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One hundred thousand welcomes to you to my official blog of all things Irish from me, Diane Byrnes, host of the Echoes of Erin radio show on WEDO Radio 810AM.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Dateline Irish - October 22

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Sunday, October 22
Echoes of Erin – The Ireland Report from Belfast with Mairtin O’Muilleoir, Managing Editor Andersonstown News Group.

Samhain, The Celtic New Year Celebration at Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle, (Mullaney’s Castle – the Pub is converted into a castle). Fundraiser for Echoes of Erin. Doors Open at 4:00 pm. Donation $15.00. Entertainment with Cue Ball, Terry Griffith, Laughrey Connolly, and Chuck Owston & Bonfire Night (a bit of Medieval & Gothic), Cultural Baskets and Costume Contest.

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre continues its’ season. Information 412.561.6000. Website: http://www.picttheatre.org/current.html The Shaughraun, (The Vagabond) by Dion Boucicault, Dec 6-23.

The Ireland Institute of Pittsburgh - is searching for Host Families for their programs throughout the year. If you can help please call Brenda Mackin or Teresa Stayduhar at the Institute at 412.394.3900. Sign up to receive The Common Ground, The Ireland Institutes’ Newsletter by contacting Rob Tierney at rtierney@iiofpitt.org http://www.iiofpitt.org/

Tuesday, October 24
Paddy’s Pour House, 215 East Main Street, Carnegie, 412.279.0770, 412.279.0770. It’s Irish Night with Dennis Murphy at the Bar and an Open Invitation for all AOH Members to come and socialize with AOH Sean MacBride Division 32; Guinness and Half & Half Specials from 7:00 pm.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle 24th St. & Penn Ave. In The Strip, 412.642.6622 - Ceili Dancing from 7:30 pm, all are welcome.

Calliope Open Stage, Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, 4412 Liberty Ave. at the Bloomfield Bridge. 9:00 pm.

Wednesday, October 25
Molly Brannigans Traditional Irish Pub and Restaurant presents Quiz Night every Wednesday from 9pm-11pm, 412.341.7827.

Thursday, October 26
Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle features Tony Egan on Vocals & Guitar at 8:30 pm.

Molly Brannigans, 660 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, 412.341.7827, features Borderless Puzzle 9:00 pm. Happy Hour, Mon-Fri, 4 – 6 pm, ½ off Everything.

Friday, October 27
Paddy’s Pour House features Mark Guiser on Vocals & Guitar at 9:00 pm.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle features Corned Beef & Curry at 9:00 pm.

Molly Brannigans, 660 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, 412.341.7827. Halloween Weekend Celebration, Costume contest. Happy Hour, Mon-Fri, 4 – 6 pm, ½ off Everything.

Saturday, October 28
Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle sponsors a Halloween Costume Party with Red Hand Paddy performing Celtic Rock at 9:00 pm.

Paddy’s Pour House features Laughrey Connolly at 9:00 pm.

Sunday, October 29
Gaelic Arts Society of Pittsburgh presents Peter Gilmore speaking on ‘History of the Orange Order’ at Synod Hall on Craig Street, 2:30 pm.

Tuesday, October 31
Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle, Ceili Dancing at 7:30 pm, all are welcome.

Wednesday, November 1
The daytime Window to Ireland culture classes begin at the Oasis Kaufmann’s Downtown. Registration 412.232.9583. Classes remaining – Nov. 1, 8 & 29, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Reservations at Oasis at 412.232.9583. General Information with Jack Webber, Email: jfwnamesman@aol.com

Saturday, November 4
3rd Annual Guinness Oyster Festival at Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle, Inside and Outside under The Tent. 6-Bands including Síochán (Shee’-a-kawn) (means Peace in Irish) Celtic Rock from Indianapolis, Now & Then, Corned Beef & Curry, Red Hand Paddy, Homeland from Ohio, plus more. Music throughout the day beginning at 12:00 Noon; multitude of oyster dishes on the menu. Mon Aimee Chocolat & Raffles. Proceeds benefit Neighbors In The Strip.

Poetry of Ireland’ produced by John F. Webber, Gaelic Arts Society co-sponsors, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2. 27th St. & E. Carson, Southside Works, 7:00 pm. Free Admission. Information 412.758.5446.

AOH Msgr. Charles Owen Rice, Division 1 South Hills presents an ‘Oldies Night’ with ‘The Mansfield 5’ at VFW Post 1810 Brentwood, 8:00 pm. Donation $10 in Advance, $12 at Door, Cash Bar. Tickets & Information: Rich O’Malley 412.401.3945.

