It’s been almost a decade since the Derry Society held a social, and if Sunday’s event at the Irish Center was any indication, they were sorely missed.
The family “party,” which featured the Shantys and Bare-Knuckle Boxers, face-painting and kids’ games, Irish dancers, and a buffet, was packed. “There ought to be more of these,” said Tim Murphy of the Bogside Rogues, who was just enjoying the music instead of playing it. “This is just plain fun.”
You can see how much fun everyone was having in our photos.