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    Bloomsday Event 2021

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for Irish Network Minnesota’s (virtual) 2021 – 4th Annual – Bloomsday Festival! Special thanks to Stephen Murray whose wonderful direction, creative scripting and emceeing brought a complicated chapter of “Ulysses” to life! We so appreciate Stephen’s creativity, hard work and extensive time spent on making this year’s virtual Bloomsday Festival a wonderful experience for everyone! Thank you to Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland, Norma Ces, Assistant to the Ambassador and Ragnar Eamon Almqvist, Irish Cultural Attache. Thank you to our wonderful artists and readers Sean Ewert, John Highberger, Carrie Harding, Paul Miller, Kathy Luby, Dan Gleason and Eddie Owens. Congratulations to Ethna McKieran,…

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    Bloomsday 2021

    Join Irish Network Minnesota for our 4th Annual Bloomsday Festival. This year’s virtual event will take place on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM. To join the event click below for your free ticket and link! Tune in and celebrate Bloomsday and James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. Hosted by Stephen Murray, this online event that will feature live music, poetry, an award presentation, and (of course) a reading of the famous novel. You may also come and celebrate with IN MN at the Dubliner Pub for a Bloomsday Festival Watch Party. 2162 University Avenue West, St Paul, MN at 7:30 PM. Period attire always encouraged! Celebrate James Joyce’s “Ulysses” the novel…

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    St Patrick’s Day 2021 – Irish Music & Dance Association

    The Irish Music and Dance Association (IMDA) St Patrick’s Day Pajama Party celebration. This year’s celebration will be a fully virtual presentation, with Irish music, Irish dance and Irish theatre throughout the big day – Wednesday, March 17, 2021. IMDA will be bringing you some of your old favorite music and Irish dancing. Three sets of entertainment are planned –a morning set, a mid-day set and an afternoon set. Tune in to the IMDA website or the IMDA Facebook Page and join in a full day of wonderful entertainment featuring our own local talented musicians, dancers and actors. Image and information from the IMDA website. Link to IMDA March Newsletter…

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    March On! And Help to March Out Hunger 2021

    Annually, IN MN and our partner March Out Hunger (MOH) team up with the Saint Paul St Patrick’s Day Association along with the Minnesota FoodShare program. The Irish are no strangers to hunger and as we know 2020-2021 has been a very difficult hear.  MANY people have been experiencing hunger- even those right in our neighborhoods.  Join us at this year’s 2021 Irish Mask-arade, a St. Patrick’s Day Drive-Thru celebration in Saint Paul. We will be at the parade collecting non-perishable food items, personal hygiene products, and cleaning supplies.  Look for the Finnegans Reverse Food Truck to drop your donations off on the day of the drive-thru celebration on St. Patrick’s Day! …

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    Éigse CIM Virtual Gaela Event

    The Center for Irish Music (CIM) annual fundraiser will feature emcee Máirtín de Cógáin, a celtic art themed silent auction and a traditional Irish music concert by CIM instructors. To get tickets to this free virtual event, go to the CIM website. February 20, 2021 6:30 pm Pre-Show | 7:00 pm Program & Concert The Center for Irish Music (CIM) is a thriving nonprofit community music school based in St. Paul’s Hamline-Midway neighborhood inside the Celtic Junction building.  The CIM is dedicated to handing down traditional Irish music to the next generation of musicians in our community. Through private lessons, group classes, sessions and events featuring world-class artists, the CIM…

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    Irish Mask-erade

    Image courtesy of St Patrick’s Day Association (SPDA) St Patrick’s Day will once again be celebrated in St Paul, MN on March 17, 2021! This year the St Paul St Patrick’s Day Association (SPDA) will be hosting a drive-thru celebration in the old Sears building parking lot at 425 Rice Street, St Paul, MN. You will need to sign up to secure your spot in line. Deadline to apply for you place in line is February 17, 2021. Please see the St Paul St Patrick’s Day Association website for all the details and frequently asked questions along with sales of the official St Patrick’s Day Buttons. Buttons go on sale…

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    St Brigid’s Day Concert

    Courtesy of Association of Irish and Celtic Festivals website. The Association of Irish and Celtic Festivals presents – Monday 2/1/21 at 7 PM CST to 9 PM CST – free online concert in celebration of St. Brigid’s Day highlighting some of the wonderful female Irish acts from around the world! ⁦Presented by Eileen Ivers & Joanie Madden. Enjoy this free online concert on Facebook!

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    Abbey Theatre Production

    From the Abbey Theatre website: Streaming live Friday 11/20 @ 2 PM Central Time – in Minnesota In a special partnership with the GAA, Abbey Theatre will mark the 100th anniversary of Bloody Sunday with a broadcast from Croke Park. 14 Voices From The Bloodied Field brings together 14 writers, 14 directors, and 14 actors to give voice to the men, woman, and children who were killed in Croke Park on 21 November 1920. They were: Jane Boyle, James Burke, Daniel Carroll, Michael Feery, Tom Hogan, Michael Hogan, James Matthews, Patrick O’Dowd, Jerome O’Leary, William (Perry) Robinson, Thomas Ryan, John William (Billy) Scott, James Teehan, Joe Traynor. Joining the line-up for 14 Voices From…