Irish Community Events

Ottawa Welcomes the World: IRELAND 
Date: Bloomsday - Friday, 16 June, 2017
Location: Lansdowne Park

Schedule Title Activity        
10:00   Pavilion Doors Open to Public
10:15   Trillium Academy of Irish Dance
10:25   Storyteller Lucy Brennan
10:35   Harp and Voice – Ellen MacIsaac & Susan Toman
10:50   Skit Irish Skit: Barbara
11:40   Vocal performance Irish Tenor Hugo Straney
11:50   Choir performance Emerald Isle Seniors
12:05   Harp Duo Mary Muckle & Marianne Lin
13:00   Trillium Academy of Irish Dance
13:10   Storyteller Lucy Brennan
13:20   Harp and Voice – Ellen MacIsaac & Susan Toman
13:30   Music and Dance performance Triple Trouble
14:25   Vocal performance Irish Tenor Hugo Straney
14:35   The Plough & the Stars, by Seán O’Casey: Ottawa Irish Seniors
15:35   Irish short skit The Auld Wans
15:45   Music and Dance performance Triple Trouble
16:00   Celebration event Bloomsday: enjoy some Joycean music and excerpts
16:55   Born Horizon performance By Peter Hughes & guests
17:15   Karson McKeown & Ellen Daly
17:35   Sue Fay Healy School of Irish Dance
17:40   Celtic Choir
18:05   Mary Muckle & Ottawa Youth Harp Ensemble
18:30   Celtic Fiddler Anna Ludlow
19:00   Live performance: Thomas D’Arcy 
20:30   Musicians of the World Symphony Orchestra perform Irish Eyes:   a Concert of Irish song & dance with the Sue Fay Healy School of Irish Dance
22:00 Doors close

Comhaltas Ottawa

All events are at:
Blessed Sacrament Church
194 Fourth Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 2L6
unless otherwise indicated.

Monday/Dé Luain

  • 6:00-7:00 pm Beginner Irish
    Have never done any Irish, ever.
  • 6:00-7:00 pm Advanced Beginner Irish
    Have previously done some Irish but need a refresher
  • 7:00-8:30 pm Intermediate Irish
    Has a reasonable level of fluency. Can participate in everyday conversation, can read simple Irish text and writing simple sentences.
  • 7:00-8:30 pm Advanced Irish
    Has a good to high level of fluency of the Irish language.

6:30-8:00 pm Sean-nós dancing/ Set Dancing
8:00-9:30 pm Solo Dancing

More information on Irish language and Set, céilí and Sean-nós dancing: Sheila Scott (
More information on Solo Dancing: Caitlin Crockard (

Monday night classes will begin on September and run until December and resume on January and run until May 2015 (exact dates will be posted soon!). The hall has been booked for Monday, October 13, which is Thanksgiving.

Celtic Folk Night
7:30 pm

Irish Kitchen Party style with music, songs, poems
Everyone welcome

Oh So Good Coffee Shop ... fully licensed
261 Richmond Road
(between Athlone Avenue and Tweedsmuir Avenue)
Ottawa (Westboro) ON

Almonte Weekly Celtic Jam

Naismith Sports Pub
144 Ottawa Street, Almonte
From 7:30 pm
For information
Contact Charlie Dunlop

Folk, Jazz, etc

Gaia Java Coffee Company
1300 Stittsville Main Street
Stittsville ON K2S 1C3
Information for evets:

Irish Traditional Music Session
Daniel O'Connel's Irish Pub
1211 Wellington Street

8:00 pm

Information: 613-722-7955

All Welcome


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