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CEILI AND COWBOY

  The Irish American Society, the Gaelic Athletic Association, The Texas Rose of Tralee and the Southwest Celtic Music Association invites you to our 1st annual Ceili & Cowboy! Come for the whole night or just for the dancing but … Continue reading

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Facebook

The IAS has recently established a facebook page.  New member Jim Jones has agreed to publish events and other interesting articles on the facebook.  Please take a look at https://www.facebook.com/iasdallas.org to see what new information has been added.  The website … Continue reading

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AN IRISH SONG

FOUR GREEN FIELDS This song about Ireland was written by Tommy Makem in 1967 wherein Ireland is personified as an “old woman” and its four provinces are the “green fields”.  Makem had taken a drive through “no man’s land” where … Continue reading

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TITANIC SONG

  On April 14, 1912, one-hundred five years ago, the great ship the Titanic, which was built in Belfast, hit an iceberg and sunk.  Many Irish, hoping to start a new life in America perished during this tragedy which took … Continue reading

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AN IRISH SONG

COME OUT YE BLACK AND TANS The tune “Rosc Catha na Mumhan” (Battlecry of Munster) written by Pierce Fitzgerald in the 1700s, was used by Dominic Behan in composing this rebel song.  During the War of Independence, Britain chose to … Continue reading

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