More Than 250 Walked From Darkness Into Light
May13

More Than 250 Walked From Darkness Into Light

The first ever predawn 5K for Ireland’s Pieta House in Philadelphia drew a large crowd who didn’t seem to mind the early hour or the drizzling rain.

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A Solemn Remembrance of 1916
Apr29

A Solemn Remembrance of 1916

About 1,000 people attended Philadelphia’s commemoration of the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising that was a steppingstone to Irish freedom.

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Meet the New Philadelphia Rose of Tralee
Apr22

Meet the New Philadelphia Rose of Tralee

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.

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Gravesite Remarks by Monaghan Councillor Sean Conlon
Apr08

Gravesite Remarks by Monaghan Councillor Sean Conlon

This is the full text of Conlon’s remarks, which he made at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon on Sunday.

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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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