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The IPC today announced that the planned celebration of Fr. Dan Finn’s 50th Anniversary will be rescheduled.  “Out of an abundance of caution, we regret to announce that Fr Dan's 50th Anniversary celebration has been postponed due to the increase in Covid... Read more
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Not content to sleep in on Saturday morning after a blockbuster first week run at Boston's Boch Center/Wang Theater, members of the cast of Riverdance took a trip to the Irish Culture Centre in Canton to give young students a masterclass that proved to be... Read more
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Note: All events are subject to change pending Covid-related developments. • Seems like their gig has been rescheduled about a dozen times, but finally, finally, the Galway Irish-Americana quartet We Banjo 3 will return to the Boston area this month,... Read more
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 Sláinte the band, expressing cheer and fellowship is where their music is at: Born in a Boston College dorm, the ‘club’ now takes its sound up and down Rte. 95 We’ve all heard the phrase at least a few times, usually said among friends and acquaintances... Read more
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Dublin native Padraic Moyles is executive producer / director of “Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show.”  Fans know him best for his dynamic work as the show’s former lead dancer, playing more than 5,000 performances internationally.  He’s also course... Read more
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BostonIrish.com readers Cindy and Ron Harrington were the lucky winners of a BostonIrish Giveaway to the 25th Anniversary engagement of Riverdance. The performance took place Tuesday, May 10 at Boston's Boch Center Wang Theater. Having been delayed for 2... Read more
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From: The Irish Times, 5/9/22   It’s wild. Northwest Mayo is the most remote place in Ireland. It contains the largest stretch of land uncrossed by a road, as well as the second largest. “There’s something about it,” explains Barry Murphy, whose boutique... Read more
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It’s like the sonic equivalent of a Ken Burns film: 192 tracks totaling 12-and-a-half hours that cover 5 decades of work, supplemented by liner notes and photos, and full of wonderful stories that support an overarching, broader narrative. “Horse” was the... Read more
Rian Immigrant Center
  Over the past few months, Rian was excited to collaborate with The Edward M. Kennedy Institute to offer a 2-part ‘Civics 2022’ virtual event series. In partnership with Irish Network Boston, attendees got to experience engaging and interactive sessions... Read more
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 PRIMAVERA By Nuala Ní DhomhnaillTranslated by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith Everything changed when she passed by.I tell you, she would make the grey stones cry for joy.Small birds that had till then been cowedopened their throats and piped up, loudas a... Read more
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    “Better an hour early than a minute late,” my Dad used to say.  My principal concern in planning a day trip to Belfast on March 25 was that I arrive at the inaugural in-person event of the John and Pat Hume Foundation on time.  I prefer the train, but... Read more
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  Please mark your calendar for Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 4:00 PM for a Mass at St. Theresa of Avila Church in West Roxbury in memory of Fr. John McElroy SJ, founder of Boston College, Brian P. Burns, the principal benefactor of the Burns... Read more
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Rian Immigrant Center is delighted to share our 2021 Year in Review with you. Full of impactful stories, program successes, and numbers, we hope you enjoy reading it! Join our mailing list to receive regular updates and event invitations from our Center... Read more
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  Jack Doyle Taylor and Ella Maguire are a couple who met on the first day at University of Limerick in 2019! The University of Limerick students, respectively from Galway and Cork are currently in Grand Rapids, Michigan on 8 month J-1 visa programs,... Read more
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  Three-Time Major Champion and European Ryder Cup Captain Pádraig Harrington announces patronage of the Irish American Partnership   In Harrington’s honor, the Partnership launches a $250,000 investment in an Outdoor Play & Learning program in... Read more
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Located at one of the acclaimed series’ original filming locations at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, Game of Thrones Studio Tour takes fans closer to the Seven Kingdoms than ever before.  Guests can step inside the iconic Great Hall at... Read more
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The term ‘craic’ is a uniquely Irish one. It means fun and enjoyment and good times had by all. After 2 long years, the ‘craic’ is truly back in Ireland. There is a buzz in towns and cities again, laughter in the streets, and music in the air. And what... Read more
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    Dublin will be the place to be next year as the city celebrates its literary heroes and marks milestone anniversaries of two of the most seminal works in English literature.   Literary events and celebrations will be taking place all around the globe... Read more
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 A bid to welcome Irish Americans ‘home’as inflation is biting hard across the USA Tired of digging out in the wake of horrible winter storms?  Disgusted with a poisoned political culture and a divided citizenry?  Is it about time you finally scratched... Read more
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BostonIrish.com received this note from Dearbhla Kelly, MD,a Nephrogist at Boston's Mass General Hospital: "I'm an Irish doctor at MGH and I'm running the Boston marathon this year for the paediatric cancer program here! I was wondering if it would be... 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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Q.  I’m a US citizen who is engaged to be married to a man from Ireland.  He is there now and we want to live in the US after we’re married.  Can he just come here as a visitor on the 90-day visa waiver, get married, and then apply for a green card?  Or... Read more