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Friday, September 19 - Special night to honor Tom Clifford

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Featured Events

September

Irish Language Classes at the ICC
Irish Language Classes at the ICC
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Through 11/12/2014
Irish language classes will take place at ICC ( 200 New Boston Dr., Canton ) for the duration of 10 weeks. Both ICC members and non-members are welcome to attend. Cost: $144 ICC/CnaG members $160 Non-members. Visit ICC online or call 781 821 8291.
IIIC Citizenship Classes
IIIC Citizenship Classes
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Through 10/16/2014
Are you interested in becoming a U.S citizen? Let the IIIC help you. Registration is now taking place for citizenship classes at the IIC (100 Franklin St., Lower Level 1, Boston ).Every Thursday ( September 11-October 16 ) with a choice between two time slots: 1:00pm-3:00pm or 6:00-8:00pm. $30 Course Fee. For more information call Sarah at 617-542-7654 ext .36.
IPC Monthly Mass & Luncheon
IPC Monthly Mass & Luncheon
Thursday, September 18, 2014
IPC Monthly Mass & Luncheon will take place between 12pm - 3pm. Live entertainment. Suggested donation $12. Please note there will be limited space so please call 855-479-2472
Screaming Orphans - Black Rose
Screaming Orphans - Black Rose
Thursday, September 18, 2014
9:30 PM
Smithwick's Sessions Pub Rock Tour Sept./Oct. '14. The Screaming Orphans are the four Diver sisters from Bundoran, County Donegal. They combine their own original pop/rock music with the Céilí tradition style of music that was inherited from their family roots. As the Screaming Orphans, the band first came to prominence when Sinéad O'Connor asked them to tour with her, as her back up vocalists and opening act. Free - 1st come. 1st serve. Black Rose, 160 State St, Boston, MA
Friday Nights at the ICC Pub
Friday Nights at the ICC Pub
Friday, September 19, 2014
Fridays,
Come on down to listen to some great live music with Hi Tone Trio Bluegrass Band starting at 8pm. John Kearney begins at 7pm. Have a pint and stay awhile.Bar is open from 6pm, delicious food is available and the craic is mighty!
Friends of Irish Research
Friends of Irish Research
Friday, September 19, 2014
Friday, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friends or Irish Research hold a meeting most Friday evenings (899 N Main St, Brockton MA). The group provides assistance with genealogical research.

Special night to honor Tom Clifford

Special night to honor Tom Clifford
Friday, September 19, 2014
7:30 PM
Special night to honor Tom Clifford, the founder of TV show 'Ireland on the move'. Tom is being honored for his dedication to promoting Irish culture and his continued support of the Boston Irish community.This special evening will take place at the Irish Social Club (119 Park Street, W. Roxbury ) with entertainment by Erin's Melody. Tickets $15. For more info please call Margaret 617-696-1702 or Doc Walsh 617-281-4351.
American Rugby Premiership: BIWRFC vs Old Blue New York.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
American Rugby Premiership is at the ICC as Boston Irish Wolfhounds (BIWRFC) vs Old Blue New York. KIck Off @ 3pm at 200 New Boston Dr, Canton, MA. Also: D3 League - BIWRFC v CHARLES RIVER. Kick Off @ 1:00pm The ICC is where it is at for top level RUGBY Everybody is welcome Come on down and cheer on the Boston Irish Wolfhounds

