Irish Night  

Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

The ever-popular Irish Night is an evening of congeniality and Irish entertainment that brings hundreds of people from the Lauralton family together to celebrate the school’s long affinity for Irish culture and hospitality. The Sisters of Mercy were founded by Catherine McAuley in Dublin and, in addition to paying homage to Lauralton Hall’s Irish roots, proceeds from this special event support the Carriage Barn Restoration Challenge.

Award winning musicians and dancers fill the evening with entertainment. In addition, the Best Table optional contest offers guests the opportunity to become as creative and competitive as they like, decorating their tables in the spirit of the season. Trophies are awarded—including a perpetual trophy with the engraved names of first-place winners—so your collaborative creativity can live on in the Lauralton archives!  Take a chance on the amazing prizes in our “Luck of the Irish” raffle.

Guests bring their own beverages, ice and snacks while the Irish Night Committee, parents of current and alumnae students, and alumnae provide Irish soda bread, desserts, coffee and tea.

For sponsorship opportunities or to donate a raffle prize, please contact Kathleen Donahue.


*         Highland Rovers Band 
*         Once Removed, with Pat Speer as Master of Ceremonies
*         TRAD with Damien Connolly and special guest Sally Connolly 
*         Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band  
*         Sheeaun Academy of Irish Dance 
*         Lauralton Hall student dancers representing various Irish dance schools



Kathleen Kearns Donahue, '80 
Director of Alumnae Relations and Special Events
203.877.2786, ext. 114

Irish Night Sponsorship Opportunities


Irish Night Gift-in-kind Commitment Form





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