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How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

Collingswood firefighters are going to lose their locks to help raise money for pediatric cancer at a St. Baldrick’s event this weekend. The Theresa Flanagan Band will be raising money for St. Lucy School for the Blind. And Archbishop Charles Chaput will celebrate a cultural heritage Mass on Saturday.

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Welcome Home, Mick

A standing-room-only crowd welcomed celebrated traditional musician Mick Moloney (and an all-star band) to The Irish Center recently.

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Tom Webster and Richie Maggs from Down By the Glenside

St. Patrick’s Day 2014 at Brittingham’s

The beloved Lafayette Hill eatery got a facelift last year. Here’s how it looked on St. Patrick’s Day in the morning. The story in pictures … and a video of Oliver McElhone holding forth.

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How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

The first of several Rose of Tralee events–including a chance for you to win a $100 gift certificate–happen this week in anticipation of the upcoming Rose selection. And the McDade-Cara Irish dancers didn’t get enough last week–they have a special show on March 23. And there’s more.

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Bucks County Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Homemade floats, Irish step dancers, even the Shriners on motorcycles brought out the crowds on this warm, springlike day.

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Philly’s Parade Draws Record Crowds

We’ve never seen so many people on the sidelines of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade–people were even having parties on the Parkway’s traffic islands. Winter-weary Philadelphians must have really needed this one–and it was a good one.

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Timlin & Kane’s Special Gig

The local Irish music duo played Capitol Hill. In the audience: the President of the United States and the Taoiseach of Ireland. No pressure. Gerry Timlin talks about the experience.

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Springfield Delco: A Great Day for a Parade

This little Delaware County town had the proverbial luck of the Irish–it was sunny and warm for Springfield’s charming St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 15.

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