Here's a sampling of Events this month, provided by Boston's Irish Consulate
March 3, 5 p.m.
BIBA Member Showcase
Boston Irish Business Association kicks off the St. Patrick's Day season with a Member Showcase- Companies present business updates and share how BIBA can add value to their efforts. With opening remarks by Consul General Laoise Moore, the event will finish with small group networking. Registration required: bibaboston.org/
March 5, 9-10 a.m.
First Friday Coffee with the Consulate
The Consulate General of Ireland in Boston hosts a special St. Patrick’s Day edition of their “Virtual” First Friday reception. Join in via Zoom for coffee & a preview of the events happening within the Irish and Irish-American community in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. RSVP: bit.ly/37PBgnR
March 5. 4:30 p.m.
The Irish Influence - Lenny Abrahamson
Each week Boston College Professors Mike Cronin and Joe Nugent explore how the culture of Ireland has shaped and still shapes the story of America, through conversations with leading academics, officials, artists, and others.
This week's guest is Oscar-nominated film and television director Lenny Abrahamson. RSVP/more info: bit.ly/2ZR1uC1./
March 11, 3 p.m.
Finnegans Wake - Made Easy!
James Joyce’s final work has a reputation as a difficult book to read. The Here Comes Everybody Players have been dramatizing excerpts from the book for many years. In this Zoom performance, hosted in partnership with the Consulate General of Ireland in Boston, they will bring out some of the humor, humanity and linguistic playfulness of the work with excerpts that will delight both those both familiar & unfamiliar with it. RSVP: bit.ly/300xbsV.
March 12, 4:30 p.m.
The Irish Influence - Manchán Magan
BC Professors Mike Cronin and Joe Nugent host writer and filmmaker Manchán Magan, who has made over 30 travel documentaries focusing on issues of world cultures and globalisation. He presented No Béarla, a documentary series about travelling around Ireland speaking only Irish. RSVP: bit.ly/2MtiefG.
March 14, Noon
Maine’s Virtual St Patrick’s Parade
The Irish American Club of Maine will host a virtual parade featuring participant video submissions, with three types of videos: The Crowd, The Marchers, and The Floats, Music & Dancing. Dress in your best Saint Patrick’s Parade finery to make it fun and festive! Anyone can submit in one of the categories and we welcome a colorful display much like parades in the past. Info: maineirish.com.
March 15, 6 p.m.
Irish American Partnership
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
The 26th annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration Featuring honored guest, award-winning actor Cillian Murphy. As Patron of the UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Cillian Murphy shares the Partnership’s interest in empowering young people to actively engage in their communities. Info: bit.ly/3aWC5wY./
March 17, All Day
ICCNE St. Patrick's Day Celebration
All are invited to the Irish Cultural Centre of New England St. Patrick's Day festivities. Corned Beef & Cabbage all day (takeout meals are available), and live Trad music also available to be streamed at home!
Three sittings: 1:30,3:45 & 6 p.m. Reservations are required. Email: ICCPub@IrishCulture.org Music also online at www.irishculture.org.
March 19, 4:30 p.m.
The Irish Influence - Ambassador Dan Mulhall
BC Professors Mike Cronin and Joe Nugent host Ireland Ambassador Dan Mulhall. Since joining the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1978, he has served in numerous posts around the world including Ambassadorships to Malaysia, Germany, and most recently the United Kingdom.
Note: These listings Irish Consulate, & may be incomplete due to press deadlines. Comprehensive. More events to be announced as details are confirmed. Updates on Twitter (@IrelandBoston), or by subscription to the Consulate’s newsletter, dfa.ie/Boston