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April 2020

Leacht le Dáithí Sproule / Lecture with Daithi Sproule

April 17 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, 836 Prior Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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$10
Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Dáithí Sproule explains the connection music groups Skara Brae and Altan have with Irish music and the Gaeltacht.

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Leacht le Brian Ó Conchubair / Lecture with Brian Ó Conchubair

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Inis Meáin (Studio 2), 836 Prior Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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$15
"My American Journey" by Douglas Hyde, book cover.

This will be a fascinating look at Douglas Hyde's travels in America in 1905/1906 during which he raised funds and awareness for the revival of the Irish language.

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An Evening with John Dingley

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Inis Meáin (Studio 2), 836 Prior Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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John Dingley

Admission at the door: $10 Adults/$8 Seniors (over 60), $5 Children (under 16) Join us for an evening of entertainment with local Welsh-native, singer, poet, actor, author, and character extraordinaire. John will also be signing copies of his latest book, A Visit Home. A Visit Home is a collection of short stories, a sketch and a few poems. Many of the works are based in Wales, the Midwest and its Celtic community. The stories, most of which are based in…

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Irish Blues Legend Rory Gallagher

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher, from his early days growing up in an Ireland new to rock'n'roll, to gaining the admiration of musical giants like Jimi Hendrix and Brian May.

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Irish Language Blessings and Curses

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$10
Blessing and Curses in Irish

There are no limits to the language mastery in this literary jewel,  with expressions that are sought after, and curious phrases that can delight or upset an acquaintance.  Join Lavinia Finnerty as she shares some of these gems, and stories from her own upbringing.

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Drawing Celtic Mythology

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10 35 tickets left

Learn how the haunting and magical gods, goddesses, heroes, magicians, and landscapes of the Celtic realms can be given creative expression and re-interpretation in a class for beginners, returning students who have taken the class before, and enthusiasts at all levels.

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Irish Storytime

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Multi-Purpose Room, 836 Prior Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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Irish Storytime

Free. Storytime for children in Irish and English with Alisa Mee & Lavinia Finnerty!  This event is part of the Irish Arts Week. 

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Murder Ballads from Ireland and Elsewhere

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10 35 tickets left
Murder Ballads

$10. Held in the McKiernan Library. Courtney Buck discusses and sings songs about murder from across the pond with ballads and stories that made it from Ireland, Scotland, and England to the mountains of Appalachia and beyond. This event is part of the Irish Arts Week. 

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Colloquium – O’Shaughnessy Poetry Prize Winner Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
O’Shaughnessy Poetry Prize Winner Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

O’Shaughnessy Poetry Prize 2020 Winner, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, in a conversation with Lavinia Finnerty. The discussion will be, at least partly, in Irish.

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New Hibernia Review Panel & Discussion

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New Hibernia Review cover art

Free. Discussion of the  New Hibernia Review, its history and importance and significance as the quarterly journal created by the University of St. Thomas’s Center for Irish Studies since the 1990s led by David Gardiner, the new Director of the Center. A discussion of one or more recent articles follows.  This journal is the cornerstone of the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas, New Hibernia Review offers plainly argued writing on Irish life and culture for…

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Lecture – Despair in the Heartland

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm
$10
Connemara Patch, a painting

$10 Jane Kennedy tell the story of the Connemaras of Graceville.  Featuring original research, this substantive talk will present an account of how Connemara emigrants from Ireland’s western seaboard suffered through and survived one of Minnesota’s harshest winters in 1880.  This event is part of the Irish Arts Week.

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