The presentation includes a history of the emergence of the Christian annual celebration in Ireland and explains how some of the earlier pagan traditions in Ireland became incorporated. It also looks at some aspects of the development of the Christmas holiday in a wider European and historical context.
Much of the presentation will focus on how Christmas has and is celebrated in Ireland in recent memory and will incorporate recorded music and video to create a holiday friendly atmosphere.
Wednesdays, beginning December 12
2 weeks from 6-7:30pm $50/$45 members