Calendar of Events Related to Faith and the Arts
(note - for more info use links and see News Page)
Wed 1st Nov the Event 'Lament' at 7pm in Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 - an evening exploring Irish folklore, myth and music from Samhain to today by Rhona Fogarty with Mick O'Brien and Newman Vocare Ensemble.
Wed 18 October: An exhibition ‘Art for Vocations’, Portlaoise Parish Centre from 3.00pm to 6.00pm on , the Feast day of Saint Luke, Patron of Artists.
Fri 13th Oct: Encounter Waterford place , St John's Church, Parnell Place, Waterford. Talk, prayer, music and pizza for ages 18-35.
Sun 8 Oct: to mark the feast day of St John Henry Newman, there will be Mass, tea, coffee and fellowship at Newman Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Mass at 11 am and 6.15 pm with church's two choirs - The University Church singers and the Newman Vocare Ensemble.
Fri 6th Oct: Two Taizé nights with prayer and music - Louth, 8 pm 'Bethany' 34 P oint Road, Dundalk A91WOC9; Wexford - Good Counsel College Church, New Ross also Oct 6th 8 pm. Continuing first and third Fridays.
Sept 29th to Oct 1st: School edition of Les Miserables at The Helix Theatre at DCU in Dublin. More info and booking here: https://thehelix.ie/what-s-on/all-events/les-miserables-school-edition/
Wed 27th Sept 8 pm: The London African Gospel Choir, backed by live musicians, perform Paul Simon’s classic record Graceland live from start to finish. National Concert Hall . More info and booking here.
1 September to 4 October: The Season of Creation. Resources for 2023: https://www.catholicbishops.ie/laudato-si/
Thursday 14 September Season of Creation prayer service Newman Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 at 6pm. See website
Fri 1 September: Faith themed book club is back at 4:30pm in Trinity City Hotel for anyone interested. All are welcome!
Thurs 31st August The closing date for applications for Oide Associates (new Education support service) is at 5.00 p.m.
Sat 19th-Sun 20th Aug: Catholic poet and Convert Sally Read at young adult conference, 'Under Mary's Mantle', in All Hallows, Drumcondra Booking information at Eventbrite.
13-19 August: The Knockadoon Music and Liturgy Course takes place at Knockadoon Camp, Co. Cork. https://knockadoonml.com/
July 5th to 7th in Maynooth, Co Kildare - The Irish Church Music Association (ICMA) 2023 Summer School “Come and Journey with Me”. Info here.
Sat 24 June: A Catholic Film Club 7 pm in 263 North Circular Rd, Dublin. The film is The Sacrifice by Andrei Tarkovsky.
Saturday 24 June at 7pm: Vocare Ensemble's Summer Concert "Heart Speaks to Heart" Newman Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. [Updated]
Sat 3rd June UCD Astra Hall. Joyfest -With inspiring talks, fun workshops, uplifting music, and more,Register at Eventbrite
Sat 13 May - Visual Thinking Strategies - the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin. Presenter is artist and educator Clare Halpin. From Arts in Junior Cycle. More info and booking here.
Fri 5th- Sat 7th May: Youth 2000 Retreat for ages 16-35 in Ashbourne Co. Meath. Music, prayer, worship and fellowship! Booking here.
Thurs 4th May at 7.30 pm: The use of ChatGPT and other AI tools that can be used in Religious Education will be explored in an online workshop. This will be done through Blackrock Education Centre - register at this link.
Thurs 30 March: JCT will be joined by special guests Dr Patricia Kieran and Jenny Siung to explore Ways of Seeeing and Learning in JCRE as part of JCT's Festival of Learning. Sign up here to join us: https://buff.ly/3Zang0G
Sat 25 March: One of the talks at this year's Evangelium Conference is 'The Art of Faith - Beauty and Truth in the Transmission of Faith' by Fr Marcus Holden. All Hallows’ College, Drumcondra, Dublin. Tickets at Eventbrite.
Wed 22 March: The 'Exploring the Research Rich Classroom in Junior Cycle Religious Education' webinar will focus on developing your understanding of research in the Junior Cycle Religious Education Specification. It's on Wed 22 March 7-8 pm. Register at this link.
Mon 20 March: Fr John Paul Sheridan, tour of Maynooth Chapel, with exploration of the buildings architecture and iconography. Free - reserve a place via Eventbrite.
Fri 17 March: Mass for St Patrick's Day, Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, 10 am, with the University Church Singers and the Newman Vocare Ensemble.
Sat 11th March: A concert in aid of the Capuchin Day Centre. Celebrating Irelands favourite Saint, Padre Pio. His life on the big screen with narration by Aonghus McAnally. An evening of spiritual Christian and inspirational classics. Featuring Red Hurley, Donna Taggart. National Concert Hall . More info and booking here.
Mon 27 Feb - Thurs 2 March. Emmanuel concerts at The Helix.
Tues 31 Jan: Saint Brigid's crosses, food, drinks, trad music and more! All are welcome for a celebration on the eve of Saint Brigid's Day, at Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, 6 pm - 8 pm, after usual Taizé prayer.
Sun Jan 29th to Sun Feb 5th: The 4 Corners Festival in Belfast seeks to inspire people from across the city to transform it for the peace and wellbeing of all. More info here.
Sun 22 Jan - Sun 29 Jan: Catholic Schools Week. Resources and flyers at this link.
Tues 17 Jan - Taizé service resumes Newman University Church St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.
Tue, December 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Come Away and Rest - A Guided Day Retreat for Catholic Religious Education Teachers organised by the Council for Catechetics of the Irish Episcopal Conference. GMT St Dominic's Retreat Centre Ennismore Retreat Centre Montenotte Cork. Booking at Eventbrite.
Sat 10 Dec 8:00pm National Concert Hall Palestrina Choir’s Christmas concert. More info and booking here.
Sat 10 Dec. 2.00pm to 5.00pm: Does the Church need Art? Meeting of artists, and those interested in the Christian arts, on in Saint Saviour’s Priory, Upper Dorset Street, in Dublin city centre. For further details please see flyer here: Artists Meeting Dublin or contact Father Dunleavy on email@example.com.
Thurs 8 Dec 8:00pm National Concert Hall: Rejoice, a concert of classical choral favourites. Presented by the Goethe Choir. Info and booking here.
Sun 4 Dec: The Bray Gospel Choir will perform at the Moving Crib, Parnell Sq Dublin 1 on Sun 4 Dec. Check out all the details here.
Sat 26 Nov Advent Retreat day: “Longing for Light – a waiting people” This will be a day retreat of music and reflection with Avila’s Carmelite Community and Vox Hiberniae. Free of charge, suggested donation €25. 10am to 4pm. For further information and booking contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 6430200 https://www.avilacentre.ie/retreats/
Fri 18 Nov: The Newman Vocare Ensemble will lead the music at a Service of Remembrance in Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 at 7 pm.
Nov 18th-20th: Youth 2000's Munster Retreat, Coláiste Chríost Rí, Cork City.
Wed 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th November on ZOOM. Spirituality, Story & Imagination 'Story is our only boat for sailing on the river of time'. (Ursula K. Le Guin). Facilitated by Dr Brian Dooney. More info here.
Sun 6 Nov: The Orly Watson organ recital tour will visit Armagh Cathedral at 2 pm. Adm free, voluntary donations.
