Tri-State Events


County Kerry Association Summer Social Thursday, June 8, 2023 beginning at 6:00 p.m., Walter’s Bar, 389 8th Avenue (at West 29th St.), NYC. Enjoy a drink and find out about the Association.

Firefighter John Downing Scholarship Fund Memorial BBQ, Saturday, June 10, 2023, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., St. Sebastian Parish Center Parking Lot, 39-60 57th St., Woodside. $25.00 per person. Children free. Live music, BBQ, Beer, Soda, Water, Raffles. Proceeds to benefit the John Downing Scholarship fund as well as funding for an FDNY Family Transportation Van. All welcome. 

EIIC/AOH Div 7 Celtic Cruise to benefit the Emerald Isle Immigration Center, Wednesday, June 14, 2023 boarding at 6:00 p.m. at Pier 40, 353 West St. (near W. Houston St.) Return at 10:00 p.m. Open bar. Amazing food All you can eat. Cruise around Manhattan. Breathtaking views. 4 bands on 3 levels. Dancing all night. Tickets $125.00 may be purchased at 

Detective Barney Ferguson Emerald Legacy Fund 8th Annual “10-13/May Day” Awards Dinner, Thursday, August 24, 2023, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Juliano’s Restaurant, 700 Main St., New Rochelle, NY. Tickets $85.00 in advance, $95.00 at the door, includes 4-hour buffet/beer/wine/soda/coffee. Honorees are P.O. Michael McInnis NYPD Pres. Holy Name Society, Captain Brian J Sharkey, NYCD (retired) Past Pres. NYCD Emerald Society and Past Pres. GCUES. Lt. James McCarthy, FDNY/Pres. UFOA, and members of Westchester Safe Streets Task Force. Make check or money order out to Det. B Ferguson E.L.F. and mail to PO Box 8603 Pelham, NY 10803. Include names attending. 


County Clare Golf Outing Benefit Fund holds their 27th Annual Golf Outing on Thursday, July 27, 2023, Douglaston Golf Course, 6320 Marathon Parkway, Douglaston, NY. Sign in time 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Full Irish Breakfast served) Two ball scramble and shotgun start at 10:00 a.m. Sharp. Hamburgers, hotdogs, salads, beer and soda provided at the turn. Three hour open bar and deluxe buffet dinner served at 3:30 p.m. Proceeds to benefit St. Clare's School in Ennis, West Clare Cancer Centre in Kilkee, and Saunders HS Autism program in Yonkers, NY. Anne Hickey will be presented with the Andrew McCarthy Memorial Trophy and Catherine T Hogan will receive the Jimmy Carney Memorial Sports Award. 4 Ball is SOLD OUT!! $200. per golfer, $200. TeeBox sponsorships available. Send check made out to County Clare Golf Outing Benefit Fund Inc, c/o PJ Harvey, 54 Nugent St., New Hyde Park, NY 11040, or Pat Boland, 261 Kneeland Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705, or Pat McInerney 53 Marshall Ave., Floral Park, NY 11001. Call 516-312-1965 for more information. 


EIIC Book Club – The Emerald Isle Immigration Center located at 4275 Katonah Ave., Woodlawn; Bronx, NY hosts a book club at 1pm, on the fourth Wednesday of month. See or call 718-324-3039.


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


Saffron United Pipe Band holds beginner and advanced beginner bagpipe and snare drum lessons at the AOH St. Patrick's Division 2 Hall, 27 Locust Ave, Babylon, New York, 11702 starting at 10am Sundays.  Email for more information.  

The Emerald Isle Immigration Center, Katonah Ave., Woodlawn offers Irish language classes on Mondays for beginners (9:30am) and advanced (10:30am). For further information call (718) 324-3039 ext. 101.

Irish Language classes for adults and children are now available at the New York Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Ave., Queens, NY. For more info. Email:  Family discounts available.

Irish Language classes at all levels are available at Glucksman Ireland House Details, (212) 477-6177 or

Gerry Tobin School of Irish Language – Free Irish language classes are held on Wednesday evenings at the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Hall, 27 Locust Ave., Babylon, NY. For more information call 631-521-1227 or email: or visit website 

Philo Celtic Society – The 20 Month Strategy for the Irish Language is now available from The Philo-Celtic Society at 

Classes at Irish-American Assoc. of NW Jersey – Classes include Irish language, harp, set dancing (group dancing for adults), knitting. Headquarters located at 352 Richard Mine Road, off Rt. 15 North, Rockaway Township. For starting dates etc. please contact Jack Regan at  or call 201-321-6706. 

Sean Nós Dance Classes are held at the Irish Heritage Society of Milford Clubhouse, 131 Bridgeport Ave., Milford, CT. For more information call 203-876-9973.


Irish Stew Podcast – The podcast for the Global Irish Nation featuring interviews with fascinating influencers proud of their Irish Edge. If you're Irish born or hyphenated Irish, this is the podcast that brings all the Irish together. 

The Irish Show with Ken & Bill airs over WKNY 1490 AM every Sunday from 8 to 9 a.m. Listen live at on Sundays.

WHPC 90.3 FM presents “Full Irish”, Saturday 11 a.m.  Host Gary Power brings you everything Irish from Bono to Sharon Shannon, Chicago to Cork, & D.C. to Dublin. It’s Traditional Irish Music & Irish Rock from both sides of the Atlantic.

WFUV 90.7 FM presents the following programs: Sunday 7-8 a.m. “Thistle and Shamrock” with Fiona Richie, 8-11 a.m. "A Thousand Welcomes" with Kathleen Biggins, Ceol na nGael is broadcast from Noon to 4 p.m. 

Raidió Failte is now available worldwide 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.  Email  or Tel. 011-447726572357.

WRHU 88.7 FM The Long Ireland Show, hosted by Eileen Cronin airs on Saturdays from 2-5pm on WRHU 88.7 FM Radio Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY. featuring county interviews, trivia and Irish music.  Call in (516) 463-9748. Emerald FM, hosted by Kathleen Shortis airs on Saturdays from 5-7 pm, “New Generations Irish & Irish American music & pop culture. More info at

The "Voice of Erin" radio show is broadcast online

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.

"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 visit our website

Celtic Hour from Seton Hall The Celtic Heritage Hour with Joe Brennan Vogel features music, news, reports and interviews Sundays 8 to 11 am, at 89.5 WSOU Seton Hall Radio. Details, (973) 761-9768.

Brendan Daly hosts WVKR, 91.3 FM, live Irish radio, Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


The Aisling Irish Community Center located at 990 McLean Ave. Yonkers, NY, weekly schedule of classes and events are available on our website at or call 1- 914-237-5121; E-Mail: Main office hours as follows: Mondays 9:00am – 5:00 pm. Counseling Services available. Please call 914-237-5121 or email 

The Emerald Isle Immigration Center, Katonah Ave., Woodlawn, offers knitting classes on Tuesdays at 10am. Wool and needles are provided and finished products are donated to local charities and nursing homes. Details, (718) 324-3039 ext. 101.

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

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.