For further information on St Clement's Retreat and Conference Centre, retreats, events and the Friends of St Clement's, contact the monastery through their website.

Other historical and cultural events held at or associated with St Clement's are:

1 - 4August 2013

Shamrock in the Bush

The twenty-first Irish flavoured gathering in a unique Australian setting with a unique historical and cultural program.S

For information contact the organisers

Websites of supporters of Shamrock in the Bush and other cultural events held at St Clement's Retreat & Conference Centre.

Cairde Na hÉireann (Friends of Ireland Society Inc) - reflects the deep interest of many people in the Canberra
region in their Irish origins and in the links between Ireland and Australia. Cairde Na hÉireann seeks to promote a
better understanding of modern Ireland (both North and South) and of the distinctive contribution that the Irish have
made to the Australian way of life.

Sydney Irish Ceili Dancers - this dynamic dance group now led by Margaret & Bill Winnett celebrated their Golden Jubilee in 2008 and still going strong! Contact:

Coolfinn Mac - The Merrigans with their fabulous Irish, Celtic and Australian music.

The Turning Wave Festival - for the second time in Yass 20-22 September 2013

Irish Famine Memorial, Sydney - web-site for an Australian memorial to the Great Irish Famine (1845-1848), located at Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney. A visit to the memorial is a must for anyone interested in Irish history and genealogy, especially those who can trace their ancestry to the Irish Famine Orphans.

Yass & District Historical Society Inc - hosts a local and family history seminar at St Clement's each March, attracting an audience from across southern and metropolitan areas of NSW. The society may be able to assist with information related to families who lived in the Binalong/Galong area. The 2013 event was held from Fri 8 to Sun 10 March. For further details

This page last updated: 11 June 2013