Sun 6 Nov: Family fun day in Glencomeragh House, Co. Tipperary, on , with Mass, music, fun and games. Email email@example.com for details.
Fri 21st Oct 8 pm: Verdi Requiem featuring Our Lady's Choral Society with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and wonderful soloists conducted by Proinnsias Ó Duinn. National Concert Hall.
Fri 14th-Sun 16th October 2022 - Youth 2000 Ulster retreat Lough Derg, Co. Donegal. More info and registration here.
Sept 30th – Oct 2nd. "Get used to Different" - Weekend Retreat based on "The Chosen" TV Series: Glencomeragh Retreat Centre. Full Board Accommodation €195. To book (052) 6133181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org / For more info on the retreat 087 4042784 / www.waterfordlismore.ie
Fri 30 Sep: The Celtic Brothers (formerly The Willoughby Brothers), Cathedral of the Assumption in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Tickets from the parish office and Bookworm, Liberty Square.
Thurs 29 Sept 9.50 am to 3.15 pm: Renewal Conference, Diocese of Waterford and Lismore for RE teachers and school chaplains, Glencomeragh House, Kilsheelan, Co Tipperary. Register by 16 Sept. Check out www.waterfordlismore.ie/education
Sun 25 Sept 7.30 pm: Celebrating the life of Deirdre Moloney Carter. Evening of music under the musical direction of Owen C. Lynch. St Brigid's Catholic Church, The Curragh, Tickets at Eventbrite.
Fri 24 September: Nightfever Dublin, St. Teresa's Church, Claredon Street (off Grafton Street) Mass begins at 6pm, Nightfever at 7:30pm, Nightprayer at 11pm. More information here.
Friday 23rd September at 8 pm, James Kilbane Irish Folk, Country and Gospel concert at the Hotel Kilmore, Co. Cavan on . Ticket: €20 and are available from concert organisers and the Hotel Kilmore reception.
Friday 23 Sept: Culture Night. Events of a religious nature always feature - check out the website as events are added over the summer. https://culturenight.ie/
20th Sept-1st Oct. Sister Act the Musical returns to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Info and booking here.
21st Aug 2-4 pm: Workshop on medieval Dominican chant at Sligo Abbey, led by Dr Eleanor Giraud.
13th - 21st August: National Heritage Week. Events of a religious and artistic nature are often included. Check out events near you at https://www.heritageweek.ie/
11th - 14th August: Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Clongowes Wood College, Clane, Co. Kildare More info here.
9th-27th August: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the Bord Gáis Theatre 9th-27th August 2022. Info and booking here.
July 22nd - July 28th: The Gerard Manley Hopkins Summer Festival Newbridge College, Co. Kildare . For full details check out this link.
14th July - 15th July: Irish Church Music Association’s Summer School – in-person, Maynooth. More info at this link.
5th-12th June: Ecumenical Bible Week online. Registration is necessary for each event. https://www.bibleweek.ie/
Sun 29 May: Beyond the Song 2022 - worship Music event in Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, . Event Page.
Wednesday 25 May - 6:30pm - Ark Event: Worship, Reflection, Music and Fellowship.Venue is Newman Church St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.
Sun 22nd - Sun 29 May Laudato Si Week More information here.
Sun 8 May at 7.30 pm Kerry Choral Union annual concert in St Brendan's Church, Tralee, Co. Kerry.
Friday 6th May: A night of music, song, dance and poetry celebrating "Our Ireland” with Discovery Gospel Choir. Venue is Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Seán McDermott Street, Mountjoy, Dublin. Tickets and info at Eventbrite.
Tues 3 May 7.30 pm The Annual Newman Lecture "A New Parable for the Planet", guest speaker, Mark Lyons. Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. This event will be in person and live streamed here.
April 29th-May 1st: Youth 2000 Munster Spring Retreat, with prayer, music, reflection and at St Munchin's College, Corbally, Limerick. Info and booking at this link.
Wed 27th April, 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm. Ark Event, Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Praise & Worship music led by the House of Brigid fellows, a mini testimony or reflection, and a holy half hour of Eucharistic Adoration.
Saturday 23rd April @ 11.30 a.m. Revelation: The Kingdom Yet to Come: course on the Book of Revelation will commence on and continue on subsequent Saturdays at the Central Catholic Library, 74 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. For further information contact: New Life Prayer Group (Tel: Kevin at 086-1605755)
Tues 19 April: Concert 'Resurrection' on Tues 19th April 8 pm in Town Hall Theatre Galway. With Johnny Duhan and Ealeanor Shanley. https://tht.ie/3741/johnny-duhan-resurrection
Wednesday 16 February 2022: Ark event at 6:30pm -Eucharistic Adoration, Praise & Worship music, time for silent reflection, and fellowshipJoin us at a local pub following the service!
Tuesday 8 February 2022: Taizé at 6pm in celebration of the Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of human trafficking. Tea & biscuits to follow
Wednesday 26 January 2022: Ark event at 6:30pm at Newman University Church: Eucharistic Adoration, Praise & Worship music.
Wed 26 Jan 7 pm: Online Launch of Credible Catholic RE Programme (see News page)
Sun 23 Jan to Sat 29 Jan. Catholic Schools Week. Info at this link.
Wed 22 Dec 7 pm: Zoom concert with Eilidh Patterson. See news page.
Sun 19 December 8-9 pm: Holy Family Mission and Ascend Youth Ministry (Waterford and Lismore Diocese) carols and prayer service 'The Light of the World. Livestream: www.churchservices.tv/glecomeragh
Wed 15 Dec at 7.30 pm Maynooth College Carol Service, with reduced audience but will also be livestreamed at www.maynoothcollege.ie
Sat 11 Dec : Finding the Christ Child: Advent, Adoration and Art, with Dr Amanda Dillon at An Tobar Retreat and Spirituality Centre, Navan, Co. Meath. Cost€50. To book ring 046-9078973 or email email@example.com
Wed 8 Dec: 'The Ark' Newman Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 6.30 pm, a time of praise and worship music, with a Holy Half-Hour of Eucharistic adoration.
Sun 28 Nov: First Sunday of Advent 2021. Interactive calendar will be available here: www.catholicbishops.ie/adventcalendar
Tues 23 Nov: Opening of Moving Crib, 42 Parnell Sq. Dublin 2. https://www.stmartin.ie/crib/
Sun 25 Oct - The Rend Collective in concert, Olympia Theatre Dublin. Tickets priced from €20 www.ticketmaster.ie
Friday 22 Oct at 7.30 pm - Causeway-Ballyduff - online event based on the Catholic TV series 'The Search' on . The event Facebook page is here.
Mon 20 Sept: Shakespeare: A Catholic Perspective, online series. Facebook event page here.
Wed 1- Sat 4 Sept - Season of Creation. Info and resources here.
Wed 7 July - Sat 10 July: Irish Church Music Aassociation Summer School. live on Facebook Live and YouTube, More info: ICMA website
Wed 30th June to Fri 2nd July 2021. Godly Play Course in Maynooth. Booking and info at Eventbrite.
Fri 25 June: release of film Fatima (2020) in cinemas and online.
Wed 12 May 6.30 pm Online launch of book Time to Call Home, Check it out at Veritas. If you wish to attend email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat 13 March - Online seminar Beauty in the Catholic Tradition. Booking at Eventbrite
Sun 31 Jan-Sat 6 Feb: Catholic Schools Week. Resources should be available soon here.
