Tag Archives: Irish Immigration Center of Philadelphia
The Divine Lorraine

Magnificent Desolation: Tour the Divine Lorraine

Tell the truth—you’ve always wanted to see what this grand old building on North Broad Street looked like from the inside. Now you get your chance—and proceeds of the tour benefit the Irish Immigration Center. The tour is scheduled for Monday, and tickets are selling fast. Better hurry.

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Help Find Gareth Haughey

The Upper Darby man, whose family is from Armagh, went missing September 27. If you’ve seen him, or you know where he went, please contact the Irish Immigration Center.

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The Irish Center’s Tom Farrelly (no relation) presents a token of recognition to outgoing New York Irish Vice Consul Alan Farrelly.

Philadelphia’s Fond Farewell to Alan Farrelly

Farrelly, Ireland’s New York vice consul, is headed back home in August at the end of his rotation. Friends at the Philadelphia Irish Center made sure he got a nice send-off.

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“Little Christmas” Lunch at the Irish Center

The Irish Immigration Center sponsored a celebration of “little Christmas”–January 6, the feast of the Epiphany–at the Philadelphia Irish Center. There was food, music, dancing and lots of good cheer to end the holiday season.

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Immigration Center Gala Honors Immigration Activist

Anne O’Callaghan of the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians received the first Mathew Carey Hibernian Award for her work with the region’s immigrant community.

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Ireland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Micheal Martin presents a check to Immigration Center Executive Director Siobhan Lyons.

Irish Immigration Center Receives Irish Government Grant

Ireland’s minister of foreign affairs Micheal Martin along with the Irish consul and the country’s ambassador to the US were on hand to present the check last week.

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A Little Lunch Music

Dublin-born singer-songwriter John Byrne entertained the ladies—and gents—who lunch every Wednesday at the Irish Immigration Center.

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A Little Lunch With Her Friends

The 2010 Rose of Tralee, Mairead Conley, was honored by her friends and colleagues at the Irish Immigration Center this week.

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