“Unforeseeable Thereness”, an exhibition celebrating the strong ties between Philadelphia and Ireland at Stanek Gallery, 242 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 on Friday, May 3rd.

Nine accomplished artists create visual poetry in paint, sculpture, print and other mediums that reflect their personal connection to the captivating landscape, light and people of Ireland. Thanks to the vision of artist and curator Hollis Heichemer, Stanek Gallery is proud to share with you the fruits of many years of exchange, travel, admiration and collaboration inspired by the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland.

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In coordination with Villanova University’s Center for Peace and Justice Education and Orbis Books, the Maryknoll Publisher run by Bob Ellsberg, the son of the former Pentagon military analyst and whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, with Orbis Publishers, Sabina Clark of the Irish Edition is organizing an event honoring the late Jesuit poet, priest and peace activist Daniel Berrigan on Sunday, June 9thin the Driscoll Auditorium of Villanova University.

The event includes a Program, Unveiling of a commissioned portrait of Berrigan, Reception and Entertainment.

Platinum @ $1,000 (acknowledgement on the invitation & on the program)

Champion @ $500.00  (acknowledgement 0n the program)

Supporter @ $350.00    (acknowledgement 0n the program)

For more details, email sabinapatti@yahoo.com or call 215-509-2345

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Beyond the Words: Portraits of Irish Writers
Opening on June 5th at Neumann University

Sponsors needed for new exhibition of Irish writer portraits funded by the Emigrant Support Program (ESP) of the Irish government. Please email Robin Hiteshew for more information.



The 148th Open is delighted to offer Irish Chamber members the opportunity to secure your place in one of our premium experiences available across all four Championship Days at The 148th Open.

The Open is making a much anticipated return to Northern Ireland for the first time in almost 70 years and around 190,000 spectators will descend on the beautiful Causeway Coast for a true festival of golf which is set to be the biggest sporting event ever to be held on the island of Ireland.
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania to share details of a genealogy course HSP will be hosting next month: Researching Your Irish Ancestors, a 5-week course, will run Tuesdays, April 16 through May 14, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

This is great opportunity for anyone of Irish descent looking to learn more about their family history! The course will help participants learn the best process for Irish research, get the maximum results for their research hours, and explore the free online websites that reveal where their Irish ancestors lived. It is led by professional genealogists and takes place at HSP; their extensive collections have made them a destination for family historians.