Pub Quiz day change, 24/04/2013
After tomorrow night the quiz will be moved from a Thursday night to the first and third Sunday of every month. To save you working that out the dates are:
Book Club, 15th April 8pm, 09/04/2013
The next Book Club meeting will be taking place on the 15th April at 8pm. The book is the Aran Islands by J.M. Synge. All welcome!
'In Celebration of Ireland', 12/03/2013
Ireland’s landscapes, writers and artists have had a major influence on European culture. To mark Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union, the European Opera Centre presents an afternoon of words, music and song in celebration of Ireland. The concert includes Liszt’s virtuosic piano arrangement from Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, ‘I could have danced all night’ from My Fair Lady, ‘The Last Rose of Summer’ and a range of traditional Irish songs. It will take place on Monday, 6th May, 3.00pm.
Introduced by Irish actor Stephen Colper, who played the title role in The Beggars Opera at the Epstein Theatre earlier this year, the afternoon will feature singers from the Liverpool-based European Opera Centre.
Further information from http://www.stgeorgesliverpool.co.uk/
Tickets are £15.00 each
www.ticketquarter.co.uk - 0844 8000 410 - Or over the counter in Queens Square
Opening times over Easter, 08/03/2013
Friday 29th March
Monday 1st April
Snooker Event in Galway, 05/03/2013
The world's leading snooker players will be in Galway next week for the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals, which finishes on St Patrick's weekend.
The tournament runs from March 12th to 17th at the Bailey Allen Hall at the National University of Ireland in Galway.
Top stars including John Higgins, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, Neil Robertson, Mark Allen, Joe Swail and Irish favourite Ken Doherty will be among the 32 players competing for the £100,000 top prize.
Tickets are still available and start at just 10 Euros to see four matches! For full details please see www.worldsnooker.com/tickets
If you can't make it over to Galway, the tournament will be televised live on Eurosport.
Memorial Mass for Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, 26/02/2013
There will be a Mass in Memory of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe who was
tragically shot dead in Co. Louth recently. Adrian's sister Anne is a
member of the Irish Community in Liverpool and would appreciate as much
support at the Mass.
Professional Photos From the Pantomime, 11/02/2013
A very gracious individual from our community took professional photos of the pantomime in January, free of charge. They have now been made available in the gallery. If you would like them emailed to you then please get in touch.
Affiliated Organisations' Dinner Dances, 09/02/2013
The following organizations are holding their annual dinner dances as follows.
Wolfetones Gaelic Football Club, Saturday 23rd February 2013, at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Tickets are £35
Contact: Chris Elliot 07882900466
John Mitchels Gaelic Football Club Dinner Dance, Saturday 9th, March 2013 at the Crowne Plaza. Tickets £25.
Institute of Irish Studies St Patrick’s Ball, Saturday 9th March, at the Adelphi Hotel, Tickets £50
Contact: Dorothy Lynch 0151 794 2000.
Comhaltas Presentation, 09/02/2013
On Friday 22nd February at the Comhaltas Session night, there will be a special presentation made to honour the contribution Bruce Scott has made to Irish singing, songwriting and storytelling. All of Bruce’s working has been binded into a book and will be presented to him on the night. St Michael’s will also have a copy of this book in their Library for future generations to look at.
All are welcome to come along and join in. The session will start 8.30pm. Entry is free.
Rose of Tralee, 09/02/2013
We are pleased to announce that St Michael's Irish Centre will be hosting the Liverpool Rose of Tralee contest, once again. Grace Kelly and Fiona McConnell, two previous Liverpool Rose’s, are helping out with the event. We are now looking for ladies to enter. The Liverpool Rose will attend the Regional Finals in Portlaoise over first weekend in June and if successful there will go on to Tralee in August. If you are aged between 18 and 27 please get in touch for an application form.
The email address is: email@example.com
Wish Tokens, 09/02/2013
Everyone at St Michael's would like to say a big thank you to all those who collected wish tokens from Liverpool Echo. A total of 23,700 were collected and as a result we received a cheque for £222.00.
Country Music Night on 26th January 2013, 25/01/2013
Please do not be put off by the initial snowfall, the event is still going ahead as planned. Forecast for overnight and tomorrow is heavy rain so the snow should hopefully be gone by tomorrow night. If anything changes we shall let you know.
People from Drogheda, County Louth, 25/01/2013
We are looking for any one from Drogheda, County Louth to take part in an exciting prospect happening in May. Please contact Maureen on 0151 263 1808 for more information.
Book Club Postponement, 20/01/2013
Due to the poor weather conditions, the book club meeting scheduled for tomorrow night is postponed until next Monday (28/01/2013). Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
St. Michael's Pantomime Photos, 14/01/2013
The photographs from the recent pantomime are now viewable on the 'Gallery' page. Thanks again to all those who came out and gave their support. Keep checking for news on the availability of DVD copies of the performance. If anybody would like copies of the photos then please get in touch.
Due to the rising cost in postage it is not feasible to send out newsletters to 900+ addresses each month, we are therefore trying to cut down on costs. I have enclosed a form to be completed regarding the newsletter and ask that you fill this in and return as soon as possible if you wish to remain on the mailing list, many thanks.
