Local writer Susan Spellman Burns is on the trail of Irish ghosts in the Delaware Valley. She starts her journey at the Irish Center.Read more
This weekend, the author of a book on Irish domestic servants will talk in Philadelphia about the major role Irish immigrant women played in making the Irish part of American society. Here, she talks to Lori Lander Murphy about that great American hero–the Irish Bridget.Read more
A group of local Irish dancers and musicians visiting the home of country music got caught in the torrential rains that caused an estimated $1 billion damage to Nashville and other areas of Tennessee. They made the most of it, but now they want to pay back the people who showed them so much kindness when they were marooned.
Editor: Some Texas tourists were so delighted to have stumbled onto the impromptu ceili dance at the BP station, they filmed it and posted it on YouTube. You can see it here.
Check out Marianne’s photos here.Read more
This outstanding player of pipes, flute and whistle is in concert tonight at the Philadelphia Irish Center.Read more
Five questions for Anna Rodgers, producer of the documentary, “The Yellow Bittern,” on the life of the iconic Irish performer, which has its only Philadelphia showing on Friday, May 7, at the Irish Center.Read more