Video: The Emerald Pipe Band, from Then Till Now
Oct23

Video: The Emerald Pipe Band, from Then Till Now

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.

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It’s All About the Lip Sync
Oct16

It’s All About the Lip Sync

The Irish Immigration Center of Philadelphia filled the ballroom of the Paxon Hollow Golf Club in Broomall last Friday night with their Lip Sync Challenge. We have photos and video!

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Tribute to Kevin McGillian
Oct16

Tribute to Kevin McGillian

Dozens crowed into the MacSwiney Club to honor a man who’s been a staple of ceilis in the Philadelphia area for more than 50 years.

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St. Malachy’s Annual Concert Honors Its Fallen Hero and Longtime Supporters
Oct09

St. Malachy’s Annual Concert Honors Its Fallen Hero and Longtime Supporters

The Mick Moloney and Friends concert that raises money for this mission school in North Philadelphia is set for November 1. It’s dedicated this year to the late Sister Cecile Anne Reiley, SSJ, who helped organize it, and honors her friends Eileen and Gene Troxell who are longtime supporters of the parish and school.

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Mary Frances Fogg To Be Inducted into Irish Hall of Fame
Oct09

Mary Frances Fogg To Be Inducted into Irish Hall of Fame

Delaware Valley Irish Hall of Fame President Kathy McGee Burns writes about her friend, Mary Frances Fogg–known as “Frassee”–who is a member of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee and tireless promoter of all things Irish in Philadelphia.

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Meet Philly’s New Music Dynasty
Oct01

Meet Philly’s New Music Dynasty

The McGroarys –brothers Raymond and Seamus, and their 17-yearold niece Leanne–make their debut together at the Irish Center On Sunday.

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