Sun 20 Dec 9 pm The Christmas Story, online concert featuring a huge virtual choir singing Christmas carols under the direction of liturgical composer Ian Callanan. Broadcast on Facebook, YouTube and the project website.
Sun 20 Dec 6 pm - Advent Carols and Lessons, Newman Church, Dublin. YouTube, Click here to access.
Sun 13 Dec 8 pm: Christmas Canticle - https://www.facebook.com/thevinemass
Fri 11 Dec 8 pm: Christmas Canticle - musical from Vine Mass, St Mary's Tallaght. Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/thevinemass
Fri 11 Dec 8 pm: Christmas Concert online with Yvonne Lyon (Scotland). Donations.
Wed 9 Dec 6 pm. Sir James MacMillan: Catholicism and Music - online event, register at Eventbrite.
Sun 6 Dec 6 pm - Advent Carols and Lessons, Newman Church, Dublin. YouTube, Click here to access.
Wed 3rd Dec 7 pm: Liturgical composer Marie Dunne CHF launches a new CD, Whispers of Hope, online . Contact email@example.com The album will be available from Veritas.
Wed 11 Nov at 7.30 pm: Faitharts workshop online - Exploring Religious Themes in Contemporary Culture in the New Junior Cycle RE Specifications. The workshop will focus on film, music and literature. Interested RE teachers should email firstname.lastname@example.org It's free with 'Tip Jar'.
Thurs 15 Oct: Associate Director of Notre Dame Centre for Faith and Reason, Steven Warner, 8 PM, The Hook of Faith's October Zoom Conference. Theme: "Evangelising Irish Culture Today," Steve will be speaking on Mission and Music. More information : thehookoffaith.com. To receive the address and password for the Zoom call, email email@example.com.
Thurs 15 Oct, 7 pm: Catholic Creators UK - an online Evening of Art & Faith with musician, Joe Wells (One Hope Project) and spiritual director, Iona Reid-Dalgleish (Jesuits in Britain) exploring the links between creativity and prayer in their work. More info and registration is here.
Fri 18 Sept: Culture Night - nationwide. Programme here - website
Tues 8 Sept: Return of Taizé service, Newman Church. Also live-streamed on YouTube page
Tues 1 Sept-Sun 4 Oct: Season of Creation. Check out the resources here.
Sat 15 Aug - Start of Heritage Week. Click here
Tuesday, 30 June to Friday 3 July - Irish Church Music Association Summer School, Maynooth. Info here. **Cancelled
Fri 12 June: Deadline for Trócaire Poetry Competition. Info Trócaire.
Sun 31 May to Sun 7 June: Ecumenical Bible Week online. Theme is: ' Faith in the Public Square: Past Histories ... Current Realities'. https://www.bibleweek.ie/
Fri 29 May - Sun 31 May: Poetry Weekend at FCJ Ibricken Lodge, Spanish Point Co. Clare - poetry of Mary Oliver Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Robert Frost and Gerard Manley Hopkins. . More info here.
Thurs 28 May: Google Webinar on Virtual School Trips. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A5UFlCMyz4
Sun 24 May: Ian Callanan Facebook & YouTube live concert. 11 pm More info: https://www.facebook.com/iancallananmusic/
Thurs 21 May: 1 am (night) Matt Maher Concert online. Further info here.
Wed 20 May 7.30 pm Movies that Matter Manresa Retreat Centre 426 Clontarf Road, Dollymount, Dublin, D03 FP52. Film, introduction and discussion. Info here.
Sun 17 May: Liam Lawton will stream an online live concert 7.30 pm Irish time Liam Lawton Music Facebook page , Graiguecullen and Killeshin Facebook pages, also the webcam from Graiguecullen and Killeshin church. YouTube Link.
Sun 10 May: Evening of Gratitude and Hope with Archbishop Eamonn Martin and singers Karl McGuckian and Malachi Cush . St Patrick's cathedral in Armagh, view on the cathedral webcam.
Sun 10th May - Fri 15 May: Raised on Songs and Stories - Emmaus Centre Swords Co. Dublin- with accompaniment from Fr. Vincent Sherlock, Booking and info here.
Mon 27 April 8:00pm - The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38,by Edward Elgar with text from the poem by John Henry Newman at the National Concert Hall. Info and booking here.
Fri 10 April 3.30 pm, Bach’s St John Passion, with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra and soloists. Info and booking here.
Sat 4 April: Final of Public Speaking Competition for Schools, Maynooth College.
Wed 1 April 7.30 pm: Movies that Matter Manresa Retreat Centre 426 Clontarf Road, Dollymount, Dublin, D03 FP52. Film, introduction and discussion. Info here.
Fi 13 March: Release of Victoria Johnston recordings - 'Tar Liom' and 'You Are the Peace'. See iTunes. Info here.
Wed 11 March 7.30 pm: Movies that Matter Manresa Retreat Centre 426 Clontarf Road, Dollymount, Dublin, D03 FP52. Film, introduction and discussion. Info here.
Sun 8 March: Gardiner Street Gospel Choir at Dublin's Button Factory and other special guests on the night. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Strictly Over 18’s only. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/TheGSGC .
Mon 9 March - Thurs 12 March: Emmanuel Concerts at The Helix
Mon 9th March 7.30 pm: Deciphering the Sistine Chapel a presentation at Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. More info here.
Sat 7 March - RTAI National Conference, Hodson Bay Hotel. https://www.rtai.ie/
Sun 1st March at 7pm: Songs of Hope & Peace Concert St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. The Maynooth University Chamber Choir with the Bellarmine University Oratorio Society from Louisville, Kentucky. Adm free. Info here.
Fri 28 Feb 8pm - The Encounter, St Paul's Arran Quay. Music by Lenin and Lionel Pinto.
Thurs 25 Feb: Resources and Projects for Lent: Workshop for RE teachers, Blackrock Education Centre 5-7 pm. Booking here.
Sun 16 Feb 4 pm, Maynooth College Gala Concert, in the College Chapel. Booking and info at Eventbrite.
Sat 15 Feb: Nightfever Dublin Clarendon St Church from 6 pm Mass and after.
Sat 15 Feb from 1:45pm: Lightfever will take place at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity Waterford - sacrament, scripture, prayer and music ministry, street evangelisation. waterfordlismore.ie
Sat 15 Feb 9.30-1.30 pm: Dublin Diocese Spring Liturgy Seminar More info and booking arrangements here
Sun 2 Feb 3:30pm – 5:00pm: 'Disarming Beauty of a Human Experience' meeting about the life of Marta Bellavista, an Italian secondary school teacher, who died of cancer in October 2000 at the age of 27, Marta's father Giorgio Bellavista and Emanuele Polverelli, the curator of the book on her life, (I Want It All) will be speaking. Newtownpark Pastoral Centre, Guardian Angels Parish, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun 26 Jan-Sun 2 Feb: Catholic Schools Week
Mon 20 Jan 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Taizé service for the week of Christian Unity at St Paul's Church Smithfield on More info here.
Fri 17 Jan: Film, A Hidden Life opens in Irish cinemas. IMDb Entry
Fri 10 Jan - Sat 1 Feb 2020: The Sound of Music, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre . Info and booking here.
