Tristate Events May 5-12


White Woman Street at Irish Repertory Theatre
The Irish Repertory Theatre presents White Woman Street, by Sebastian Barry, directed by Charlotte Moore, May 7 thru June 27, at The Irish Repertory Theatre, 132 W. 22nd St (betw 6th & 7th Aves.), NYC. Details, (212) 727-2737

Celtic Hour from Seton Hall
The Celtic Heritage Hour with Joe Brennan Vogel features music, news, reports and interviews. Sundays 8 to 10 a.m. at 89.5 WSOU Seton Hall Radio. Details, (973) 761-9768.

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Leitrim Ceili
The Leitrim Ceili will be broadcast on Tuesday at 8 p.m., and repeats on Wednesday at 4 a.m, on 90.3 FM, WHPC, the station of Nassau Community College. Your host, Hugh E. O'Rourke. Details, (516) 572-7438.

WFUV Programs
WFUV 90.7 FM presents the following programs: Saturdays, 8-9 a.m. "Mile Failte; 9 am to Noon "A Thousand Welcomes"; Noon to 1 p.m., "Thistle and Shamrock" with Fiona Richie. On Sundays, Ceol na Gael is broadcast from Noon to 4PM. Details, (718) 817-4550. On Sundays Ceol na Gael is broadcast from Noon to 4 p.m.

Irish Hour on WKNY
The "Irish Hour" airs over WkNY 1490 AM every Sunday from 8 to 9 a.m. Hosted by Bill Yosh and Ken Brett. Sponsored by AOH Div. 1, Ulster County.

Irish Country
Tony Jackson hosts "Irish Country" on Saturdays from 5 to 8 p.m. on WRHU 88.7 FM Radio Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. Live web cast at

Raidio Failte 107.1fm
Raidio Failte now available world wide on the internet. Details, and press 'Eist' or 'Listen' to hear Belfast's only Irish language radio station, the first Irish language station in the north of Ireland. Includes music, Gaeilge, Scottish, folk, traditional and world music as well as news, chat, language lessons and craic. Details, or email Tel. +447726572357.

A Drop of the Irish
"A Drop of the Irish" airs on WTBQ 1110 AM in Orange County, NY, every Sunday at Noon and repeats Saturdays at 6 p.m. Also online at Host, Paul Byrne. Details, (845) 800-2124.

Long Ireland Show
The Long Ireland Show hosted by Eileen Cronin airs on Saturdays from 3 to 5 pm, on WRHU-88.7 FM Radio Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY. Featuring County interviews, trivia and Irish music. Tune in for live web cast at

Voice of Erin
The 'Voice of Erin" radio show is broadcast on Sundays at 4:30 pm, on New York's WRTN 93.5 FM

Ireland Calls
"Ireland Calls" a music and news summary from Ireland is co-hosted by Tommy Smyth and Treasa Goodwin and is broadcast on Saturdays at 6 pm over WVOX 1460 AM. Now available on the internet, log onto and click on listen live.

Irish Afternoon
"Irish Afternoon" a web-based radio show hosted by Tom and Tom every Thursday from 1 to 3 pm on Details,

Ireland Then and Now
"Ireland Then and Now" Kean University's radio 90.3 WKNJ-FM hosted by Ed Callaghan and Fred Marder on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 pm. Details, (908) 737-3949 or

The Adrian Flannelly Show
"The Adrian Flannelly Show" every Saturday: New York Tri State regional radio broadcast area: 9AM-10AM WNYE 91.5FM - National Public Radio - HD1. 10AM - 12 Noon WVNJ 1160AM Details, (212) 935-0606 or email

Celtic Hour from Seton Hall
The Celtic Heritage Hour with Joe Brennan Vogel features music, news, reports and interviews Sundays 8 to 10 am, at 89.5 WSOU Seton Hall Radio. Details, (973) 761-9768.

WVKR 91.3 FM Poughkeepsie
Brendan Daly hosts WVKR, 91.3 FM, live Irish radio on Saturdays, 1 - 3:30 pm, , from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. With news, music, GAA results. Covering Dutchess, Ulster, Orange and Putnam Counties and Ct. Details,

Irish Road Show
The "Irish Road Show" music, songs and information on the island of Ireland is worldwide at your convenience. Go to Host, Martin Costello (732) 615-9002.

