IRISH language evening classes at all levels take place at New York University’s
Glucksman Ireland House, One Washington Mews at Fifth Avenue between 8th
Street and Washington Square North. Classes are open to the general public.
Call 212-477-6177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE New York Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City,
Queens, hosts a lunch and afternoon club for Irish seniors, from noon-4
p.m. 25 card game included. Call 718-482-0909 or visit www.nyirish.org.
THERE’S karaoke every Wednesday night with Ciara at Rockin’
Robin’s, 942 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-237-0202.
THERE are a full slate of classes the Aisling Irish Center, 990 McLean
Avenue in Yonkers. On Wednesdays there is the Acosta Irish music class
from 3:30-6:30 p.m., followed by a beginners computer class from 7:30-9
p.m., and a series of art classes throughout the day. There are also mother
and toddler classes, yoga and much more. Call the Aisling Center at 914-237-5121
for a full lineup, and to make reservations.
A TRADITIONAL Irish seisiun will take place every Wednesday night at O’Flanagan’s
Pub, 1215 First Avenue in New York, from 8:30 p.m.-midnight. Seisiun features
fiddler Grainne Murphy, Dan Lowery (flute), and Alan Murray (guitar, whistle).
HE’S the guest at the weekly Wednesday seisiun at Dunne’s,
15 Shapham Place in White Plains, Westchester, at 7:30 p.m. Call 914-421-1451.
CHERISH the Ladies will perform at the Lehman Center for the Performing
Arts, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West on the campus of Lehman College,
at 8 p.m. Tickets $35 through $20 can be purchased at www.LehmanCenter.org
or by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833.
MARTIN Hayes and Dennis Cahill will appear in concert at Symphony Space,
95th Street and Broadway in New York, at 8 p.m. Hayes, an Irish fiddler
from Co. Clare, and American guitarist Cahill have played together for
over a decade. Call 212-545-7536 or visit http://worldmusicinstitute.org
HOPe will host a ceili at the Kerry Hall, 305 McLean Avenue in Yonkers,
at 8 p.m. Music by John Whelan. Call 914-237-2177.
THE third annual Cherishing All benefit concert will take place at the
Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st Street in New York, at 8 p.m. The evening
is a benefit for the all-inclusive Queens St. Patrick’s parade.
Scheduled performers include Malachy McCourt, the Keltic Dreams Irish
dance troupe, Niall O’Leary and dancers from his school, comedy
from Fiona Walsh and Ann Design, and a series of Irish monologues by actors
from HoNkBarK! Productions. Tickets $20, which includes food and drink
donated by Boru Vodka. Call Malin Tybahl at 646-361-9341 or visit www.stpatsforall.com.
THE Aisling Irish Center, 990 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, hosts a weekly
senior group meeting for conversation and refreshments. Guest speakers
frequently attend. All senior citizens welcome. Call 914-237-5121.
EVERY Friday there are melodies and tunes at the Irish Cultural Centre,
200 New Boston Drive in Canton, Massachusetts, at 8 p.m. Free admission.
Contact Maureen McNally at 781-767-4401 or visit www.irishculture.org.
CEILI and two hand class will be held every Friday at New York Spaces,
131 West 72nd Street in New York, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call Maura Mulligan
at 201-869-6717 or email email@example.com.
SHE spins for Fahrenheit Fridays every week at Rockin’ Robin’s,
942 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-237-0202.
HE’LL spin at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers.
HE’LL spin at Behan’s, 4299 Katonah Avenue in the Bronx. Call
HE’S at Katie’s Cottage, 521 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers.
WRITER Tom Phelan will give a talk called “Forgotten Heroes: Ireland’s
WWI Soldiers” at the Mineola Memorial Library, 195 Marcellus Road,
Mineola, Long Island, at 1 p.m. Visit www.tomphelan.net.
THE 12th annual Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Parade will be held
in Wappingers Falls, New York at 1 p.m. There will be bagpipe bands, floats,
fire trucks and classic cars. The parade will commence from St. Mary’s
Church and proceed through the village. Parade will be held rain or shine.