Fri 27-Mon 30 Dec: International Youth Festival, Clongowes College. www.afcmteamireland.org
Tue, 17 December 2019 7:30 pm: Christmas Voices concert in St Mary's Pro-Cathedral to raise funds for the homeless. Performers include Red Hurley, Linda Martin, Cliona Hagan, Anna Kearney, boys and girls of the Cathedral Choirs. Tickets at Eventbrite.
Mon 16th and Tues 17th Dec. : Christmas Concert, Cork Opera House incl Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra led by conductor John O Brien. More info here.
Monday 16 Dec at 8 pm. Handel's Messiah, Pro-Cathedral Dublin 1 Tickets €25 at Eventbrite
Sun 15 Dec 4pm: 'Journeying to Christmas in Song' is an Advent service in the Church of St Therese in Mount Merrion, Dublin, featuring parish choirs and ensembles, donations to Trócaire.
Wed 11 Dec 7.30 pm to 9 pm: Advent Evening of prayer, music and reflection with Marie Dunne CHF and the Holy Faith Past Pupils Choir Margaret Aylward Centre Glasnevin. Donation €5. Tea/coffee and mince pies to follow. More info here.
Sun 8th Dec at 7.30 pm Advent Lessons and Carols in Newman University Church St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.
Fri 6th - Sun 8th Dec: Youth 2000 Christmas Retreat, Newbridge College, Co. Kildare Info and booking here.
Thurs 5 Dec - Celine Byrne Christmas Celebration concert, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Info and booking here.
Sun 1st Dec: Advent Afternoon, 3 pm - 5 pm. Emmaus Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin, More info here.
Sat 30 Nov : Nightfever, Clarendon St Church Dublin 2 Starts with Mass at 6pm. More info here.
Thursday 28th November: Moving Crib opens at 42 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1 on until 6th January 2020. More information can be found on www.stmartin.ie/crib
Thurs 28 Nov 5.30 pm: Mass for American Thanksgiving, Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.
Thurs, Nov. 21, 6:00 PM.“ C.S. Lewis and the Christian Art of Storytelling.” Lecture by Fr. Conor McDonough, OP, Swift Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, This event is free and open to the public. Info here.
Fri 1st Nov - Sun 3rd Nov: Youth 2000 Munster Retreat. youth2000.ie
Thurs 31st Oct: deadline for entries to Public Speaking Competition for schools, with religious themes, incl the arts. Application forms can be downloaded here.
Fri 25th - Sun 27th Oct: Youth 2000 Connaught Retreat. Summerhill College, Sligo. youth2000.ie
Thurs 24 Oct: IT Workshop on classroom quizzes, assessments and evaluations. Blackrock Education Centre 5-7.30 pm. Booking and info - click here.
Sun 20 Oct: 6.15, Sunday Mass, marking canonisation of Cardinal Newman. Address: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, talk by Declan Kiberd afterwards. Refreshments. Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.
Sat 19 Oct: Day of Reflection and Music at Margaret Aylward Centre, Glasnevin. 10 am - 3 pm. Booking: 01-7979364 087-6649862. https://www.margaretaylwardcentre.ie/
Fri 18 Oct: Liam Lawton in Concert, Ballymacoda Church near Youghal, Co. Cork. 8 pm
Sun 13 Oct: Beatification of poet and theologian John Henry Newman, Rome.
Fri 11th to Sun13th October: Youth 2000 Ulster Retreat at Lough Derg, for 16 – 35 year olds will include inspiring talks, workshops, music, group activities, prayer, sacraments, drama and plenty of time to spend with friends. More info: http://youth2000.ie/youth-2000-loughderg/
Sat 5 Oct: Autumn Liturgy Gathering, Clonliffe College. Details later.
Fri 4 Oct - Film Unplanned opens in Irish cinemas.
Thurs 3rd Oct 5- 7pm: Blackrock Education Centre, RE Workshop, New Junior Cycle RE specification. Booking here.
Fri 27 Sept 8 pm - Liam Lawton In Concert, Bonnybrook Parish, Tickets Parish Office 01 848 5262 https://www.bonnybrookparish.ie/
Sat 21 Sept: Nightfever event in Dublin will take place on Sat 21st Sept in St Theresa's Church Clarendon St Dublin 2. There will be music, reflection, adoration, reconciliation and street outreach. From 6 pm Mass on. Info here.
Fri 20 Sept: Culture Night, various venues nationwide. https://culturenight.ie/
Fri 20 Sept: The Encounter @ 8pm in St Paul's Arran Quay, with musician Hannah Best and Guest speakers Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Lisa McKenna and Codie Preston .
Thurs 19 Sept: 6.30 to 7.30 pm: 'Catholicism in Ireland: How We Got to the Present Day'an illustrated by Kevin Whelan of the University of Notre Dame at Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 on . Readings will be given by Stephen Rea, with reception to follow.
Tues 10 Sept: Taizé Nights will resume at Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 at 6pm.
Thurs 15th- Sun 18th Aug Youth 2000 Summer Festival at Clongowes Wood College Co. Kildare. Information and online booking here.
Tues 16 July: Hannah Shaeffer and Rebekah Fitch at St Paul's Church, Arran Quay, Dublin, booking at Eventbrite, here. See News page for other venues.
Monday 15 July at 8 pm: Amadou & Mariam with the Blind Boys of Alabama National Concert Hall . Info and booking here.
Tues 2th July - Fri 5th July: 50th Anniversary Irish Church Music Association Summer School. Guest: Michael Joncas.
Tues 18 June: Launch Event for CD VOX FEMININA, 10th Anniversary Souvenir CD from the Pro-Cathedral Girls Choir, City Hall, Dublin 7 pm.
Saturday 15th June at 7.30pm: Cabinteely Gospel Group concert at St. Brigid’s Church, Cabinteely www.cabinteelygospel.org
Sat 15 June: Youth Mass, Neilstown Church Clondalking Dublin. With Inchicore Gospel Choir. 6 pm.
Thurs 13 June: Tom Kendzia Workshop. St Peter and Pauls Church, Portlaoise at 8pm.
Mon June 10th-Sun June16th - "Mystics, Martyrs and Poets"- Retreat led by Fr Brendan Comerford, SJT, Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre, Co. Down. More info here.
Sun 9 June-Sun 16 June: Ecumenical Bible Week. More info here.
Sun 2 June: Steve Warner, liturgical composer, speaks at Theology Uncorked, - 'Sacred Song, Sacred Mission', Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. After 6.15 pm Mass.
Fri 31 May-Sun 2 June - Poetry Weekend - seaside retreat at FCJ, Ibricken Lodge, Spanish Point, Co. Clare. Poetry - language of love, language of God. Director Jo Donovan RSM. More info here.
Fri 17 May-Sun 19 May: Gospel Rising Festival, Dublin. Click here for more information.
Wed 1 May: Deadline for Knock 140 arts competition. More info here.
Sat 27 April: Nightfever at St Teresa's Chhurch, Clarendon St, Dublin 2 . from 6 pm (Mass) to 11 pm. Music, prayer, reconciliation, street outreach. More info here.
Friday 19 April: St Matthew Passion by Bach, National Concert Hall 3.30 pm, with the National Synphony Orchestra and Cór na nÓg. Info and booking here.
Sun 14 April: The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour, incl Op 51 by Haydn. Entry free but there will be a collection for St Vincent de Paul Society. Booking at Eventbrite.
Fri 12 Apr – Sun 14 April - Youth 2000 Ulster Retreat, St Macartan's College, Mullamurphy, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. For more information click here.
