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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…