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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, Mike McGrath, Chuck Vigue

 

Listen live at www.wnhu.org

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Photos of sessions and concerts

 

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Irish Traditional Music Sessions

Free

*      Sundays 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM: Irish Heritage Society of Milford, 131 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT

 

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

April 22: Brian Conway (fiddle) and Damien Connolly (fiddle/accordion)

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Brian Conway (L) and Damien Connolly

 

April 29: Loretta Murphy (accordion) and Kevin Fontaine (banjo)

 

Loretta Murphy and Kevin Fontaine

 

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

April 24: Loretta Murphy (accordion) and Dan Foster (fiddle)

 

 

*      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

 

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

Saturday, May 12: Joey Arbata (uilleann pipes)

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*      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

April 19: Damien Connolly (fiddle/accordion)

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*      Wednesdays: April 18, May 2, May 30, June 6, June 20, 7:30 PM.

La Boca Restaurant, 337 Main St, Middletown, CT

Jeanne Freeman (fiddle)

 

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.

 

 

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 9, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, The Irish Heritage Society of Milford, 131 Bridgeport Ave., Milford, CT

Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24, 2018 (Times TBA), The Connecticut Irish Festival, North Haven, 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

 

Irish Music TradFest

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 1:00 to 7:30 PM

Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center

6 Lake Avenue, Danbury, CT

Sally & Damien Connolly, Chicks ‘n Sync, Dan Ringrose and Jeanne Freeman, the Kerry Boys 

$5.00

For more information: https://gdicc.org/

 

Marie Ni Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 7:30 PM

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House Concert in Middletown, CT

For reservations and directions call 860-983-7963 or email jcormack@wesleyan.edu

Suggested Donation: $20.00

 

Maeve Gilchrist and Keith Murphy

Thursday, May 3, 2018, Doors at 7:00 PM, Music at 7:30 PM

House Concert, New Haven

Contact: David.Sasso@gmail.com

 

Dylan Foley, Damien Connolly, Matt Mancuso

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 8:00 PM

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Irish American Community Center

Venice Place, East Haven, CT

$20.00

Information: John O’Donovan (203-281-3563)

 

Natalie Haas, Maeve Gilchrist, Yann Falquet, Nic Gareiss

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 7:00 PM

DuoDuo Quartet: Maeve Gilchrist & Nic Gareiss and Natalie Haas & Yann Falquet

Irish, Scottish, Québécois, Dance

Fire in the Kitchen

 North Madison Congregational Church

1271 Durham Road, Madison, CT, 203-421-3241

http://fireinthekitchen.org

 

Summer Festivals

Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24, 2018: Connecticut Irish Festival, North Haven, CT

Help organizing the festival is always welcome.

Contact Billy Mackey, Festival Chairman, at (860) 250-6917 or mackeyb@conelectricinc.com

 

September: Greater Danbury Irish Festival, Danbury, CT

 

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

New Haven Irish Football

U10, U12, U14 Divisions

Date

Venue

Home Team

Visiting Team

Times

Age Divisions

Saturday April 28th

Fairlawn

St. Joseph's

New Haven

4,5,6

U10,12,14

Saturday May 5th

IACC

New Haven

St Patrick's

3,4,5

U10,12,14

Saturday May 12th

IACC

New Haven

Rockland

3,4,5

U10,12,14

Saturday May 19th

Monroe

St Brendan's

New Haven

3,4,5

U10,12,14

Come out and support the teams. For more information:

Catherine Staunton at stauntoncas@gmail.com

 

New Haven Junior Ladies Football

The official spring schedule for the New York league:

Date

Time

Venue

Opponent

4/21/2018

TBD

IACC

UCONN College Tournament

4/22/2018

TBD

IACC

UCONN College Tournament

5/6/2018

6:00 pm

Gaelic Park

Feile

5/20/2018

10:30 am

IACC

Leitrim

6/23/2018

6:00 pm

Irish Festival 

(North Haven)

Rockland

6/27/2018

8:00 pm

Gaelic Park

Manhattan Gaels

7/12/2018

8:00 pm

Gaelic Park

St. Bridget’s

7/22/2018

10:30 am

IACC

Fermanagh

Come out and support the teams.

For more information: Geoff Maxwell with any questions

(203) 605-7414

 

Mother’s Day Breakfast and Mass

Sunday, May 13, 2018, 9:00 AM

Reservations: Anne Hines (203) 488- 4902 or ahsheep@aol.com

 

Dave Kane: Jokes My Irish Father Told Me

June 2, 2018

Doors: 6:30 PM; Dinner: 7:00 PM; Show: 8:00 PM

Tickets $20.00

For further information: Geoff Maxwell (203) 605-7413 or grmaxwell1601@sbcglobal.net

 

Summer Camp

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*    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, Hamden, CT

Tickets: $20.00

For reservations contact Margaret at mspren@snet.net or access www.ctirishtheatertroups@brownpapertickets.com

 

*    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

 

 

 

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 April 18, 2018