Events and Services at Aisling Center
Weekly classes and Fall events now offered at The Aisling Irish Community Center, located at 990 McLean Ave., Yonkers, NY. For details of services available, call (914) 237-5121.

Free Events at NY Irish Center
The New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, NY, offers free services and events. For details, (718) 482-0909.

Services offered at Emerald Isle Immigration Center
For details of services offered at the Emerald Isle Immigration Center Woodside (59-26 Woodside Ave., Queens ) and Woodlawn (4275 Katonah Ave., Bronx) call (718) 478-5502 for Woodside or and (718) 324-3039 for Woodlawn.

Special Events
Blood Drive for Colin Kennedy

The second annual blood and platelet drive honoring Colin Kennedy, a four and a half year-old battling leukemia, will be held on Friday, May 7, 2:30 - 8:30PM at the Irish-American Association of Northwest Jersey, 352 Richard Mine Road, off Rt. 15 North, Rockaway, NJ. Walk-ins welcome. For appt. call (973)726-4269.

Mother's Day Mass and Breakfast
The Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk & Queens will celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, May 9, with a Mass at 10AM followed by Breakfast at 297 Willis Ave., Mineola, NY. Reservations. Adults $10 each, Children $5 (under 12 yrs). Details, (516) 746-9392.

Benefit for children of the late Joe O'Connell and Anne Coleman.
A benefit/fundraiser for the three young children of the late Joe O'Connell and Anne Coleman (Gaelic sports parents killed in auto accident) will be held on Sunday May 23 at the Kerry Hall, 305 McLean Ave., Yonkers, NY. Mass will be celebrated at Noon followed by fundraiser, music, dance, raffles. Details, (718) 499-9482.

O'Malley Dance Academy Fundraiser
The O'Malley Irish Dance Academy will host its 16th Anniversary Fundraiser Dance on Saturday, May 22 at Bishop Ford High School, Brooklyn, NY. Details, (718) 375-6433.

Dinner Dances
Friendly Sons of Shillelagh Dinner Dance

The Order of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh 42nd Annual Dinner Dance will be held Saturday, May 8, 5-10PM, at Mayfair Farms, West Orange, NJ. Honorees: Marty Freeman, Noel O'Keeffe Jr., and Johnny & Nancy O'Reilly. Music by Celtic Cross. Details, (201) 306-6170.

The Flowers of May Dance at IAS Mineola
The Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk & Queens will host a Flowers of May Dance on Friday, May 7 at 8:30PM at 297 Willis Ave., Mineola, NY. Music by Tommy Mulvihill Band. Refreshments served. Adm. $15. Details, (516) 746-9392.

Festivals and Cruises
Paddy Noonan Cruise to Bermuda

Paddy Noonan's Commemorative Cruise to Bermuda will be held Aug. 1-8 , 2010. For details and reservations call 1-866-271-3200 or

Canadian Cruise with Andy Cooney
Andy Cooney's Canadian Cruise will be held Aug. 23 - 28, 2010. Ports of call, Saint John, New Brunswick, Halifax, Nova Scotia. For details, call (631) 499-2010 or

Gertrude Byrne's Irish Bermuda Charter Cruise 2011
Gertrude Byrne's All Star Irish Bermuda Charter Cruise will be held May 22 - May 29, 2011 featuring Ireland's superstar entertainment. For details, email: or call 1-800-356-4713

Andy Cooney's Cruise of Irish Stars to Western Caribbean
For details of Andy Cooney's Cruise of Irish stars (7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise) Jan. 28 - Feb. 4, 2011 call 1-800-499-2010 or (631) 499-2010 or

Michael Coleman CCE Ceili

Kathleen Biggins host of Cead Mile Failte on WFUV will be honored by The Michael Coleman Branch of CCE at their ceili on Friday, May 14, at 8PM, at the Kerry Hall, 305 McLean Ave., Yonkers, NY. Music by Pete Kelly Ceili Band. Details,

Music / Concerts
Music at Connolly Station

Connolly Station presents live music every weekend at 280 Hempstead Ave., Malverne, L.I. Details, (516) 887-5160.