Sunday, November 5
West Virginia Irish Road Bowling Tour at Stonewall Resort Yankee Skedaddle, http://www.stonewallresort.com/ 1:30 pm, Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park, Resort Road, Roanoke, Elkins, WV. 1.888.278.8150. Info WDP320@aol.com .

Thursday, November 9
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Trust Presents is presenting Leahy in Concert at the Byham Theatre, 7:30pm. Leahy is a family group of 8 brothers & sisters performing Irish, Celtic, Country and a broad repertoire of music, from Ontario. Tickets 412.456.6666 online http://www.pgharts.org/.

Friday, November 10
Calliope, Pittsburgh Folk Music Society presents Richard Thompson in Concert, 8:00 pm, Carnegie Lecture Hall. 412.361.1915. Email: Calliope@calliopehouse.org Tickets at ProArts 412.394.3353.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle presents The Lisdoonvarna Match-Maker Festival beginning at 7:30pm with sign in and games; featuring Arminta and Blaquily, from the Midwest, a Celtic Music Group beginning at 9:00 pm.

Sunday, November 19
AOH / LAOH Division’s 4 will host a Communion Breakfast at Old St. Patrick’s Church in The Strip. Mass at 9:00 am. Breakfast at Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle. Proceeds will go toward restoration of the Grotto at St. Patrick’s. Information Patrick O’Brien 412.939.0408.

Saturday & Sunday, November 25 & 26
The Renaissance Artisan Market at The Irish Centre of Pittsburgh, 6887 Forward Ave., Squirrel Hill, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Renaissance Stage Performers, Shopping, Story Telling. Admission $3.00. Renaissance Garb welcomed.

Saturday, December 2
The Ireland Institute of Pittsburgh presents ‘Give Me Your Hand’ an Evening of Irish Dance featuring for the First Time in Pittsburgh History A Performance by The Dancers of Bell School, Burke School, Ceili Club, Irish Reelers and Shovlin Academy Together in One Show at the Catherine Thomas Theater at Benedict Hall, The Benedictine Sisters, 4530 Perrysville Ave. Tickets 412-394-3900.

Tuesday, December 12
A Celtic Christmas’ with Boys of the Lough at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 7:30 pm. Tickets 412.322.0800. Online http://www.mcgjazz.com/.

January or sometime in the First Quarter
The Year of Remembrance Committee” – will sponsor another program on the Hunger Strikes of 1981 Program details TBA. Information Jim Caldwell 412.580.3759 or 412.653.1782. Email: diane.byrnes@verizon.net OR sarahm1916@stargate.net

January 22 – February 1, 2007 - Irish Festival Cruises – 10 Day Panama Canal Cruise onboard Holland America’s VOLENDAM. Sail roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale and call on Half Moon Cay, Aruba, Curacao, the Panama Canal, Colon and Limon, Costa Rica. Tommy Makem, The Dermot Henry Band, The Black Brothers, Frances Black, Bogside Rogues, Paddy Reilly, Cherish the Ladies , Tom Sweeney, John McGillian and John Brennan, John Gleeson, World Champion Irish Dancers. Information: you must book passage with Irish Festival Cruises to take part in this Irish extravaganza. Call 1.800.441.HARP for details.

Saturday, March 3, 2007
Calliope, Pittsburgh Folk Music Society presents Buílle with Niall Vallely, Paul Meehan, Caoimhín Vallely, & Brian Morrissey. in Concert, 8:00 pm, Carnegie Lecture Hall. 412.361.1915. Email: Calliope@calliopehouse.org Tickets at ProArts 412.394.3353. Irish Traditional Music at its BEST!


November 5 - Jim Caldwell, talking on the US / UK Extradition Treaty
November 12 - Ian Byrne, with the music group, The Elders
November 19 - St. Andrew's Society with Jim Beatty
November 26 Brenna Briggs, the second book of ‘Liffey Rivers’
December 3 - Andrew Paul, Artistic Director, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre


January - Goodrich, Goodrich
February - Goodrich, Goodrich
March - Goodrich, Goodrich
April - AOH Division 1, SH
May - AOH Division 4, NH
June - Jim Carr, Allpointe
July - Jim Carr, Allpointe
August - Knights of Equity
September - AOH County Board
October - AOH Division 32,
November - IAUCDecember


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