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Wilson McCoubrey will be representing Northern Ireland at the World Team Championships at Kentucky Horse Park this weekend. He is bringing a little gift from the Saint Patrick Centre for the participants to promote Saint Patrick’s Country.

Ireland and the Potato Fundraising Dinner Many thanks to the Friends of Saint Patrick Centre - Milwaukee Chapter for organising their Ireland and the Potato Event at Trinity Episcopal Church in Wauwatosa which was a sell-out and great fund raiser for our 2016 Young Ambassador Program. Thanks to Jim, Jane, Judy, Barb the unbelievable crew…
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Lecture by Prior Cunningham of San Clemente, Rome

Father John Cunningham, Prior of the famous Basilica San Clemente in Rome visited Downpatrick on Thursday 17th to give a lecture at the Saint Patrick Centre. Entitled ‘Nero’s Neighbours’ Father Cunningham discussed the  splendid 12-century basilica, named after the Saint and Pope Clement I, which had been in the care of Irish Dominicans since 1677, following…
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2015 Young Ambassador Programme

The 2015 Young Ambassador Program has been very successful for the eight year running. Young Ambassadors from Toronto, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Albany and Arizona spent two weeks in Down learning about the Centre and our work and will go back to their Friends of Saint Patrick Centre Chapters to spread the word and promote Downpatrick!  
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