It’s Philadelphia Fleadh weekend with five stages of live Irish music in Bensalem. There’s a also a beef-and-beer for the Philadelphia Mary from Dungloe, Glengesh in New Hope, and a musical tribute to Mother Jones, the Irish immigrant who helped organize Pennsylvania’s coal miners. And more!
The Darkness Into Light 5K to raise money for the Irish organization that helps those considering suicide takes place rain or shine in Philadelphia tomorrow. Coming up: The Philadelphia Fleadh, next Saturday, with an outstanding lineup of bands.
Play bingo for a designer bag and help the Irish Center later this week. Also on tap in May: The John Byrne Band, Slainte, a day of hurling, the “Darkness Into Light 5K” for Pieta House, a tribute to the late Bobby Sands and more.
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.
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.