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A Night of Music and Laughs

Cahal Dunne kept the audience satisfied with song after song, punctuated by G-rated jokes at a Sunday Irish Center fund-raiser.

How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

Get ready to party like an Irishman, not only this week but for weeks to come. We’re dropping a little reminder of festivals now and to come, as well as other events you won’t want to miss, from movie premieres to Irish boxing.

The Irish Way to Close Out a Weekend

With traditional Irish music, of course. The Philadelphia Ceili Group recently sponsored a concert with two greats, fiddler Mick Conneely and button accordion player David Munnelly. Our video will show you why we think they’re great.

Philly’s Rose Becomes the 2014 International Rose of Tralee

The 27-year-old studio manager at Anthropologie and Philadelphia transplant was crowned on Tuesday in Tralee. She’s the first international Rose from Philadelphia.

Singing to Save the Irish Center

Cork-born Cahal Dunne, a charming and talented singer-pianist, worked hard to find his audience. You can see why his audiences love him Sunday at a fund-raiser to help keep the Irish Center in business.

Happy Birthday, Vince!

Vincent Gallagher, president of the Commodore Barry Club (The Irish Center), recently celebrated his 70th birthday at the Center. Guests surprised him by bringing checks for the Center, which is facing a financial crisis.

How To Be Irish In Philly This Week

Philly’s Rose of Tralee competes in the international competition in Ireland this week, and Cahal Dunne brings his cabaret show to the Irish Center for a fundraiser on Sunday night. And there’s more. . . .

Map of Ireland on Your Face?

Even if it’s just the flag, you need sunscreen. Skin cancer is the number one cancer in Ireland and it’s epidemic in the US too, particularly among the fair-skinned. Penn’s Dr. Cherie Ditre (whose grandmother came from Leitrim) explains how to protect yourself.