Computer Course, 07/12/2012
We are starting a five week basic computer training course in January. The course will teach you how to send e mails and other basic skills anyone wishing to enroll on this please contact Maureen on 0151 263 1808 by Friday 14th December. The course will run over 5 consecutive Wednesday afternoons.
St Michael’s A.G.M. will be held on Thursday 24th January at 8pm. Nominations and any motions are required to be with the Secretary by 3rd January 2013. We urge as many members as possible to attend this meeting to put forward their views regarding St Michael’s Irish Centre.
CAFOD Fundraiser, 07/12/2012
The organizers who ran the fundraiser for Cafod on Sunday 4th November would like to say a big thank you to everyone who supported the day or helped in anyway. £2,340 was raised on the day and has been sent off to CAFOD.
President of Ireland's visit, 04/12/2012
St Michael’s recently had the honour of a visit by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina. For anyone who was unable to attend this event, the President’s speech can be read by downloading it from here.A number of photographs from the President's visit can now be viewed in our Gallery. To view, you can click here, or alternatively click the 'Gallery' tab above.
A message from James Moran, Irish Community Care Merseyside
I would like to offer you the opportunity to support ICCM’s work, it won’t take up much of your time, all you have to do is vote for our nominee Sally Murphy, in the Hibernian Heroes Awards, organised through the Irish Post and the Irish Youth Foundation Fund, please find the link below. We are a recipient of this fund for our work with young people. Sally’s work is to support young people in prison and their families both in the UK and Ireland to stay connected, and to ensure that there are linked support services when they leave prison or young offender Institutes, with on-going support to reduce the risks of re-offending.
Sally has a statement on the website below:
It would be great if you could circulate this as widely as possible via email, facebook, twitter etc. Thank you in advance for your support.
Adult Fiddle Class
Adult fiddle class has begun on Fridays at St Michael's Irish Centre, between 6 - 8pm. £5 per person. For more information please contact us on 0151 263 1808.
Irish Post Press Release – Wednesday 17 October 2012
“We are absolutely delighted that our one year back on the streets coincided with us hitting our fund-raising target for the Aisling charity,” said chief executive Niamh Kelly, “it illustrates why The Post is such an important part of life for Irish people in Britain.We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone from the Irish community – and our friends in Britain - who have supported us during the last year.”
Memorial Mass for Mr. Patrick Murphy
On Saturday 22nd September there was a lovely Memorial Mass at St Anne’s, Overbury Street for Patrick Murphy who died suddenly aged 42. Patrick was a regular visitor and was known and loved by many. All who new Patrick are welcome at this Mass. Refreshments will be available at St Michael’s Irish Centre afterwards.
Restart of Irish classes
Irish Language classes began again on Thursday 6th September. The level 2 course will be finishing at end of September. A beginners course is due to start in October.
Bolger Cunningham Irish Dancing class resumed on Saturday 8th September.
Comhaltas Music Classes Monday 10th September.
07/02/13 - Andy Mc Donnell
14/02/13 - Roisin Kirwan
21/02/13 - Mr & Mrs Silcock
Monthly - Carmel Robinson
03/01/13 - Mr & Mrs Kerr
10/01/13 - Phil Fitzpatrick
17/01/13 - Paddy Ginnelly
24/01/13 - Eileen Callaghan
Monthly - Luke Smith
£1000 - Mr and Mrs McDermot
£500 - Alice Silke
£250 - Peter Gallagher
01/11/12 - Eileen Walsh
08/11/12 - Kate Burns
15/11/12 - Mrs Cahill
22/11/12 - Tom Ramsey
04/10/12 - S. Atherton
11/10/12 - Joe Hennigan
18/10/12 - Alice Silke
02/08/12 - Pat and Norah Lynch
09/08/12 – Betty Dickinson
16/08/12 – Mr. Heffernan
05/07/12 – Carmel Robinson
12/07/12 – Virgina Cantwell
19/07/12 - Kevin and Brenda Johnson
If you are interested in joining the St Michael's Irish Centre 100 Club there are still some numbers left. If interested, please download the application form here.
To Lorna, Peter, Emma and all the Grimes family on the death of Peter.
To Marie and all the Mc Hale family on the death of John.
To Brenda and all the McNamara family on the death of Sean.
To Moira, Thomas and all the Callaghan family on the death of Eileen.
To Violet and all the Tuohey family on the death of Eamonn.
To the Howlin family on the death of their brother Pat.
To the family of John Kelly who died recently.
To the family of Michael Duffy and Eddie Walker, Father & Son-in-Law who died recently.
To the McEllin family on the death of their father Patsy.
To Mollie Johnston & Family on the death of her son.
To Nuala McGill & family on the death of her mother.
To Margaret, Julie & all the Nichols family on the death of their nephew.
To Michaela & all the O’Brien family on the death of Eileen.
To the Furlong family on the death of John.
To the Murray family on the death of their brother Jimmy.
To the Ginnelly family on the death of their brother Michael.
To the Rooney family on the death of John.
To the McCracken family on the death of Peggy.
To the Henneberry and Foley family on the death of Mollie.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis