Thank You – Bloomsday in St Paul 2023

Thank you to everyone who joined Irish Network MN on June 15, 2023 to celebrate Bloomsday in St Paul. It was so lovely to see everyone and great to see some familiar and new faces.

Congratulations to Bill Watkins the winner of Irish Network MN 3rd Annual Literary award for his nonfictional work “A Celtic Childhood”. Special thank you to David & Amber McLaughlin at Summit Manor, keynote speaker James Tarbox, sponsors Dennis Stanton and Denise Lien and the Men’s Ancient Order of Hibernians Archbishop John Ireland Division 4.

Thank you also to our “Ulysses” readers, musicians Norah Randall & Mary Vanorny, Brian Boru piper Jimmy, literary judges Jim Walsh & TD Mischke, costume judge John Bergman, volunteers Hayden & Amaya, Tom Dunn Photography “Irish in Minnesota” photo exhibit, Mike Whalen Ceili dance, St Paul Saint Patrick’s Day Association celebrity bartenders Mr Pat & Miss Shamrock, Celestial Tours, the Irish Gazette, Minnesotans for a United Ireland, the Dubliner Pub, Extended Exposure, and March Out Hunger.

See you again next year!