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You love the Irish Center, and it shows! This week, we tallied up many generous donations, and we’re poised to crack the $11,000 mark. You can help get us there, but remember: there’s still a long way to go.
Ali Doughty brought her trophy–almost as big as she is–to a party in her honor at The Plough and the Stars in Philadelphia on Sunday. She’s the number one ladies 20-21 Irish dance champion in the world.
John Byrne will be opening up the first of several fundraisers for the Irish Center on Saturday, then entertaining on Wednesday in Chestnut Hill’s Pastorius Park. Jamison is in Sea Isle, and an very unusual dance performance is planned for the Irish Memorial.
A fundraiser to help save the Philadelphia Irish Center is scheduled for July 19. Read on for details and for how to catch your favorite Philly Irish bands one state over.
The owner of a famed taproom where Irish dancers congregated weekly, the “heart and soul” of the Philadelphia Ceili Group, and twin brothers who doggedly pursued the truth behind the deaths of 57 Irish immigrants in Malvern are the latest to be honored.
The thousands of incredibly enthusiastic folks who showed up for the Galway Sessions Parade got a special treat: a visit from one of the Philly area’s most popular bagpipe bands. We share their snaps.
My beat: the waterfront. Bristol Borough, to be precise. The job? Cover a great little festival by the Delaware. We got the pictures to prove it.
It’s a real firecracker of a week. There’s a steady parade of Irish music and other fun activities. Go out and let your Irish flag fly.