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IAS 40th Anniversary Emerald BALL

Join the Irish American Society of Tidewater as we celebrate 40 years of promoting and preserving Irish-American culture and history. The ball will feature Irish music and step dancing, community awards, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a DJ for dancing later on. Our goal is to host an event that encompasses and celebrates all aspects of Tidewater Virginia’s amazing Irish-American community. … Continue reading

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IAS & Friends 2nd Vet Appreciation PUB CRAWL!!!

IAS & Friends 2nd Vet Appreciation Pub Crawl … When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 5 PM – 12 AM Where: Grace O’Malley’s Irish Pub & Restaurant 211 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 We have a commercial bus that will seat 50 lucky leprechauns ready to get their pints on! Our official IAS Bagpiper, Tom Crouch, will pipe us off … Continue reading

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8th Annual CELTIC COUSINS COOK OUT!!!

On Saturday, September 28th, we will be holding our 8th annual CELTIC COUSINS COOK OUT! Bring your families and invite your friends – they do not have to be members to attend. Wear your IAS jerseys or IAS sweatshirts or other IAS gear to show your Irish pride!!! This event is FREE and will take place in the picnic area … Continue reading

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New Date!! Saturday, November 10th – IAS & Friends “Fighting Irish” Veteran’s Appreciation PUB CRAWL!

We have a commercial bus that will seat 50 lucky leprechauns ready to get their pints on! Our official IAS Bagpiper, Tom Crouch, will pipe us off and on the bus at every pub crawl stop. We will also have coolers on the bus, Celtic tunes, and other pub crawl swag to be announced later. Tickets are $20 per person, … Continue reading

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Samhain Costume Party & Silent Auction Fundraiser!

Don’t forget that our November 1st meeting is going to be both a SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER for the IAS and a COSTUME PARTY in honor of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). In the ancient Celtic calendar, Samhain was the New Year and seen as the time when the divide between our world and the supernatural “other world” was at its thinnest. Thus, … Continue reading

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