Toronto with a Twist of Irish, Benefit Concert
Go raibh maith agat!
We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our corporate sponsors: Adam Graphics, Air Canada Rouge, Ard Ri Productions Inc., Celtic Life Magazine, FMA Design Build, Hot House Cafe, Killick Capital, Oliver Murray, Setter Capital, St. James Cathedral, Tourism Ireland.
A heartfelt Thank You! to our tremendously talented musicians and performers: John Sheard with Cherie Camp, Amy Welsman and Sophie Welsman, Hugo Straney with Jim Codrington, Sean Mulrooney, Michael Penafiel and Michael O'Grady with Terry Wilkins, James McKie and Jarred Albright.
We are very fortunate to have the talents of Cosmin Teodor and the generous pront sponsor of Anas Diri, owner of Adam Graphics to create the tickets, posters and beautiful programmes!
Special note of gratitude to Madeleine McMillan for her original design artwork for the "Toronto with a Twist of Irish" poster. We also thank the talented Ivan Verlaan and Visual Inclination.
The wonderful contributions of Mark Whelan-- Master of Ceremonies, Geraldine Browne-- Stage Manager, Smitty-- Photographer, and Randy van Vught-- 2:9 Audio Visual are all appreciated.
To each of our guests, thank you from the Toronto With A Twist of Irish Committee: Eleanor McGrath, Chair, Jeff Boichuk, Geraldine Browne, Irene Cameron, Victoria Cummins, Nessa Hefferon, Finbarr McCarthy, Alannah McMahon, Madeleine McMillan, Suzanne Park, Aisling Sheerin, Celine Stokes.
And to Dean Douglas Stoute and Ms. Janet Hogan of the St. James Cathedral, we are most appreciative of your belief in the concert from the start! Thank you and we extend this to each of the members of your team, the Bell Ringers and staff at the Cathedral and the Centre.
Featuring the musical talents of:
John Sheard, of CBC's Vinyl Cafe, with Cherie Camp, Amy Tapscott and Sophie Welsman
Hugo Straney with The Brothers Hepp
Michael O'Grady with Friends
Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF)
Since its foundation in 1993, it has been the core aim of ICUF to support the relationship between Canada and Ireland, by supporting scholarly exchange between these countries. The ICUF is a not-for-profit organizations established for the purpose of encouraging and facilitating academic links between institutions and scholars in both Ireland and Canada. Canadian institutions include Concordia University, University of St. Michael's, St. Mary's University, McGill University and Dalhousie University.
The Jim Flaherty Memorial Scholarship will be established in 2015 through the partnerships of both governments and the generosity of private donors and corporations.