Around the Town

Four Characters from Ulysses: A Centenary Celebration On February 2nd, the day after St Brigid’s Day and the ancient Celtic festival of Imbolc, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s celebrated ground-breaking novel Ulysses... Read more received this note from Dearbhla Kelly, MD,a Nephrogist at Boston's Mass General Hospital: "I'm an Irish doctor at MGH and I'm running the Boston marathon this year for the paediatric cancer program here! I was wondering if it would be... Read more
  By Sam DoranState House News Service STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 19, 2022.....As she prepares to trade the Massachusetts House for the U.S. Embassy in Ireland, and suburban Easton for a grand mansion set on hundreds of acres in Dublin, former Rep. Claire... Read more
House Majority Leader Claire Cronin took her oath of office as U.S. ambassador to Ireland inside the House Chamber at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday morning, Jan 19. The Easton Democrat has been on deck to depart Beacon Hill for Dublin after... Read more
by Ed Forry Roughly 200 people gathered in chilly weather late Sunday afternoon (Jan. 16) at a candle-lit prayer vigil for a young teacher who was murdered last week near her hometown in Ireland.  Ashling Murphy, 23, was assaulted and killed while out for... Read more
Breaking- Jan 10, 2022 240 pm The IPC made this announcement today: Due to close contact within our staff,  the IPC is closed to the public until  Thursday January 14th.  Please call us at 617 265 5300  or email for assistance... Read more
The U.S. Senate on Saturday, Dec 18  confirmed Rep. Claire Cronin of Easton as U.S. ambassador to Ireland.  The voice vote approval clears the way for Cronin to leave the House, where she serves as majority leader in Speaker Ron Mariano's leadership team... Read more
Charitable Irish Society of Boston, The Oldest Irish Society in the Americas, Founded in 1737Once again this year, the Silver Key Reception will not take place in person because of the COVID-19 crisis, but the needs of immigrants who seek our help have... Read more
The Learning Exchange Department is excited to announce that the program has begun processing applications for the J-1 Irish Work & Travel visa! The program was paused due to Covid travel restrictions.  The US Travel ban has now been lifted and the... Read more
There's big news today: A Christmas Celtic Sojourn will return as a live, in-person concert series this December. And we will also, for the first time, offer a virtual, online experience of the show’s magic for those who might not be able to attend. Our... Read more
Ireland isn’t short of a ghost or three, and Halloween is the perfect time for eerie encounters Haunted houses, cursed castles and all manner of spooky spaces are to be found across the island of Ireland. Each with their own tale to tell, they attract... Read more
Guy Beiner, whose academic and research experiences in Ireland have helped shape his career as an award-winning historian with a unique expertise in memory studies, has been appointed as the Craig and Maureen Sullivan Millennium Professor in Irish Studies... Read more
Vincent Crotty will be returning to the New Art Center in Newton, MA this fall. The class, called "Painting Believable Light" will meet on Tuesday afternoons, in person. Details here.   Crotty's home studio is open by appointment for private viewings and... Read more
The 2021 Solas Awards Celebration will be a virtual event you truly don't want to miss! On November 9, 2021 gather with friends or family to virtually celebrate the immigrant & refugee community in Boston with special host from GBH Boston, Jim... Read more
Kevin W. O'Leary of Boston passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on August 10, 2021 at the age of 80. The founder of VPNE Parking Solutions, he was the brother of Joseph Leary, former leader os the Bosotn-based Irish Americn Partnershio.... Read more
                                                             Mary Sugrue, CEO, Irish American Partnership-native of County Kerry, Ireland                           Joseph R. Nolan Jr., CEO, Eversource Energy- native of Brighton MA, USA ... Read more
Q.  I recently filed an application to adjust my immigration status to legal permanent residence, based on my marriage to a US citizen.  We have not yet heard from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) about an interview with them to decide my... Read more