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2017 Abbey Theatre:
For over 100 years, the Abbey Theatre has brought Irish works to the Irish people. In honor, our own Abbey Theatre features works by Irish playwrights and presented by The Cleveland Irish Players, Jack Kilroy and Marilyn Madigan.
FRIday:
6:20

Consul General Ireland Brian O’Brien Q & A, following his address on the Gazebo Stage at 6:00

Saturday: Sunday:
2:00

The History of The Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshals Since 1958 – presented by David Patrick Ryan

2:00

The History of The Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshals Since 1958 – presented by David Patrick Ryan

3:00 Celebrating the 175 Anniversary of the Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade New Commemorative Book Release & Presentation – presented by Margaret Lynch, Irish Archivist, Western Reserve Historical Society. 3:00 Celebrating the 175 Anniversary of the Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade New Commemorative Book Release & Presentation – presented by Margaret Lynch, Irish Archivist, Western Reserve Historical Society.
5:00 Easter 1916: The Aftermath  – Last year was the 100th Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising, Ireland’s American Revolution. This is a song and story play about what happened next.

Written and Directed by Cleveland legend Jack Kilroy.
5:00 Easter 1916: The Aftermath  – Last year was the 100th Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising, Ireland’s American Revolution. This is a song and story play about what happened next.

Written and Directed by Cleveland legend Jack Kilroy.
       
 
2017 TIR NA NOG Children's Area
FRI, JULY 21 (OPen 6PM-8PM):
Medina Spacewalk Interactive inflatables only on Friday
SAT, JULY 22 (Open 1PM-8PM):
Crafts, Magicians, Medina Spacewalk Interactive inflatables till 8pm
4:00 Magic by O'Linn
SUN, JULY 23 (Open 1PM-8PM):
Crafts, Magicians, Medina Spacewalk Interactive inflatables till 8pm
3:00 Magic by O'Linn

Kids Taking the Fields of Glory:
Take the Fields of Glory and Play Gaelic Football with Cleveland St. Pat’s / St. Jarlath’s Gaelic Football Club:

Sunday: 2:00 to 3:30 – Skills, Drills and Thrills / 4:00 to 5:00 -  Kids Scrimmage on the Racetrack Infield

*Vinnies Vending offers Lunchables, Candy and Popcorn, right next to the Inflatables. Dominic Santos Pizza, Kernels by Chrissie, Woodstock Pretzels, East Coast Custard and Wright Ice Cream are in the nearby FoodCourt with a great variety of Irish and American food potions for all ages and tastes. With your back to Tir Na nOg, look right up the middle and you will see the Food Court, or see the Festival Grounds Map for exact location.

Don’t forget to take the kids to see the Dogs of Ẻireann ~ Dogs that Bark with a Brogue, located just inside the front gate all weekend long, and directly across from the dogs location, see presentations by breed owners at 3:00 and 6:00 on Saturday, and 1:30 and 4:15 on Sunday.

Dogs of Ẻireann ~ Dogs that Bark with a Brogue

Did you know that there are 14 breeds of dog indigenous to Ireland? Come see, pet and play with them all, Plus ~ Kids get a selfie with your favorite Irish Dog too! Dogs of Ẻireann are located in the first building inside the Bagley Road Gate, or see the map for location.

New this year - see presentations by breed owners at 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 1:30 and 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, directly across the midway, also by the Bagley Road Entrance.