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Enrollment Now Open for Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School

Taught by World-Renowned Instructors, Workshops for all ages Celebrate Irish Traditions

Returning for the program’s 31st year, the Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School will again welcome students and teachers for a week of hands-on learning, August 13 – 17, 2018. A one-of-a-kind experience, the summer school showcases Irish and Celtic traditions, and features some of the top artists and scholars in Irish and Celtic music, history and culture.


Permalink - Posted: May 17, 2018 at 3:16 pm


Mr. Victor Finn, CEO of IMRO (the Irish Music Rights Organisation) has been appointed to the board of GESAC, the European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers. Comprising authors’ societies from across the European Union, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland, GESAC represents more than 1 million creators, advocating for creators in the areas of musical, audio-visual, visual arts, and literary and dramatic works.

Commenting on his appointment, Victor Finn said, “IMRO and GESAC have a well-established relationship developed through our collective effort to ensure a sustainable creative and cultural ecosystem in Ireland, and across Europe. I look forward to building on this partnership through my membership of the GESAC Board and furthering our shared objective to ensure policy recognition for creators, an area of crucial importance, as the music sector evolves.” (more…)

Permalink - Posted: May 15, 2018 at 10:45 am

IrishFest Atlanta

October 26th-27th, 2018

Atlanta, GA – Traditional Irish band, Téada, headlines IrishFest Atlanta occurring October 26-27, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody just outside of Atlanta. Additional entertainment includes a concert by The Green Fields of America on their 40th Anniversary Tour and the return of Pride of Moyvane Ceili Band playing for the lively ceili on Saturday afternoon.

The two-day festival offers concerts, dance performances, workshops, a ceili dance, lectures and many family fun activities. Workshop and concert prices range from $25 for individual concerts to $175 for a weekend package. Tickets can be purchased online at in July.

“In the best tradition of a genuinely Irish celebration, there was always a sense that everyone was there in order to enjoy in a communal experience in which sharing music, dance and good craic was what was important…” - Dr. James Flannery.


Permalink - Posted: May 15, 2018 at 10:31 am