RIP Jim McLaughlin, 1948-2015
Jul30

RIP Jim McLaughlin, 1948-2015

“He was the most open, loveable and kind people I have ever met,” said a friend at Tuesday’s service for this beloved figure in the city’s Irish community.

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Catherine Burns is Laid To Rest In Tyrone
Jul30

Catherine Burns is Laid To Rest In Tyrone

The only known female Duffy’s Cut victim was buried a week ago in County Tyrone,the home she left 183 years ago.”Catherine is one of our own,” said the parish priest who said her funeral mass. See our story and photos.

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Hurlers on Fire
Jul24

Hurlers on Fire

It was hotter than you-know-what at the Limerick Gaelic Athletic Association fields on Sunday. And the action on the field was pretty hot, too.

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Painting Wine Glasses: The Latest Fun-raiser
Jul17

Painting Wine Glasses: The Latest Fun-raiser

Who knew painting wine glasses could be that funny? There were a lot of laughs at last week’s Irish Center Fundraiser.

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McKenna’s Kitchen and Market Opens
Jul10

McKenna’s Kitchen and Market Opens

This new Havertown BYOB combines locavore sensibilities with some Irish imports (including the chef). It occupies the same spot as the late great McKenna’s Irish Shop.

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Raising Funds for Victims of the Berkeley Balcony Collapse
Jul03

Raising Funds for Victims of the Berkeley Balcony Collapse

There was a big turnout at a fund-raiser at Tir na Nog in Center City. The tragedy hit Ireland hard, but it resonated here in Philly, too.

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