Canidian Irish Culture Day:

In celebration of Canadian /Irish Cultural Day Carlingford Community Development would like to take this opportunity to invite you to a play celebrating the lives of Ireland’s first emigrants to Canada.


Griffintown is a play devised using stories from the Montréal neighborhood of Griffintown with the idea of community at the core. The play, is performed by “Theatre Rua” a two woman ensemble  made up of Dundalk girl Laura Flynn and Kildare native Clíona de Brí . Music for the play will be provide by: TEAS pronounced chass . This four piece band blend Irish traditional and comtempory folk influences in a wonderful tapestry of sounds, Also providing music on the night are the CLYPP band. A Cross border-cross-community youth band which was developed by Carlingford Community Development under the aegis of the Carlingford Lough Youth Peace Project and generously supportd by the International Fund for Ireland.

As part of the Canadian/Irish  Culture Day there will be two children’s cultural workshops. Members of Théatre Rua will lead a theatre workshop running from 10am-3pm. There will also be a music workshop with members of the CLYPP Band and TEAS  musicians on hand to lead young musicians through a number of tunes. For further information click here. You are also invited to a light refreshments reception which takes place between 5pm & 7pm

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