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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.


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Mick Moloney, Jimmy Keane and Robbie O’Connell in Concert

By on April 22, 2016
It was a big concert that actually seemed like a much smaller and intimate gathering of friends. We have videos and photos.


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Dropkick Murphys Welcome Vets Backstage

By on March 18, 2016
Vets who've been helped by one of The Claddagh Fund's grantees, Healing Ajax, joined the band and its front man, Claddagh Fund founder Ken Casey, for a meet-and-greet before the show.


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Video: The Next Gen Plays "Mairi’s Wedding"

By on March 4, 2016
The Next Generation youth traditional Irish group gave a performance to a good-sized crowd of little kids and their parent Saturday at the Garden State Discovery Museum. Take a look!


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Podcast: Here’s How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Without the Booze

By on March 4, 2016
The 2nd Sober St. Patrick's Day Party immediately follows the Philly St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 13, at WHYY. We spoke with Katherine Ball-Weir of the Irish cultural organization Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Delaware Valley Branch, who together with Frank Daly of American Paddy’s Productions, is working hard to get this party started.


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Good News RUNA Lovers–They’re Playing at Home!

By on March 4, 2016
The Celtic roots band is picking up fans all across the country and Canada, but this weekend they have a concert at the Irish Center in Philadelphia for the hometown fans whom they call "RUNAtics."


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On To 25 Years!

By on February 19, 2016
The Mid-winter Scottish and Irish Festival closed out a successful 24th year--three days of music, dancing, great food, great drink, vendors, and lots of Celtic steampunk. We were there and have photos! And a cute little video highlight reel.


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How to Be Irish in Philly This Week

By on February 5, 2016
The annual Mid-Winter Scottish Irish Festival in Valley Forge starts on Friday with a huge lineup of bands for every musical taste. Jamison headlines a fundraiser this week for Archbishop Ryan High School, and three top notch singers will be raising money on Sunday for the "Come West Along the Road" Irish radio show. And Celtic Thunder's Emmet Cahill will be back at The Irish Center on Monday.


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Celtic Thunder's Emmet Cahill Encores at The Irish Center

By on January 22, 2016
The 25-year-old tenor will be debuting some songs from his new solo album.


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Need a Little Christmas? Right This Very Minute?

By on December 11, 2015
We went to a few events, one featuring the Divine Providence Village Rainbow Irish Step Dancers, another featuring Runa at the Kimmel, and another a house concert featuring Rory Makem, and Mickey and Liam Spain. We thought you might like to share in the holiday magic.
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