Poignant Easter Rising Ceremony at Holy Cross Cemetery
Apr08

Poignant Easter Rising Ceremony at Holy Cross Cemetery

A large crowd turned out for this annual event at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, which held greater meaning this year, the centenary of the 1916 battle for Irish freedom.

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“Darkness Into Light” Launches in Philadelphia
Apr01

“Darkness Into Light” Launches in Philadelphia

The local Irish community is raising money for Pieta House, an Irish organization that gives one-on-one counseling to people who are thinking of suicide, by participating in the international “Darkness Into Light” 5K on May 7 in the city. Pieta House founder Joan Freeman met with the local committee this week.

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How to Be Irish in Philly This Week
Apr01

How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

Several events commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising take place this week, including a special performance by Cherish the Ladies and the annual ceremony at the local gravesite of the Rising’s financier, Joseph McGarrity. And there’s more.

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Philadelphia Remembers the Heroes of 1916–Including Its Own
Mar23

Philadelphia Remembers the Heroes of 1916–Including Its Own

The centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland that led to the formation of the Irish Free State is being remembered in a big way in the Philadelphia area. The city played a significant role in supporting the Irish rebels. Find out how you can participate and learn more.

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Biggest Little Parade Around
Mar18

Biggest Little Parade Around

Conshohocken had another successful outing on Saturday, with hundreds of people lining Fayette Street for the St, Patrick’s Day festivities. We have loads of photos!

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