Traditional Irish food, music and fun at local establishments including
the Knights of Columbus, with music by Tim Quinn, the Elks BPOE #1493,
Beacon with Adrian O’Leary performing, and the VFW Hall in Wappingers
Falls with the Glen Fold and parade awards. Call Jeanne Henderson at 845-229-5621.
THE Co. Cork Association of New York will host its annual St. Patrick’s
dinner dance at Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Boulevard in Queens Village,
with cocktail hour at 8 p.m. Dinner and dancing to follow. Guests of honor
are Bill Burke, Patricia Young O’Connor and Theresa Finn. Call Mary
Waters at 718-899-6776.
THE Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club presents Aoife Clancy in concert at the
Central Unitarian Church, 156 Forest Avenue in Paramus, New Jersey, at
8 p.m. Also playing will be Irish folk musicians McDermott’s Handy.
Tickets $25, or $22 for members. Call 201-384-8465, or visit www.hurdygurdyfolk.org.
THE New York Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, is
hosting children’s Irish language classes. Pre-school and kindergarten
from 10-11 a.m.; six-eight year olds from 11 a.m.-noon. Call 718-482-0908.
THE CUNY Institute for Irish American Studies will host Gaelic language
classes for children every Saturday at the Irish Arts Center, 553 West
51st Street in Manhattan, from 11 a.m.-noon. Kids will learn words, phrases
and songs in the Irish language. Cost is $10 for Arts Center members,
$12 for non-members. Family rates available. Call 718-960-6722.
THE Adrian Flannelly Show is on WVNJ 1160AM every Saturday from 10 a.m.-1
p.m., and Sundays on WNSR 620AM from 7-9 p.m. It can also be heard worldwide
on www.irishradio.com. Hear news and sports from Ireland, music, interview
and more. Call 212-935-0606.
LARRY Kirwan of Black 47 hosts his weekly Irish music and talk show, Celtic
Crush, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sirius Satellite Radio’s channel 24.
IRELAND Calls can be heard on WVOX, 1460AM, at 6 p.m. Co-hosted by Treasa
and Tommy Smyth, the show offers Irish music as well as Irish news updates.
THE Irish Cultural Center, 200 New Boston Drive in Canton, Massachusetts,
will host a weekly Saturday music seisiun from 8-11 p.m. Sean Kane, a
well-known singer/songwriter from the Boston area, will lead the seisiun.
Free and open to the public. Visit www.irishculture.org.
KEVIN Smith will perform Irish rebel songs every Saturday night at Stack’s
Tavern, 5723 Broadway @ W. 234th Street in the Bronx, from 9:30 p.m.-1:30
a.m. Call 718-549-9771.
THERE’S a seisiun at O’Neill’s, 729 Third Avenue (between
45th and 46th Streets) in New York at 9 p.m. Call 212-661-3530.
HE spins every Saturday at Rockin’ Robin’s, 942 McLean Avenue,
Yonkers. Call 914-237-0202.
HE’LL spin at Behan’s, 4299 Katonah Avenue in the Bronx. Call
HE’LL spin at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers.
THEY’RE at Katie’s Cottage, 521 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers.
IT’S at the Malt House, 570 Kimball Avenue in Yonkers. Call 914-237-9822.
THE Irish American Society of Mineola will host their annual Mineola-Garden
City St. Patrick’s parade today at 1 p.m. Parade steps off on 9th
Street and Franklin Avenue in Garden City. Afterwards, celebration continues
at the society, 297 Willis Avenue, with music by Peter McKiernan. Corned
beef and cabbage and other food available for purchase. Grand marshal
is Patrick J. Browne. Call 516-746-9392.
THE Donegal Association will host their annual dinner dance at Antun’s
of Queens Village, with cocktail hour starting at 3 p.m. Dinner and dancing
to Billy Keenan’s band until 8 p.m. Guests of honor are
Paul McCormack of the NYPD and Hughie A. McGranaghan. Call Katie Barrett
THE Roscommon Society of New York will host its 78th annual dinner dance
at Riccardo’s in Astoria at 5 p.m. Music by the Terry Feeley Band.
Guests of honor are Carol H. Sharkey Corcoran and James T. Cryan. Tickets
$65. Call 973-227-7937.
