Monthly Archives: October 2005

Chieftains Labor Day

by John James Barnes What do you get when a Labor Day Sunday involves the All-Ireland Football Semi-Finals, local Traditional Irish Music, and Ireland’s longstanding ambassadors of the form, the Chieftains, coming into town to play with the Dallas Symphony … Continue reading

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First Annual Irish Games

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On Sunday, October 23rd, the IAS held its first annual Irish Games Day at the Fox and Hound Pub and Grille in Richardson. It was a great day to be indoors as Fall finally arrived in Dallas. If you closed … Continue reading

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Halloween Party 2005

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The ancient Celtic observance of Samhain (sah-ween), which marked the journey of the past year’s dead to the other world, got an enthusiastic reenactment at the Irish-American Society’s Halloween Party Oct. 19. Costumed revelers danced to live music, enjoyed a … Continue reading

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As the Dallas Irish American Society grows, so does interest in tracing roots back to Erin’s Green Isle. Fair warning: it is a delightful and addictive pursuit! The more of your past you unearth, the deeper you’ll want to dig. … Continue reading

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