San Diego Celtic Community News and Events
Greetings! Many great events coming up, please consider adding them to your celebration and supporting our Celtic Community.
If you know of something coming up, please let me know. your help is greatly appreciated. Please forward this to all you think will be interested.
Thanks and all the best,
San Diego Celtic Events, News and Resources
April 3: Firefighters Friday at O'Sullivan's. 640 Grand Ave Carlsbad
April 4/5: Tartan Day. Celebrate the official day of the Tartan with the House of Scotland at the International Cottages in Balboa Park on Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 pm. Enjoy Scottish food, dance, and music (alas no whisky) on Saturday. Wear your plaids.
April 6: History Class, House of Ireland Balboa Park 7 pm. Join Pat Flannery for an interesting look at Irish History.
April 15: TAX DAY! Celebrate the dropping off of your tax return at O'Sullivan's with a $3 shot 6 pm to close
April 25: The Blokes with Irish Dancers at O'Sullivan's. 640 Grand Ave Carlsbad 2 - 4 pm.
April 28: Voices of Ireland by Write Out Loud. 7:30 pm. Take an evening to
listen to several short stories by Irish authors wonderfully read and performed
by local Actors. This evening of tales hearkens to the old days of story
telling. $12 at door, $10 if you mention the this newsletter. Reserve your seats
now (please be sure to show up if you reserve a seat) 619-297-8953
at the Lyceum Theater in Horton Plaza stories by Joyce, Yeats, Lady Wilde,
Visit the House of Ireland's website for information on Irish Cultural activities, www.houseofireland.org, the center of the Irish community in SD. Become of Member of House of Ireland, meeting first Sunday of the month Irish History-first Monday of each month, Irish Gaelic Language Classes, Learn traditional music, visit the website for a list of Irish dance schools
Would you like to MEET UP with people of similar interests? Check out the new Irish Meet Up group at: http://expatirish.meetup.com/56/. It's free to join and you can make some new friends!
Pride of Erin Ceili Dancing. Wed nights at Casa Del Prado in Balboa park next to the Prado Theater and Museum of Man, 7 p.m. upstairs room 200 or 204 (follow the music). Great exercise, great fun (craic) great friends. www.pride-of-erin.com.
Harp and Shamrock Ceili Club ** Can't make Pride of Erin on Wed? 2nd and 4th Friday of the Month except as noted. California Ballet Studio 4819 Ronson Ct 92111. $2/ $10 annual membership firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coat Oak Grove, a pre-Christian based faith exploring Indo-European spirituality in a modern context and application to our lives today. Including and learning about the Celtic worship before St. Patrick's message of Christianity. The Grove is a practicing spiritual group under the church of Ár nDraíocht Féin, www.adf.org, www.coastoakgrove.com, email. email@example.com.
Irish Congress of Southern California. Non-profit that plans and organizes the Parade and Festival events to celebrate Irish Heritage in San Diego. Miss Colleen Pageant, organization volunteers, day of volunteers, musicians, donations, and other helpful input welcome. www.stpatsparade.org for more information and contact info. 2009 theme: Honoring Children's Services (adoption, fostering, mentoring).
See below for listings of pubs and restaurants. Stop in for some great food and craic!
The Irish Shop, stay tuned for information about where the Irish Shop will re-open. Serving San Diego's community for 27 years and counting! www.sdirishshop.com.
O'Ireland 575 Grand St. Carlsbad 760-720-1500 www.oirelandca.com. Check for special weekend music/dance.
Celtic Corner (Scottish Treasures) Ferry Landing Marketplace, 1201 First Street
#213 Coronado 92118 (619) 435-1880,
Cashel Entertainment, Live Irish music and dance for your event. Gerard Nolan, 619-309-6167 www.CashelEntertainment.com.
Kerry Records www.kerryrecords.com.
The Irish Herald Look for the latest edition of the Irish Herald at a pub or
shop near you. If you know a place that would like to carry the Herald, contact
John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provide name, address, contact name, phone number and email.
Gallagher's Pub OB 5046 Newport Ave, Ocean Beach
The House of Ireland in Balboa Park. Learn traditional Irish music
Pride of Erin Ceili Dancers - Wed's 7-9 pm. Casa Del Prado room 204
The Field 544 Fifth Ave www.thefield.com
O'Sullivans 640 Grand Ave,Carlsbad
The Ould Sod 3373 Adams Ave, San Diego
Thornton's Irish Pub and Chop House, 1221 Broadway, El Cajon
R O'Sullivans, 188 E Grand Ave, Escondido
Hensley's Irish Pub and Grill on 850 Tamarack (Tamarack Exit and I-5) in
Hennessey's Pacific Beach 4650 Mission Blvd, San Diego
Blarney Stone 5617 Balboa Ave, Clairmont
Phileas Fogg's 11385 Poway Road,
Patrick's Pub 13314 Poway Road
Tilted Kilt 310 10th Ave. downtown San Diego