A FUNDRAISER will be held for Jim McNally at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean
Avenue in Yonkers, from 2-6 p.m. Music by Eileen Fogarty Band and Dermot
Henry as emcee. McNally, who has been hospitalized since 2005, is from
St. Barnabas parish, formerly of Good Shepherd and Patrick’s in
Inwood. Call 917-673-1074.
RETREAT director and singer Carmel Boyle will present “Pilgrimage
of the Celtic Soul” in the Shrine Chapel, 1050 Long Hill Road in
Stirling, New Jersey, at 7:30 p.m. Through prayer, song and story, Boyle
will offer a reflective evening to refresh the soul. No reservations required,
but donations appreciated. Call 908-647-0208.
KARATE classes for all ages, taught by Declan O’Neill, will take
place every Sunday from 10 a.m.-noon at the New York Irish Center, 1040
Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Call 718-482-0909.
THE Radio Erin show is now on WRTN 93.5FM from 4:30-6 p.m. The show offers
Irish music, as well as Irish sports and news updates. Call 1-866-374-6723.
HE plays a seisiun every Sunday at O’Neill’s, 729 Third Avenue
in Manhattan. Call 212-661-3530.
EVERY Sunday Gaelic Revival performs for a traditional seisiun at Rory
Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, from 5-9 p.m. Afterwards,
DJ James will spin. Call 914-776-2946.
HE’S at Behan’s, 4299 Katonah Avenue in the Bronx. Call 718-652-9153.
Sharon and Tommy
THEY’RE at Katie’s Cottage, 521 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers.
New York Showband
THEY’RE at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Call
TARA Circle, 1097 North Broadway in Yonkers, has started its spring semester
of classes in Irish language, literature, music, dance, drama, genealogy
and history. The program will run for nine more weeks. There are also
classes for children. For course catalogue call 914-964-8272, or visit
THE Homeless Outreach project takes place tonight and every Monday from
the Aisling Irish Center, 990 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Volunteers are
invited to gather at the center at 7 p.m. for the preparation of food.
Departure for the Madison Square Garden area of Manhattan is at 8:30 p.m.,
returning at 10:30 p.m. Call 914-237-5121.
“BEYOND Green Beer: In Search of Irish New York,” a panel
discussion featuring writers Frank McCourt, Pete Hamill, Dan Barry, Nuala
O’Faolain, and Terry Golway, will take place at Lolita Bar, 266
Broome Street (between Orchard and Allan Streets) in New York, from 6-8
p.m. Everyone seems to agree that the Irish helped shape New York. But
how? Moderator Peter Quinn (author of the just published Looking for Jimmy,
A Search for Irish America) will lead the panel to consider this and other
questions. Space is limited. RSVP advised to firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGISTRATION has begun for classes at the Irish Arts Center, 553 West
51st Street in New York. Classes will be offered in Irish language, history,
bodhran, fiddle, banjo, guitar, tin whistle, bagpipes, step dancing, set
dancing and ceili dancing. For
call Sydney at 212-757-3318, ext. 204, or visit www.irishartscenter.org.
THE CRAIC, a five-day Irish film and music series begins tonight and runs
until March 10. The Film Fleadh is at NYU Cantor Center (36 East 8th Street).
Music series is at Sin-e (150 Attorney Street). Special guests include
Cillian Murphy, Munday, Stand and Brendan Gleeson. Tickets $25, includes
the film and music series, or $20 for advance tickets online at www.SmartTix.com.
Call Annmarie Pisano at 646-549-1349 for more information. To win a trip
to Ireland visit www.thecraicfest.com.
JOHN P. McCarthy will read from his recently published book Ireland:
A Reference Guide, from the Renaissance to the Present, at the south lounge
of Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus, 60th Street and Columbus
Avenue, at 6:30 p.m. McCarthy, professor emeritus at Fordham, will also
talk about contemporary Ireland. Reading hosted by the American Irish
Historical Society. Reservations required by calling 212-288-2263.
A DAY retreat called “Connecting With the Celtic Soul,” will
be hosted by Carmel Boyle at Trinity House, 1292 Long Hill Road in Stirling,
New Jersey, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Boyle will lead the retreat with song,
gentle movement and creativity. Suggested donation $30, includes lunch.
Reservations required. Call 908-647-0208.
