BIR Happenings in September 2019


Sun., Sept. 1 – The Irish Social club (ISC) regular dance with the Silver Spears 7-10 p.m. at 119 Park St. West Roxbury.
Tues., Sept. 3 – The Irish Cultural Centre New Eng;land (ICCNE) will have Aoife Scott & Andy Meaney in concert at 7.30 p.m. For information and tickets call 781- 821-8291. TIckets are $45. Members $40.
Fri., Sept. 6 – ICCNE will have reading by author Maura McElhone at 8 p.M. of her book "Falling for a Farmer". Admission is $15.
Sat., Sept. 7 – The Irish Music club of Greater Boston will have its monthly dance at the Viking club, 410 Quincy Avenue, Braintree. Music by "Cathy and the Irish Americans.” Dancing from 7-11 pm. Info: 617-696-6007.
Sun., Sept. 8 – ICCNE 5K road race at 11.30 am. Registration from 9 to 11.15 on race day and the cost is $40. Kids run free. ISC has Fintan Stanley for its Sunday evening dance from 7-10 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 9 – The Sligo Association will have its monthly meeting at Waterford's in Dedham at 8 p.m.
Tues., Sept. 10 – The Leitrim Society will have its members meeting at Adams Corner Cafe & Butcher shop at 7.30 p.m.
Wed., Sept. 11 – ICCNE will sponsor Irish Language Classes by Cumann Na Gaeilge starting this week from 7.30 - 9.30 p.m. Classes will
be held weekly on Wednesdays through Nov. 13. General tuition is $160. For members of CNG and ICC, it’s $140.
Fri., Sept. 13 – The 22nd annual golf tournament of Sacred Heart Parish will be held at the George Wright Golf Course in Hyde Park. If you are interested in playing kindly call 617-325-3322. Cost is $125. Green fees, prizes and food after playing.
Sat., Sept. 14 – The Knights and Ladies of St. Finbarr-Cork club will hold their dance at the Malden Irish American club at 177 West Street, Malden. Fintan Stanley will provide the music from 7 - 11 pm. Info: Call Richard at 781-326-0388 or Mary at 978-664-4652.
• ICCNE will have the U2 Tribute Band for the "Joshua Tree" in the tent at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $15 or $20 on the night.
• The Marshfield Irish Festival will be held at the Marshfield Fair Grounds. Ronan Tynan and Friends will perform. Info: Call Pat McDonough at 781-534-3919. Also see
• The South Shore Shamrock Festival originally scheduled for Sept. 7 & 8 has been rescheduled for Sat. Sept. 14.
Sun., Sept. 15 – ISC will have Erin's Melody with Margaret Dalton for its Sunday evening dance from 7-10 pm.
Wed., Sept. 18 – The Charitable Irish Society will have its Silver Key Fund Raiser Awards at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Info: 617-228-4445 or
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 22 – The Noel Henry Irish Show band will have a fund-raiser for Ciara Connell at the Cape Cod Irish Village. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the Henry band will entertain. On Saturday afternoon, music by Erin's Melody. Info. 508-394-9300.

Sat., Sept. 21 – ICCNE will have "Celtic Angels" led by Vicky Kenny at 2 p.m. and 7.30. For tickets please call 781-821-8291.Admission is $30.
• The Norwood Irish Music club will have its monthly dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 572 Nichols Street, Norwood. Music for the evening by the Andy Healy band. Prior to dancing there will be a Mass at 6.30. p.m. Info. call Val at 781-414-9332.
Sun., Sept. 22 – ISC will have John Connors for its Sunday evening dance from 7-10 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 26 – ISC will have a members meeting and nomination of officers for the coming year. Membership card is required for admittance.
Sat., Sept. 28 – ISC will feature the Tom Clifford, Sean Folan benefit. Ally Haron and Marian Curry will provide the music starting at 7.30 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 29 – ISC will feature the Silver Spears for its Sunday evening dance from 7 - 10 p.m.
Thanks to the Boston Irish Reporter, stations WROL and WUNR for keeping the Irish tradition alive with great music and news. Please support your Irish club and association.
The Happenings schedules are provided to the BIR courtesy of Richard Archer.