Sandy Run Middle School music teacher Sean Kennedy is both a music educator and a professional musician. It’s all he ever wanted. Now he’s in the running for the second Grammy music educator award.
The International Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh of Phladelphia, returned this week from her groundbreaking win in one of Ireland’s most popular events. There’s a party for her on Saturday in the city. We have photos of the festivities at the airport.
The popular New York comic–originally from Wexford–is bringing his act to the Irish Center on September 5. This interview is just a taste of what’s to come.
The 27-year-old studio manager at Anthropologie and Philadelphia transplant was crowned on Tuesday in Tralee. She’s the first international Rose from Philadelphia.
Vincent Gallagher, president of the Commodore Barry Club (The Irish Center), recently celebrated his 70th birthday at the Center. Guests surprised him by bringing checks for the Center, which is facing a financial crisis.
The owner of a famed taproom where Irish dancers congregated weekly, the “heart and soul” of the Philadelphia Ceili Group, and twin brothers who doggedly pursued the truth behind the deaths of 57 Irish immigrants in Malvern are the latest to be honored.