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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, [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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

Zoom

**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

Zoom

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 [...]

Free

Whiskey Tasting and Tour at Talnua Distillery

Talnua Distillery 5405 W 56th Ave Unit C, Arvada

As our first meet-up in over a year, we are planning a  MEMBERS ONLY visit to Talnua Distillery in Arvada on Wednesday, July 14 from 5-7 pm.  Join us to learn about America's first single pot still distillery! Owner, Head Distiller and Irish Network Board Member, Patrick Miller, will be leading everyone through a guided [...]

Free

Cloud City Characters: Prostitutes, Nuns and Miners

Zoom

Please join us for an informal and informative evening as we share about the history of Leadville, and some notable characters: prostitutes, nuns, and miners! Kathleen Fitzsimmons, third general local educator and Leadville historian, will share how and why Leadville held such prominence in early Colorado and the current efforts [...]

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2021 American Conference for Irish Studies

The 2021 American Conference for Irish Studies (Western Region) will be hosted by the University of Colorado – Denver from September 23-26, 2021. The theme of the conference is Labor, Immigration, and Class. As we mark 100 years since the Government of Ireland Act and the Partition of the island, we are also witnessing [...]

An Irish Night at the Capital: The Living and the Dead

The Capital Grille 1450 Larimer St, Denver

Our annual Irish Gala takes place at the Capital Grille and The Celtic on Market in downtown Denver. The event is a fundraiser to support the efforts of Irish Network Colorado (INCO) to erect a memorial in Evergreen Cemetery in Leadville honoring the thousands of Irish immigrants who died there unknown in the late [...]

$250 – $2000

Leadville: Then and Now

Zoom

Kathleen Fitzsimmons will present an overall Leadville history, a visual dive into many of the "Then and Now" photos, and then share her stories of Leadville with her oldest brother, Michael. She is releasing the second "Then and Now" book this month and will share unseen photos of Leadville.

Free

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