Celtic Sensations 'Solas' in concert

Celtic Sensations
Saturday, September 20, 2014
One of the most popular, influential, and exciting Celtic bands, Solas presents Shamrock City, a multimedia show of original music with remarkable photos and tales from turn-of-the-century copper boomtown Butte, MT. For one night only at the Somerville Theatre (55 Davis Sq., Somerville.) Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $28. For tickets and information call World Music/CRASHarts at (617) 876-4275 or buy online
Erin
Erin's Guild - Littlest Bar
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Smithwick's Sessions Pub Rock Tour Sept./Oct. '14. Founded in 2010, Erin's Guild can be found performing throughout New England and has traveled internationally, with performances in Ireland and Amsterdam. The 'Guild includes Geoff Roman on vocals, fiddle, guitar, banjo and concertina. Sean Fell on vocals, guitar, and harmonica. Susan Young on the bodhran, vocals and whistle. Free - 1st come. 1st serve. The Littlest Bar, 102 Broad St, Boston
IIIC host
IIIC host 'Voices of Immigrants Through the Arts'
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Storytelling, Poetry, Dance Performances, Arts Activities and Music at the IIIC(100 Franklin St Lowr LEVEL1, Boston, MA) Starts at 2pm until 5pm. Please RSVP to Johanne at jmeleance@iiicenter.org or 617-542-7654 ext. 13
Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM)
Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM)
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Saturday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM) provides local artists and crafters a place to showcase and sell their work. The market takes place at the Burren in Somerville.
Sunday social  at The Irish Social Club of Boston
Sunday social at The Irish Social Club of Boston
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Music by Erin's Melody with Margaret Dalton. Doors open at 6.30pm. Music starts at 8pm. (119 Park St., W. Roxbury ) Call (617) 327-7306 for more information
The Mahones - Lansdowne Pub
The Mahones - Lansdowne Pub
Sunday, September 21, 2014
9:00 PM
Smithwick's Sessions Pub Rock Tour Sept./Oct. '14. From an Irish pub to an Academy Award winning movie: The Mahones have come a long way in 24 years! Heralded as pioneers of the Irish punk scene, and internationally recognized as one of the best and hardest working punk outfits around. Free - 1st come. 1st serve. Lansdowne Pub, 9 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA
Cara Club
Monday, September 22, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Back by popular demand: Gentle exercise from head to toe with Eileen Smith. Cara Club every Monday between 1pm-3pm at 20 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton. For more information: audrey@ipcboston.org or 855 479 2472
Set dancing with Cait Bracken at the ICC
Set dancing with Cait Bracken at the ICC
Monday, September 22, 2014
Monday, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Set Dancing for Adults with instructor Cait Bracken every Monday at the ICC (200 New Boston Dr, Canton, MA) Adults (16 & up), Fee: $5 No dancing experience/ partner or registration required. For more information email or call ICC at 781-821-8291
AOH Members Meeting
AOH Members Meeting
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
4th Tuesday, 7:00 PM
The AOH meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Centre. Please contact us if you are Irish, or of Irish descent, and are a practicing Catholic and wish to become a member at (508) 792-3700.

Glenn Tilbrook at Brighton Music Hall

Glenn Tilbrook at Brighton Music Hall
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Glenn Tilbrook is the lead singer and guitarist of the English band Squeeze, a band formed in the mid-1970s who broke through in the new wave era at the decade's end. Concert starts at 7:00pm at the Brighton Music Hall (158 Brighton Ave., in Boston, MA) Tickets can be purchased online or call 617-779-0140 for more information.
LOAH Members Meeting
LOAH Members Meeting
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Second Tuesday, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians meets on the second Tuesday (19 Temples St. Worcester) starts at 7pm. All women who are practicing Roman Catholics and who are Irish by birth or descent, the wife of a member of the AOH, or the mother of a Junior member are welcomed. Please email for more information.
Night at the Red Sox
Night at the Red Sox
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Join us for Fenway Park's second Halfway to St Patrick's Day celebration, Enjoy special entertainment of Irish Step Dancers on Yawkey Way and Irish-themed concessions! Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
PJ Ryan
PJ Ryan's Pub Quiz
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Tuesdays, 10:00 PM
Test your knowledge every Tuesday night at PJ Ryan's ( 239 Holland St, Somerville, MA) Starts at 10.pm. For more information please call 617-625-8200.

Byrne & Kelly Live at the ICC

Byrne & Kelly Live at the ICC
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Celtic Thunder's renowned singers Ryan Kelly and Neil Byrne will perform at the ICC (200 New Boston Dr., Canton ).The duo have been awarded numerous accolades for their singing and boast a Billboard World Album Chart #1. Concert starts at 8pm.Tickets can be purchased online or call 781-821-8291 for more information.
Cafe Eireann
Cafe Eireann
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bingo with Eileen Collins. Cafe Eireann takes place every Wednesday 10am-12noon, 15 Rita Rd., Dorchester . For more details, please email : audrey@ipcboston.org or call 855 479 2472

