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How to Be Irish in Philly

How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on May 13, 2016
It's Philadelphia Fleadh weekend with five stages of live Irish music in Bensalem. There's a also a beef-and-beer for the Philadelphia Mary from Dungloe, Glengesh in New Hope, and a musical tribute to Mother Jones, the Irish immigrant who helped organize Pennsylvania's coal miners. And more!
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Meet the New Philly Rose

By on March 19, 2015
Mairead Comaskey, 27, a culture specialist at Vanguard Group and the daughter of Irish immigrants, will represent the city in the regional Rose of Tralee Festival in May.
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Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister Stops in Philadelphia

By on March 19, 2015
Labour Party leader Joan Burton took a whirlwind tour of the city last weekend. We have photos.
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The Party Before the Parade

By on March 13, 2015
The party continued this week at Philadelphia's City Hall and the Doubletree Hotel as dignitaries and locals from the Irish community honored the city's Irish, Parade Grand Marshal Kathy McGee Burns, and the St. Patrick's Ring of Honor. We have lots of photos.
How to Be Irish in Philly

How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on March 13, 2015
Longest list of ways. . . EVER!