Ireland

Our purpose is to

  • Promote and foster the Irish culture in Lancaster County and elsewhere
  • Perpetuate the history of Ireland and its people
  • Encourage friendship, loyalty and kinship among those people of Lancaster County interested in Irish culture, traditions and history
  • Promote civic participation within the Lancaster County community through works of charity

Upcoming Local Irish Events

Below is a listing of Irish events that we thought you may be interested in.

Irish Music Sessions

Tellus 360 in downtown Lancaster hosts traditional Irish music sessions featuring Dave Pedrick, guitarist for local Irish band, the Kilmaine Saints, on the 4th Sunday of each month. The sessions begin at 2:00 PM, and there is no charge. Local musicians are welcome to come and join in the jam. For more information, go to www.tellus360.com.

Gaelic Storm in Concert

Irish-American rock/trad band Gaelic Storm will perform on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the York Strand Theatre in York, PA. For tickets or information, call 717-846-1111.

Irish Family Heritage Research Program

LancasterHistory.org (former Lancaster County Historical Society) and LIACS will co-sponsor a presentation on ways to research Irish and Irish American newspapers for genealogical clues in researching family histories. The presentation will be given on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 1:30pm at the Campus of History main building located at 230 N. President Ave., Lancaster. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information call 717-392-4633.

Kevin Burke in Concert

Renowned Irish fiddler Kevin Burke will be performing in concert on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 8:00pm at Tellus 360 located at 24 E. King St., Lancaster. Tickets are $15.00 each. For more information or to purchase tickets go to boxoffice@ tellus360.com or call 717-393-1660.

32nd Annual York St. Patrick's Day Parade

The 32nd Annual York St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2015 with step-off at 1:00pm. This is the longest running and best produced St. Patrick's Day Parade in the Susquehanna Valley. For more information, contact YorkStPatParade@gmail.com, or call 717-578-0146.