The Mid-winter Scottish and Irish Festival closed out a successful 24th year–three days of music, dancing, great food, great drink, vendors, and lots of Celtic steampunk. We were there and have photos! And a cute little video highlight reel.
Barbara Jones stopped by to meet with leaders from the new city government as well as of the major Irish organizations in the region.
One of the first members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians’ Notre Dame Division and a career law enforcement officer will finally get his day in the sun, marching down Fayette Street in Conshohocken in the division’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Eight brave couples, all amateurs, are rehearsing for this year’s Delco Gael’s Dancing Like a Star fundraiser on February 19.
The well-known character actor auditioned for the role of crotchety farmer Phil Hogan in O’Neill’s “A Moon for the Misbegotten” in March. He won it handily. Then, in June, he lost a leg in a hit-and-run accident. But Toner remained powerfully motivated to play that role. Starting next week, he will.
There was music, dancing, laughter, and a few tears as Executive Director Siobhan Lyons presided over her last Christmas party. She’s moving on.