UMASS Lowell 'Irish in Massachusetts' Conference

UMASS Lowell
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Through 9/26/2014
Three day conference celebrating the 'Irish in Massachusetts' at UMassLowell Inn & ConferenceCenter,50 Warren St., Lowell.
Erin
Erin's Guild - Green Briar
Thursday, September 25, 2014
9:30 PM
Smithwick's Sessions Pub Rock Tour Sept./Oct. '14. Founded in 2010, Erin's Guild can be found performing throughout New England and has traveled internationally, with performances in Ireland and Amsterdam. The 'Guild includes Geoff Roman on vocals, fiddle, guitar, banjo and concertina. Sean Fell on vocals, guitar, and harmonica. Susan Young on the bodhran, vocals and whistle. Free - 1st come. 1st serve. Green Briar, 304 Washington St, Brighton, MA
The Irish Social Club Members Meeting
The Irish Social Club Members Meeting
Thursday, September 25, 2014
All members are asked to attend the Irish Social Club of W. Roxbury members meeting which takes place at the club.(119 Park St., W. Roxbury ). At this meeting, nominations for officers will take place. Please bring your yellow membership card to enter. Substitution cards are available. Call (617) 327-7306 for more details.
iFest
iFest
Friday, September 26, 2014
Through 9/28/2014
iFest, a first of its kind original festival of contemporary Ireland, will debut in Boston this September. The festival will showcase the best of contemporary Ireland from Irish food & drink, live entertainment, culture & creativity and much more. The festival takes place between September 26-September 28 at the Seaport World Trade Center (200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210). Tickets available online or email for more information.
8th Annual Billy Coughlin
8th Annual Billy Coughlin's Halfway to St. Patrick's Day
Saturday, September 27, 2014
The evening will feature Irish dancing, raffles, traditional and contemporary Irish music. It's a fun night that not only honors the legendary rapscallion, Billy Coughlin but will raise money for Local Heroes, INC. Door Cover: $5. Make sure to wear something green!
Saturday Nights at the ICC Pub
Saturday Nights at the ICC Pub
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Saturdays,
Come on down to listen to some great live music with Stuart Peak & Friends starting at 8pm. Have a pint and stay awhile.Bar is open at 6pm with delicious food available and the craic is mighty!
Eire Society tour JFK Birthplace
Eire Society tour JFK Birthplace
Sunday, September 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Members and friends of The Eire Society of Boston are invited to meet at JFK Birthplace, 83 Beale St. Brookline, for a tour by Park Rangers. Admission is Free There will be a walking tour to see his other home from the outside. RSVP by email.

Smithwick's presents 'The Big Session'

Smithwick
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Smithwick's is proud to present 'The Big Session' with 3 great acts. For one night only at The Royale, (279 Tremont Street, Boston )The Boomtown Rats, The Stunning and Mundy. The event will be hosted by Irish comedian Joe Rooney. Doors open at 7.30pm. First act on stage: 8.30pm. Tickets are $48 and can be purchased at facebook/thebigsession or online.
Sunday Grunge Brunch
Sunday Grunge Brunch
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Sunday,
Come to The Burren (247 Elm St., Somerville) every Sunday for all of your brunch favorites plus original acoustic music! All ages, no cover.
Sunday social  at The Irish Social Club of Boston
Sunday social at The Irish Social Club of Boston
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Music by Andy Healy. Doors open at 6.30pm. Music starts at 8pm. (119 Park St., W. Roxbury ). Call (617) 327-7306 for more details.
Traditional Irish Seisiun
Traditional Irish Seisiun
Sunday, September 28, 2014
2nd and 4th Sundays, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Authentic Irish Seisiun held the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month. An old world tradition suitable for the entire family. (19 Temple St, Worcester, MA)
A Perspective on the Irish Economy in 2014.
A Perspective on the Irish Economy in 2014.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Join IN Boston for an evening with Dr. Donal Donovan, formally of the IMF, in conversation with Simon Carswell, US correspondent for the Irish Times. Dr Donovan will give his unique perspective on the Irish Economy post bailout and discuss his new book - The Fall of the Celtic Tiger Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis. Starts : 6:00 PM Location: Choate Hall Stewart, Two International Place Please note: IN Members only event. For more details visit the website.
Cara Club
Cara Club
Monday, September 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bingo with Dick Mahoney at the IPC (15 Rita Rd, Dorchester, MA) For more information contact audrey@ipcboston.org Starts at 1pm

IPC Host The Peg Geraghty Memorial Golf Tournament

IPC Host The Peg Geraghty Memorial Golf Tournament
Monday, September 29, 2014
12:00 PM
The Irish Pastoral Centre will host their inaugural golf tournament in memory of Peg Geraghty.The event will take place at South Shore Country Club Hingham, MA. Start time: 12PM. Call 617-265-5300 for more information.

