Save the Date:
5th Annual Eastchester Cup Golf Tournament
Sponsored by the Eastchester Italian-American Citizens Club
and Eastchester Irish-American Social Club
All proceeds from this event will benefit local students in the form of scholarships.
Please check back for more info about this exciting event.
~ Irish Events In Our Area During September ~
"Hooley on the Hudson" Kingston Irish Festival, Kingston, NY
Sunday (Labor Day weekend), Sept. 1, 11:30 AM to 9PM Free
(Not an EIASC event but may be of interest to our members. Sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 1, Ulster County)
Three stages of Irish music: National/International, Local, and Traditional. Food, Crafts, Cultural Exhibits, Step Dancers, Family Tent including story telling for children. At the T.R. Gallo waterfront park on the Roundout River. This is the 17th annual festival. Schedules, directions, parking, shuttle buses and other details are at: http://ulsteraoh.com/hooley-on-the-hudson.html
White Plains Irish Festival, Purchase, NY
Saturday, September 14, 2019 12 Noon to 8PM $20
(Not an EIASC event but may be of interest to our members. Sponsored by the White Plains Irish Festival )
Located at The Big Tent, West Lawn, Purchase College
735 Anderson Rd, Purchase, NY
Numerous contemporary and traditional Irish bands, pipers, step dancers, a children's play area, food and Irish goods. 1st Festival! Details and tickets at:
Greater Danbury Irish Festival, Danbury CT
Friday-Sunday, September 20-22, 2019
(Not an EIASC event but may be of interest to our members. Sponsored by the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation)
65 Sand Pit Rd, Danbury, CT. Held annually since 1995.
Live music (numerous bands playing), step dancers, cultural activities and events, a shopping village, children's entertainment, food and beverages all weekend long.
Details, schedules and ticket info: https://danburyirishfestival.org/
38th Annual Great Irish Fair, Ford Amphitheater - Coney Island
Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM $20
(Not an EIASC event but may be of interest to our members. Sponsored by the Irish American Building Society. )
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
3052 West 21st Street, Brooklyn, NY
Featuring numerous contemporary and traditional Irish bands, step dancing, goods, foods and beverages. Family friendly with children's activities and attractions. For tickets and more info:
Malachy McCourt and Peter Gerety in a celebration of Malachy’s latest book, Death Need Not be Fatal.
Sunday September 22, 2019, 4-6PM at Tompkins Corners Cultural Center at 729 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, NY $10
(Not an EIASC event but may be of interest to our members. Sponsored by the Tompkins Corners Cultural Center)
These two longtime friends and fellow actors will sing and reminisce about their careers and people they have known and worked with. Joining them with some classic Irish airs will be Midhat Serbagi.
Details at http://www.tompkinscorners.org/
Hudson Valley Irish Festival, Riverfront Green, Peekskill, NY
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 11AM to 7PM $10 Donation
(Not an EIASC event but may be of interest to our members. Sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Div. 18, Peekskill.)
Irish Music, Arts, Crafts, Foods and Step Dancers. Main stage with numerous groups, including The Screaming Orphans (direct from Ireland), plus massed pipe bands. Traditional Music Tent featuring Mary Cortney and Donie Carroll. Spoken Word Tent featuring Irish American Writers & Artists, Inc. All at a beautiful park on the Hudson River. Held annually for the past 11 years. Proceeds from the festival help support the Hudson Valley Irish Center.
Details at https://www.facebook.com/HVIrishFest/
The 15th Annual Eastchester St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 10, 2019 was another wonderful success. Many thanks to all of the sponsors, participants, elected officials, police officers and volunteers who helped make it the grand sucess it was.
Our 2019 Parade Grand Marshal was Pat Murtagh. Pat is the "Voice of Eastchester Irish", and has provided commentary during parades and other events since joining over 25 years ago.
Our 2019 Parade Honorees were: Tom Beirne, Gary McCloskey and Gerry McLoughlin.
Look forward to seeing you at the 2020 Eastchester St. Patrick's Day Parade!
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