Monthly Archives: January 2015

Wake and service for Dan Knerr

The Wake for Dan Knerr, one of Houston’s original session musicians will be Friday January 30 7 P.M. at the Last Concert Cafe (wear a Hawaiian shirt).  Location is 1403 Nance St. Houston, TX. 77002 713-226-8563.  Service to be held Saturday 11 … Continue reading

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RSCDS Burns Supper a success

By Richard Tew Last Saturday (Jan 24) the Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society (RSCDS) held their annual Burns Supper to honor legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns and his contributions to the music and dance landscape in Scotland. A festive night, … Continue reading

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Kelleher named Irish Network President

By Richard Tew William J. Flynn Center Professor Eddie Kelleher Named President of Irish Network Houston Irish Network USA celebrated the opening of a Houston chapter at a reception held at Houston City Hall on October 24, 2014. The Houston … Continue reading

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University of St. Thomas to offer various St. Patrick’s Day events

By Richard Tew Irish Catholic Southerners, Becoming American: A Literary Odyssey Presented by Dr. Bryan Giemza Wednesday, February 4, 2015 When: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Where: University of St. Thomas Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon Houston, TX 77006 Free and … Continue reading

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Kelleher named in Irish 40 under 40

By Richard Tew From the University of St. Thomas 1/13/2015 Edward Kelleher, visiting scholar for the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies, will join 39 other men and women honored in this year’s Irish Echo’s annual Irish Top 40 … Continue reading

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Annual Rory Miggins cook-off set for Feb. 7

By Richard Tew The annual Rory Miggins cook-off is set for Feb. 7 at Lucky’s Pub near downtown Houston. This, like years past, will feature local and regional music talent, along with Irish dancing and lots of food and drink … Continue reading

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O’Maoileidigh ceili Jan. 24

The O’Maoileidigh School of Irish dance will host a ceili Jan. 24 at Under the Volcano, located at 2349 Bissonette from 6:30-8:30 p.m. There will be live music and the event is suitable for all ages.  Under the Volcano offers … Continue reading

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Irish Network to host event

From Eddie Kelleher/Irish Network: Date: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015. Time: 6:00- 8:30PM. Where: Ahern Room, Crooker Building, 3909 Graustark Street, University of St. Thomas, Houston, 77006. Interactive Map of Campus: http://www.stthom.edu/About/Maps_and_Directions/Interactive_Map.aqf This event is free of charge but strictly RSVP … Continue reading

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Ciara Larkin stops by to sing live on the show

The wonderfully-talented Ciara Larkin stopped by to interpret some Irish song titles for us at the radio station and also to sing a song herself for our audience.  What a treat it was. Click here for the video published with … Continue reading

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Dan’s House of Hope St Patrick’s Fundraiser

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