St Nahi's Church Festival
A weekend of Art, Music, Talks and Worship to celebrate the life and witness of St Nahi’s Church, Dundrum. See Festival brochure or local press for more details.
The festival will begin with the opening of an exhibition, ‘Lighten Our Darkness’, by Mrs Mary Hanafin, T.D., Minister for Social and Family Affairs at 8 pm in St Nahi’s Church. The reception begins at 7.30 pm.
Friday 19th September
7.30pm Reception in St Nahi’s Church
8.00pm Opening of Exhibition:
‘Lighten Our Darkness: The Stained Glass and Historic Artefacts in St Nahi’s Church, Dundrum’ by Mrs Mary Hanafin, T.D., Minister for Social and Family Affairs.
In St Nahi’s Church.
Saturday 20th September The Church will be open all day
12.00pm Guided Tour Church and Graveyard
1.00pm Lunchtime Organ recital David Adams, Royal Irish Academy of Music
2.00pm Guided Tour Church and Graveyard
Early Christian and medieval archaeological excavations at Teach Nahi; a changing church site in Dundrum
By Ed O'Donovan, Archaeologist with M. Gowen & Co., Dublin.
4.00pm Childrens Guided Tour Church and Graveyard
4.30pm Talk Evie Hone and the Celtic Revival
Speaker to be confirmed
8.00pm Concert by Candlelight St Nahi’s through the ages
Sunday 21st September
8.30am Holy Communion
11.45am Festal Choral Eucharist Preacher: Rev’d Fr Vincent Sherlock,
St Nathy’s Cathedral, Diocese of Achonry
1.30pm Lunch in Taney Parish Centre
(spaces limited to 50, booking essential—Phone 298 5491)
3.00pm Guided Tour Church and Graveyard
7.00pm Choral Evensong With Visiting Choir