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Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music

Sundays: 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM

Broadcasting from the University of New Haven,

West Haven, Connecticut

Playing the music we love!!

 

Pat and Joan Kennedy      

L to R: Joan Kennedy/Pat Kennedy, Pat Hosey/Siobhan Dacey, Mike McGrath, Chuck Vigue

 

Click on the microphone to listen live to WNHU at www.wnhu.org

 

Mark your Calendars: A Special Edition of Echoes of Erin

on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, with

Pat and Joan Kennedy

 

Irish Music on the Radio

*      Sundays, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sounds of Ireland, WQUN, 1220 AM (Hamden)

 

*      Sundays, 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM, Echoes of Erin, WNHU, 88.7 FM (West Haven)

Echoes of Erin Playlists

 

*      Tuesdays, 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM, Celtic Airs, Steve Dieterich, WWUH, 91.3 FM (Hartford)

*      Saturdays, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Celtic Sojourn, Brian O’Donovan, WGBH, 89.7 FM (Boston)

*      Sundays, 12:00 to 4:00 PM, Ceol na nGael, WFUV, 90.7 (New York)

 

Irish Music via the Internet

*      24/7: Clare FM, (Trad Monday-Friday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM): http://www.clare.fm/

*      24/7: http://www.celticradio.net/

*      24/7: http://www.irishradio.ca

*      24/7: https://www.accuradio.com/celtic-music/

*      24/7: Radio Kerry. http://www.radiokerry.ie/

*      Liffey Sound: http://liffeysoundfm.ie/2016/05/17/the-liffeysound/

Ceol go Leor with Brian Hughes, Thursday, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Ireland Time)

*      RTÉ Radio Ceili House: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/ceili-house/

Saturday, 9:00 PM (Ireland Time). Archives also available.

 

Support Live Music!

Go to a Concert, Session or Festival!!

 

Traditional Music Sessions

Free

*      Sundays 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM: The Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

February 25, 2018: Damien Connolly (accordion/fiddle/guitar) and Katie Murray (fiddle)

 

*      Tuesdays 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM: The Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

February 27, 2018: Damien Connolly (accordion/fiddle/guitar) and Jonathan Warner (uilleann pipes/flute)

 

 

*      Tuesdays 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM: Bull's Bridge Inn, South Kent, CT (~one mile north of New Milford line on Route 7) 

Led by Dave Paton

*      3rd Thursday 7:45 PM to 10 PM: P.V. O'Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Traditional

Irish Music Session at St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford, CT

No session in March. See Brenda Castles/Liz Hanley concert on March 1 below.

*      2nd Saturdays 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM: Irish Heritage Society of Milford, 131 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT

April 14, 2018: Meave Flanagan

 

Upcoming Concerts

The Coracles

There are now 5 Coracles. The Coracles are a wonderful group of local musicians.

Please support them!

The Coracles are available for private parties.

Check out the Coracles and their complete schedule at www.thecoracles.com.

 

 

The Coracles Schedule:

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Sacred Heart Church in Suffield, CT

Catered buffet dinner, Irish dancers between sets. Tickets must be purchased in advanced

by contacting the church rectory: 860) 668-4246

email: sheart.church@sbcglobal.net

 

Sunday, March 11, 2018, Parade Day, 10:00 AM

Christy’s Irish Pub, 261 Orange St, New Haven, CT

 

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4:30 PM 7:30 PM

St. Patrick's Holiday Celebration, Gillette Ridge Golf Club Restaurant, 1360 Hall Blvd, Bloomfield, CT

 

Friday, March 16, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Veracious Brewing Company, 246 Main St., Monroe, CT

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, September 22, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Saturday, December 22, 2018, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Playwright Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

 

Kathleen Conneely (whistle), Sean Clohessy (fiddle), Coleman Connolly (keyboards)

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8:00 PM

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House Concert in Fairfield

Admission is $20.00

For reservations contact Tim Quinn: tmquinn@optonline.net, 203-257-8737

Sponsored by the Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society

www.shamrockirishmusic.org

 

Brenda Castles and Liz Hanley

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7:30 PM

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P.V. O'Donnell Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford, CT.

