Celebrate St. Patrick with the Glasgow Irish Community Glasgow City Halls Candleriggs Monday 15 March 2010
St. Patrick’s Festival Concert Glasgow 2010 <ul><li>As part of a growing relationship between the Glasgow Irish Community ...
Fáilte <ul><li>Councillor Gerry Leonard  Irish Government Minister  </li></ul><ul><li>Representing the City of Glasgow.  J...
More Guests <ul><li>Chief Superintendent Tony O’Donnell (Strathclyde Police), Joe McAleer Chairman of GIHG, Cliona Manahan...
The Concert <ul><li>An fear a ti agus bean a ti </li></ul><ul><li>Noeleen ní cholla agus Patrick McAleer. </li></ul><ul><l...
Anarkali The evening got off to a great start with   a few lively sets from Anarkali.
Caroline Greene School of Irish Dancing A 16 hand interpretation of W.B.Yeats Poem ‘The wild swans of Coole’. A breathtaki...
Irish Minstrels CCE 31 musicians led by Frank McArdle, including several All-Ireland Champions, gave a spell binding perfo...
Mná na héireann <ul><li>Padraigeen agus Carolanne </li></ul><ul><li>Two members of the Gaelic League gave a humourous perf...
Not Stavros Flately The Irish Dancers Revenge!
The Friel Sisters The Pride of the Glasgow Irish These girls are proud of their Irish Heritage and demonstrate how a cultu...
St James the Great CCE 18 musicians all under 12 played a seamless selection of various types of Irish music
The Parting Glass The evening ended with a sing song led by Michael Sweeney and the Parting Glass
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  1. 1. Celebrate St. Patrick with the Glasgow Irish Community Glasgow City Halls Candleriggs Monday 15 March 2010
  2. 2. St. Patrick’s Festival Concert Glasgow 2010 <ul><li>As part of a growing relationship between the Glasgow Irish Community and the City Councils’ Education Department a series of events were held over St Patrick’s week 2010 to give pupils at Glasgow Schools an experience of Irish culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30 schools entered an Art competition to produce a piece of work inspired by a poem from Patrick McGill the Donegal poet. </li></ul><ul><li>A schools Gaelic football tournament was well attended. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1000 children attended a free concert of Irish culture in the City Halls on Monday 15 March. </li></ul><ul><li>The same concert was open to the public at night. </li></ul><ul><li>This short presentation gives a glimpse of the great evening everyone had. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fáilte <ul><li>Councillor Gerry Leonard Irish Government Minister </li></ul><ul><li>Representing the City of Glasgow. John Moloney T.D </li></ul><ul><li>He spoke of the Positive contribution The first time the Irish Government has been </li></ul><ul><li>the Irish have made to the life and development Represented at an Irish Community function of Glasgow. in Glasgow. A reflection on the growing importance of the Irish Community in the city. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  4. 4. More Guests <ul><li>Chief Superintendent Tony O’Donnell (Strathclyde Police), Joe McAleer Chairman of GIHG, Cliona Manahan Consul General of Ireland , Minister John Moloney T.D. Bailie Gerry Leonard Glasgow City Council, Patrick McAleer (Festival Director) </li></ul><ul><li>*************************************** </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick McAleer, Bailie Gerry Leonard, Councillor Sadie Doherty,Minister Moloney T.D. and Councillor Irfan Rabanni </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Concert <ul><li>An fear a ti agus bean a ti </li></ul><ul><li>Noeleen ní cholla agus Patrick McAleer. </li></ul><ul><li>Noeleen originally hails from the Donegal Gaeltacht of Gaothdobhair. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Anarkali The evening got off to a great start with a few lively sets from Anarkali.
  7. 7. Caroline Greene School of Irish Dancing A 16 hand interpretation of W.B.Yeats Poem ‘The wild swans of Coole’. A breathtaking display. One of the highlights of the evening.
  8. 8. Irish Minstrels CCE 31 musicians led by Frank McArdle, including several All-Ireland Champions, gave a spell binding performance of Irish traditional Music. The performers were only a selection from the 200 young people who attend the free lessons in Irish music each Tuesday night in St Roch’s Secondary Royston rd.
  9. 9. Mná na héireann <ul><li>Padraigeen agus Carolanne </li></ul><ul><li>Two members of the Gaelic League gave a humourous performance to the song ‘teir abaile rua’ </li></ul><ul><li>The Gaelic League is the oldest Irish Organisation in Glasgow having been founded in 1897. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Not Stavros Flately The Irish Dancers Revenge!
  11. 11. The Friel Sisters The Pride of the Glasgow Irish These girls are proud of their Irish Heritage and demonstrate how a culture is passed from one generation to the next –even in exile.
  12. 12. St James the Great CCE 18 musicians all under 12 played a seamless selection of various types of Irish music
  13. 13. The Parting Glass The evening ended with a sing song led by Michael Sweeney and the Parting Glass

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