Tristate Events


The Irish Repertory Theatre presents a special engagement of The Irish . . . And How They Got That Way by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt ("Angela's Ashes"), directed by Charlotte Moore. Previews begin July 14; Off-Broadway opening July 22. The Irish Repertory Theatre is located at 132 West 22nd St., NYC . Details, (212) 727-2737.


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

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.

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.

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 is 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. 011-447726572357.

"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.

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

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

"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" 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.

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,

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.


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

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

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


Rockland Feis

The 37th Annual Rockland County Feis & Field Games will be held on Sunday, July 18, 8:45AM - 8PM, at Anthony Wayne State Park, Exit 17, Palisades Interstate Pkwy., Stony Point, NY. Details,


Mass and Spiritual Events

A Catholic Singles Retreat will be held July 9-11, at Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, Staten Island, NY. Details, or (718) 727-3844 ext. 211.

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.


Weekend Festivals/Celebrations

Irish Heritage Day in Westchester will be held on Sunday, July 11, 1-6PM, at Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale, NY. (rain or shine). Mass will be celebrated at Noon. Details, (914) 424-3515.

The Shamrock House, East Durham, will hold a special July 4th Weekend Reunion. Details, (518) 634-2897 or

Acra Manor Resort East Durham, New York is now taking reservations for Irish Arts Week to be held July 10-17. Details, 1-800-933-2272.

Catskills Irish Arts Week, East Durham, New York will be held July 11-17. Details, or call (518) 634-2286.

Blackthorne Resort's Highland Bagpipe Competition and Irish Festival will be held July 31 to Aug. 1 in East Durham, New York. Details, (518) 634-2541 or www.


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

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

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


Dances/Dinner Dances

The Irish American Society of Nassau Suffolk & Queens will hold a dance on Saturday, July 10 at 8:30PM., at 297 Willis Ave., Mineola, NY. Featuring Gerard Corbett Band. Adm. $15. Details, (516) 746-9392.

Music / Concert

Celtic Woman, Songs from the Heart, live in concert on July 29 (one night only), at PNC Bank Arts Center. Tickets, 800-745-3000.

Irish Night will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, 7PM at Citi Field. Irish bands and solo artists - win a chance to perform pre-game. Contact Steve Duggan Productions at (212) 686-1210 or John Hazlett (718) 559-3046.

Traditional Irish seisiuns are held every Monday night at Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. and North 7th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Details, (718) 218-9737 or

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

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 / Studies

A Summer Immersion Week sponsored by the North American Gaeltacht, will be held August 8-14 at Tamworth, Erinsville, Ontario. Details,

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.

For details of Irish-American Studies program at CUNY visit Elementary Irish I and Elementary Irish 2 will be held June and July.

Readings/Book Signings

Tours of Ireland

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

Sports-related events

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

Spike Hill, located at 184 Bedford Ave. and North 7th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY will broadcast all World Cup games from June 11 - July 11. Details, (718) 218-9737 or

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.