Irish groups from all over the area will be in Philadelphia on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, which led to the formation of the Irish Republic.
Brigid Gallagher, a 26-year-old executive director of a nonprofit serving homeless veterans, was crowned on Saturday night at a gala event at The Radnor Hotel.
Mick Moloney and a couple of his talented friends, Jimmy Keane and Robbie O’Connell, will be on stage at the Irish Center on Saturday. A new Philly Rose of Tralee will be selected this weekend. And there’s a fundraiser for wounded Philly Police Officer Jesse Hartnett being thrown by his AOH division in Gloucester County, NJ. Of course, there’s more. . .read on.
The Young Irelands Gaelic Football Club’s annual “Fight Night” fundraiser is Saturday night. Coming up” Rose of Tralee Selection Night; a musical visit from Mick Moloney, Robbie O’Connell and James Keane; and some Celtic vs. Rangers action on screen.
This is the full text of Conlon’s remarks, which he made at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon on Sunday.