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Black 47 playing @ the Asylum, Oct. 23rd, 9pm

By Sara Lennon on Oct. 08, 2014, at 9:17 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Location: Asylum, 121 Center Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-780-0118; black47.com/ Black 47 Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 9:00 PM EDT (8:00 PM Doors) Taking their name from the worst year of the Irish Potato Famine, Black 47 burst onto the …
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Former St. Dominic's Parish, home to the Maine Irish Heritage Center, Irish American Club of Maine and more.

Welcome of Irish Consulate

By Sara Lennon on Oct. 08, 2014, at 9:09 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: The Maine Irish Heritage Cente, Corner of State and Gray Streets, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-780-0118; maineirish.com/events Welcome of Irish Consulate Tuesday October 21st at 7:00 PM Please join the Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) and the Irish American …
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Duchas Lecture: The Vikings in Ireland: A Meeting and Melding

By Sara Lennon on Oct. 08, 2014, at 8:59 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: The Maine Irish Heritage Center, Corner of State and Gray Streets, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-780-0118; maineirish.com/events Duchas Lecture: The Vikings in Ireland: A Meeting and Melding October 26 @ 2:00 pm Award-winning Maine author James L. Nelson returns …
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“Imagining Ireland”

By Sara Lennon on Aug. 28, 2014, at 2:25 p.m.
Maine Irish Heritage Center Hosts Art Exhibit “Imagining Ireland” PORTLAND, Maine (August 28th) – The Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) will host a First Friday Art Walk event on September 5. “Imagining Ireland” will feature over 25 local artists including Evelyn Dunphy,Gayl McNally and Ginny Keegan. The MIHC is located …
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Pat Waters: “The Signatories 1916″ has been posted

By Sara Lennon on Aug. 14, 2014, at 6:53 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 8 p.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-780-0118; maineirish.com/ Songwriter Pat Waters’ presentation of an evening of music and images celebrating the seven signers of Ireland’s proclamation of independence from England in 1916 scheduled for …
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Sept: 14th Event: Translations Revisited: A BBC Documentary by Maurice Fitzpatrick

By Sara Lennon on Aug. 14, 2014, at 6:47 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-780-0118; maineirish.com/event/translations-revisited/ September 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Translations Revisited: A BBC Documentary by Maurice Fitzpatrick In 1980, Brian Friel’s luminous play “Translations” — about the …

A Valentine for Seamus Heaney: Reading and Remembering

By Sara Lennon on Jan. 31, 2014, at 5:39 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center, Corner of State and Gray Streets, Portland, Maine For more information: AIRE Theater; (207) 799-5327; maineirish.com AIRE Theater and the Maine Irish Heritage Center present a tribute to the late Nobel Laureate with readings of his …

“The Irish of Portland, Maine: A History of Forest City Hibernians”

By Sara Lennon on Jan. 12, 2014, at 3:28 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 7:25 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center, Corner of State and Gray Streets, Portland, Maine For more information: Pat McBride; 207-780-0118; maineirish.com From a small group of early arrivals facing hardship and discrimination, the Portland Irish became a powerful political force. Matthew Jude …

Heeding the Call: Adventures of the Spirit on El Camino de Santiago

By Sara Lennon on Jan. 05, 2014, at 12:37 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 2:34 p.m. to 2:34 p.m. Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center, Corner of State and Gray Streets, Portland, Maine For more information: Ellen D Murphy; 2077800118; maineirish.com In 2011 Kate Campbell Strauss completed a 1,000-mile solo pilgrimage across France and Spain on the Camino de Santiago, joining …

A reading of the Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales

By Sara Lennon on Nov. 19, 2013, at 12:20 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center , Corner of Gray & Street, Portland, Maine For more information: Susan Flaherty; 207-780-0118; maineirish.com Join us for a festive reading of Dylan Thomas’ holiday classic “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” in the Maine Irish Heritage …

Celtic Fair & State Street Stroll

By Sara Lennon on Nov. 04, 2013, at 9:05 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center, Corner of Gray & State Street, Portland, Maine For more information: Pat McBride; 207-780-0118; maineirish.com PORTLAND, Maine — Each year, the Maine Irish Heritage Center participates in the State Street Stroll, a collection of craft fairs …
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MIHC Claddagh Award Dinner Celebration

By Sara Lennon on Oct. 22, 2013, at 5:56 p.m.
The Maine Irish Heritage Center will honor banker and philanthropist Moira Hastings Fuller with its sixth annual Claddagh Award at a dinner celebration at the Center on Saturday, November 16th at 5:00 p.m. “We are particularly proud to honor Moira Hastings Fuller with this award,” said Mary McAleney, Chair of …
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Monica Wood to Speak at the Maine Irish Heritage Center

By Sara Lennon on Oct. 07, 2013, at 3:43 p.m.
MONICA WOOD, AUTHOR OF WHEN WE WERE THE KENNEDYS: A MEMOIR FROM MEXICO, MAINE TO SPEAK AT THE MAINE IRISH HERITAGE CENTER PORTLAND: “In Mexico, Maine, where I grew up, you couldn’t find a single Mexican.” So begins the prize-winning memoir by Maine author Monica Wood, When We Were the …
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Author James L. Nelson

A Two Hundred Year Invasion: The Story of the Vikings in Ireland.

By Sara Lennon on Sept. 12, 2013, at 3:21 p.m.
PORTLAND: Author and historian James L. Nelson brings the story of Ireland’s Viking past to the Maine Irish Heritage Center on Sunday afternoon, October 6th at 2 o’clock with a talk entitled: A Two Hundred Year Invasion: The Story of the Vikings in Ireland. By the year 795, all of …
 
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