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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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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.


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How To Be Irish In Philly This Week

By on April 29, 2016
Play bingo for a designer bag and help the Irish Center later this week. Also on tap in May: The John Byrne Band, Slainte, a day of hurling, the "Darkness Into Light 5K" for Pieta House, a tribute to the late Bobby Sands and more.


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How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on April 22, 2016
Irish groups from all over the area will be in Philadelphia on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, which led to the formation of the Irish Republic.


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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.


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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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How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on April 1, 2016
Several events commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising take place this week, including a special performance by Cherish the Ladies and the annual ceremony at the local gravesite of the Rising's financier, Joseph McGarrity. And there's more.


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How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on March 25, 2016
After the craziness of St. Patrick's Day, things slow down a bit. But for you Celtic Thunder fans, hey ... it's a big, big week.


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How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on March 18, 2016
Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney fill the house in Upper Darby, while Blackthorn fills the (heated) tent. Learn more about the 1916 Easter Rising at two events, one marking an exhibit of newly commissioned art depicting the leaders of the Rising at The Irish Center and the other, an exhibit at Villanova of 1916 mementoes.


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How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on March 11, 2016
Parades, music, parties, plays. . .there's no excuse for not being Irish this week! Happy St. Patrick's Day!
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