Greek Party !

 

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 A small gathering for all the Greeks in Ireland and their friends. All are welcome. Join us for a few drinks and socializing. 

Where: Urban Brewing

When: 30/12/2017

Time: 10:00



Business and crafts networking event !


This is the first business and crafts networking event organized by the Hellenic Community of Ireland, for Greeks, their friends and all Philhellenes. To exhibit and promote our work, network, meet and showcase our presence in Ireland.

The event will take place on Sunday 11June 2017 from 13:30 to 16:30,Silk Road Cafe in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle and will be launched by
H.E. Ms Katia Georgiou, Ambassador of Greece to Ireland,
at 14:30.

The Moonlight Sonata by Yannis Ritsos, Trinity College – 25 March

A big “thank you” from the Hellenic Community of Ireland to the two exceptional actors
Marios Iordánou and Sophia Kazantzián, who made us all participants in “…the life and the fluttering of a moment…”
A big “thank you”, which indeed is not sufficient, for the honour they did to our small Community, by allowing us to be the point of departure for the dedicatory voyage to our great poet, Yannis Rítsos.
We were moved by their interpretation, they entered our hearts and minds, they enchanted the souls of our children…
Our warmest thanks to: the Embassy of Greece in Ireland;
Professor Dr. Christine Morris of the Department of Classics in Trinity College;
who was our host; to Marjorie Chambers, an alumna of TCD, who has translated Rítsos’s work, and to the students
Andrew Beazley, Paul Corcoran and Ellen Finn, who read the poem in English. And finally to all the tireless volunteers, who dedicated endless hours towards the success of the presentation, and of course to the wonderful members of the audience who filled the Long Room Hub to capacity.
Our thanks to you all.

The Moonlight Sonata by Yannis Ritsos


We have the honour to present in Dublin the world premiere of the Moonlight Sonata by Yannis Ritsos.
The two actors Sophia Kazantzian and Marios Iordanou are performing on
Saturday 25th March 2017 at 20:00 in the Long Room Hub of Trinity College Dublin.
The performance, which will be in Greek, will be preceded by the reading of the poem in English (translation by Marjorie Chambers) by students from Trinity College .
For tickets, please contact:

Michael Youlton,
email: myoulton@yahoo.com

Stella Xenopoulou,
email:president@helleniccommunity.ie
Prices: 10 euro for members of the Hellenic Community of Ireland and chlildren over 12
15 euro for non-members

Cutting of Vasilopita for 2017


Dear members and friends of the Hellenic Community of Ireland,

You are invited by the Hellenic Community of Ireland to the cutting of our Vasilopita, which will take place in the Silk Road Cafe of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle on 5th February 2017.

The event starts at 13:30. The Library is open on Sundays from 13:00 to 17:00, admission is free. This is a great opportunity to get to know the library, and especially it’s Greek treasures. These include the world’s oldest extensive manuscripts, on papyrus, of the Four Gospels, the Apocalypse, and the Letters of St Paul.

There is free and pay and display parking available in different streets around Dublin Castle, including Werburgh Street.

Happy new year

The Greek night of the year!

Get yourselves sorted and put your dancing shoes on, because we are expecting you all in our Greek night full of fun and merriment, celebrating the Greek national day of October 28th and the name day for Dimitrios and Dimitra, but above all to get together and have a ball – literally!

Saturday 26 October, from 8 pm until 2 am at the reception hall of

Child Vision, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
http://www.childvision.ie/cms/campus/find-us.html

The ticket includes finger food, but the drinks will be charged at the bar separately.
Free car parking will be provided.

