John de Chastelain Painting

John de Chastelain Painting

A specially commissioned one of a kind painting of Carlingford, created by Gen. John de Chastelain is to be auctioned off during the Summer School at the Seafood Banquet on the Monday evening. This is one not to be missed. To book you place at this year’s Summer School and be in with a chance […]

A sneak peek of this rarely seen, rem...

A sneak peek of this rarely seen, remarkable portrait of Thomas D’Arcy McGee for the Parliamentary Committee & the Irish Ambassador.

Great to see the wee Carlingford man getting pride of place in the Canadian 150 celebrations in Ottawa. More of this at The Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School, Aug 21-23 in his Carlingford birthplace.

Discover McGee’s role in creati...

Discover McGee’s role in creating the Canadian Confederation as a Founding Father, Thomas D’Arcy McGee summer School, August 21-23, Carlingford, Co Louth.

The Social Progress Imperative index used 53 indicators to establish which of the 133 countries taken into account is the world’s best. Canada ranks first or ties to first for many of these indicators, such as housing, personal rights, tolerance or heath care but there is room for improvement in terms of access to information […]

General John de Chastelain at Thomas ...

General John de Chastelain at Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School

General John de Chastelain at Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School The Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School in Carlingford, 21-23 Aug. helps Canada celebrate its 150th birthday. Canadian Confederation & Irish Fenianism is the theme of the 6th annual Summer School dedicated to D’Arcy McGee, whose inspirational speeches played a key role in the establishment of […]

Padraig Pearse Trial heads to Derry

Padraig Pearse Trial heads to Derry

On Friday 20th January ‘The Trial of P.H. Pearse’ play will be staged at HOLYWELL – DiverseCity Community Partnership in Bishop Street at 7.00pm (tickets cost £5). The people of Derry hope to succeed where Winnipeg, Montréal, Ottawa, Dublin, Belfast, Newry and many other communities failed. In each of these locations, the Trial of Pádraig […]

Padraig Pearse Trial to be staged in ...

Padraig Pearse Trial to be staged in Dundalk

The good people of Dundalk hope to succeed where Winnipeg, Montréal, Ottawa, Dublin, Belfast and many other communities failed. In each of these location, the Trial of Pádraig Pearse was condemned as having rigged juries, with either prosecution or defence calling for retrials. CCE Dún Dealgan branch, in association with Newpoint Players and The Thomas […]

The Trial of Pádraig Pearse-successfu...

The Trial of Pádraig Pearse-successful Canadian tour

The Trial of Pádraig Pearse-successful Canadian tour   Gen John the Chastelian, who chaired the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning as part of Peace Process in Ireland, was one of the many special guests who attended the final tour performance of The Trial of Pádraig Pearse in the Court of History at St Brigid’s Church […]

The Trial of Pádraig Pearse in Omeath

The Trial of Pádraig Pearse in Omeath

The Trial of Pádraig Pearse

The Trial of Pádraig Pearse

              Owing to the success of this year’s courthouse drama entitled “The Trial of Pádraig Pearse” several performances are planned for the coming months in both Ireland and Canada. Dates of the performances are as follows:   Thursday October 6th, Cobblestones Bar, Smithfield, Dublin. Thursday October 13th, Newry Arts […]

2016 Summer School Programme

2016 Summer School Programme

2016 Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School Programme The details of this year’s Summer School schedule have now been finalised and it’s set to be another exciting two days of heated debate and discussion during the day and two evenings of fun and entertainment with the ever popular Courthouse Drama and Canadian Irish Folk Night.   […]