Thurs 11 April: Start of Johhny Duhan Nationwide Tour, Wexford Arts Centre. More info: http://www.johnnyduhan.com/Home.html
Thurs 11 April: Junior Cycle RE Workshop to address arts elements of the new Specification. Co. Wexford Education Centre, 5-7 pm. Register here.
Wed 10th-Sat 13th April - Sister Act the Musical performed by Bray Musical Society in the Mermaid Theatre Bray . Booking and info here.
Tue, April 9 – Sat, April 13: 7:20 pm each night, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat musical in St Mary's Priory, Main St, Tallaght Village, Dublin, D24. Facebook Page
Thurs 4 April 5-7 pm Junior Cycle RE Workshop to address arts elements of the new Specification. Blackrock Education Centre, Co. Dublin. Register here.
Wed 27 March -Junior Cycle RE Workshop to address arts elements of the new Specification. Navan Education Centre, 5-7 pm. Register here.
Fri 22 March: The Encounter - night of music and testimony, 8pm, St Paul's Arran Quay, Dublin. Musician and Guest Speaker for the night, Ciaran Coll, music teacher, choir director and composer. More info here.
Sun 10 March - Saint and Scholars Concert - ALL LIVES ARE PRECIOUS (ALPs ), Down Cathedral, Liam Lawton, Malachi Cush Karl Mc Guckin, Matthew Campbell plus many others. Advance tickets - https://www.facebook.com/ALPreciousLtd/
Sat 9th March: Conference of the Religion Teachers Association of Ireland Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone. More info here.
Thurs 7 March - Lecture on Art and Theology by Fr Michael Dunleavy OP at St Saviour's Church in Dublin 7.30 pm. Entrance from Dorset St. More info here.
Fri 1 March – Sun 3 March, Youth 2000 Retreat, Calasanctius College, Castle Rd, Innplot, Oranmore, Co. Galway. More information - youth2000.ie
Mon 25 Feb-Thurs 28 Feb: Emmanuel Concerts at The Helix. Booking here.
Sat 23 Feb: Seminar on values and beauty at Glenard University Residence 11 am to 1 pm. Register at Eventbrite here.
Sat 16 Feb: Nightfever at Clarendon St Church. from 6 pm Mass. Info here.
Thurs 14 Feb: Lecture - Faith in Literature by Prof Declan Kiberd. Newman University Church, 6.30 pm.
Tues 12 Feb: Beauty in Aquinas and Joyce, A lecture by Fran O'Rourke, University College Dublin, 6.30 pm 4050B in the Arts Block at Trinity College Dublin. Organised by the Thomist Society.
Thurs 31 Jan Canaimis – Ceol don Aifrinn - launched by Veritas Publications in Clonliffe College beginning with a reception of light refreshments at 7.00 p.m.
Mon 28 Jan-Wed 30 Jan: Laudate Concerts (Primary school choirs). Various venues, see News Page.
Mon 28 Jan: Dr John O'Keeffe, Director of Sacred Music in St Patrick's College, Maynooth presents workshop in Cork for singers, choirs, musicians and all who are interested in music in the liturgy. Parish Centre in Blackrock . 7:30pm to 9:30pm: Cost €5. Booking 021 4537474
Sat 27 Jan-Sun 28 Jan: World Youth Day in Dublin. Emmaus Centre Balheary Demesne Swords, Dublin, K67 Y274 Book: www.emmauscentre.ie/programme/wyd
Sun 27 Jan - Sun 3 Feb: Catholic Schools Week. For resources click here.
Fri 25 Jan - The Encounter Dublin City, music pizza, testimony. St Paul's Arran Quay. Info here.
Fi 4 Jan 7-9 pm "Burning Hearts", The Emmaus Centre, Swords, Dublin from 7pm to 9pm for young adults with worship, teaching & fellowship, Mass, talks, testimonies, music & Eucharistic Adoration. Info: email@example.com
Thurs 20th and Fri 21st Dec: 'Ireland in Christmas Praise', New Irish Choir and Orchestra and the New Irish Youth Choir, guest Sara Groves at Belfast Waterfront Hall. Info and booking here.
Wed 19th Dec 3 pm and 8 pm: Carols by Candlelight at the National Concert Hall, . More info and booking here.
Monday 17 & Tuesday 18 December 2018 8pm - Cork Opera House annual Christmas Concert. Info and booking here.
Mon 17th Dec 8 pm - Christmas Oratorio - The Goethe Institute Choir at the National Concert Hall. More info and booking here.
Fri 14 Dec at 7.30 pm.The Adare Choir, the St Saviour's Choir sing at the 'Christmas at the Domincans' Adm €15. St Saviour's Church.
Fri 14th Dec and Mon 17th Dec: New Dublin Voices, Conductor Bernie Sherlock, present two lunchtime concerts at the National Concert Hall - . Booking and info here.
Wed 12 Dec at 1.10 pm: Christmas carols at the Cork School of Music, featuring Capella Lyrica conducted by Maria Judge, with accompanist Deirdre Long.
Tues 11 Dec 8 pm: Palestrina Choir at the National Concert Hall. Booking and info here..
Sat 8 Dec: Advent in Art, Avila Retreat Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. http://www.avilacentre.ie/
Fri 7th Dec Handel's Messiah, with The Ulster Orchestra and Belfast Philharmonic Choir, Waterfront Hall, Belfast. Booking and info here.
Thurs 6 Dec: Handel's Messiah, with The Ulster Orchestra and Belfast Philharmonic Choir, Guildhall Derry. Booking here.
Wed 5 Dec: - Les Miserables starts run at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. More info here.
Tues 4 Dec: start of Liam Lawton Christmas concert tour. Info: https://www.liamlawton.com/
Sun 2 Dec 7.30 pm Evening of festive songs and carols in aid of Trócaire, on With MC Joe Duffy and performances by Margaret Keys, Mornington Singers, Vladimir Violinist, Tenor Niall Morris and Belvedere College Choir. Adm free by Ticket at Eventbrite.
Sat 1 Dec: Diocesan Advent Service St. Columba’s Church, Iona Road, Glasnevin, at 4.00 p.m. on More info here.
Sat 1 Dec: Nightfever at Clarendon St Church Dublin 2, after 6 pm Mass. Music, street oureach, reconciliation, adoration.
Thurs 29 November, 5-7.00 pm: Workshop on TESTeach/Blendspace, (online tool for gathering and presenting resources) at Co. Wexford Education Centre, Enniscorthy,
Tues 27 Nov 7.30 pm; 'Tis the Season to be Jolly', National Concert Hall, with Rathfranham Concert Band and guests.Info and booking here.
Sun 25 Nov at 7.30 pm: Bach for Advent, Newman University Church St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 with Sestina Soloists and Baroque Ensemble and the Irish Doctors Choir. Info and booking here
Fri 23 Nov at 7:15pm Lecture on 'G.K. Chesterton and God' at St Mary's Church, Haddington Road Dublin 4, speaker Melanie Mc Donagh. More info: www.stmaryshaddingtonroad.ie
Thurs 22 Nov: Workshop on TESTeach/Blendspace, Navan Education Centre, 5-7.00 pm,(online tool for gathering and presenting resources)
Thurs 15 November: A talk on the icons at the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mary and St. Demiana , at the church at 5 The Pines, Herbert Road, Bray, 8.00pm. Organised by Bray Churches Together.
