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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, April 14, 2007

Dateline - April 15

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In 19th Year Broadcasting!!

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AOH, Monsignor Charles Owen Rice
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Sunday, April 15
Echoes of Erin - The Ireland Report from Enniskillen, County Fermanagh with Davy Kettyles. Interview with
Andy Cooney, Irish Entertainer coming to Pittsburgh April 28th for The Little Sisters of the Poor.

Tuesday, April 17
Paddy’s Pour House, 215 East Main Street, Carnegie, 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. Pittsburgh Ceili Club offers Dance Classes at 6:30pm, $3.00.

Wednesday, April 18
Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle 24th St. & Penn Ave. In The Strip, 412.642.6622 features Karaoke with Frank Cindrich at 8:00 pm.

Tuesday, April 17
for Pittsburgh-born Poet, James Deahl & Family, at Club Café, 12th & Carson Streets. Entertainment includes Danny & Casey Deely, The Lackawanna Longnecks, Barry Peterson, and a ‘Film Showing’ on James Deahl and his poetry. Doors open at 6:00 pm, Donations accepted.

Thursday, April 19
St. David’s Society
(Welsh) will hold their Pub Night at John Harvard’s Brew House, in Monroeville, at 5:30 pm. Reservations by April 16 to Elizabeth Jeffries, 412.244.1578, Email:

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle 24th St. & Penn Ave. In The Strip, 412.642.6622 features Tony Egan on Vocals and Guitar at 8:30 pm.

Friday, April 20
Paddy’s Pour House, 215 East Main Street, Carnegie, 412.279.0770 features Jim Lamb on Vocals and Guitar at 9:00 pm.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle 24th St. & Penn Ave. In The Strip, 412.642.6622 features Corned Beef & Curry at 9:00 pm.

Saturday, April 21
Kelly’s Korner at 285 45th Street in Lawrenceville, is celebrating their 8th Anniversary with Guaranteed Irish from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm; a DJ from 10:00 pm. No Cover, All are Welcome.

Paddy’s Pour House, 215 East Main Street, Carnegie, 412.279.0770 features Ballad Singer Mike Gallagher at 9:00 pm.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle 24th St. & Penn Ave. In The Strip, 412.642.6622 features 8th Street Rox, rock’n it up a bit tonight at 9:00 pm.

Sunday, April 22
Echoes of Erin, The Ireland Report with Mairtin O’Muilleoir,
www.apublishersblog.blogspot.com Andersonstown News www.irelandclick.com, rebrand as the Belfast Media Group.

Gaelic Arts Society of Pittsburgh presents Tommy Costello, Theater Arts Department at Pitt, will speak on ‘Irish Theatre and the Abbey Theatre’. Information Jack Webber,
jfwnamesman@aol.com or 412.885.5540. Free Admission

Sunday, April 29
Echoes of Erin, The Ireland Report – ‘Craic Radio’ from Dublin. Guest in studio, Howard Elbert, Chairman, Pittsburgh Celtics Gaelic Football Club.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish will sponsor a Parish ‘Irish’ Dinner with Ham or Beef Stew, Colcannon & Irish Potato Soup, and Homemade Soda Bread from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Entertainment with The Bell School of Irish Dance and a Special Appearance of St. Patrick! Children’s activities & Raffles. All items available for Takeout.

Thursday, May 3
Enter The Haggis
in Concert at Club Café, 12th & Carson Streets on The Southside.

Saturday, May 5
The Irish Centre of Pittsburgh will sponsor a Night of Irish Races, 7:00 pm at The Centre. Admission $10 per Adult; $15 per Couple, includes refreshments, door prizes; there will be an ‘Irish’ Auction, 50 / 50 Raffle. Contact Lois Longo at 412.271.9229, Email: longolh@msn.com. Name a Horse ONLY $10.00! By April 28th.

Pittsburgh Ceili Club is sponsoring ‘Cinco de Mayo Ceili’, at the Morningside VFW, 1820 Morningside Ave., Morningside from 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm. Music by the Pittsburgh Seisiun Musicians. Cash bar, coffee & tea provided. Admission $10.

Saturday, May 19
Carlow University Day School Benefit, entertainment with na Gaels and Irish Dancers, 6:30 pm. Information Laurie Petty 412.578.8851.

June 27 through July 8
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
featuring Northern Ireland, promoting Northern Ireland’s arts and culture, education, food and drink, tourism, trade and business. Approximately 120 musicians, artists, cooks and craftspeople from NI will take part. Website: www.rediscoverni.com. This takes place at the National Mall in Washington DC. For more information, log onto www.culturenorthernireland.org or www.artscouncil-ni.org

January 27 – February 3, 2008
Irish Festival Cruise aboard Celebrity Millennium to Eastern Caribbean, Ports of Call: San Juan, Tortola, Casa de Campo and Labadee. Entertainment with Tommy Makem, Cherish The Ladies, Mary Black & The Black Brothers, Bogside Rogues, Dermot Henry, Tommy Sands, John Gleeson, Mike Mazur, and more. 1-800-441.HARP.

Apr 8 - Easter Rising Program # 1
Apr 15 - Easter Rising Program # 2, Andy Cooney- Little Sisters of the Poor
Apr 22 - Congressman Tim Murphy, in the Studio
Apr 29 - Howard Elbert, Chairman Pittsburgh Celtics Gaelic Football Club

May 6 - Hunger Strike Program
May 13 - Nancy Groce, Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival
May 20 -Pat Wilson, Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival


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