Irish Center Campaign Tops $20,000
Jul25

Irish Center Campaign Tops $20,000

A fundraising event at Maloney’s pub, underwritten by the Mayo Association, brought in more than $7,000 on Saturday night to help save Philadelphia’s ailing Commodore Barry Club. More fundraisers are in store, including a cabaret night, Quizzo, and comedy.

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Indian Dance and Irish Music Tell a Universal Story
Jul25

Indian Dance and Irish Music Tell a Universal Story

Usiloquoy Dance Creations will perform a classical form of Indian dance to Irish and Indo-Irish music on Saturday at the Irish Memorial. The two cultures are more alike than you think.

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Big Boost for Irish Center Fund Drive!
Jul18

Big Boost for Irish Center Fund Drive!

You love the Irish Center, and it shows! This week, we tallied up many generous donations, and we’re poised to crack the $11,000 mark. You can help get us there, but remember: there’s still a long way to go.

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Four New Irish Hall of Fame Inductees Selected
Jul10

Four New Irish Hall of Fame Inductees Selected

The owner of a famed taproom where Irish dancers congregated weekly, the “heart and soul” of the Philadelphia Ceili Group, and twin brothers who doggedly pursued the truth behind the deaths of 57 Irish immigrants in Malvern are the latest to be honored.

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Bristol Celtic Day 2014
Jul03

Bristol Celtic Day 2014

My beat: the waterfront. Bristol Borough, to be precise. The job? Cover a great little festival by the Delaware. We got the pictures to prove it.

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RUNA Debuts Its New CD–and a Surprise
Jun27

RUNA Debuts Its New CD–and a Surprise

RUNA, winner of the top Irish group in the Irish Music Awards last year, debuted its brand new CD, “Current Affairs,” on Friday, June 20, at the Sellersville Theatre. Gene Shay, the grand old man of Philly folk, introduced the group along with opening act, singer-songwriter Michael Braunfeld. And one audience member used the occasion—with the collusion of the group—to propose. Karen said yes to Jim! We were there and caught it all on...

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