Maynooth Celebrates 225

As St Patrick's College celebrates 255 years below is a feature article in Irish America Magazine that was published in the St Patrick's Day edition

Full list of Events that were scheduled from February - June 2020

Please keep an eye on this page for future updates

Please join the chapel Choir of Trinity College Dublin for choral evensong in the historic College Chapel of St Patrick's College, Maynooth. Works to include settings by C.V. Stanford

The Schola Gregoriana, the Maynooth College Chapel Choir and Professor Gerard Gillen (honorary doctorate of SPCM) for a gala concert as part of the 225th anniversary celebrations.

Registration via Eventbrite.ie

Sunday 16th February 4:00pm 2020 || College Chapel

‘Choir of the World’ Maynooth University Chamber Choir and the Bellarmine University Choir Kentucky present a joint concert of choral classics from the Renaissance to modern era.

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Sunday 1st March 7:00pm 2020 || College Chapel

There will be an exhibition featuring material from the Peadar Ó Laoghaire Archive that will run for the whole month of March 2020 in the foyer of the John Paul II Library. This will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Ó Laoghaire’s death, and will also coincide with Seachtain na Gaeilge 2020, the St Patrick’s College Maynooth (SPCM) 225 Commemorations and the 50th anniversary of Léachtaí Cholm Cille.

All are welcome

3rd March – 31st March 2020 || Foyer, John Paul II Library

The Maynooth University Choral Society present Franz J. Haydn’s ‘Creation’ under the direction of Dr John O’Keeffe (director of Sacred Music at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth)

Tickets available from Maynooth University Music Department.

Sunday 8th March 4:00pm 2020 || College Chapel

Joint lecture hosted by St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and Trocaire

More information to follow.

Tuesday 10th March 2020

In conjunction with Maynooth University, the postgraduate open evening is an excellent opportunity to explore the range of Masters, Diploma or PhD programmes on offer here at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

All are welcome

Tuesday 10th March 4:00pm 2020 || Library

Professor David Morgan of Duke University will speak on, “The Visual Culture of Revelation: Dreams, Visions, and the Imagery that Make Them Visible.

All are welcome, please indicate your attendance by emailing specialevents@spcm.ie

Wednesday 11th March 2020

7:30pm Renehan Hall

An afternoon symposium celebrating our patron.

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Thursday 12th March 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm | Crolly Room

Come and Experience the Easter Triduum at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. All ceremonies take place in the College Chapel accompanied by music from the Maynooth College Chapel Choir directed by Dr John O’Keeffe

All are Welcome

Holy Thursday || 9th April 7:30pm || Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Good Friday || 10th April 3:00pm || Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

Easter Saturday || 11th April 10:00pm || The Easter Vigil

Choirs from Ireland and afar travel to Maynooth to take part in workshops, concerts and competitions as the compete for the coveted, ‘Choir of Choirs.’

Friday 24th April – Sunday 26th April 2020

full schedule of events https://maynoothcollege.ie/maynooth-choral-festival

Keep an eye on our website and social media for updates

Come visit us at our Spring Open Day, run in conjunction with Maynooth University. Throughout the Open Days our student ambassadors, admissions officer and school liaison officer will lead personalised guided tours of the North and South campus and facilities, and are available to answer all of your questions about student life here.

All are Welcome

Saturday 25th April 2020|| College Grounds

The Maynooth Union was founded on the 27th of June, 1895, at a meeting held during the Centenary Celebration of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. The object of the Union is to foster a spirit of mutual sympathy between the College and its past students and friends. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the diamond, Gold and Silver anniversary’s of our alumni.

9th June 2020 | College Chapel

Save the Date! This will be an evening of fun and reminissing for all Lay alumni. An opportunity to reconnect with your classmates.

We would love for all alumni to connect with us on Linked In. (Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College Maynooth) or by email alumni@spcm.ie

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Saturday 13th June 2020

Come visit us at our Spring Open Day, run in conjunction with Maynooth University. Throughout the Open Days our student ambassadors, admissions officer and school liaison officer will lead personalised guided tours of the North and South campus and facilities, and are available to answer all of your questions about student life here.

All are welcome

Saturday 27th June 2020 || College Grounds

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