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EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2018 IN THE HOUSTON AREA

Saturday September 22, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., it’s Welcome Fall, Y’all! from Revels Houston at Platypus Brewing, upstairs on the Mezzanine Level. The address is 1902 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77007. Join us as we poke fun … Continue reading

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Passing of Jeannie Kearns

With sadness we report the passing of Jeannie Kearnes the Grand Dame of the Houston St Patrick’s Day Parade. Jeannie and her husband , the late Doc Kearns, started working the parade almost 60 years ago and have continued with … Continue reading

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Summer Irish dance camps

Some local Irish dance camps will take place this summer.  If you are an Irish dance teacher and want your information here, email me at rttew@yahoo.com. Schedule camps today are Tew Academy of Irish Dance June 4-8 1.2 P.M. Ages … Continue reading

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New Irish dance podcast coming in June

By Richard Tew Former Riverdance/Lord of the Dance performer and Irish dance judge Martin Percival is set to launch his new podcast which will discuss a wide range of topics related to Irish dance. Irish dance history,  its current state … Continue reading

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Events for March 2018 in and around Houston

MARCH 2018 ENTERTAINMENT IN AND AROUND HOUSTON Every Thursday February 8-March 8: St. Patrick’s Parade Weekly Happy Hour at Platypus Brewery!  Come out and enjoy happy hour with your friends and donate to the St. Patrick’s Day parade. Irish Dancers … Continue reading

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Frank Kelly’s Christmas Countdown

For those of you who enjoy our annual playing of Frank Kelly”s Christmas Countdown…I am putting a download , which is lifted from You Tube, and the written lyrics as well Happy Christmas from the Irish Aires Crew https://www.google.com/search?q=frank+kelly+12+days+of+christmas&rlz=1C1RNKB_enUS534US535&oq=frank+kelly&aqs=chrome.4.69i59j69i57j0l4.7733j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Christmas … Continue reading

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Tew Academy’s Becca Bryan brings home World medals

Sunday, April 23, Becca Bryan, a dancer and assistant instructor at the Tew Academy of Irish Dance, competed at the 2017 World Irish Dance Championships in Killarney, Ireland and brought home medals and a 15th place finish out of a … Continue reading

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Martin McGuinness: Sinn Féin politician dies aged 66

BBC March 21, 2017 Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland’s former deputy first minister, has died aged 66. It is understood he had been suffering from a rare heart condition. His funeral will be in Derry on Thursday. The former IRA … Continue reading

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ST. PATRICK’S WEEK EVENTS 2017

Sunday March 12 1pm it’s the annual Dick Dowling Statue Ceremony at Herman Park. Featured speaker will be our old friend Lori Gallagher of the University of St. Thomas Irish Studies program. 39th Annual FM 1960 St. Patrick’s Parade Champion … Continue reading

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