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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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    Celtic Junction Virtual Tour

    Join Irish Network Minnesota in supporting Celtic Junction Arts Center (CJAC). The Celtic Junction was created in 2009 to celebrate and nurture thriving Celtic Arts in Minnesota by supporting local artists and facilitating the education of those arts to the local community. In the link below, CJAC Executive Director, Natalie O’Shea and Board of Directors President, Cormac Ó Sé bring you on a tour of the Arts Center and it’s programs. Enjoy the virtual tour of this wonderful facility along with an introduction to Celtic Junction Arts Center. Visit Celtic Junction’s support page to make a donation, volunteer or be a sponsor! Photo and content courtesy of Celtic Junction Arts…

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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…

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    IN Together

    Received from the President of Irish Network USA, Steve Lennox. On Thursday 11/19/20, Ambassador Daniel Mulhall and Minister for the Diaspora Colm Murphy will host the launch of the Irish Government’s new Diaspora Strategy. Click Here to register for the launch session which will begin at 11:00 a.m. EST. Over the course of an hour, the Minister, Ambassador and a panel of community leaders will reflect on how Ireland aims to engage with & support Irish-America in the years ahead, and what role our community here can play in deepening our transatlantic ties. On Friday, November 20, The Irish Echo will present their 12th annual Golden Bridges Conference. Always a highlight…

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    Ireland Collective

    Save the Date! IRELAND COLLECTIVE Saturday, November 14th- Sunday, November 15th 2020 There is still time to get advance tickets today! Plus for all our IN-MN members and friends take advantage of an additional 10% discount! By Direct Link Receive 10% discount off of your early bird ticket. Visit: https://ireland-collective.heysummit.com/tickets/… Enter in Code Enter in the code INUSA2020 under Coupon on the checkout page to receive 10% off of your early bird ticket. The artists / artisans are super delighted to be able to share their stories. Ireland Collective provides an unparalleled opportunity to showcase Ireland’s innovation in food, drink, craft and design – virtually.In this new format – which replaces…

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    Bloomsday 2020

    Celebrate Bloomsday 2020 Virtually! Irish Network Minnesota will not be hosting our annual Bloomsday Festival this year due to Covid 19. However, you can virtually join many Bloomsday celebrations remotely. Here are a few virtual celebrations taking place on June 16, 2020. Bloomsday Festival Ireland – Bloomsday Programme Virtual Bloomsday Festival and Artwork Contest Virtual Bloomsday on Broadway The University at Buffalo Virtual Bloomsday Celebration Bloomsday Zoomsday Toronto Festival Bloomsday Montreal National Gallery Ireland Bloomsday Seattle – The Wild Geese Players Seattle Enjoy a collection of films available to view for free at IFI Player David Nowlan – exhibition of James Joyce portraits Ulysses, Pandemic, and Social Distancing webinar Global…

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    Collection for The Midway Food and Empowerment Project

    There are many neighborhood cleanups, food drives, and community groups needing donations in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The Midway Project aims to collect and distribute food and resources to the midway area community on an ongoing basis. Celtic Junction Arts Center is a drop off location for non-perishable items, personal care items, art supplies, games and puzzles. 836 Prior Ave N Saint Paul, MN 55104 Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10AM-4PM Friday, June 13, 2020 10AM-4PM

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    Whiskey Tasting

    Due to unforeseen circumstances and impacts of COVID-19 our whiskey tasting event is cancelled until further notice. Saturday – March 21, 2020 from 1-3 pm Join Irish Network Minnesota and the St. Paul Saint Patrick’s Day Association for an afternoon of Whiskey tasting presented at The Spot Bar. 859 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55102 Cost $20 at the door – Includes free St Patrick’s Day button, appetizers and whiskey tasting! Come join us. Button registration includes a chance to win a trip to Ireland. The button drawing will be held on April 13, 2020.

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    Join the Story Project!

    IN MN’s 1st Story Project presentation will be on Monday 4/20/20, 7 PM at Morrisey’s Pub at 913 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408 We are looking for writers, storytellers, musicians, and anyone to participate in our new performance series sharing stories of immigration and Irish identity. If you want to share why your Irishness is important to you, we want to hear from you. You don’t have to have experience as a writer or performer – we will help you share your story with a welcoming audience. Performances happen in a pub, cafe, library, or community space near you. The storytellers will tell their stories accompanied by live music.…