October

I.A.P.O.A. meeting
I.A.P.O.A. meeting
Thursday, October 2, 2014
First Thursday of Month, 7:00 PM
The Irish American Police Officers Association monthly meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. IAPOA Merchandise is always available, and its a great way to meet the members. Members are encouraged to bring fellow officers and sign them up. Visit the website for location details.
Together for Hope suicide prevention walk
Together for Hope suicide prevention walk
Saturday, October 4, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The IIIC is hosting a 2-4 mile walk in Dorchester.. Suicide has become a disturbing trend and the team at IIIC are passionate about preventing it.All proceeds from the walk will go to the IIIC's Wellness Services which include counseling, crisis case management and suicide prevention workshops.To become a walker on the team please contact Danielle L. Owen 617 542-7654 ext 14 or email: dowen@iicenter.org. Pope John Paul Park & Neponset Park, Gallivan Blvd at Hallet St, Boston from 10am-12pm.
IPC Immigration & Citizenship Clinics
IPC Immigration & Citizenship Clinics
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
1st tuesday, 6:30 PM
The IPC's immigration clinic takes place the first Tuesday of each month at the Banshee, 934 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA . Immigration Attorneys who are leading experts in immigration and naturalization law meet with people on a one to one basis. No fee service; Confidentiality assured.
The Peddler
The Peddler's Daughter hosts Sam Adams Oktober Beer Fest Dinner
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
6:00 PM
Sam Adams Oktober Beer Fest Dinner takes place at our Nashua pub.Reception 6.00pm-6.30pm/ Dinner 6.30pm. Reservations Required 603-821-7535. $40 pp (please note, tax & gratuity not inc.)
ICC 25th Anniversary Gala
ICC 25th Anniversary Gala
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Join the Irish Cultural Center as it celebrates it's 25th year anniversary with a gala dinner at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. More details to follow. For information please call 781-821-8291
Social and dance with Andy Healy
Social and dance with Andy Healy
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 15 Winslow St. Arlington MA (Junction of Rte.60 & Mass. Ave ) For additional information please contact Mary Tannian at 978-664-4652 or Richard 781-326-0388.
Dorchester Irish Heritage Fest
Dorchester Irish Heritage Fest
Sunday, October 12, 2014
This fun filled festival will be filled with exciting Irish entertainment, shopping, food and culture in Massachusetts' most Irish neighborhood. To support the cost of the festival. There will be a suggested donation at the entrance or $5 per person or $20 per family. 11am to 6pm
Phil Coulter IPC Benefit Concert
Phil Coulter IPC Benefit Concert
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
7:30 PM
Phil Coulter IPC Benefit Concert will take place at St. Ignatius Church, Chestnut Hill, MA. Starts 7.30pm Call 617 265 5300 or email for more information.

Charitable Irish Society 2014 Silver Key Awards reception

Charitable Irish Society 2014 Silver Key Awards reception
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Charitable Irish Society will present their annual Silver Key award to honorees Richard Campbell (Founder of Campbell Trial Lawyers), Richard Gormley(Co-owner of Gormley Funeral Home), Rev. Gerald Osterman (Pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Everett, MA) with special guest, internationally renowned musician and composer, Phil Coulter receiving a Life-time achievement award. The awards reception takes place between 6pm-8.30pm at Boston College Club ( 100 Federal St, 36th Floor, Boston ).Tickets are $125 each with sponsorship levels starting at $500. Tickets can be purchased online or call 617-315-7883 for more information.
ICCUSA  host their 26th Annual American Celtic Ball
ICCUSA host their 26th Annual American Celtic Ball
Thursday, October 16, 2014
26th Annual American Celtic Ball will take place this year at The Pierre Hotel in New York City on Thursday, October 16th, 2014. A portion of the proceeds from the American Celtic Ball will also benefit the ICCUSA Foundation or also known as the Albert Schweitzer Leadership for Life (ASLFL) program. Please contact Donnie Manetta at the American Celtic Ball Benefit Office at (212) 997-0100 x.227 or dmanetta@projectsplusinc.com if you have any questions or to make a reservation.
IPC Pre-Cana Course
IPC Pre-Cana Course
Saturday, October 18, 2014
IPC will host a day-long 'Marriage Preparation Course' this October. The event will take place at 15 Rita Road, Dorchester between 9am and 5pm. Please call Sr. Marguerite Kelly for registration on 617-265-5300 ext. 10
Famine Folios: A Symposium
Famine Folios: A Symposium
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will present "Famine Folios", a symposium to celebrate the launch of its publications program. Four authors commissioned by the museum to write essays based on various aspects of the Famine in Ireland (1845-1852) will discuss their findings. Location: Rm. 218 Center for Comm. & Eng. Mount Carmel Campus Quinnipiac University,275 Mount Carmel Avenue Hamden, CT 06518. Admission: Free

