Celebrate Saint Patrick’s at the Centre Culturel Irlandais !

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s at the Centre Culturel Irlandais !

Sunday 16 March 2003

11.30am - Mass in Saint Patrick?s chapel

12.45pm - Cocktail

2.30pm - 3.30pm Storytelling for all  "Travelling with Saint Patrick" by Caroline Sire Walking the roads of Ireland, Saint Patrick meets with men, old gods, strange creatures and animals who will tell him about their stories...

Performance-installation by the artist Liz Porritt throughout the day
Installation about time : 'It is we who determine how quickly time passes'. The artist will draw three canvasses during hours spent in the Artist's Studio, concentrating on the Centre Culturel Irlandais as a place of history, a safe house and also a space of faith where monastic architecture is combined with more contemporary spaces.

6.30pm - 7.30pm A glass of Irish Single Malt given by The Old Bushmills Distillery to warm the hearts

7.30pm - 9pm Irish songs performed by Maighréad and Triona Ni Dhomhnaill. The Ni Dhomhnaill sisters are among the best performers of the contemporary generation that sing in the traditional sean nos style. Triona will accompany on the keyboard.

9pm - 10pm Tasting of Irish Whiskeys organised by The Old Bushmills Distillery, presented by John C. Ryan, the famous Mr Irish Whiskey !

The exhibition and médiathèque will be open from 12.30pm to 4pm

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