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New President of the European Columban Way Announced

  Alderman Deborah Girvan, an Alliance Councillor on Ards and North Down Borough Council, has been elected as the next President of the European Association of the Columban Way.   At an Extraordinary General Meeting, which was held in Bobbio, Italy, on 3 November 2018, Alderman Girvan was unanimously voted as the next President of the…

Journey of a Single Day VI

  Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November 2018 Commemorating the life and legacy of Columbanus   SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 10.30AM – St Comgall’s Church Hall Columbanus today – the development of the Columban Way in Ireland and Europe Derry Healy (Friends of St Columbanus Republic of Ireland) and Kenneth Irvine (Friends of Columbanus Bangor) describe…

TURAS COLUBANUS – THE COLUMBAN WAY

The Columban Way follows the path taken by Columbanus and his followers across Europe in the 6th Century. It starts with his birthplace in the Mount Leinster area of Ireland and ends with his last resting place in Bobbio, Italy. It has been well traced throughout France, across Switzerland and into Italy. Work is now…

Columbanus Community Folk Festival June 11  – 17

Ards CCE are putting on their annual folk festival named after Columbanus, in Bangor from 11th the 17th June. There is something for everyone to enjoy –  From Tuesday’s Community Youth Concert at 6.45 in St Comgall’s Parish  Centre featuring local schools music song and dance of all genres, a special recital by CCE and…

Columban Way AGM

The weekend of 10th March  2018   marked a meeting of significance to the Celebration of St Columbanus with the General Assembly of the Association of the Columban Way being hosted in S Over 60 visitors representing the Civic governance of the towns along the Columban Way including the mayors of Ards and North down, Luxiuill…

FOCB – Tuesday 1st May 2017

All welcome to the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Friends of Columbanus Bangor to be held at 7.30pm on Tuesday 1st May 2017 in the Session Room of First Bangor Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Bangor Agenda Apologies Minutes of the AGM of 2017 Finance report Proposals for changes to the Constitution (to be considered…

FOCB Meeting – 27th February

The next meeting of FOCB will take place at 7.30pm, 27th February at First Bangor Presbyterian Church Hall. It is the AGM and all members are invited to attend. Any annual subscriptions outstanding will be collected by the treasurer on the night. Preparations will be made for the forthcoming visit of the Civil Dignitaries from France,…

FOCB Meeting – 8th November 2017

The next meeting of FOCB will take place at 7.30pm, Wednesday 8th November at First Bangor Presbyterian Church Hall. The advance agenda is: Apologies Minutes Business arising Finance: Treasurer’s Report Reports: Christian Heritage Working Group Turas Columbanus European Association of the Columban Way November Festival: Stewards Sales Publicity Recruitment AOB Next meeting Date Ideas AGM? Looking…