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These Courses Deal With Various aspects of Irish History and Culture

Fees are $20 per course. Society members receive a 50% discount.

The Benevolent Irish Society is again sponsoring its series of Irish Heritage related short courses.
Beginning on Monday, February 4th, those interested in Irish history and heritage will have an
opportunity to delve a little deeper into their area of interest. No tests are involved and no previous
knowledge of the subject is required. This is learning for the love of learning in an informal and fun atmosphere.


Cian O Morain (393-7854) will present an Overview of Traditional Irish Music . Cian has a Masters Degree in Traditional Music Performance from the University of Limerick in Ireland.


Tony Dolan (569-2817) will again present his popular course on Irish Family Names. This short course
explores the origins, history, and meaning of Irish family names.


The final course offering will be An Overview of Irish History (1500- Present) led by George O’Connor.


Each course will be offered on Monday evenings from 7-9 PM for four consecutive weeks. (Please note Cian O Morain's course on Traditional Music will start on February 11th a week later than the others). All courses will take place at the Hon. Edward Whelan Irish Cultural Centre at 582 North River Road in Charlottetown. The
registration fee is $20. To register, or for more information, contact any of the course leaders or call
George at 566-3273 or email Everyone is welcome.

To register call 902-566-3273 or email or contact any of the course leaders.

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