Doherty Family Seminar with Brian Miller

Doherty Family

Brian Miller discusses archival recordings that were made at the home of Tony and Margaret Doherty on Selby Avenue. They feature the family patriarch Tony Doherty (1896–1972) on fiddle, daughter Marge on piano and accordion, daughter Mary on piano, and daughter Joan on piano.

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Get Up Your Irish! Ten Year Reunion

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Live stream with the cast of Get Up Your Irish and see the video premiere of the play filmed in 2011 at the Steppingstone Theatre. Learn about the Irish that immigrated to Minnesota in the 1880s from author Jane Kennedy.

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Gaeltacht Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Dáithí Sproule explains the fascinating connection music groups Skara Brae and Altan have with Irish language music and the Gaeltacht. The lecture will be mainly in English. REGISTER HERE. Dáithí Sproule, a native of Derry who has lived for many years in Minnesota, is one of Irish music’s most respected guitar accompanists and a singer in English…

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Plots and Plotters, the history of the 1798 Rebellion

Plots and Plotters

Plots and Plotters will be live from Belfast, Northern Ireland, via Zoom. Explore the history of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s in this virtual talk.

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Plots and Plotters, the history of the 1798 Rebellion

Plots and Plotters

Plots and Plotters will be live from Belfast, Northern Ireland, via Zoom. Explore the history of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s in this virtual talk.

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Plots and Plotters, the history of the 1798 Rebellion

Plots and Plotters

Plots and Plotters will be live from Belfast, Northern Ireland, via Zoom. Explore the history of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s in this virtual talk.

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Inside the GPO- a documentary drama

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Fishamble presents an online production of INSIDE THE GPO written by Colin Murphy and directed by Jim Culleton. This unprecedented documentary drama was a once-in-a-century opportunity to experience the Easter Rising, in the main hall of the GPO itself.

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Anamchairde / Kindred Spirits

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Anamchairde means kindred spirits and is an online event bringing together speakers, musicians, singers, and other performers to commemorate and celebrate the linguistic and cultural friendship between Ireland and peoples of the First Nations of America/Canada.

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Sparky and Rhonda Rucker – Mountain Voices

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Sparky and Rhonda share stories and songs from the rich heritage of their southern Appalachian roots, including the African American component of this culture. Their storytelling repertoire ranges from Jack tales and ghost stories to preacher tales and Br’er Rabbit stories. In addition to traditional Appalachian songs and gospel sing-alongs, their repertoire includes newer songs and stories from labor and coal mining struggles in the mountains.

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Éire – Athbheochan/Revival 1893-2018

The bilingual traveling exhibition “Éire: Athbheochan/Revival 1893-2018,” was loaned to us by the Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago. The Eoin McKiernan Library is proud to be host of this remarkable display. Lavinia Finnerty, Fintan Moore, and Nancy Stenson, and Sarah Keating will speak.

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