Boston Irish Happenings- June, 2019


Listings provided to BIR, courtesy Richard Archer.

Sat., June 1 – The Irish Music Club, 410 Quincy Ave., Braintree will conduct its monthly dance. Music by the Andy Healy band from 7-11 pm. Complimentary coffee, tea, and pastries. Admission is $10. For additional information call Anna at 617-696-6007.

Sun., June 2 – The Irish Social club in West Roxbury features “Erin’s Melody” for its dance. 7-10 p.m.'

Fri., June 7 – The SMA - African Mission Fathers - will hold their annual benefit dance at the Irish Social club in West Roxbury. Dancing from 7-11 p.m. to the music of “Erin’s Melody”. Great raffle prizes. The Kenyan Choir and the Harney Academy of Dancers will entertain. For additional information, contact Fr. Brendan Darcy at 781-326-3288.

Sat., June 8 – The Knights and Ladies of St. Finbarr-Cork club will hold their monthly dance at the Knights of Columbus hall, 15 Winslow Street in Arlington. Denis Curtin’s band will provide the music for dancing. As always, complimentary coffee, tea, and delicious home baked Irish bread and pastries. Proceeds donated to the Irish Pastoral Centre. For additional information, contact President Mary Tannian at 978-664-4652.

Sun., June 9 – The Irish Social club in West Roxbury will have the “Silver Spears” playing for its dance night. 7-10 p.m.

Sat., June 15 – The Norwood club will not have a dance this month.

un., June 16 – The Irish Social club will feature John Connors and the Irish Express playing at its dance night. 7-10 p.m.

Sun., June 23 – The Irish Social club will host “Erin’s Melody” in playing for its evening dance. 7-10 p.m

Sun., June 23 – The “Mighty Quinn” fund raiser is at Florian Hall from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tues., June 25 – The Irish Pastoral Centre will have its annual BBQ at noon. For information, call 617-265-5300.

Sun., June 30 – The Irish Social club will feature Mossie Coughlin playing for its evening dance. 7-10 p.m.

The Irish Pastoral Centre’s Annual Golf Tournament is set for Mon., June 10, at the George Wright Golf Course in Hyde Park. Registration at 7:30 a.m, tee off at 8. Dinner to follow at the clubhouse in Hyde Park. There will be awards for closest to the pin and longest drive for men and women, and a raffle for valuable prizes. Cost, which includes golf, cart, green fees, awards and dinner is $150 per golfer; dinner without golf $35. Hole sponsorships available at $100, and donations appreciated. Send checks payable to the Irish Pastoral Centre, 15 Rita Road, Dorchester Ma 02124. For more information, call 617-265-5300, or go online to

The Sligo Association of Boston (SAofB) will host its 13th Annual Golf Tournament on Fri., June 7, at the Brookmeadow Country Club in Canton. Registration is at 1 p.m., then a shotgun start at 2:30. Dinner and awards after golf at the club. Cost of the golf tournament and dinner is $125. Dinner only, $25. The cost to sponsor a hole is $100. To play or make your own foursome, send check payable to the Sligo Association of Boston, and mail to Will Colleary, 5 Anchorage Drive, Wareham 02571. More information, Ray McVeigh at 617-293-4069 or Kevin Johnston, president, at 617-908-2050, or Proceeds will be used to finance three $1,000 scholarships for children or grandchildren of S A of B members.