Around the Town

The owners of Greenhills Bakery in Adams Village unveiled a proposal Monday night that would see the demolition of their existing building and the construction of a four-story building with nine housing units above a new bakery on the ground floor. During... Read more
On Saturday, July 29th, the Irish Cultural Centre Young Professionals hosted their 3rd Annual ICC Galway Races Gala under the ICC tent. The event had a vibrant atmosphere and stylish setup, reminiscent of being back in Ballybrit. All the attendees had a... Read more
Claire Gorman, a law graduate from Queen’s University Belfast, wasted no time in getting her J-1 Visa to gain work experience in America, landing a job in Boston a mere three months after her graduation. Reflecting on this quick transition from university... Read more
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
Féile an Phobail 3–13 August This is the biggest community arts festival in Ireland. It’s packed with over 300 eclectic events ranging from concerts, lively discussions, comedy and art exhibitions to massive community and sporting events showcasing the... Read more
DUBLIN, JUNE 28, 2023.....The link between Ireland and Massachusetts has been proclaimed as "stronger than ever" on the sixtieth anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's visit to Ireland. Gov. Maura Healey was joined on stage for a special event on... Read more
An emotional Healey addressed the Irish Senate, almost exactly 60 years to the day since President John F. Kennedy did the same. The chair of the Irish Senate, Jerry Buttimer, welcomed the governor and hailed Healey as "a person of firsts," noting her... Read more
  When Wednesday, June 28, 2023, 11 a.m. to Noon   On the 25th anniversary of the Boston Irish Famine Memorial in downtown Boston, representatives of Irish organizations, immigrant groups, local officials and business groups are gathering at the... Read more
Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey, Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kate Walsh recently announced three key leadership appointments for the Office for Refugees and Immigrants (ORI). Ronnie Millar, former executive ... Read more
The doors of the Curley Community Center on Columbia Road in South Boston swung open to the public on June 9 for the first time in more than three years, welcoming residents eager to get their first look at the renovated beachfront amenity that has been... Read more
Patrick Radden Keefe, a Dorchester native and the best-selling author of “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland,” was invited to offer remarks at a ceremony at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, on April 2 during an event... Read more
  Cops for Kids with Cancer came to the aid of a seven-year-old Roslindale boy with cancer this spring by presenting the boy’s family with $5,000 and a variety of other gifts. Boston Police Commissioner Michael Cox, retired Chief Robert Faherty, retired... Read more
Boston’s Bloomsday 2023, a celebration of the work of James Joyce is set for Fri., June 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 pm at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, on Boston University’s West Campus. Tickets for the performance, by The Here Comes... Read more
Boston’s Bloomsday 2023, a celebration of the work of James Joyce is set for Fri., June 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 pm at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, on Boston University’s West Campus. Tickets for the performance, by The Here Comes ... Read more
Join us to hear Ronan Noone and Matthew Caughey at The Eire Society of Boston’s Annual Meeting Sunday, June 04, 3:00 p.m. The Aisling Gallery 229 Lincoln St, Hingham, MA   Playwright Ronan Noone, author of Smuggler and Thirst, will offer a compelling... Read more
  The 2023 O'Donovan Clan Gathering will happen from 14-18 June,  2023, in West Cork, Ireland. The event offers attendees a chance to  connect with their O’Donovan roots and meet other members of the clan  from around the world.  Headquartered at the... Read more
Irish comedian & My Therapist Ghosted Me podcast host Joanne McNally  joannemcnallydot com brings her Prosecco Express tour to the Shubert Friday, May 12 at 7:00pm Tickets here:
The Here Comes Everybody Players present McAuliffe's critically acclaimed one woman show, “The Humours of Bandon,” written and performed by Margaret McAuliffe in collaboration with Fishshamble - the New Play Company, Dublin and the Irish Cultural Center... Read more
Q. What exactly is the Visa Bulletin, and how does it work? A.  Any person who has had to apply for an Immigrant Visa at a US embassy abroad or has petitioned for a family member in a foreign country is familiar with the Visa Bulletin that is used by the... Read more