Calendar of Events Related to Faith and the Arts
(note - for more info use links and see News Page)
***Note: In the light of current Corona Virus threat some if not all of the events listed below may be cancelled or postponed. Double check before attending. Check if events have been transferred online.
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