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Second Annual Golf Outing

Get ready for our second Annual Golf Outing!

Following on from the massive success of last year's Annual Golf Outing fundraiser, we are returning to Cobbs Creek Golf Club on Sunday, September 10 at 1 p.m for our second Annual Golf Fundraiser. Assemble your team and have your golf bags ready because, if it's anything to go by last years event, it's going to be a lot of fun.
We also have some exciting sponsorship opportunities, so get on board and participate!

When and Where?
Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1.p.m.
Location: Cobbs Creek Golf Course, 7400 Lansdowne Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151
Cost: $100 per golfer includes light breakfast, dinner, and prizes.
You can sign up by calling the Irish Immigration Center on 610-789-6355  or via the Golf Outing Page.
Golf information: 1 p.m. shotgun, format- 4 person better ball, closest to the pins on all par 3’s, 2 longest drives. $100 per golfer includes light breakfast, dinner, and prizes.

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Bloomsday 2017

Join us on beautiful Delancey Place for the Rosenbach’s annual Bloomsday celebration on June 16, the day the world celebrates Leopold Bloom’s fictional journey through the streets of Dublin, as imagined in James Joyce’s epic Ulysses.  The Rosenbach’s recital features celebrity readers including Michael Toner and Drucie McDaniel and singers from the Academy of Vocal Arts. We will have a stand at the event. Bloomsday is free and open to everyone.  Check out the Rosenbach's website here.

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to May 20

Lip Sync Challenge 2017

Due to popular demand the Lip Sync Challenge returns for a second season. Join us for a night of fun and entertainment, as some of our community's finest "singers" take the stage and battle it out for the championship title. The last event saw some fabulously memorable performances and this one will be sure to surpass it!  Mark May 19 in your calendar.

The tickets cost $65 ($50 for seniors) and include open bar, heavy appetizers and the chance to mingle with some of our top local celebrities.

You can buy tickets online or pick them up at the Irish Immigration Center by calling 610-789-6355.
Stay tuned for more information regarding the performers and sponsorship opportunities. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for updates, and the latest gossip.

Proceeds from the challenge will support out work here at the Immigration Center, so by having a fun night out you are also helping us to continue the good work that we do for our community.

Date and time: Friday, May 19, 2017 at 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Location: Knights of Columbus, 327 N Newtown Street Rd, Newtown Square, PA 19073

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St. Patrick's Day Parade and Post Parade Party

St. Patrick's Day Parade and Post Parade Party

Come And March With Us In The Parade!  

St. Patrick's Day has arrived again and it's going to be a lot of fun. As always we will be marching. This year our dear friend Barney Boyce will be the Grand Marshal. Come and march with us in the parade to support him, and support the center. We will have a selection of donuts and hot coffee to fuel us for the march. We will also have a bus for those who need to take a break along the parade route. We will be meeting at 10:30 a.m. at JFK Blvd between 16th and 17th streets on the north side.  

Join Us For The Post Parade Party Old Pine Community Center,01 Lombard St,, Philadelphia  

Following the parade, we are having a party with our comrades from the GAA, Irish American Business Chamber, Brehon Law Society. There will be a open bar and plenty of delicious treats for all. Music by the talented John Byrne Band will provide us with entertainment. Tickets cost $35.They include unlimited food and drink.   Please note that places are extremely limited so please purchase your tickets in advance. You can call the center on 610-7896355 or email to reserve yours.

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Immigration Update

All are welcome to join us for an immigration update and discussion at the Irish Immigration Center.The conversation, led by immigration Attorneys Audrey Allen, Thomas Griffin and Shelley Grant, will discuss the new Executive Orders and what they mean for you and your family. Criminal Attorney Tom Ivory will also be on hand to answer any questions you might have. 

This event will be streamed live via Facebook. A questions and answers session will be open, both to attendees and live viewers. If you don’t feel comfortable asking questions via Facebook live, please email Leslie directly at or call on 610-789-6355. She will ask the questions on your behalf and your anonymity is guaranteed.

Please spread the word, share with friends, family and other community groups and organizations. Everyone is welcome. As always, there will be tea and biscuits(cookies) available. Please RSVP.

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Foróige Clubs are a safe place for young people to hang out, meet new friends and have a voice. The club night begins with a formal meeting, led by a committee of young people. Then members decide if they want to work on a project or just hang out with their friends, enjoying games or activities.

Foróige takes place every Tuesday from 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. All are welcome to  join. If you want further information or have any questions please call (610) 789-6355 or email   

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2016 International Great Hunger Commemoration Gala

Cost: $125 at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, 237 S Broad St, Philadelphia

Please join us for an evening with The Irish Minister of State, for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys and the Consul General of Ireland, Barbara Jones and all involved in the 2016 International Great Hunger Commemoration. Tickets include a delicious dinner, open bar and great music. All proceeds from the Gala will benefit the Irish Immigration Center. Please contact the Immigration Center for more details on 610-789 6355.


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The Eddie Fitzsimmons Cup GAA Event - Men’s Gaelic Football

The Limerick GAA Field, 485 Longview Road, Pottstown

Irish Born footballers  vs. American Born footballers
Opening Ceremony will begin at 10.30 am
Which will include an introduction by Gerard Dillon, Philadelphia GAA Senior board chairperson, remarks from Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys. 
The game will begin at 11:00 a.m. 

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6:00pm 6:00pm

2016 Great Hunger Commemoration Opening Ceremony

Cost: $5 at the Ritz East - 125 S 2nd St, Philadelphia

Mayor Kenney and Kathy McGee Burns, President of the Irish Memorial will open the weekend’s events with a presentation of the documentary  ‘Ireland’s Great Hunger and the Irish Diaspora’ narrated by actor Gabriel Byrne. This will be followed by a Candlelight March to Memorial site led by the Emerald Pipe Band. 

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7:00pm 7:00pm

The Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser is back. Get yourself into shape for the holiday season. The Biggest Loser runs until November 22.  Weigh-ins will take place twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cash prizes for those with highest percentage of weight loss!

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