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    Dan Gleeson – Gallery Celtic Junction

    Irish Network participated in celebrating the architectural and artistic career of St Paul and Kerry native architect, Dan Gleeson, on Sunday 4/14 at the Celtic Junction. Selections from Dan’s extensive architectural portfolio will be on display in the lobby of Celtic Junction. Dan’s work encompasses the IDS Center in Minneapolis and countless other works including many in St Paul’s lowertown and the Wabasha Street bridge. Click here to listen to Celtic Junction’s oral history interview with Dan conducted late last year in 2023.

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    Celtic Woman Tour – State Theater – 4/16 @ 7PM

    The Grammy nominated Celtic Woman group will celebrate 20 years of music with a stop at the State Theater in Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 16th at 7 PM. Friends of Irish Network MN can use the promo code “Irish” to get discounts on tickets. Tickets at Celtic Woman.

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    St Paul Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2024

    This year’s parade will be on Saturday March 16, 2024 due to St Patrick’s day falling on Sunday this year. Join Irish Network MN at the parade from 12 noon – 1 PM. The St Paul St Patrick’s Day parade begins near Rice Park in St Paul. You are also invited to the St. Patrick’s Association of St. Paul’s annual Wearing of the Green Formal Dinner and Fundraiser Thursday, March 7, 2024 4:30 – 9 PM Fiesta Feliz Event Center, 2900 Rice Street, Saint Paul, MN Advanced Ticket Sales are now closed. Very limited tickets will be available at the door.

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    Wonderful Gathering

    Thanks for the media coverage! Minnesota Section of the Minneapolis Star Tribune 2/1/2024. Irish Network Minnesota President Mary Sue McFarland, Board members, St Paul Saint Patrick’s Day dignitaries 2023 and friends. Photo credit from the Minneapolis Star Tribune – Angelina Katsanis

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    Thank You for Joining Us

    Irish Network Minnesota would like to extend our sincerest appreciation to everyone who took part in, helped plan and attended our St. Brigid Day Celebration 2024. Thank you to Carrie Finnigan & Jen Thissen, the Giggin Shielas, Mary Kruser, the St Paul – St Patrick’s Association, and the Dubliner Staff and Pub.

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    St Brigid’s Day 2024

    Join Irish Network Minnesota (INMN) on the eve of St Brigid’s day for our 2nd Annual gathering and presentation to celebrate and share a bit of history, tradition, stories, St Brigid Cross making demonstrations and song as we commemorate the 1500th anniversary of this 5th century woman, her life and legacy. Free no charge event. January 31, 2024 IN MN Lá Fhéile Bríde – St Brigid’s Day – 2024 Dubliner Pub, St Paul, MN from 6 -9 PM in the cafe space. Celebrating all Mná (women), the Celtic goddess, Saint Brigid of Kildare and Imbolc (the festival of spring)! Thank you to Carrie Finigan for your incredible and amazing artwork for our…

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    St Paul – Memorial to the Great Irish Famine

    News Notice: For Immediate Release Community Meeting: Should Saint Paul Have a Memorial to the Great Irish Famine?Short presentation by Author Nora Murphy and Labor Communicator Chris ShieldsFacilitated Discussion by Retired Macalester College professor Peter RachleffWednesday, Jan 10, 7 p.m. Eastside Freedom Library, Saint Paul, tea & snacks provided. Contact: Alyssa Ford, 612-568-0859

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    Looking ahead to 2024

    IN MN Board members recently met to plan a few special events we will be hosting in 2024. January 31, 2024 – Celebrate with IN MN Lá Fhéile Bríde – St Brigid’s Day 2024 at the Dubliner Pub – celebrating all Mná (women), the Celtic goddess, Saint and Imbolc (the festival of spring). May 2024 – IN MN 2023 Literary Award in poetry June 13, 2024 – IN MN 7th Annual Bloomsday Festival Here are a few other Irish related events taking place in St Paul this coming Spring. March 9, 2024 – Sr. Celeste’s Sinners & Saints Bingo – Sr. Celestine Howard (Sr. Celeste) will be presenting this event…

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    IN MN 3rd Annual Literary Award

    Irish Network Minnesota is hosting their annual Literary award again this year for Minnesota authors. Please send us your Irish, Ireland, Celtic related non-fiction work for a chance at our award of $1,000. Here are the details for submitting your work: Open call for submissions 2023 Submissions are open March 1, 2023 through June 1, 2023. Eligibility The entries will be judged on: Submission guidelines Electronic submissions (pdf or word format) via e-mail only, reprints and multiple submissions will be accepted if submitted by individual e-mail. Award Send your electronic submissions to [email protected] by June 1, 2023. We look forward to reading your work!

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    Bloomsday 2023

    Join Irish Network for our 6th Annual Bloomsday Festival Thursday, June 15, 2023 from 5 – 8 PM Summit Manor Reception House 275 Summit Avenue – Saint Paul, MNBuy your event tickets here . See our Bloomsday 2023 Page under Menu for more details!