You can now buy the Wicklow Calendar 2014 here for €9.99 including pp.
A heartfelt thanks to all those who attended the Canada Come Home event in September and thanks also for your kind remarks telling us what a memorable experience it was.
Please let us know if you think the event should become an annual one.
Canadian Ambassador Loyola Hearn alighting from the carriage kindly provided by Pat Sweeney
‘The Earl Fitzwilliam’ welcomes Ambassador Hearn and his wife Maureen to Coollattin House
Some of the many invited guests on Friday, September 13
Friday, 13th September
3-5:30pm : Welcome Home Reception and Launch by Ambassador Loyola Hearn
Ambassador and Mrs Loyola Hearn will arrive by horse-drawn carriage to steps of Coollattin House where they will be welcomed by ‘Lord Fitzwilliam’ and his guests. Everyone is welcome to Coollattin Golf Club to watch the arrival of the Ambassador . Weather permitting , the Launch Ceremony including guest speakers and music, will take place outside on the steps of Coollattin House.
Saturday, 14th September [read more]
Canada Come Home is delighted to announce that The Chocolate Garden is now a sponsor and you will find all their wonderful chocolate and ice cream on Saturday Sept 14 and Sunday Sept 15 at Coollattin House. Thanks Chocolate Garden
Ormond Family (Carnew) – Canada Come Home
The Ormonds have a long history in Carnew / Coollattin and it will be wonderful to reconnect and celebrate our common heritage. Many thanks to Lynne Reece Loftus for making this whole experience a reality.
According to our research, Andrew Ormond and Margaret John(s) had 3 children, Andrew (died 1897), William (1831-1903) and James (1835-1887).
A Druid at Coollattin? Rory Morahan, The Druid Chef, from Bray, Co. Wicklow, will be bringing ancient Irish cooking skills to Canada Come Home with demonstrations on Sat and Sun. Watch for times, coming shortly.
Our new Canada Come Home brochure gives you a brief outline of all the weekend has to offer.