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Luka Bloom, The Refuge Tour - Brisbane

Much loved Irish troubadour Luka Bloom is a master of the concert stage.

His incredibly gifted electro-acoustic guitar playing guarantees an impassioned live performance of his original, poetic and melodic songs.

Luka’s concert arsenal includes both tender and dynamic original material and a surprisingly eclectic selection of other people’s work.

Over the years Bloom has brought his inspiring lyrics and sumptuous melodies to clubs, theatres, festivals, bars and arenas all over the world, but he has a special place in his heart for Australian audiences and has earned a devoted following in this country.

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6:00 PM18:00

Daniel O'Donnell - Brisbane

With Special Guest: Mary Duff

Ireland's most popular "easy listening" entertainer returns to Australia in 2019.

Daniel has enjoyed tour and chart success in Australia and New Zealand for many years and earned himself a loyal following that stretches across both countries.

A native of Kincasslagh, Co. Donegal, Daniel's concert appearances have taken him from London's Royal Albert Hall and Dublin's Point Depot to New York's Carnegie Hall and Sydney's Opera House, but he still continues to set himself fresh ambitions and new worlds to conquer.

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7:30 PM19:30

The Celtic Tenors - Brisbane


When you put together three brilliant Tenor voices with natural Irish charm, singing spine-tingling Classical, Folk, Irish, Gaelic and Pop favourites in stacked three-part harmonies, then mix them up with quick witted banter, you have the CELTIC TENORS.

It’s all about the music, the harmonies and the fun. Three unique solo voices, but when called upon – one tenor sound! The Celtic Tenors will perform The Irish Songbook on their Australian tour with such classics as Finnegan’s Wake, In The Gloaming, Song For Ireland, Danny Boy, The Dutchman, Caledonia, you Raise Me Up and many more favourites.

With a polished international reputation and just over a million album sales world-wide, the Celtic Tenors offer something truly unique. The skill, range and ability of world-class tenors combined with the personality and fun of genuine Irish performers.

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5:30 PM17:30

The Ireland Funds, Brisbane Christmas Drinks

Please join us for our 2018 Brisbane Christmas Networking Drinks at the beautiful Blackbird Bar, Brisbane.

The Young Leaders invite you to this complimentary event as a thank you from the Ireland Funds for all your support in 2018. It is also an opportunity to spread the word about the work of the Fund and create more awareness therefore we would be very happy for you to encourage friends and colleagues to join us who might be interested in our work and events in 2019.

The Ireland Funds is sponsoring canapés and a cash bar will be available for drinks.

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Hermitage Green Live - Brisbane QLD


The Limerick band has seen massive success over the past year, including the release of their new EP Gold & Rust featuring the lead, chart topping single Lions Share. This acoustic folk rock band has successfully built a dedicated legion of fans across the globe thanks to their captivating and unforgettable live sets. Playing gigs in South Africa, Australia, United States, Canada, Dubai, France, London and of course Ireland, they have had the opportunities to play on stage with the likes of Gavin James, Josh Ritter, Walking On Cars, The Pogues and The Trews.

Their unique arrangement of instruments includes the bodhrán, djembe, rhythmic guitar and banjo sets them apart as a truly original offering of Irish music.

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8:00 AM08:00

The Irish Run the World - Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne

The Irish Run the World Global 5K Fun Run is a series of charity fun runs in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, and is part of a global event which takes place on the same day in 17 cities around the world.

Starting in Brisbane, Australia, the Young Leaders will run a 5k in their respective cities before passing the "virtual baton" off to the next city. The Global 5K will conclude when the last Young Leader crosses the finish line in San Francisco!

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The Legend of Luke Kelly, Brisbane

Celebrating the memory and music of a true Irish musical legend.

To commemorate and celebrate the memory of this Irish music legend Chris Kavanagh will perform The Legend of Luke Kelly this July.

With a remarkable resemblance to Luke Kelly and an immense singing talent that captures the depth and passion of the great man, Chris Kavanagh brings this striking show to Australia.

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5:15 AM05:15

Darkness into Light Annual 5KM Walk/Run, Brisbane

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Starting at 4.15am, and crossing the line as dawn is breaking, Darkness into Light, is an annual 5km walk/run held across 150 venues worldwide on 4 continents. Launched by Pieta House in Ireland to raise awareness of Suicide and Self Harm, this event grows each year and extends to include our gorgeous city of Brisbane.

Event Contact : Leona Mc Gowan

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5:30 PM17:30

Brisbane Connections Networking, IACC


“Brisbane Connections” is a series of informal networking events for members of the Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce.

The connections series offers a forum for IACC members to make new contacts and broaden their professional networks in an informal setting. We encourage members to make new contacts and to introduce their existing networks to Chamber members.  Venue: Story Bridge Hotel

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Paddyfest, Eagle Farm Racecourse

Brisbane is launching its largest St Patrick’s Day Festival on Saturday March 17 with Paddyfest at the Eagle Farm Racecourse! The inaugural event expects to draw in crowds of over 5,000 and is primed to deliver a celebration worthy of an Irish jig, including headlining acts from Irish stand-up comedian Jimeoin, pipe bands, traditional Irish dancers and more.

In a celebration of culture and entertainment, Paddyfest will also play host to some of Brisbane's favourite food trucks and iconic Irish beverages. There will be a number of food and fashion competitions, as well as a Kids Zone featuring free rides, face painting and craft zones.

Ticket options: General Admission - $10pp
VIP Paddyfest Party - $65pp
Free entry for children under 12 years.

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12:00 PM12:00

St Patrick's Day Tribute Concert - Brisbane

Brisbane City Council is hosting a St Patrick's Day Tribute Concert in the Brisbane City Town Hall 

Witness the celebrated concert soprano Maggie Noonan and her ARIA award-winning son Tyrone in this special St Patrick’s Day tribute. This exceptional concert will feature beautiful classic Irish ballads. This event is a part of the Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts program.  Entry is free.  No bookings required.

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Stiff Little Fingers Live - Brisbane

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Punk Legends STIFF LITTLE FINGERS  40th Anniversary Australian Tour! Expect all the SLF anthems – “Alternative Ulster”, “Suspect Device”, “Wasted Life”, “Tin Soldiers”, “Nobodys Hero”, “Johnny Was”, “Barbed Wire Love” plus More! A celebration of real Punk you don’t want to miss!

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