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Festival of Saint Patrick Dinner 2018

Join us as we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with an elegant and spirited evening on Saturday, March 17 at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. You won’t want to miss this year’s signature event as we have a very special guest speaker!  We are honoured and very excited to be hosting Mary McAleese, Former President of Ireland (1997-2011), as this year’s […]

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FESTIVAL OF SAINT PATRICK DINNER–2017

Once again, we’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with an elegant black-tie evening on Friday, March 17 at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel – and you won’t want to miss it. And what an event we’ve planned for you! You’ll enjoy a superb meal and top-flight entertainment, featuring the Nova Scotia Irish Dancers, under the direction of […]

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SOCIETY’S ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

The 2017 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade took place on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Despite the extreme cold the parade was well attended. ROUTE: Starts at Pier 20 on Terminal Road. along Lower Water Street, through Irishtown, to finish with celebration at the Lower Deck Waterfront. Marshalling at 12:30 pm Two return tickets from Halifax to Dublin or […]

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HISTORIC IRISHTOWN SIGNAGE UNVEILED

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 1479 Lower Water Street, Halifax, members were invited to attend the unveiling of a sign officially recognizing Irishtown.  Irish Ambassador to Canada Ray Bassett and Mayor Mike Savage did the unveiling.  Irishtown included the waterfront district along Lower Water Street and up the hill to Barrington Street. Following the ceremony, […]

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Charitable Irish Society Celebration of 225 Years of Irish Culture and Heritage in Halifax at Archives

For Immediate Release Halifax (January 13, 2011) – On January 17, 1786 a small group of individuals met at the Golden Ball Inn of Halifax, to draw up the first Articles of the Association known as The Charitable Irish Society of Halifax. A month later the first meeting was held to elect a slate of […]

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225th Anniversary Events

New design for all components of our communications. (above) January 17—On January 17, 1786, a number of Irish men living in Halifax held a meeting and signed Articles of Association which became The Charitable Irish Society.  This year another group met again to observe what those individuals may have envisioned 225 years earlier.  Through the […]

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IRELAND’S FORMER AMBASSADOR TO CANADA VISITS HALIFAX

Ireland’s former Ambassador to Canada, Declan Kelly, during a visit to Halifax, viewed the Charitable Irish Society’s Celtic Cross Memorial with Mayor Peter Kelly and members of HRM municipal council. From left to right: Ms. Dawn Sloan, HRM Councilor, District 12; Councilor Patrick Murphy, HRM Councilor, District 11; Mr. Declan Kelly, former Ambassador of Ireland […]

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