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Ho-Ho-How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

If you haven’t been invited to any Christmas parties, there are several on this list you can choose from. And don’t forget the annual Comhaltas Wren Party, a traditional Irish event on St. Stephen’s Day (December 26) at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Glenside. Wear your Wren hat!

Happy Christmas, A Poem in Rhymed Couplets

Do you know how hard it is to find a word to rhyme with Comhaltas? Even when you know how to pronounce it? A little gift from us to you.

A Holly, Jolly Christmas with The Rose of Tralee

Who wouldn’t want to party with Maria Walsh, Philadelphia’s own International Rose of Tralee AND Santa! The Saturday Club in Wayne was rocking the Christmas spirit this past Sunday.

How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

Cahal Dunne returns to the Irish Center, Cherish the Ladies is in Lancaster, and there’s a Christmas party going on that will help benefit a young man left paralyzed in a robbery. You’re invited.

It’s Irish Christmas in Philadelphia

Enjoy the spirit of the season through our photos of some special Christmas events this week.

The Top Photos of 2014

Our list started out with 25. And then 50. And then … oh, what the heck.

Farewell to Philadelphia’s “Irish Gentleman”

Joseph E. Montgomery, an icon of the Philadelphia Irish community, died this week at the age of 95. We share remembrances.

“American First, Irish Always:” The Story Behind

Charlie Lord has grown his online company,, into a successful business that brings a little bit of Ireland to America via the internet. Along with his wife, Janice Pietrowicz, the two have created a company with products that will make your Christmas shopping a lot easier, and support a local business at the same time.