Blessed Sacrament Church Hall
194 Fourth Avenue in The Glebe
8:00 to 11:00 PM

Tickets: $38.09 Eventbrite

March 15
2015 Ottawa Rose Selection
Rose of Tralee Ottawa Centre - 3:00 PM

Cocktail attire encouraged
Tickets $25.00

Info: www.roseoftralee.ca

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

St. Patrick's Day Luncheon
310 St. Patrick Street at Cumberland Street
12 noon to 3:00 PM

Join CTV's Carol Anne Meehan at Saint Brigid's centre for the Arts/Irish Canadian Cultural Centre
Advance tickets only - $45.00

Info: 613-222-0710

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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