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 On the heels of the successful “Postcards From Ireland,” Celtic Woman will carry on its legacy of uplifting performances packed with breath-taking harmonies and instrumental virtuosity. The group today announced it will bring an all-new live show to... Read more
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February might seem like the paradigmatic calm before the storm of March and its St. Patrick’s Day-related festivities, but there’s a fair amount of Irish/Celtic music in Boston and vicinity during the shortest month. •The phrase “pure dead brilliant” is... Read more
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  7th President of Ireland, Chair of The Elders, and former UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Mary Robinson, United States Ambassador to Ireland Claire Cronin, and Executive Producer, Playwright, and Award-winning Actor Geraldine Hughes were feted as... Read more
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By R. J. DonovanSpecial to Boston Irish The Here Comes Everybody Players, in collaboration with Tir Na Productions, will present the world premiere of “Bumbled,” a new comedy by Colin Hamell and Bernard McMullan that is directed by Carmel O’Reilly and... Read more
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Cillian Vallely and David Doocey, “The Yew & the Orchard” • Vallely and Worcester native Doocey share some significant attributes, notably the strong presence of traditional music in the family: In fact, both have siblings who, like themselves, are... Read more
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The Irish Cultural Centre (“ICC”) of Greater Boston announced several Irish Language events that will take place in the coming weeks, including an Irish language pop-up and Irish Language classes! Starting Wednesday, January 17th, the ICC will begin its... Read more
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 If it seems like a long time since Matt and Shannon Heaton last released an album, well, it is: not since 2014, when the local Irish music duo came out with “Tell You in Earnest.” But on Wed., Jan. 24, the Heatons will formally launch their sixth... Read more
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The public is invited to attend Irish Night in Holyoke at the Log Cabin as the Hibernians of Hampden/Hampshire Counties kick-off the 2024 Irish Cultural Season!   The Gala will feature the four piece Irish-American band of Keohane and Kenneally-“A tour de... Read more
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Boston-area fiddler, banjo player and vocalist Maura Shawn Scanlin says there is a very basic unifying theme to her recently released debut solo album: gratitude. “My biggest inspiration for the recording,” she explains, “was that I have a whole bunch of... Read more
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Q. I recently became a US citizen through naturalization and want to obtain a passport to travel. How do I go about acquiring one, and what if I have a family situation back home that requires me to travel on short notice? A. While USCIS gives you a... Read more
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Q. I submitted an application to USCIS almost a year ago, and I am about to move to a new address. How can I let the agency know? Is setting up mail forwarding with USPS enough? A. Until you become a US citizen, whenever you move, you have an obligation... Read more
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Readers of Boston Irish Magazine and bostonirish.com are well-versed in the work of Sean Smith, whose finely wrought writings and reviews of the work of performers in the Celtic arts of music and dance, in particular local and regional standouts, have... Read more
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1 National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, DublinExplore 9,000 years of history through fascinating archaeological artefacts that include Irish bog bodies, the Ardagh Chalice, the ‘Tara’ Brooch and the famous Derrynaflan Hoard. The museum is housed in a... Read more
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  Q. I live outside the United States, but I am a US citizen. If I or my spouse have a child abroad, is it possible for them to obtain US citizenship? If so, how?   A. This question, like many legal questions, depends on the facts of the specific... Read more
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The Irish Passport Service has rolled out an online passport application system for all applicants - including children and 1st time applicants - applying from the United States.   This service is now live and is available at dfa.ie/passports  
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