Around the Town

The Adams Corner retail district is the new home of an Irish-themed store, Babe Mannion’s Irish Shoppe, which was expected to open for business this week. The store is owned by Bridget Nee-Walsh, who also operates Southie’s Own on West Broadway in South... Read more
    Nollaig na mBan Women's Leadership Celebration THIS EVENT IS FREE TO ATTEND. REGISTER HERE 2021 Honorees Mary Robinson, 7th President of Ireland Samantha Barry, Editor in Chief, Glamour Ambassadot Geraldine Byrne, Permanent Representative ro United... Read more
The Irish Cultural Centre of New England has elected Irish-born Martina Curtin as its new board president. She took the helm in July as the first woman to lead the agency.  She is the founder of CHC Home Care, Inc., a Boston home-care agency whose mission... Read more
Galway and Dublin top the list of the ‘top ten friendliest cities in Europe’ in the annual reader survey of Condé Nast Traveller, a major travel magazine. Galway is in first position, Dublin in second. Every year, the magazine asks its readers to decide... Read more
The New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA) has selected Edward W. Forry, who, with his wife, the late Mary Casey Forry, founded the Dorchester Reporter in 1983 and the Boston Irish Reporter in 1990, as its 2020 honoree in the field of... Read more
Congressman Richie Neal received the Eire Society’s 2020 Gold Medal during virtual ceremonies on Sat., Oct. The chair of the House Ways & Means Committee, Rep. Neal was reelected to his seat in November. The society will host a virtual Christmas... Read more
Dec 2, 2020- The Boston Irish Winter edtion is now in circulation all across Boston and New England. On the cover is an original work commissioned for Boston Irish by celebrated artist Vincent Crotty To see & read the current edition, download here... Read more
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Aer Lingus says it welcomes changes on entry to Ireland from US and CanadaAer Lingus welcomes the revisions by Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the testing regime which will reduce restrictions for passengers travelling from North... Read more
Boston, Mass. (November 17, 2020) — For the first time, the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry will offer two full-tuition scholarships for religious educators or pastoral ministers from Ireland who are accepted to and enroll in its hybrid... Read more
 On Sunday, November 1st, the Consulate General of Ireland in Boston together with the Irish Cultural Centre of New England will come together to celebrate Samhain.  We are following all COVID-19 rules - reservations are required.  About Samhain Samhain... Read more
Q.  I recently filed an application to adjust my immigration status to legal permanent residence, based on my marriage to a US citizen.  We have not yet heard from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) about an interview with them to decide my... Read more
At Rian Immigrant Center we have always been very proud of our Learning Exchange Programs. These have created so many life changing opportunities for thousands of young Irish students and graduates. Our programs have confronted and overcome many... Read more
The bronze statue of President John Kennedy on a little-used corner of the State House lawn will soon take a stroll back into the limelight. Portrayed in mid-stride with one hand at his jacket pocket, Kennedy has stood since 1990 on the plaza in front of... Read more
  Join the Eire Society of Boston  on Saturday, October 24, 2020 to honor the 2020 Gold Medal Award Recipient Richard E. Neal, US Representative of the First Congressional District of Massachusetts, and Chairman of the House of Ways and Means... Read more
Boston College’s acclaimed Gaelic Roots Series will take on a different format this semester while continuing its mission of presenting accomplished performers and experts in Irish, Scottish, American, and related folk music traditions, according to the... Read more
Boston, Mass., (September 29, 2020) –  The Irish Film Festival Boston will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with its first ever two-day drive-in event on October 9 – 10, 2020, at the Irish Cultural Center (ICC). Beginning both nights at 7:00... Read more