Every Delaware Valley Irish Hall of Fame Award gets his or her moment in the sun … and a few words to say. We captured their acceptance speeches on video.
A generous doctor, two musicians, and a parade board member take their place among the local Irish greats, along with the Emerald Society Pipe Band.
Football took him away from “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland as a young man, but he has never stopped fighting for Irish freedom and equality.
The Irish American Business Chamber and Network threw the kind of party its late former president Jim McLaughlin would have loved–wall-to-wall people networking, laughing, and dancing. And it raised money for a scholarship in McLaughlin’s name.
It was a full house for the ghost tale-telling at the Irish Center last week on mischief night. We’re offering you one of the stories to read yourself!
The Philadelphia Emerald Society Pipe Band has been a fixture in the Irish community for years. Pipe Major Emeritus Joe Tobin has been around for most of them. Here’s a look at this year’s Commodore Barry Award at the Delaware Valley Irish Hall of Fame Dinner.