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Cultural facts about Italy

Maestro Ennio Morricone honoured with Walk of Fame star!

Share Yesterday Maestro Morricone received his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Quentin Tarantino and Harvey Weinstein paid tribute to him at the ceremony. His Oscar nominated score for “The Hateful Eight” entertained the crowd. World renowned flautist Andrea Griminelli moved the audience playing “Gabriel’s Oboe” from “The Mission” […]

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All roads lead to Rome, walking the Via Francigena in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims

Share    Irlanda Italiana              is pleased  to invite you to All roads lead to Rome,  walking the Via Francigena in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims a presentation by   Tom Pittam.       Tom will talk us through his own experience walking in Tuscany and Lazio in the direction of Rome, he […]

Cultural facts about Italy

Antonio La Cava spreads the love of reading

Share Retired schoolteacher Antonio La Cava from Ferrandina, Italy calls himself “the master of the road” in his little book mobile, a vehicle he created to be a library —complete with a little chimney— on wheels.  He has travelled the Italian countryside since 2003, bringing books to children and adults […]

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Social gathering “Quattro amici al pub”

Share Irlanda Italiana is pleased  to invite you to our monthly gathering “Quattro amici al pub” on Tuesday 23rd of February at 8.30pm      Old Oak Pub, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork City. During this gathering you can enjoy the relaxed and easy atmosphere of the pub while talking in Italian or in English with other members […]

Cultural facts about Italy

Italy mourns Renato Bialetti, the inventor of the moka!

Share Renato’s mission was to make the moka famous around the world and it started a restyling of the design by launching the popular “omino coi baffi”, a little man with moustache which is now the symbol of the Bialetti moka worldwide.   LGinevra

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Caffè italiano – Coffee morning

Share    Irlanda Italiana              is pleased  to invite you            to our first coffee morning                                              “Caffè italiano”           on Saturday 13th of February               from 11:30am to 1:30pm               @ Dolce & Salato Cafè, Amberley, Rathmacullig West, Farmers Cross.   Nothing beats a nice cuppa of Italian coffee or Irish tea […]

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February, the month of Carnival!

Share It’s carnival time in Italy and with it comes the joyful atmosphere created  by good food, crazy costumes, amazing and sometimes spooky masks, spectacular processions of floats and handfuls of flying coriandoli or confetti as they are often called.  It’s a time of celebration and irreverence when all social rules are […]

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Share  Irlanda Italiana is delighted to invite you to our “AperiCinema”  Sunday 6th of December from 4 pm to 6.30 pm in La Dolce Vita Restaurant, Cork City.  Cost is €15 for Irlanda Italiana members and €20 for non-members. New members are welcome to join our association on the day to avail […]

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A live extravaganza featuring Opera singer Silvia Balisteri

Share Irlanda Italiana is proud to present       For the first time in Cork, Irlanda Italiana is proud to present ViceversA Opera and Rock concert performed by Silvia Balistreri. A musical event will feature arias from the most famous Operas including mix of italian songs and Silvia’s own production. […]

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Book Launch “Che morte non vi separi”

Share  Irlanda Italiana Cultural Association is delighted to present “Che morte non vi separi” by Christian Moretti. On Wednesday 27th of May in Cork City Library at 7.30 pm Christian Moretti will read passages from his debut novel in both Italian and English. About the book “Che Morte non vi Separi” tells the […]