Saturday 23 September 2017

In Brief: Generations come together for feile

A FATHER and daughter theme is a feature of the first Feile Neidin, which will be held in Kenmare, Co Kerry, over the Easter weekend, from April 5-7.

Friday night will feature Caladh Nua in the Carnegie Arts Centre, on Saturday there's a Generations concert with Brendan and and Cliodhna Begley, Donal and Melanie Murphy, Peter and Angelina Carberry and Connie and Aine O'Connell. The late gig features the wonderful De Dannan (above). There will be a ceili in the Kenmare Bay Hotel on Sunday featuring the Kilfenora Ceili Band, 3-6pm. The closing gig features the Tin Sandwich Band. More information at www.kenmareirishmusicfestival.com.

A day to remember 'Forgotten Irish'

CELEBRATE St Patrick's Day with Irish coffees, cakes and treats in St Joseph's Pastoral Centre, Glasthule, Co Dublin, from 10am to 1pm in aid of the 'Forgotten Irish' emigrants.

After the Second World War, hundreds of thousands of Irishmen and woman emigrated to Britain, many never to return. They regularly sent up to half their wages home during one of Ireland's darkest economic periods.

Keenan kidnap drama set for stage

THE play, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, by Frank McGuinness, which is based on the kidnapping of Brian Keenan, is at the Viking Theatre, The Sheds, Clontarf, from March 11-16 (8pm/€10) and the New Theatre, East Essex Street, Temple Bar, from March 19-30 (7.30pm/€12-€15).

Accountants in Aware charity drive

CHARTERED Accountants Ireland is encouraging members around the country to get involved in its charity weekend for Aware from April 19-21. A list of events can be found at www.charteredaccountants.ie/aware-weekend.

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