☘☘☘ The following resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of Irish Heritage Quebec today. April 10, 2020 .
Donation to Moisson Québec
WHEREAS the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency is causing distress to our
fellow citizens in the Greater Quebec City Region, with many people being
forced to turn to food banks and other charities for their basic needs;
WHEREAS the story and presence of the Irish in Quebec City are
intimately bound to the hardships of famine and hunger;
On motion duly made, seconded and carried
unanimously, the following resolution is passed:
Resolved: Irish Heritage Quebec make a donation to the local
food bank Moisson Québec in the amount of $3,000. ☘☘☘
The Défilé de la Saint-Patrick de Québec has invited Irish Heritage Quebec to attend a presentation to be given by Isabelle Matte in the auditorium in the basement of St. Patrick’s High School on March 21 at 19:00. Refreshments will be served and admission is free. You must enter by 1085 De Salaberry. Please note the conference will be in French and is titled Raconte-moi que tu as vu l’Irlande: l’île émeraude comme miroir du Québec.
Members in the Montreal area or members who missed it in Quebec City may wish to go see Grosse Île; The Musical, a play by John Halpin, Margaret Forrest and Hubert Radoux based on the tragedy on Grosse Île in 1847. It will be playing at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall at Concordia University with the support of Concordia’s School of Irish Studies. Evening performances on October 27-28 and November 3-4 will be at 20:00. Afternoon performances on October 29 and November 5 will be at 14:00.