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Mick McBride has come a long way since Kilmacrennan, County Donegal. He’s grateful to be part of Philly’s Irish community, and his many friends are just as glad to know him.
Looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a way that’s a lot more respectful of Irish culture? A local Irish cultural organization has a great, alcohol-free family-friendly party on tap.
This week IIrish Philly wishes a happy birthday to Robbie Burns, remembers the tragic events of Blood Sunday, and welcomes hundreds of supporters of the Celtic Football Club of Glasgow. And there’s more going on.
A long weekend of Celtic Football Club mania is on tap at the Plough and Stars at the end of the month. Party!
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.
Barleyjuice is rocking Sellersville and Gerry Timlin is talking ancient Irish history in Bethlehem.
Have a fun Sunday playing with paint and help raise money for the Irish Center. And check out the amazing mural at Marty Magee’s in Prospect Park on Saturday, with Blackthorn and Galway Guild entertaining. Gerry Timlin’s Irish history classes start this week in Bethlehem.
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.