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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, May 19, 2007

Dateline - May 20

Listed below are events and activities taking place over the coming week. Also noted are new listings. To see the full month, continue down the page to the beginning of the month.
Sunday’s, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Irish / Celtic Radio Programming
Email: diane.byrnes@verizon.net
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In 19th Year Broadcasting!!

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Sunday, May 20
Echoes of Erin, PROGRAM # 1,000. The Ireland Report with Davy Kettyles, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Telephone Interview with
Pat Wilson in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival.

The Ireland Institute of Pittsburgh - is searching for Host Families for their programs throughout the year. The first group of Wider Horizons Participants arrive May 4 through June 28; the second group arrives July 2 through August 30. These young folks are coming from Monaghan & Armagh and Tyrone & Donegal. If you can help please call 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/.

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre – ‘Stuff Happens’ May 10 - June 2; ‘Hedda Gabbler’, June 14 - 30; ‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore’, July 12 – Aug 4; ‘Private Lives’, Aug 16 – Sep 9; ‘Pride & Prejudice’ Dec. 6-22. Performances at the Charity Randal Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial. Info; PICT 412.561.6000. Tickets www.proartstickets.org or 412.394.3353.

Tuesday, May 22
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 8:00 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, May 23
Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle 24th St. & Penn Ave. In The Strip, 412.642.6622 features Karaoke with Frank Cindrich at 8:00 pm.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs the Music of John Williams at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, New Castle. Conductor Erich Kunzel. 8:05 pm
Tickets 1-800.753.8560 online at

Wednesday, May 23 through Sunday, June 10
The REP, Point Park University’s Professional Theatre Company, presents ‘FBI Girl: How I Learned to Crack My Father’s Code’ at Pittsburgh Playhouse. Wednesday through Saturday, 8:00 pm; Sunday’s at 2:00 pm. Tickets 412.621.4445, online
www.pittsburghplayhouse.com. A coming of age story of Maura Conlon; raised in an Irish-Catholic family. Mostly held together through the birth of her youngest brother Joey with Down’s Syndrome. The book is Excellent!

Friday, May 25 – Sunday, May 27
Pittsburgh Folk Festival at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown Pittsburgh, 4 to 10 pm on Friday, Noon to 10pm on Saturday, Noon to 6pm on Sunday. More than 30 nationalities will be on display and perform. Information 412.278.1267.

Friday, May 25
Paddy’s Pour House, 215 East Main Street, Carnegie, 412.279.0770 features Dove’s Crossing at 9:00 pm.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle 24th St. & Penn Ave. In The Strip, 412.642.6622 features Ballad Singer, Mike Gallagher at 9:00 pm.

Saturday, May 26
Pittsburgh Celtics & Pittsburgh Banshees Gaelic Football
at Founders Field in Indianola, Pa. (off Route 28 North & 910 in Harmarville) for Family Co-Ed Sevens. All day event. Info: Email: Banshees
pittsburghbanshees@yahoo.com Celtics: rtierney@hotmail.com

Paddy’s Pour House, 215 East Main Street, Carnegie, 412.279.0770 features Tony Egan at 9:00 pm.

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

Sunday, May 27
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.

Saturday, June 23
AOH St. Patrick Division 4 in the North Hills will sponsor their Day of Irish Entertainment at Schitzen Park off Babcock Blvd. in Millvale. All day event from Noon. Entertainment with Ballad Singer, Terry Griffith and West O’Clare, Irish Step Dancers and Joe The Juggler.

Friday, September 28
Boys of the Lough
appear in Concert at Shadyside Academy in Fox Chapel. Details TBA.

Sunday, October 28
The Celtic New Year Celebration – a fundraiser for Echoes of Erin at Mullaney’s Castle (Harp & Fiddle), 24th Street & Penn Ave. in The Strip, 4:00 pm. Donation $15.00. Entertainment TBA.

May 6
- Hunger Strike Program, Interview with Judge Seamus McCaffery
May 13 - Nancy Groce, Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival
May 20 -Pat Wilson, Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival
May 27 -Maura Conlon-McIvor, Author, “FBIgirl, How I Learned to Crack My Father’s Code”


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