United Dioceses of Dublin & Glendalough



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.  
Admission free.

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

3.00pm     Talk
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

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