$15.00

 

We Banjo 3

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7:30 PM

From Galway

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The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

 http://www.katharinehepburntheater.org/

 

 

RUNA

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2 Connecticut Shows

Friday, March 2, 2018, 8:00 PM

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

http://www.katharinehepburntheater.org/

 

Friday, March 9, 2018, 8:30 PM

Infinity Music Hall, Hartford, CT

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Robbie O'Connell and Rose Clancy

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 7:00 PM

Blackstone River Theater
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI

Reservations: 401-725-9272, http://www.riverfolk.org/

 

The High Kings

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:30 PM

Friday, March 9, 2018, 8:00 PM

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The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

http://www.katharinehepburntheater.org/

 

The Karan Casey Band

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 8:00 PM

Blackstone River Theater
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI

Reservations: 401-725-9272, http://www.riverfolk.org/

 

The Irish Comedy Tour

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:30 PM

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

http://www.katharinehepburntheater.org/

 

Dicey Riley

Saturday, March 17, 8:00 PM

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Infinity Music Hall, Norfolk, CT

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Saint Patrick’s Day Parades

March 10, 2018, 11:00 AM, Hartford

March 10, 2018, 1:00 PM, Milford

March 11, 2018, 1:30 PM, New Haven

Local Irish Clubs and Organizations

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Become a Member of the IACC: http://www.iacc-ct.com/?page_id=5

The IACC organizes, sponsors and hosts many events of interest to the community.

 

Events/Sports at the IACC

Saturday, February 24

2:00 PM, GAA Football: Mayo Vs. Dublin

4:00 PM, GAA Football: Monaghan Vs. Tyrone

 

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

$15.00 Adults/$5.00 Children

For reservations/information, contact Anne Hines at (203) 488-4902, ahsheep@aol.com.

 

St. Patrick’s Parade Ball

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 7:00 PM

Music by the Stages

For tickets/information contact: Joanne Connor ball@stpatricksdayparade.org

 

Happy Hour

Friday, March 9, 2018, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Youth Winter Sports Practice

Sundays 1:00 – 2:30: January 21 through March 4

 Connecticut Sportsplex, 216 Foxon Road, North Branford, CT

 

St. Patrick’s Day

Watch the All Ireland Club Football and Hurling Finals. Admission for the games is $10. Times TBD. 

Irish breakfast will be served 9:00 AM -12 noon at $10. 

Corned beef sandwiches will be available all day. 

Reservations for breakfast call Anne Hines 203-488-4902.

 

*    The Irish Cultural & Sports Association of Southern Connecticut

There are many events organized, sponsored and hosted by the IC&SA. Become a member!

http://www.icsa-home.org/

 

Irish Flag Raising

9:00 AM, Sunday, April 22, 2018

 New Haven Green in commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising 

 

Connecticut Irish Theatre Troupe Production

Lay Me Down Softly by Billy Roche

Friday, April 27, and Saturday 28, 2018, 7:30 PM

Sunday, April 29, 3:00 PM

Whitneyville Cultural Commons

 

*    The Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society, Inc. (STIMS)

http://www.shamrockirishmusic.org/index.html

STIMS is a wonderful organization that is responsible for bringing to the area many Irish musicians.

Join their mailing list.

 

*    Irish Heritage Society of Milford

http://www.milfordirish.org/

 

*    P.V. O'Donnell branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

http://pvodonnellcce.org/index.html

 

Photos

For photos of sessions and concerts, click on the camera:

 

Website maintained by Charles Vigue.

Email contact: cvigue@newhaven.edu

for further information and for posting of news and concert listings on EchoesofErin.net.

 

Website updated February 21, 2018