Billed as a fundraiser for the Irish Center, this event was so much more. Dozens of people came for breakfast and stayed all day. See why.
The Mick Moloney and Friends concert that raises money for this mission school in North Philadelphia is set for November 1. It’s dedicated this year to the late Sister Cecile Anne Reiley, SSJ, who helped organize it, and honors her friends Eileen and Gene Troxell who are longtime supporters of the parish and school.
Delaware Valley Irish Hall of Fame President Kathy McGee Burns writes about her friend, Mary Frances Fogg–known as “Frassee”–who is a member of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee and tireless promoter of all things Irish in Philadelphia.
Legendary accordion player Sharon Shannon will bring her rollicking style to the Tin Angel on Wednesday, October 7. The John Byrne Band will open for the musician who’s been called “the Jimi Hendrix of the accordion.”
The McGroarys –brothers Raymond and Seamus, and their 17-yearold niece Leanne–make their debut together at the Irish Center On Sunday.
A papal visit, and festivals to the north and south of us. Rest up, people.