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By Colin A. Young  State House News Service For the second year in a row, the coronavirus has canceled the St. Patrick's Day parade through South Boston.  "Due to ongoing state restrictions limiting outdoor public events to 25 people, the 2021 South... Read more
BOSTON, January 11, 2021 – The Irish American Partnership (the Partnership) in association with the Peter McVerry Trust (PMVT), is pleased to announce a philanthropic partnership to develop acomprehensive educational program aimed at the prevention and... Read more
By Bill Forry, EditorJanuary 7, 2021 Mayor Martin Walsh will be nominated to serve as the Secretary of Labor for the Biden-Harris administration, according to a report from Politico. The report - which cites sources within the Biden transition team—... Read more
  Rian Immigrant Center is delighted to invite you to the Jimmy Tingle Live on Stage and on Screen film viewing, Q & A and live performance of 20/20 Vision from December 26-January 3! Join for an evening of fun using the link below- proceeds benefit... Read more
The Irish Government continues to advise against non-essential travel to Ireland at this time. If you must travel, our friends at Irish Network Boston have created this handy reference sheet on the latest guidelines:
We are delighted to invite you to our first ever Christmas concert 'Other Voices: Home at the Guinness Storehouse'. For us December is home, music is home, Ireland is home. And on 16 December we want to bring you all home with us, no matter where you are... Read more
A Chairde, Christmas is a special time for many Irish people. It is a time of coming together, of celebrating family and friendship. But Christmas 2020 will be a Christmas like no other, because this year many of us must remain apart to stay safe. But... Read more
The Adams Corner retail district is the new home of an Irish-themed store, Babe Mannion’s Irish Shoppe, which was expected to open for business this week. The store is owned by Bridget Nee-Walsh, who also operates Southie’s Own on West Broadway in South... Read more
    Nollaig na mBan Women's Leadership Celebration THIS EVENT IS FREE TO ATTEND. REGISTER HERE 2021 Honorees Mary Robinson, 7th President of Ireland Samantha Barry, Editor in Chief, Glamour Ambassadot Geraldine Byrne, Permanent Representative ro United... Read more
The Irish Cultural Centre of New England has elected Irish-born Martina Curtin as its new board president. She took the helm in July as the first woman to lead the agency.  She is the founder of CHC Home Care, Inc., a Boston home-care agency whose mission... Read more
Galway and Dublin top the list of the ‘top ten friendliest cities in Europe’ in the annual reader survey of Condé Nast Traveller, a major travel magazine. Galway is in first position, Dublin in second. Every year, the magazine asks its readers to decide... Read more
The New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA) has selected Edward W. Forry, who, with his wife, the late Mary Casey Forry, founded the Dorchester Reporter in 1983 and the Boston Irish Reporter in 1990, as its 2020 honoree in the field of... Read more
Congressman Richie Neal received the Eire Society’s 2020 Gold Medal during virtual ceremonies on Sat., Oct. The chair of the House Ways & Means Committee, Rep. Neal was reelected to his seat in November. The society will host a virtual Christmas... Read more
Dec 2, 2020- The Boston Irish Winter edtion is now in circulation all across Boston and New England. On the cover is an original work commissioned for Boston Irish by celebrated artist Vincent Crotty To see & read the current edition, download here... Read more
Get 10% extra free on all gift vouchers We all need something to look forward to in 2021, so why not surprise someone special with the gift of travel this Christmas? Pick up a gift voucher between the 1st and 3rd of December 2020 and get an extra 10%... Read more
Aer Lingus says it welcomes changes on entry to Ireland from US and CanadaAer Lingus welcomes the revisions by Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the testing regime which will reduce restrictions for passengers travelling from North... Read more
Boston, Mass. (November 17, 2020) — For the first time, the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry will offer two full-tuition scholarships for religious educators or pastoral ministers from Ireland who are accepted to and enroll in its hybrid... Read more

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