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How to Be Irish in Philly

How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on April 15, 2016
Mick Moloney and a couple of his talented friends, Jimmy Keane and Robbie O'Connell, will be on stage at the Irish Center on Saturday. A new Philly Rose of Tralee will be selected this weekend. And there's a fundraiser for wounded Philly Police Officer Jesse Hartnett being thrown by his AOH division in Gloucester County, NJ. Of course, there's more. . .read on.
How to Be Irish in Philly

How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on April 8, 2016
The Young Irelands Gaelic Football Club's annual "Fight Night" fundraiser is Saturday night. Coming up" Rose of Tralee Selection Night; a musical visit from Mick Moloney, Robbie O'Connell and James Keane; and some Celtic vs. Rangers action on screen.
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Gravesite Remarks by Monaghan Councillor Sean Conlon

By on April 8, 2016
This is the full text of Conlon's remarks, which he made at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon on Sunday.
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Poignant Easter Rising Ceremony at Holy Cross Cemetery

By on April 8, 2016
A large crowd turned out for this annual event at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, which held greater meaning this year, the centenary of the 1916 battle for Irish freedom.
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"Darkness Into Light" Launches in Philadelphia

By on April 1, 2016
The local Irish community is raising money for Pieta House, an Irish organization that gives one-on-one counseling to people who are thinking of suicide, by participating in the international "Darkness Into Light" 5K on May 7 in the city. Pieta House founder Joan Freeman met with the local committee this week.