Solas Awards - IIIC 25th Anniversary celebrations

Solas Awards - IIIC 25th Anniversary celebrations
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Join the IIIC for their 25th anniversary celebrations at the 2014 Solas Awards reception. Honored at the awards reception will be IIIC Founder and Executive Director Emerita, Sister Lena Deevy, LSA and Chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank, Richard E. Holbrook. Emcee for the occasion will be State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry.The event takes place at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel ( 50 Park Plaza, Boston). Starts at 5.30pm. Tickets can be purchased online. Alternatively, for information regarding the Solas Awards Celebration, contact Mary Kerr by email or at 617-695-1554

November

Annual Donegal Association Dance
Annual Donegal Association Dance
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Annual,
The County Donegal Association of Greater Boston is having their annual at Florian Hall (55 Hallet St, Dorchester). Details to follow. For more information please call Chairperson Colm McDaid 617-698-7112 or Michael McCarron 617-696-1702
Annual Mass for decesed members & Social dance with Erin
Annual Mass for decesed members & Social dance with Erin's Melody
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 15 Winslow St. Arlington MA (Junction of Rte.60 & Mass. Ave ) For additional information please contact Mary Tannian at 978-664-4652 or Richard 781-326-0388.
IPC Annual Banquet
IPC Annual Banquet
Saturday, November 15, 2014
6:30 PM
IPC Annual Banquet at the Florian Hall, Dorchester, MA, 6.30pm with special guest Mickey Harte.
The Sean Folan TV Show Dance
The Sean Folan TV Show Dance
Friday, November 21, 2014
7:00 PM
The Sean Folan TV Show will be hosting a fundraising dance at the Irish Social Club, with entertainment by Erin's Melody. For more info please call Sean at: 857-719-6979 or seanfolan1916@gmail.com

December

Irish Heroes of New England Awards 2014

Irish Heroes of New England Awards 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The Irish Emigrant is proud to present the annual Irish Heroes of New England Awards event. Event details & honorees to be announced in The Irish Emigrant newspaper. To nominate n hero, please contact us by email.
Christmas Social dance with Fintan Stanley
Christmas Social dance with Fintan Stanley
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 15 Winslow St. Arlington MA (Junction of Rte.60 & Mass. Ave ) For additional information please contact Mary Tannian at 978-664-4652 or Richard 781-326-0388.

March

Annual St. Patrick
Annual St. Patrick's Day Buffet & Dance
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Annual,
The County Donegal Association of Greater Boston is having their annual St. Patrick's Buffet and Dance at Florian Hall (55 Hallet St, Dorchester). Entertainment will be provided by Erin's Melody & The Harney School of Irish Step Dancers. Admission is $40. Call Chairperson Colm McDaid 617-698-7112 or Michael McCarron 617-696-1702
Co. Roscommon St. Patrick
Co. Roscommon St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Annual, 5:00 PM
Join the Co. Roscommon Association for a St. Patrick's Day dinner at the Irish Social Club with music by Erin's Melody. Tickets are $40 and reservations by March 12 are required. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For ticket information call Richie Gormley (617-327-0100)
Mother
Mother's Day - Ireland
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Annual,
Don't forget Mothers day in Ireland, N. Ireland & UK is different to the US (which is on May 10)
Town of Scituate St. Patrick's Day Parade
Sunday, March 15, 2015
1:00 PM
Town of Scituate's St. Patrick's Day parade begins at Gate Middle School on First Parish Road. For more information please call 781 545-6671

May

Mother
Mother's Day - USA
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Annual,
A very happy Mother's Day to to all

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