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Fr. Gerry Scott Family message of thanks

Thursday, Apr 26th, 2018

“We, Fr. Gerry’s family, would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody in the Irish community in Toronto for your support during our recent bereavement. We were touched by the huge turnout at his funeral and the solidarity of the Irish community. It was a pleasure to meet so many people over the few days who had such nice things to say about him and great stories to share. It would not be possible to acknowledge everybody individually but please know that your sympathy & kindness will be remembered with great affection and gratitude.

The Scott Family,
Elphin, Co. Roscommon”

Best regards,

Pauline Scott Doherty

Ontario Supporting Memorial Honouring Caregivers Who Died During Irish Famine

Wednesday, Apr 25th, 2018
Ontario Supporting Memorial Honouring Caregivers Who Died During Irish Famine

Ireland Park Foundation Creating Urban Park in Downtown Toronto


Sunday, Feb 25th, 2018
VISITATION: Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Vigil Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m.)

O’Connor Funeral Home

1939 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough

FUNERAL: Monday, March 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

St. Joseph’s Parish

200 Morrish Road, Scarborough

(Followed by a light reception in the church hall.)

INTERMENT: 2:30 p.m., Holy Cross Cemetery, Toronto

Bob Geldof’s Band Aid Trust donates archive to the National Library of Ireland

Tuesday, Dec 20th, 2016
The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is to bring the Band Aid archive to a worldwide audience with plans to digitise a vast collection of letters, photographs and charity records from the iconic 1984 fundraiser. Band Aid founder, Bob Geldof, and Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD were at the Library today (20.12.17) to officially announce the donation of the archive by the Band Aid Trust. A commitment of €245,000 in digitisation funds from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to facilitate the development of the archive by the National Library was also announced.

The National Library of Ireland (NLI)

Saturday, Feb 20th, 2016
The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (19.02.16) announced the arrival of the first draft of Sean O’Casey’s play ‘Juno and the Paycock’, acquired at a Sotheby’s auction in December 2015. Regarded as one of the most significant works of Irish literature, the manuscript was officially received at a special event at the NLI today. The cast members of the current Gate Theatre production of the play, were also in attendance at the event.

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