Last night at our regular Wednesday Evening Social we were joined by Marie Byrne. Marie has lived in Sydney for the last 12 years and only recently returned to Ireland. Before she left Marie played in a band with Paul, one of our regular Wednesday Evening musicians and the two joined forces again last night […]
The Pope John Paul II Award and students in our community.
The Pope John Paul II Award is a program dedicated to the memory of the late Pope. It encourages students in their local community to volunteer in activities that will benefit their parish or community in general. More details on the award can be found here. Over the past weeks we have had several students […]
Wednesday Evenings are music and song in Dalton House. Each Wednesday a local musician visits Dalton House and leads a s”sing song” where all those attending are encouraged and coerced into singing. Last Wednesday Evening Bobby and Gretta O’Leary joined us, Bobby is a piano accordion player and Gretta is a singer. During the night […]
Skittles Match during the Gathering Festival
On Tuesday the 13th of August, as part of the local Gathering Festival, Dalton House hosted an Irish Skittle match. 3 ladies teams and 6 mens teams took part with a team from one of the village pubs, Cleere’s Bar, winning the final. Below are a selection of photographs from the evening.
Some of our regular musicians recorded a tune from last Wednesday night.