A SET dancing class will take place every Tuesday at Connolly’s
Corner, 71-15 Grand Avenue in Maspeth, at 7:30 p.m. Call 516-902-3740.
THE William B. Burke Division 3, New York County AOH will honor Sean Mackin
as their Hibernian of the Year at the Division’s annual cocktail
party at Coogan’s Restaurant, 4015 Broadway (corner 169th Street)
in New York, from 7-9 p.m. Tickets $30. Call Tom Mullany at 212-569-5680.
THE Little Sisters of the Poor will host an Irish night celebration at
Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Boulevard in Queens Village, at 7 p.m.
Dinner and dancing to the music of Irish Mist until 11 p.m. Tickets $40.
Advance reservations required. All proceeds benefit the elderly residents
at Queen of Peace in Queens Village. Call 718-464-1800, ext. 2526.
SIOBHAN Dennehy, executive director of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center,
is the guest of honor at the 23rd annual Irish Heritage and Culture Committee
banquet at Bronx Community College’s Colston Hall, starting at noon.
Music by Seisiun, and dancing by Keltic Dreams Irish Dancers. Tickets
$25 in advance, $30 at the door, which includes Irish food and door prizes.
Call James Quigley at
718-289-5334 or visit www.bcc.cuny.edu.
THE Irish Business Organization will host its annual gala ball at the
New York Hilton Hotel in New York. Guests of honor are James Doran, Anne
Tarrant, Niall O’Dowd and Maeve O’Malley. Music by Tommy Flynn
and the New York Showband. Special performance by comedian Brendan Grace.
For tickets call Clare Bennett at 212-750-8118.
THE Michael Coleman Branch of CCE will host a ceili at the Kerry Hall,
305 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, from 8 p.m.-midnight. Music by Pete Kelly’s
Ceili Band. Call Frank Holt at 845-624-8472.
THE New Jersey parishes of Ascension, New Milford, St. John’s, Bergen-field
and St. Mary’s will host their annual St. Patrick’s corned
beef and cabbage dinner dance at St. Mary’s gymnasium in Dumont.
Music by the Black Velvet Band. For tickets and information call Bernadette
A CEILI will be held at Preston High School, 2780 Schurz Avenue in Throgs
Neck, the Bronx, at 7 p.m. Music by John Redmond, Doni Ryan and Mary Courtney,
with guest bagpipers and step dancers. Lots of Irish regional food, raffles
and games Admission is $10. Call Trish at 646-417- 0827.
THE second annual Kids Film Fleadh, presented by the CRAIC and the Irish
Arts Center, will take place at the center, 553 West 51st Street in New
York, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fleadh will show a fun collection of animated
and live-action short films from Ireland, including the story of one 12-year-old’s
experience at an “Irish college” summer camp and a film in
Irish about a little girl who longs to meet a visiting princess. For kids
age seven and up. Most shorts in English; one in Irish with subtitles.
Admission is $10 for adult, $7 for center members, $5 for kids. Visit
THE New York City Police Museum, 100 Old Slip (between Water and South
Streets), will honor the Irish of New York City and the pivotal roles
they have played in shaping the history of the NYPD at a heritage day
from noon-3 p.m. Activities include Irish stepdancing and lessons, live
music, crafts for children, a lecture on the history of the Irish in the
NYPD by historian Dr. Hugh O’Rourke, and a performance by the NYPD
Emerald Society Pipes and Drums. Free admission with museum admission.
Call 212-480-3100, or visit www.nycpolicemuseum.org.
THE Co. Sligo Association of New York will host its annual St. Patrick’s
dinner dance at Leonard’s of Great Neck, Long Island, with cocktail
hour at 8 p.m. Dinner and dancing to the music of Martin Kenny’s
Showband follows. Guests of honor are Pat McGowan, Debbie McGoldrick and
James Normanly. Tickets $75. Call Bridie O’Reilly at 917-282-9727.
THE Co. Leitrim Society of New York will host its 112th annual St. Patrick’s
dinner dance at the Astoria Manor in Queens, with cocktail hour at 7:30
p.m. Dinner and dancing to the music of Eileen Fogarty and the Very Best
follows. Guests of honor are John Smith and Larry Dolan. Tickets $80.
Call Noeleen Bohan McGovern at 914-693-7592.