Sundays at Seven at Irish Arts Center
The Irish Arts Center presents Sundays at Seven, May 16 and June 13 at 7PM. a night of comedy produced by Ann Design and Fiona Walsh, at the Donaghy Theatre at IAC, 553 West. 51st St., NYC, Details, (212) 757-3318.

Saw Doctors at Pollak Theatre
The Saw Doctors will appear in concert on Tuesday, May 11 at 8PM at Pollak Theatre, Monmouth University, W. Long Branch, NJ. Details, (732) 263-6889.

Crash Ensemble at Montclair
Celebrated Sean Nos singer Iarla O Lionaird joins Irish new music sensation Crash Ensemble in two programs on Sat. May 8, 8PM featuring Strange Folk and Sun. May 9, 3PM featuring Bright Vision at Montclair State University. Details, (973) 655-5112 or

Batt Burns, Seanachie at IACC East Haven
Seanachie, Batt Burns, will appear on May 8 at 8PM at the Irish American Community Center, 9 Venice Place, East Haven, Ct. Details, (203) 675-6683.

Black 47 at Paddy Reilly's
Black 47 will appear in concert on Friday, May 7 at 9PM, at Paddy Reilly's Music Bar, 519 Second Ave., at 29th St., NYC. Details, (212) 686-1210.

Live Music at Rocky Sullivan's
Rocky Sullivan's, 40 Van Dyke St., Red Hook, Brooklyn presents traditional Irish music throughout the week. For details, visit or call (718) 246-08050.

Irish Language and Studies
Conversation Circle at Irish Arts Center

The Irish Arts Center offers a free Irish language conversation circle for beginner or fluent speakers on Wednesdays at 7 pm, at 553 W. 51st St., NYC. Enjoy cupan tae, brioscai agus comhra as Gaeilge (cup of tea, biscuits and conversation in Irish). Details, (212) 757-3318 ext. 209.

CUNY Irish-American Studies
For details of Irish-American Studies program at CUNY visit

Gaeltacht Weekend
Daltai na Gaeilge will hold a Gaeltacht Weekend, immersion course in the Irish Language on Friday May 7 through Sunday, May 9, at Marist Brothers Retreat Center, Rte 9W, Esopus, NY. Details, or (845) 897-5457.

Special Mass and Spiritual Events
Sunday Masses

The Sunday Mass is available on the following TV Channels; 5:30 am, Channel 5, WNYW-TV; WLNY Channel 10 and 55 9 am; The Net (formerly The Prayer Channel) on Time Warner Channel 97 and Cablevision Channel 30 @ 6 pm on Saturdays and 12:30 pm on Sundays.

Sports-related events
Co. Clare Golf Outing Benefit

The Co. Clare Golf Outing will be held on Thursday, July 29 at Douglaston Golf Course. Details, Martin Devereaux (201) 568-2201 or (516) 312-1965

32 County Golf Tournament
The 32 County Golf Tournament 4-Man Scramble will be held Saturday, June 5 at Thunderheart at Sunny Hill Golf Course, Freehold, NY. Refreshments will follow at Thunderheart, Freehold. Details, (518) 634-2286.

The Links at Unionvale
The Links at Union Vale in Dutchess County is now open for its 10th season. Located at 153 N. Parliman Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540. Details, (845) 223-1000.

Tours of Ireland
Andy Cooney 2010 Tours to Ireland

For details of Andy Cooney Musical Tour of Ireland, Oct. 18 - 28, call (631) 499-2010 or 1-800-499-2010.

Annual Feis in Putnam County

The Emerald Association of Putnam County 31st annual Feis will be held on Sunday, May 16 at Putnam County Park, 201 Gipsy Trail Road, Carmel, New York. Registration now taking place. Details, (845) 278-8960.

Art and Art Classes
Gerard Mochara Kelly presents slideshow of Art in Conflict

Belfast native and international Muralist, Gerard Mochara Kelly, will present a slideshow of his work, "Art in Conflict" on Wednesday, May 5, at 7:30PM at the New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, Queens, NY. Details, (718) 482-0909.

Weekend Celebrations
Daniel O'Donnell at Gavin's Irish Country Inn

Gavin's Irish Country Inn, Golden Hill Road, East Durham presents Daniel O'Donnell on Sunday, May 23 - Tuesday, May 25. Reservations, call (518) 634-2582 or visit