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.
After the craziness of St. Patrick’s Day, things slow down a bit. But for you Celtic Thunder fans, hey … it’s a big, big week.
Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney fill the house in Upper Darby, while Blackthorn fills the (heated) tent. Learn more about the 1916 Easter Rising at two events, one marking an exhibit of newly commissioned art depicting the leaders of the Rising at The Irish Center and the other, an exhibit at Villanova of 1916 mementoes.
Parades, music, parties, plays. . .there’s no excuse for not being Irish this week! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
It’s that time again. We start the week with two parades and end it with a few more with lots of fun in between.
There are so many Irish events this week you’ll wish you could be at every one of them. Read on to learn about the region’s many Celtic riches, including a concert featuring renowned fiddler Brian Conway.