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The first combined event of  IAS, SCMA, GAA and Texas Rose was considered a success.   Held at St. Rocco’s in Trinity Grove, the view of downtown Dallas was spectacular.  Beyond the Pale performed music for the event, and the Harrisons … Continue reading

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The new Texas Rose is Lydian Lopez.   What an exciting evening’s entertainment.  

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IMG_1811The 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 don’t miss it!

There will be a seated dinner at 6:30 followed by a good old-fashioned Ceili called by the Harrison’s from 8-9 and then Beyond the Pale will entertain us for dancing from 9-11pm. All this from a venue with views of the 2 bridges in downtown Dallas! Come join us for this 1st ever event!

Saturday June 24th
Saint Rocco’s Italian at Trinity Grove
3011 Gulden Ln, Dallas, 75212

Seated Dinner is $45 which includes:
Caesar Salad
Roma Chopped Italian Salad
Chicken Parmesan
Orzo Primavera
Vegetable Ragout
Assorted desserts and small bites during dancing

“Afters” only is $15 which includes desserts and small bites and starts at 8pm through 11pm.

Cash bar * Cowboy cocktail–jacket not required

For reservations email events@iasdallas.com or call 972-824-4459. Since this is a restaurant we MUST give our final numbers to them for both parts of the night by June 16th so don’t delay, RSVP today!

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Follow Me Up To Carlow

P. J. McCall wrote “Follow Me Up to Carlow” which describes the struggles of Irish clan leaders against British rule in Ireland in the late 16th century.  The Battle of Glenmalure took place in 1580.

Fiach Mac Hugh O’Byrne, the main character, was a wily and ferocious figure who tormented British commanders for 30 years during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.  The British government decided to taken care of Fiach and his open defiance of the Crown.  Troops were despatched with the intent to capture him, but as cunning as a fox, Fiach ambushed and routed the English forces in the mountainous terrain of Glenmalure, high in the Wicklow Mountains.

The general idea of the song is to provide a rallying cry to rebel against the British rule

Curse and swear Lord Kildare, Fiach will do what Fiach will dare
Now Fitzwilliam have a care, fallen is your star low
Up with Halberd, out with sword, on well go for by the Lord
Fiach MacHugh has given the word. Follow me up to Carlow.

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IAS member Bob Kelly works with the Dallas Police auto theft division to provide VIN etching on car widows.  Provided free of charge, the Dallas police give to the community.

Bob Kelly & Officer Cooley

Bob Kelly & Officer Cooley

Bob Kelly & Volunteers

Bob Kelly & Volunteers

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