If you live in Philadelphia or happen to be planning a weekend break to the city, you will be interested to note that the 15th Annual Celtic Appalachian Celebration will take place on Sunday, March 10th between 2:30 and 7:00pm at the International House of Philadelphia. The program's theme "Far from the American Shore: Irish American history through song" offers an entertaining … [Read more...] about Celtic Appalachia
Williamsburg: The challenge for Busch Gardens in adding an Ireland theme to its park at this colonial oasis was to steer clear of shamrockery, yet still create a family environment that was fun and vibrant. "Ireland" was opened to the public May 18 and in the opinion of Sean Counihan, mayor of Killarney, steered that midway course pretty well. "What I like about it is … [Read more...] about A Little Bit of Ireland in the U.S.
It's early evening and a vast room at Galway's Corrib Southern Hotel is lined with long rows of tables, laid for a banquet for over 600 people. Men in dinner jackets and bow ties make small talk with women in elegant ball gowns as their starters are served with military precision by a team of waitresses. Suddenly, a brass band marches into the room, strikes up a tune, and, in a … [Read more...] about Get Your Irish Up! At Galway’s Oyster Festival