Music and Reviews from Clare, Limerick, Waterford and sometimes further afield

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Imagine: Gateway to Georgian Splendour

St. Patrick’s United Church, Patrick’s Street, Waterford, is an ecumenical congregation under Methodist care. The current 300-year-old heritage building, built in 1727 AD, is located just inside the medieval city wall on a site that dates back to the twelfth century. One of the pleasures of the Imagine launch was an opportunity to see interior beautifully restored to gleaming Georgian splendour.

There are several events scheduled for St Patricks's as part of Imagine Festival.

In order of appearance Full details on brochure here

Film and Feast: Sat 18th 7pm: Film Io Sono l'Amore ; screening with chef Dario Cavalieri dishing up food to match the Italian theme

Ballybricken Documentary 5pm Sunday 19th: People of the area recall their memories in this doc by Mark Power

Mad Men Double Bill Weds 22nd Oct Afternoon symposium with Irish Times columnist, Michael Harding and musician Dylan Tighe followed by evening of storytelling and song 4pm and 8pm

Tim Erikensen Friday 24th 8pm: Highly regarded on the American folk scene, Tim Eriksen was the music consultant on Cold Mountain.

Lee Ranaldo : Sat 25th 9pm Best known as the guitarist with seminal alternative rock group, Sonic Youth. One of just two Irish appearances.

History and Heritage Weekend Sat and Sun 24 and 25th 2-5pm: There seems to be a great appetite in Waterford for insights into our past and talks at the Museum and at local history societies are reporting full houses. The format will be 40 min talks around the theme of the Great War with Q&A Speakers include Emmet O Connor and James Doherty who curates the weekend programme

There are plans to develop the whole site as a community centre to serve the many needs of Waterford inner city. The St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre Ltd is a charitable company established to oversee this new initiative.

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