THE Mayo Society of New York will host its 128th annual St. Patrick’s
dance at Antun’s 96-43 Springfield Boulevard in Queens Village,
with cocktail hour at 8 p.m. Dinner and dancing to the music of the New
York Showband follows. Honorees are Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny and Joseph
M. Flannery. Tickets $80. Call Michael Moffatt at 914-592-8387.
THE Astoria Gaels social and football club will host their 15th annual
dinner dance at Riccardo’s in Astoria. Music by the Alan Gogarty
Band. Guest of honor is Maggie Reilly. Call Eugene Kyne at 646-296-8658.
THE Saw Doctors will perform live at the Nokia Theatre, 1515 Broadway
in New York. For tickets call Ticketmaster at 212-307-7171.
THE AOH Division 16 in Mount Kisco, New York will host a dinner dance
at the American Legion, Route 117 in Mount Kisco, from 7 p.m.-midnight.
Tickets $40, include hot food, beer, wine and soda, dancing and entertainment.
Mount Kisco parade kicks off at 2 p.m. on Main Street. Grand marshal is
Sister Gabrielle Corbally. Call Dana John Hickey at 914-666-6531.
THE Good Shepherd Men’s Club will hold their annual St. Patrick’s
Day dinner dance at the school gymnasium, Cooper and Isham Streets in
Inwood, from 7 p.m.-midnight. Music by the Sean Fleming Band. Admission
$40, includes corned beef dinner, beer, wine, soda and a cash bar for
mixed drinks. Tickets are available at the rectory. Call 212-567-1300.
THE Greenwood Lake Gaelic Cultural Society will host its annual St. Patrick’s
dinner dance at the Greenwood Lake American Legion Hall on Lakes Road,
from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Music by the Foxhunters. Celts of the Year are Anita
and Patrick Colman. Tickets $30, and include corned beef and cabbage,
beer, wine and soda. Call Lexi O’Rourke at 845-477-2812.
THE Malone and Hutch Irish trio will appear in concert at the Little Theater,
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue in White Plains, New York,
at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Only 400 seats to be sold. Call 914-995-4050
or visit www.countycenter.biz.
TENOR Michael Londra brings his Irish show, Celt, to the Academic Arts
Theatre on the Valhalla Campus at Westchester Community College, at 8
p.m. Londra is accompanied by a five-piece Irish band fusing Celtic airs
and original compositions. Tickets are $20, $16 for children and seniors,
$10 for children under 13. Call 914-606-6262.
THE Co. Longford Association of New York will host its 116th annual dinner
dance at the Astoria Manor in Queens, with cocktail hour at 4 p.m. Dinner
and dancing to the Music of Good Clean Fun until 9 p.m. Guests of honor
are Paul Rowley and Martin Skelly. Tickets $80. Call Colm McStay at 212-439-1724
or visit www.countylongfordny.com.
THE Ancient Order of Hibernians McGuinness-Fitzsimons Division 14 will
host their fourth annual Hibernian Hunger Project food drive at Kasey’s
American Grille, 23 No. Park Avenue in Rockville Centre, Long Island,
from 3-7 p.m. Music by Kevin Smith. Guests asked to bring non-perishable
food or cash donation. Proceeds to benefit the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen
and Concern Worldwide.
THE Killoran Clancy branch of CCE will host a ceili at the Cork Lounge,
33-01 Greenpoint Avenue in Sunnyside, from 4-8 p.m. Music by Pride of
Moyvane. Call John McGurrin at 718-672-0428.
AN Irish election fundraising event for Clare Fianna Fail will be held
at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. Music by the New
York Showband and others. Guest speaker Flan Garvey, the mayor of Clare.
Sponsored by Danny Moloney and Liffey Van Lines. Suggested donation $100.
THE Fitzpatrick Hotel Group will host the first annual New York City Fitzpatrick
Irish American Idol singing contest at the Fitzpatrick Grand Central,
141 East 44th Street. Participants will be drawn from a number of Irish
bars and restaurants. Participating venues will submit one contestant
to represent them in the ultimate Irish singing challenge. Participants
will sing Irish songs and ballads karaoke style, with the top 10 performers
moving on to a final round, hosted by renowned former television host,
Jim Ryan, the following evening. Prizes include trips to Ireland, and
stays in the Fitzpatrick hotels. Visit www.fitzpatrickhotels.com.
