The Tommy McCarthy presents a documentary about his father renowned Clare musician Tommy McCarthy Sr and is joined by his family in a session afterwards. More details of this fantastic night of music and the …
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The Tommy McCarthy presents a documentary about his father renowned Clare musician Tommy McCarthy Sr and is joined by his family in a session afterwards. More details of this fantastic night of music and the great events lined up in April and into May here (or click image above)
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Feb 2nd (Mon) – 7pm – Irish Language classes at the Club
Classes resume. All welcome – from the complete novice to those who’d like to improve and use the bit that they have! Contact Marc O’Conaill for details. email@example.com
Feb and March – Adelaide Fringe event – Bodane Hatten - Magic and Madness
Illusionist at the Irish Club
Feb 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27 and 28 – 9.30pm (doors open 9pm)
Mar 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13 - 9.30pm (doors open 9pm)
Magician extraordinaire – an evening according to Bodane where “Ordinary props whether it be cards, dice, billiard balls, paper napkins, silks, eggs, cups, or the audience themselves becomes weapons in the magicians arsenal.” Intrigued? You should be!
Feb 20th (Fri) - Folk and Ballad Night
Mal O’Reilly, Tony Cannon and Margaret Monks perform all your favourites upstairs in the Clubroom on the third Friday of every month. From 8pm – Full bar. Don’t forget to wear your pin to avail of member discount.
Feb 21st (Sat) Bushdance
The Celtic Music Group host their ever-popular Bushdance in the Main Hall on the third Saturday from 8pm to 11.30pm. Admission $10. Full Bar.
Feb 22nd (Sun) Góilín from 2 – 5pm Clubroom
The third Adelaide Góilín! Now a firm favourite with its attendees the Góilín is for both contributors and listeners. Listening is the key element. If you have been before you will know it is a gently paced event with contributions of song and verse without amplification. People just contribute from their table, it is not a performance. There are breaks for chat and to go to the bar. Do join us for a lovely afternoon. BYO Lunch.
Mar 1st (Sun) 7.30pm - Adelaide Fringe event - The Spooky Men of the West – Male A Capella Choir – Comedy at the Irish Club
A 5 Star act as part of the Adelaide Fringe, the Spooky Men of the West perform songs designed to amuse, confuse and entertain with A Capella choral music under the direction of Micheal McCarthy. They deliver vocal renditions ranging from Georgian table singing to the songs of spookmeister Stephen Taberner including ‘Magnificent’, ‘Don’t stand between a man and his tool’, and songs stressing the virtues of, and passionately denying affiliation to any men’s group.
March 1st and 15th (3pm) - Adelaide Fringe event - The Half Pissed Harpist
Irish Club member Christine Morphett (harpist) with Kathy Haese (librarian), as part of the Adelaide Fringe Festival present an exploration of unrequited love, odes to whiskey and merriment in tales about the Irish gentry set in the late 1600s, with harp music written by Turlough O’Carolan. Book tickets at www.adelaidefringe.com.au
March 14th (Sat) St Patrick’s Day Parade. From 11am to 2.30pm
Our annual parade followed by entertainment at the club.
March 17th (Tues) St Patrick’s Day at the Club. From 11am to Midnight
Watch this space for a full listing of the incredible line-up we have for the St Patrick’s weekend.
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Coming Up at the Club
November 28th (Friday)-The Session, with Irish Pipers, Irish Dancing, Music and Song!
(Upstairs from 8pm)
1st Friday of the month Mal O’Reilly (from 8pm)
3rd Friday of the month Mal,
Margaret & Tony (Upstairs from 8pm)
December 12th (Friday)-Irish Albert (comedian) and friends (from 8pm upstairs)
December 13th (Saturday)-Stonehenge -Classic Rock (Upstairs from 8pm)
December 14th (Sunday)-Family Christmas Day, Santa and Fun Activities – open to all
(2pm – 5pm).
December 19th (Friday)-Christmas Members Night at the Club – music by Mal, Margaret & Tony
December 31st (Wednesday)- New Year’s Eve Céilí Mór/Bushdance (from 8pm main hall)
January 18th (Sunday)-Big Club fundraiser Afternoon Tea, music, dancing, raffles,
(Main Hall 2pm – 6pm)
Keep an eye on our Facebook page and the Website for more events and information
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Are you or someone you know looking for a venue for your Fringe Act?
Well look no further, as the Adelaide Irish Club has two fantastic rooms to offer you. Have a look at our room hire pages and contact our Social Convenor for details, but you’d better be quick as dates are filling up fast!
Head over to our 2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival page to see what we already have booked in!!
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The Irish Australian Association gratefully acknowledges funding of $10,000 from the ‘Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland; Emigrant Support Programme’.
This funding helped with costs for two projects: upgrading plumbing to ground floor toilet facilities and installing new gas central heating in the main function room downstairs.
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Were you interested in attending the UNI SA lecture with special guest speaker former Irish President Mary McAleese last week, but missed out on a ticket??
Go to the following link to hear the audio:
Thanks to: www.hawkecentre.unisa.edu.au
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