A large crowd turned out for the annual Duffy’s Cut Memorial ceremony Sunday at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, including new Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney. We have photos and video.
The Next Generation youth traditional Irish group gave a performance to a good-sized crowd of little kids and their parent Saturday at the Garden State Discovery Museum. Take a look!
The 2nd Sober St. Patrick’s Day Party immediately follows the Philly St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 13, at WHYY. We spoke with Katherine Ball-Weir of the Irish cultural organization Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Delaware Valley Branch, who together with Frank Daly of American Paddy’s Productions, is working hard to get this party started.
The noted scholar and musician is in town to present “The Crooked Road: A Ramble through Irish History in Words and Music” at the Philadelphia’s Commodore Barry Club. We had a little chat.
One of the first members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians’ Notre Dame Division and a career law enforcement officer will finally get his day in the sun, marching down Fayette Street in Conshohocken in the division’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.