Ticket: 25 euro
Unemployed, students: 15 euro
Under 12s: 10 euro

For ticket sales/ reservations please get in touch via email with the Management Board members:
Yanni Doumenis: ydoumenis@hotmail.com
Christodoulos Lazaris: secretary@helleniccommunity.ie
Konstantinos Drakakis: drakakis@gmail.com
Thomaé Kakouli: thomae.kakouli@itcarlow.ie
Michael Youlton: myoulton@yahoo.com

Μια συγγραφέας στη Ελληνική κοινότητα

Οπως ίσως ήδη γνωρίζεις το Σάββατο 8 Ιουνίου  έρχεται  η συγγραφέας Στέργια Κάββαλου από την Ελλάδα ειδικά για να μιλήσει για  τα βιβλία της στα παιδιά και στους ενήλικες της Ελληνικής Κοινότητας.
Μετά το τέλος της συζήτησης θα ακολουθήσει εργαστήρι συγγραφής. Θα θέλαμε λοιπόν να ξέρουμε πόσοι θα παραβρεθούν στην εκδήλωση για να προετοιμάσουμε τον χώρο ανάλογα.

Παιδική συνάντηση και εργαστήρι συγγραφής Σάββατο 8 Ιουνίου στις 2.00μμ και συζήτηση ενηλίκων και εργαστήρι Κυριακή 9 στις 2.00μμ 

Για αυτό σε παρακάλουμε να μας ενημερώσεις μέχρι τη Τετάρτη 25/5/2013 αν θα έρθεις μέσω ηλετρονικού ταχυδρομείου, school@helleniccommunity.ie
Με φιλικούς χαιρετισμούς,

Σχολική  Επιτροπή

Easter celebration get together

The parish council with the  Hellenic community would like to celebrate Easter Sunday Greek style with a BBQ after the end of  The Vespers of Agape around  1pm in the church grounds.

We are going to organise this BBQ ourselves and would love as many from the Hellenic community to join us.  We are asking for each family to participate as regarding to food.  We would ask that each family bring some meat suitable for cooking on BBQ and if each family could bring either salads/other starters/gyka/pitta/Easter biscuits or whatever each person feels they would like to cook/bake.

If everybody could get back to me to let me know what each family will bring would be great so we don’t have the same of everything or end up with too much salads etc.  Then I can email you all again and let you all know if we need anything else etc.  We would love to have some music too so anybody with some Cd’s that they would like to hear bring them along too.

Also if you know of other people who are not included in this email and would like to come to forward them the details. My mobile is 087 1924528 if  anybody wishes to contact me.

Thanks all,
Martina/Kostas Halkiadakis

Invitation to a celebratory dinner for the National Greek Day of the 25th of March

Dear compatriots and friends of the Greek community

The Hellenic Community and the Greek Orthodox Parish of the Annunciation are organising a gathering to celebrate our National Day of March 25th. The event will take place at the Belmont Room in O’Connell’s Restaurant in Donnybrook (http://www.oconnellsdonnybrook.com/) on Sunday 24 March at 3 p.m. after the celebration at the Greek School.

The menu will include:

  • Seasonal vegetable soup as a starter – served upon arrival at the table
  • Main course – a choice out of two dishes and including a vegetarian option – buffet
  • Mixed berry compote roulade for dessert with coffee or tea – served at the table

The total  menu cost will be €23.50

The drinks will be charged separately at the restaurant bar.

The children’s menu (for children below 12 years) will include

  • Brest of Irish chicken goujons and chips or
    Castletownbere landed fresh fish goujons and chips or
    Penne pasta with cheese and tomato sauce (both ‘on the side’) or 
    Penne pasta Bolognese
  • Chocolate brownee with a little ice cream for dessert

The menu will cost €12.5 per child

Please make your reservations by contacting the secretary of the Hellenic Community Mr Chris Lazaris in secretary@helleniccommunity.ie or in  087 629 2365 or reply to this email by Wednesday the 20th of March at the latest as there is a maximum sitting capacity of 90 people and we need to give final numbers to the restaurant.  Please indicate if you wish to have the vegetarian option in you main course.

Payment can be made

We hope to see you there to celebrate together.

On behalf of the HC Committee and of the Parish Council

Thomais Kakouli

Christmas school celebration

Dear Parents and Friends,

We would like to invite you to the School Christmas celebration this Sunday 16/12, at 1.30 pm

The celebration will include songs and poems. At the end of the celebrations  ‘Santa ‘ will give to all the kids of the Greek community a small gift.

The cost is 2 euro per child.

Please let me know if your child will attend to avoid any dissapointment.