Thurs 15 Nov: Workshop on TESTeach/Blendspace, Blackrock Education Centre, 5-7.30 pmpm,(online tool for gathering and presenting resources)
Wed 14 Nov: Workshop for singers, choir directors and musicians, presented by Ephrem and Giovanna Feely, based on the new collection Our Hearts Are Restless. Newman University Church 8-9.45 pm. Cost €10, bookings by 5 Nov to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thurs 8 Nov: Book Launch 'Betrothed' by Paraic Maher (Irish art work around the betrothal of Mary and Joseph).
Wed 7 Nov: Workshop for singers, choir directors and musicians, presented by Ephrem and Giovanna Feely, based on the new collection Our Hearts Are Restless. Corpus Christi Church, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, 8 pm- 9.45 pm, Cost €10, bookings by 5 Nov to email@example.com
Tues 6 Nov: 7.30 pm to 9 pm - liturgical music workshop with Sr Marie Dunne in the Margaret Aylward Centre, Holy Faith Sisters, Glasnevin.
Sun 4th Nov: 'Sacred Song for the Faithful Departed' in Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, following the 6.15 pm Mass and featuring the Carolan String Quartet and Newman Vocare Ensemble.
Sat 20 Oct: 8 pm, Dublin County Choir performing Karl Jenkins' 'The Armed Man' and John Rutter's 'Requiem' at Whitefriar St Church, Dublin. Tickets €20 at the door or www.eventbrite.ie
Sat 20-Sun 21 Oct : Conversations that Matter -a Christian Witness Seminar, in Lismullin Institute Co. Meath on 2018, two-day residential seminar for women aims to inspire and give encouragement to live the Catholic faith today. with Sally Read (Catholic convert and poet) and Leah Lebresco (convert from atheism and writer). More info and booking here.
Sat 20 Oct: Workshop on liturgical music with Ephrem and Giovanna Feely, Dalgan Pk, Navan 11.15-1 pm.
Fri 19 Oct: Encounter Dublin - faith and music for young adults. St Paul's Arran Quay, Dublin. 8 pm
Fri 19 Oct Harlem Gospel Choir - Royal Theatre,Castlebar for more dates- News Page.
Mon 15 Oct: Workshop on liturgical music with Ephrem and Giovanna Feely. Ashbourne Parish Hall 8-9.45 pm.
Mon 15 Oct 8.00p.m.'Your Holiness'- an evening of prayer, music and reflection which will explore the recent document of Pope Francis - Gaudete et Exultate (Rejoice and be Glad). The Monastery of St. Alphonsus, Drumcondra.
Sun 4 Oct: World premier of 'Aifreann' by Kevin O'Connell, with the Palestrina and Senior Girl Choristers led by choral director Blanaid Murphy and accompanied by organist David Grealey, at 11 am Solemn Mass in St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Dublin 1.
Tues 9th Oct The Cardinall's Musick, National Concert Hall 8 pm. More info and booking here.
Tues 2nd Oct Using Film in RE and English Teaching, Navan Education Centre, 5 pm . Booking here.
Sat 29 Sept: Autumn Liturgy Gathering, Dublin Diocese, Clonliffe College, 9.30 - 1 pm. Details of workshops as they become available - here.
Thurs 27th Sept: Using Film in RE and English Teaching. Blackrock Education Centre, 5 pm IT Course, Booking here.
Sun 23rd Sept at 7.30 pm, at the National Concert Hall, Chamber Choir Ireland and the Irish Chamber Orchestra perform the Irish premiere of James MacMillan’s "Stabat Mater" NCH.ie
Sat 22 Sept Nightfever in St Teresa's Church, Clarendon St Dublin 2 following the 6 pm Mass. Music, reconciliation and street outreach. More info here.
Fri 21 Sept: Opening in Irish cinemas, film John Paul II In Ireland: A Plea for Peace
Tues 11 Sept: Newman Church (St Stephen's Green) Taizé nights return with a special event of prayer and music for peace. Starting time is 6 pm.
Wed 29th Aug to Fri 21st Sept: Exhibition - Religious Art in the Home (ex WMOF) Limerick Diocesan Centre, St Munchin's College, Corbally Rd, Limerick.
Friday 24th August at 8 pm: ‘The Encounter Dublin City’ St Paul’s Church, Arran Quay, special WMOF. Guest Speaker and Musicians will be announced closer to the date. More information theencounterdublincity. Music: Audrey Assad.
Thu, 23 August, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Canticle of Creation - A Concert of Gratitude
Tues 21st Aug-Sun 26 Aug: World Meeting of Families. RDS, Croke Park, Phoenix Park. See News Page.
Tues 21st Aug: Red Hurley in a concert of spiritual music in the National Concert Hall. More info here.
Thurs 16th-Sun 19th Aug - Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea. For info and booking click here. ***Cancelled
Sun Aug 5th - Sat Aug 11th The annual Knockadoon Music and Liturgy Course. More info and booking here.
Tues 24 July at 7.30 pm: 'So Last Century', recital in Newman Church, St Stephen's Green, Dulin 2 on , featuring works by Debussy, Fauré, Rota, Lauber and Mchedelov. Performers: Tara Viscardi/ Harp, Meadhbh O’Rourke/Flute, Martha Campbell/Viola and Sarah Luttrell/Mezzo-Soprano. Tickets: Euro 12 / Concession Euro 8.
Fri 6th July 2018 'Burning Hearts' every First Friday Emmaus Centre, Swords, Dublin from 7pm Mass, talks, testimonies, music & Eucharistic Adoration. More info here.
Wed 27 June - Sat 30 June: Irish Church Music Association Summer School, St Patrick's College, Maynooth. More info here
Fri 15 June 7.30 pm: Parish Church Mount Merrion, fundraiser for Motor Neuron charities, with music by Sr Marie Dunne.
Sun 27th May: Notre Dame Chorale, Newman Church, St Stephen's Green, Dunlin 2 at 7.30 pm
Sun 20 May-Sun 27 May: Ecumenical Bible Week. More info at www.bibleweek.ie
Sun 20 May The Rend Collective In Concert, Olympia Theatre, 7.30 pm. For more info see https://rendcollective.com/
Wed 2 May: Emmanuel Concert (rescheduled) in The Helix, DCU. Full list of participating schools available here.
Wed 2nd May: at 8pm, The Culwick Choral Society, National Concert Hall, Gloria by Francis Poulenc and German Requiem by Brahms. Info and booking here.
Tues 1 May: Emmanuel Concert (rescheduled) The Helix, DCU.. Full list of participating schools available here.
Fri 27 April: Johnny Duhan Concert, Draoícht Studio, Blanchardstown.
Mon Apr 16: 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm - Resting Under the Tree - Monastery of St. Alphonsus, St. Alphonsus Road, Drumcondra with reflections and music from the Dublin Diocesan Music Group. More info here.
Fri 20 April: 7.30 pm A Celebration of Belonging - an evening of music and reflection. Venue Our Mother of Divine Grace Church Ballygall Dublin 11.
Sat 14 April 3 pm - Handel Highlights - Merchants Quay Church, Dublin. with Our Lady's Choral Society. Free, with donations for Focus and Merchants Quay Project.
Sat 14 April: Art Workshop with Róisín de Buitléar re her work ‘Pilgrimage’ for Knock Basilica. More info here
Fri 13 April - Veritas presents an Evening of Music and Story. Third Space Café, Smithfield, Dublin. 6.30 - 8 pm. Info here.
