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BY JACK GOLDMAN REPORTER CORRESPONDENT The Curley Community Center in South Boston – known to many as the L Street Bathhouse – will likely close for up to 18 months beginning as soon as next fall as the 80-year-old beachfront property undergoes a $15... Read more
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Purchase tickets at www.redsox.com/irish BostonIrish.com joins with the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, September 18 for an annual "Half Way to St. Patrick's Day" game, The San Francisco Giants will be in town for the match-up, and the team features a... Read more
By Maddie Kilgannon BIR Correspondent Irish heritage comes with an undeniably rich history, but approaching that history and seeking to understand thousands of years of conflict and resilience on the Emerald Isle can be a daunting task. That’s where Sean... Read more
HAPPENINGS SEPTEMBER 2018 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... Read more
HAPPENINGS SEPTEMBER 2018 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... Read more
HAPPENINGS SEPTEMBER 2018 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... Read more
The Charitable Irish Society will hold its annual Silver Key Awards event on Wed., Sept. 18, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. As in the past, this year’s honorees – Charles L. Donahue, Jr., Mike Oliver, and Anita... Read more
The Charitable Irish Society will hold its annual Silver Key Awards event on Wed., Sept. 18, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. As in the past, this year’s honorees – Charles L. Donahue, Jr., Mike Oliver, and Anita... Read more
Norwegian Air has suspended its low cost flights from Providence to Ireland, effective September 15. The airline had become popular among local visitors to Ireland, and had offered service to Cork, Shannon, and Dublin. The company said it is ending all... Read more
Recognition of exemplary Boston Irish people & families Marking a special anniversary of this celebratory luncheon, Boston Irish Honors is a recognition of exemplary individuals and their families who share our heritage in Boston and Ireland. Our... Read more
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins will visit Ireland in September to join a panel at a three-day program in Co Wexford, the BIR has been told. Boston-born Larry Donnelly, a law lecturer at UC Galway, and Dr. Robert M. Mauro of Boston... Read more
In a ceremony in late June, the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2019, which includes two-time NL MVP Dale Murphy, Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy, Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker, former Boston Red Sox CEO John Harrington... Read more
In partnership with Rockport Music and working in close collaboration with fellow Artistic Director, Edinburgh-born harpist/composer Maeve Gilchrist, we're proud to present the first annual Rockport Celtic Festival - Exploring Celtic Roots and Branches.... Read more
by Ed Forry BIR Publisher Anyone involved in Boston Irish events over the last three decades knew Bill O’Connell. The Dorchester-born podiatrist, one of five children of Irish parents, and his wife Rita (Layden) were beloved volunteers in all things Irish... Read more

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