Monthly Archives: February 2015

Irish Airs Fundraiser This Sunday

Irish Aires and KPFT will be holding a fundraiser/Birthday Party on Sunday March 1st from 3-6PM at Birraporetti’s Downtown at 500 Louisiana St. A $10 donation at the door gets you a welcome drink of Old Tom Horan Irish Whiskey … Continue reading

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Zakir Hussain’s “Celtic Connections” coming to the Wortham Center March 15

  Don’t miss Zakir Hussain in Houston. Exploiting the uncanny resemblance in the melody structure of Scottish folk songs and Indian classical ragas, the World Music genius Zakir Hussain brings together Indian and Celtic musicians in a show of shows … Continue reading

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Submitted story Jay Dooling: On the Air By Linda Coleman Occupied Ireland, circa 1980. A British soldier hoists his rifle to his shoulder, peering down the scope at pedestrians on a crowded thoroughfare. An American tourist walks up to the … Continue reading

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Wake/remembrance for Jay Dooling

By Richard Tew Please come join us in honoring the memory of Jay Dooling, long-time radio personality on the Irish Aires Show. The wake and remembrance will be at Pimlico Irish Pub, 810 Waugh in Midtown this Sunday (Feb. 15) … Continue reading

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Arrangements for Jay Dooling

Visitation for Jay will be held at the Pat Foley Funeral Home 1200 W 34th street on Monday evening from 5-8PM. Funeral will be Tuesday at noon at St Jerome’s Church 8825 Kempwood in  Spring Branch

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Long-time Irish Aires personality Jay Dooling passes away

By Richard Tew It is with great sadness we have to report the passing of Jay Dooling last Saturday evening (Feb. 7). For many years Dooling was heard on the Irish Aires radio program and was responsible for maintaining the … Continue reading

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Houston Highlanders to offer piping/drumming classes

By Richard Tew

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A weekend full of Irish culture on display around the Houston area

By Richard Tew This past weekend (Feb. 7-8) the Houston area was filled with Irish culture ranging from Irish dance to food, music and performance. Saturday mid-day, the annual Miggins Cook-Off took place at Lucky’s Pub which saw numerous musical … Continue reading

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Miggins cook off this Saturday

By Richard Tew Come out and support the Irish Society Cooking Team…the weather will be Splendid 9th Annual Miggins Memorial Irish Music Festival & Stew Cook-off Live Music ~ Great Food ~ Great Company All for $10 per person, 12 and under are … Continue reading

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