Fri 6 April: Johnny Duhan Concert, Arts Centre, Ratoath, Co. Meath.
Tues 3rd April , Beth Nielsen Chapman concert, with Ruth Trimble The Studio, Waterfront Hall, Belfast.
Mon 2nd April: Beth Nielsen Chapman concert, with Ruth Trimble Portico Arts Centre Portaferry,
Sun 25 March: Haydn's 7 Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross (Op 51) in Newman University Church. After 6.15 liturgy. Free - Tickets can be reserved at https://www.facebook.com/NDNewmanCentre and at Eventbrite. Postponed from 2 March.
Tues 20 March: Teach Your Subject Visually, Laois Education Centre, 5- 7 pm.s
Tues 6 March: start of series 'Seeing With New Eyes', art meditations, Details here: https://www.manresa.ie/programmes/seeing-new-eyes-0
Fri 2nd March: at 7.30 pm Haydn's 7 Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross (Op 51) in Newman University Church. Free - Tickets can be reserved at https://www.facebook.com/NDNewmanCentre and at Eventbrite.
Mon 26 Feb -Thurs 1 March. Emmanuel concerts at The Helix. Booking and info here.
Thurs 22 Feb YouTube Masterclass 5-7pm. Navan Education Centre. Booking here.
Mon 19 Feb : 'Contemplation and Action for Lent - A journey with the Desert Fathers and Mothers' prayer and music for Lent, Mount St Alphonsus Monastery, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, at 8 pm. Music by the Dublin Diocesan Music Group.
Sat 17 Feb: Nightfever Dublin, Clarendon St. More info here.
Tues 13 Feb: Taizé prayer at 6 pm, followed by pancakes and live music at 6.45 pm, Newman University Church, St Stephen's Gree, Dublin 2.
Fr 2 Feb: at 6 pm in NCH, free organ recital, featuring Carole O’Connor. Booking and info here.
Mon 29 Jan: Laudate 2018 starts, Knocklyon, St. Colmcille's Church 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm. Making a musical link between school and parish. Also Ballymun and Blackrock. More info here.
Mon 29 Jan: at 8 pm - The TCB Band National Concert Hall, Elvis Tribute with Gospel music. Info and booking here.
Sun 28 Jan: Start of Catholic Schools Week - resources for download here.
Sat Jan 27: Liturgy Seminar at Clonliffe College 9:30 am – 1:15 pm. More info here.
Thurs 25 Jan: Charity Concert in aid of the Hope Foundation in University Church St Stephen's Green 7.30 pm. see News Page
Tues 19 Dec: Sound of Music opens at Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin.
Fri 15 Dec: Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Celine Byrne, opera and Christmas Classics More info and booking here.
Wed 13 Dec: The ESB Great Christmas Concert National Concert Hall, Info and booking here
Mon 11 Dec: The Culwick Choral Society Christmas Concert at the National Concert Hall on Info and booking here.
Fri 8 Dec: The Encounter, St Paul's Arran Quay, Dublin. Music. prayer, testimony, pizza. More info here.
Mon 4 Dec: The Goethe-Institut Choir returns at the National Concert Hall with festive all-time choral favourites. Info and booking here.
Sat 2 Dec: Nightfever event, prayer, music, street outreach, Clarendon St Church. Info here.
Sat 2 Dec: 4-5.15 pm Dublin Diocesan Advent Service, St Gabriel's Clontarf Info here.
Wed 29 Nov: 'How Great Thou Art' with Aled Jones, National Concert Hall. Booking and more info here.
Mon 27 Nov: Camphill Communities Ireland present a concert of new music to lift spirits into the Christmas Season. National Concert Hall. Info and booking here.
Fri 24 Nov: Bright Friday, arts and mindfulness event, Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin. Info here.
Fri 24 Nov: Eilidh Patterson with Cup O'Joe, DC Music Club. Reserve tickets HERE (postponed)
Fri 24 Nov. Deadline for 'Failte Pope Francis' competition for primary schools. More details here.
Thurs 23 Nov: Dublin Diocese Remembrance Service, Monastery of St Alphonsus 8 pm. Info here.
Tues 21 Nov: Premiere of composer Patrick Cassidy's Latin Mass, Newman University Church. Tickets free but necessary click here.
Mon 20 Nov: Soundings for Simon, poetry and fundraiser for Simon Community. Yellow House, Rathfarnham. 7.30 pm
Fri 17 Nov:The Encounter, St Paul's Arran Quay, Dublin. Music. prayer, testimony, pizza. More info here.
Sat 4 Nov: – 'Art as a Doorway to the Divine' workshop with Artists Imogen Stuart & PJ Lynch. Knock Shrine. Details here
Friday 27 October – Music Workshop with Liam Lawton, 7.30-9.30pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Knock. Details here
Fri 27 Oct: Switchfoot concert, The Academy, Dublin. Tickets at Ticketmaster.
Sun 22 Oct: Arts Night Newman University Church - Poet, Piper, Harpist. Readings by Stephen Rea. (after 6.15 Mass)
Fri 20 Oct: The Encounter, St Paul's Arran Quay, Dublin. Music. prayer, testimony, pizza. More info here.
Tues 17 Oct: Sal Solo concert, Holy Rosary Church, Bohernabreena, Tallaght, Dublin 24. More info here.
Mon 16 Oct: Sal Solo concert Knockmitten Church, Clondalkin. 7.30 pm. More info here.
Sun 15 Oct: Salo Solo, 12 noon Holston St Church, Dublin City Centre (Mass) More info here.
Thurs 12 Oct: Music Workshop with Liam Lawton. Info and booking here.
Sat 7 Oct: RE Congress, St Patrick's College, Maynooth. Info here and here.
Fri 6 Oct: Faithfest 11, event for teens, music, workshops and more. 6.00 – 9.30pm in Holy Cross College, Clonliffe Road. More info here.
Thurs 5 Oct: Music Ministry event at Clonliffe College for those responsible for music at a parish level. Info and booking options click here.
Thurs 5th Oct: Tallis Scholars, National Concert Hall 8 pm. Info and booking here.
Tues 3 Oct: Series of talks on early music, incl chant and devotional music with Tim Thurston, National Concert Hall. More info here.
Sat 30 Sept: Autumn Liturgy Gathering of Dublin Diocese, Clonliffe College, 9.30 to 1 pm. Iinfo and booking options here.
Sat 23 Sept: The Lassus Scholars and Piccolo Lasso, National Concert Hall, 8 pm. More info and booking here.
Fri 22 Sept: The Encounter, St Paul's Arran Quay, Dublin. Music. prayer, testimony, pizza. More info here.
Fri 22 Sept: Culture Night, nationwide. Details at https://culturenight.ie/
Sat 16th Sept: St Teresa's Church, Clarendon St, Dublin 2, street outreach, music, prayer, adoration, Reconciliation. More information here.
Tues 29 Aug-Sun 3rd Sept: Sister Act, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. More info and booking here
Thurs 17 Aug-Sun 20 Aug: Youth 2000 Summer Festival. More info here.
Wed 16 Aug: Red Hurley and the Castlelyons Gospel Choir, Fr Ferris Park, Castlelyons, 8 pm. Tickets at Eventbrite.
Tues 8th-Sun 13th August: Music Ministry Together 2017, led by Ian Callanan, Cistercian College Roscrea. The theme for 2017 is “Holy is Your Name”. More info here.
