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Mountbellew Famine Orphan Girls – Virtual Event

In November 1852 and July 1853, 80 young women were sent from the Mountbellew Workhouse in County Galway to go to Australia and Canada. Fast-forward to May 2020, the Western Australia Irish Famine Committee asked the Mountbellew Heritage Group to help bring their girls home with a Memorial. There is already a memorial in Brisbane, [...]


Virtual Christmas Ceiliúradh

Join us for a trip down memory lane as some of our Irish members and friends share how they celebrated the Christmas season.  We will also have some chat about food and drink and a demonstration on how to make some of the more popular holiday libations. We will explore different traditions, their origin and [...]


The Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey Virtual Tasting

Join us for an evening learning about the Fighting 69th's storied history including the origin of the phrase "the Fightin' Irish".  And yes...we'll also talk and taste whiskey as we connect virtually with the team behind The Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey. The tasting will be run by the master blender for The Fighting 69th Regiment Irish Whiskey! During [...]


An Gorta Mor, The Great Hunger (Family Oral Tradition Stories)


**HOSTED BY: Rocky Mountain Irish Roots Collective with Dr. Jim Walsh and Professor Patrick O'Sullivan of Irish Diaspora Studies at London Metropolitan University** An Open Invitation for Family Oral Tradition Stories From the Great Hunger. Please share this widely with your networks and Irish circles as we invite participants to share stories and songs that [...]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Stories, Songs and Music


Get in the mood for St. Patrick's Day as we welcome a trio of County Antrim based entertainers for a seisún of stories, songs and tunes. Liz Weir is an Irish storyteller with an international reputation, having shared her tales on five continents. She has also performed at a number of storytelling events we have [...]


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