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.
The Philadelphia band will be the only foreign band taking part in formal ceremonies Easter Monday in Ashbourne, County Meath. They will also honor the memory of fallen N.J. State Trooper Sean Cullen.
The centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland that led to the formation of the Irish Free State is being remembered in a big way in the Philadelphia area. The city played a significant role in supporting the Irish rebels. Find out how you can participate and learn more.
Nobody covers the Philly parade like we do! You want the parade? You got it. If you were there, maybe we saw you!
Music, dance, good eats (including Irish hot dogs), and absolutely not an alcoholic drink in sight. All incredible fun, as our photos will attest.
Yes, we observed St. Patrick’s Day by having a bit of carefree fun. But for just under an hour on St. Patrick’s Day, we took the opportunity to remember that the day has a more serious meaning as well. And, of yeah, we managed to have a bit of fun at that, too.