Dedicating the New Mural at Marty Magee’s
Jan16

Dedicating the New Mural at Marty Magee’s

More than a hundred people joined the ceremony. It was a nasty, cold day, but the new mural depicting scenes from Irish and Irish-American history warmed their hearts. That, and the music and drink inside Magee’s afterward.

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A Wall That Tells An Irish Story
Jan06

A Wall That Tells An Irish Story

Joe Magee, proprietor of Marty Magee’s, a Prospect Park pub, tapped a well known Philadelphia muralist to turn the wall of his bar into a lesson in local Irish history. They–and the remarkable image–go way back.

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New Year’s Eve at the Irish Center
Jan02

New Year’s Eve at the Irish Center

They reeled in an exceptionally happy new year at Philadelphia’s home of all things Irish. We have the snaps.

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Gettin’ Down with the Wren
Jan01

Gettin’ Down with the Wren

Santa made an appearance the day after Christmas for a traditional Irish St. Stephen’s Day party in Glenside. We were there and have photos!

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After Eight Years, Still Talkin’ Turkey
Dec26

After Eight Years, Still Talkin’ Turkey

Volunteers working for the Hibernian Hunger Project deliver 160 Christmas dinners—and a few meals more—to the needy throughout Philadelphia. Gobble up our pictures.

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Caitriona O’Leary Brings “The Wexford Carols” to a New Audience in All Their Original Glory
Dec19

Caitriona O’Leary Brings “The Wexford Carols” to a New Audience in All Their Original Glory

“The Wexford Carols” convey a particular meaning and spirit of the Irish Christmas season, and Caitriona O’Leary, along with Tom Jones, Rosanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens, brings new depth and beauty to the original poems—by returning them to their original music.

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