THE Westchester County Board of Legislators will host a celebration of
Irish history and heritage month at its Legislative Chambers, 800 Michaelian
Office Building, 148 Martine Avenue in White Plains, at 7 p.m. Event will
feature a performance by the Police Emerald Society Pipes and Drums. The
board will present a proclamation honoring the Adult Ceili Team, 2006
North American Champions, to LuAnn O’Rourke Boyd, director of the
O’Rourke Irish Dancers of White Plains. Special guest Larry Kirwan.
Open to the public. Call 914-995-2818.
CADY Finlayson and Padraig Allen will perform Irish music at the Woodside
Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue in Woodside, at 3:30 p.m. Admission is
free. They will also perform at the Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint
at 6:30 p.m. Admission
is also free. Visit www.cadyfinlayson.com.
INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed pianist John O’Conor will perform an
evening of classical and early romance repertoire, including works by
Beethoven and John Field, at Lighthouse International, 111 East 59th Street
in New York at 7 p.m. Tickets, which include a reception with the artist,
are $100 and are tax deductible. For information or to purchase tickets
online visit www.lighthouse.org/johnoconor or call 212-821-9441.
THE Kilkenny Association and Kilkenny Hurling Club will host their annual
St. Patrick’s dinner dance at the Lake Isle Country Club, 660 White
Plains Road in Eastchester, with cocktail hour at 8 p.m. Dinner and dancing
to Good Clean Fun follows. Honorees are James McGarry, Joe O’Shea
and Rita Slattery. Call Dick Dunne at 718-279-0544.
AUTHOR Kevin O’Hara and Irish harpist/singer Aine Minogue will appear
in concert at All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street in Brookline, Massachusetts,
at 8 p.m. Admission $15. Call 617-738-1810 or visit www.allsaintsbrookline.org.
THE Folk Project presents Co. Down native Tommy Sands in concert at the
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown,
New Jersey at 8:30 p.m. He will perform with his daughter, Moya, on fiddle
and his son, Finon, on mandolin. Tickets are $20. Visit www.folkproject.org
or call 908-771-0187.
THE second annual Gaelic Gourmet gala, a night of Irish food, drink
and culture, will take place at Hotel Commonwealth in Boston from 7-10
p.m. Six leading Irish chefs will journey from Ireland to Boston to team
up with local chefs to showcase the finest offerings from their respective
culinary traditions. Tickets $100 each and includehosted cooking demonstrations,
hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, and cocktails. Visit www.hotelcommonwealth.com,
or call 617-532-5063.
17 ST. PAT’S DAY
A FREE tin whistle workshop conducted by musician Bill Ochs will be
held at the Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st Street in New York, from
12:45-2 p.m. Beginners welcome. Reservations are a must. Call Ochs at
212-247-3231 or e-mail at email@example.com. Participants should bring
a tin whistle in the key of D, or purchase one for $10 at the workshop.
THE Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 141 Greene Street in New York, presents
a lecture titled “Humanity’s Opposites — Beginning with
Ireland,” at 8 p.m. The presentation will feature part of a lecture
by Eli Siegel, about the first act of Sean O’Casey’s play
Juno and the Paycock. There will also be music, and a talk by Ellen Reiss
on how the need for good will has been urgent throughout the history of
To make a reservation call 212-777-4490 or visit www.aestheticrealism.org/events2.htm
THE Philadelphia Ceili Group will host its annual St. Patrick’s
ceili in the grand ballroom of the Commodore Barry Club, Carpenter Lane
and Emlen Street in West Mount Airy at 8 p.m. Ceili and set dance instructions
by John Shields and Cass Tinney from 7-8 p.m. Music supplied
by accordionist Kevin McGillian, his son Jimmy McGillian on banjo and
Judy Brennan on piano. Guest of honor Tommy Moffit. Tickets $15. Tea and
scones served. Call 215-248-0502.
Send submissions for the Guide to Irish Voice, 875 Avenue of the Americas,
Suite 2100, New York, N.Y. 10001, fax (212) 244-3344 or e-mail at IrVce@aol.com.