Jeff Meade

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Newsflash: Leprechauns Weep as Ends Publication

By on June 12, 2016 is no more, alas. After a 10-year run, we've hung up our shamrock deely-bobbers. But you can still be Irish in Philadelphia. We'll tell you how.

Audio Podcast: Interview with Peggy Mecham, Director of the Irish Heritage Theatre’s Presentation of “The Plough and the Stars”

By on May 19, 2016
The Irish Heritage Theatre, together with Plays and Players, is presenting the third play in Sean O'Casey's Dublin Trilogy. This one takes places during the Easter Rising.
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More Than 250 Walked From Darkness Into Light

By on May 13, 2016
The first ever predawn 5K for Ireland's Pieta House in Philadelphia drew a large crowd who didn't seem to mind the early hour or the drizzling rain.
How to Be Irish in Philly

How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on May 6, 2016
The Darkness Into Light 5K to raise money for the Irish organization that helps those considering suicide takes place rain or shine in Philadelphia tomorrow. Coming up: The Philadelphia Fleadh, next Saturday, with an outstanding lineup of bands.

Audio Podcast: Interview with Celtic Woman’s Máiréad Carlin

By on April 29, 2016
The troupe's Destiny World Tour is coming to Reading in June. Máiréad Carlin talks about Irish music and dance and why it still resonates more than 20 years after Riverdance.