Thurs 10 Aug: Eric Bibb, National Concert Hall at 8 pm. More info and booking here.
Sun 6th - Fri 12th Aug: Knockadoon Music and Liturgy Course, Co. Cork. www.knockadoonml.com
Sun 30 July: 8 pm - Beth Nielsen Chapman and Jim Lauderdale at the National Concert Hall. More info and booking here.
Fri 28 July-Sun 30 July: Arts and Faith weekend, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath. To book contact firstname.lastname@example.org - Donations only.
Sun 23 July- Sat 12 Aug: Icon writing course at the Monastery of St. Alphonsus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, . More info here.
Fri 21st July-Thurs 27th July: Hopkins International Festival, Newbridge. More info and brochure here.
Wed 19 July: the Blind Boys of Alabama, National Concert Hall. More info here.
Mon 17 July-Thurs 20 July: Ennis Parish - Retreats for adults and young people, with music prominent. Info here.
Mon 10 July: Christopher West (theologian) and Mike Mangione (musician) at Clarendon St Church Dublin 2. 5.30 - 8 pm. More info and other dates here.
Wed 5th - Sat 8th July: Irish Church Music Association Summer School, St Patrick's College Maynooth. More info here.
Sat 24 June: Hallelujah - inspirational spiritual music at the National Concet Hall. More info and booking here.
Fri 16 June: The Encounter, St Paul's Arran Quay 8 pm, with Meabh Carlin, the Goretti Girls.
Sat 10 June: 'A Mozart Magnification' at the National Concert Hall 8 pm, info and booking here.
Sat 10 June: Matt Maher concert, St Paul's Church, Arran Quay Dublin. Eventbrite - click here
Fri 9 June: Concert with singer-songwriter Eilidh Patterson and bluegrass band Cup o' Joe. For more info and tickets click here.
Fri 26 May: The Encounter, a night of live acoustic contemporary Christian music by Cormac Buckley & band, reflective prayer in adoration & guest speaker: Philip Mulryne (ex Man UTD footballer) on his life, faith, purpose. Followed by pizza & refreshments. FREE EVENT. At St Paul's Church, Arran Quay, . More info here.
Mon 22 May: Prayer service on the Fruits of the Spirit, Chapel of the Monastery of St. Alphonsus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, 8.00 p.m. with the Dublin Diocesan Music Group. More info here.
Fri 19 May: Audrey Assad in concert, the Button Factory, Temple Bar, Dublin. Tickets are €15, and are available at Eventbrite.
Fri 12 May-Sun 14 May: Gospel Rising Music Festival, Galway. All info and booking here.
Fri 28th April at 8 pm: The Encounter - music, testimony, food! More info here.
Sat 22 April: Nightfever, Clarendon St, Church, Dublin 2, from 7.30 pm - 11 pm - music, prayer, reconciliation.
Sun 9 April: Launch of CD 'Let It Sine - Songs of Faith'. Christ the King Church, Strathroy, Omagh.
Thurs 6 April: Liam Lawton, along with Soprano Victoria Massey (Mezzo Soprano) with St. Judes Childrens Choir and the Darren Holden, High Kings Star in a charity concert in aid of the Children's Education Development Fund in Mount Argus Church, Lr Kimmage Rd, Dublin, on Thurs 6 April at 7.30 pm. Tickets at Eventbrite. (cancelled)
Thurs 30 March: Blackrock Education Centre: Google Chrome - Books, Boxes, Bits and Browsers for Education. Info and booking, click here.
Fri 24 March at 8 pm: Singer-songwriter Ruth Trimble will launch her new album Before the Rain, which features some spiritual material, at the Island Hall, Lagan Valley Island, Lisbun, on Booking here.
Thurs 23 March: Laois Education Centre 5-7 pm - 'Improve Your Powerpoints'.
Sat 18 March: GREGORIAN CHANT WORKSHOP: USING GREGORIAN CHANT IN LENT - led by Blanaid Murphy, Director of The Palestrina Choir and Girls' Choir of St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mourne Rd. To sign up for this, please email email@example.com or call or text 086 6838784.
Sat 11 March: Religion Teachers' Association Conference, Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone. More info here.
Thurs 9 March: A workshop for choirs hosted in Knock by the Irish Church Music Association. 7.30pm – 9.30pm - Cost: €10 per person. Co-ordinators for the event are Úna Nolan, Fr Turlough Baxter, Sr Moira Bergin and music director Ciaran Coll. More info here (Knock Site) and here (ICMA Site).
Thurs 9 March: Workshop: 'Improve Your Powerpoints 2', At Navan Education Centre Thurs 9th March 5-7pm. Booking: Tel: 046 9067040 | Fax: 046 9067065 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mon 6 March-Thurs 9 March: Emmanuel Concerts at The Helix. Booking here.
Sun 26 Feb: Donna Taggart at the National Concert Hall. Booking and more info here.
Sun 19 Feb, from 3 pm: The 'His Mad Plan' an afternoon of music, poetry and drama with a spiritual theme on , in the St Mary of the Angels hall in Church Street, off the quays in Dublin. All welcome. Refreshments provided.
Thurs 16 Feb: 'Improve Your Powerpoints 2', Blackrock Education Centre 5-7.30 pm. http://booking.blackrockec.ie/event/view?id=2461
Thurs 16 Feb 5-7.30 pm, Workshop on the Book of Kells, for RE Teachers, at the Loyola Institute, Trinity College, book by emailing Loyola@tcd.ie, phone 01-8964790.
Thurs 9 Feb: Religious Themes in TV Drama (emphasis on Junior Cycle and Senior Cycle themes). Laois Education Centre 5-7 pm. http://www.laoisedcentre.ie/cpd-courses/post-primary-courses/873-religion-in-tv-drama.html
Thurs 9 Feb The Annual Day for Artists and Architects, Renehan Hall, St Patrick's College, Maynooth on 2017. Main guest speaker - Rev Richard S. Vosko, a Sacred Space Planner from USA. There will also be a exhibition of 'Liturgical Art for Public Worship'. More information here.
Thurs 2 Feb: 'Improve Your Powerpoints 1', Navan Education Centre, 5-7 pm, Book with Breda at the centre Tel: 046 9067040 | Fax: 046 9067065 | Email: email@example.com
Wed 1 Feb at 7.00 p.m. Laudate Festival, Church of St. Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud.
Tues 31 Jan, 7.00 p.m. : Laudate Festival, Our Lady of Victories, Ballymun. Free.
Mon 30 Jan: The Original Elvis TCB Band, with the Imperials Gospel Choir. National Concert Hall. Info and booking here.
Sun 29 Jan: start of Catholic Schools Week.
Sat 28 Jan: New Year Liturgy Seminar, Clonliffe College. 01 8087554, or email
Fri 27 Jan-Sat 28 Jan: Play 'God Has No Country', Mill Theatre, Dundrum, Dublin. Bookings: Mill Theatre
Mon 23 Jan: 'Liv On' - Acoustic evening with Olivia Newton-John, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Amy Sky. Support: Ruth Trimble. National Concert Hall. Info and booking here.
Fri 20 Jan: The Encounter, St Paul's Arran Quay. Cormac Buckley and Band.
Wed 18 Jan-Sat 21 Jan: Play 'God Has No Country' Smock Alley Theatre. Bookings: Smock Alley