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Thanks for thinking of us and getting involved—you'll be glad you did!

We hope our newest Festival feature, Temple Bar & Museum, will become a fest favorite: have a drink, relax to a song, jam in a sessiún, hear a story or a comic, or enjoy a few of the other surprises in store in Temple Bar. Explore over 200 exhibits covering the land, events, people and places of our Emerald Isle, Including: Remembering Patrick Kavanaugh, Holy Places of St. Patrick, The Bard of Armagh, Seamus Heaney, Irish Vampires, The Fighting 69th, Brian Boru, Visiting Howth, The Irish & Cancer, Exploring the Burren, Irish Folklore & Ghosts, Biking Ireland, Bodies in the Bog & More. 

Plus: profiles on such Irish luminaries as, The High Kings, Dervish, Solas, Frances Black, Goitse, Slide, Christy Moore, Derek Warfield, Donal Clancy, Mary Bergin, Clannad, Full Set, We Banjo 3, Liz Carroll, Eleanor McEvoy, Finbar Furey & many more. 

Plays: 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.

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A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE EXHIBITS
newly added Displays:


100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising – extensive tributes to heroes whose story transcends time, and those whose contributions were, almost, lost.

Plus: The Book of Kells, Fighting Irish men and women and comedians , Bealtaine, Lighthouses, Lunasa, Irish Gardens, Images of Ireland, Connemara, Irish Sports, Irish Whiskey, Irish Fare; the Finest Fare

Plays:
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 which are presented by The Cleveland Irish Players, Cincinnati Irish Players and Current Theatrics.


 
Sports:
  • A Winning Pedigree – Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady
  • Golfer Paddy Harrington
  • Dancing at Lacrossroads –Lacrosse is Finding a Foothold in Ireland
  • Cinderella Man James Braddock
  • Croke Park
  • Football Cartoon Intro
  • GAA Jerseys
  • Greyhound Racing
  • History of the G.A.A. Cartoon
  • Natalie Coughlin
  • Sports Stories
  • The Roots of Irish Boxing Jack Dempsey - World Champion
  • Ireland and the Ryder Cup
  • Boys of Summer in Ireland
  • Colt Brennan
  • Maureen O’Dowd, Fighting Irish Girl
  • The Irish in Early Baseball Rebel Cork
  • Sporting Legends of Ireland
Actors:
  • Errol Flynn Retrospective
  • Grace Kelly – Reel and Real Princess
  • Mickey Rooney – Eight Decades as an Entertainer
  • Bing Crosby
  • Brian Dennehy
  • Colin Farrell
  • Maureen O'Hara
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Princess Grace
  • Martin Sheen - A deep and extensive look at the man and his body of work
  • Daniel Day Lewis
  • Gabriel Byrne
  • Liam Neeson
Tourism & Travel:
  • A European Legacy
  • Misc. Ireland
  • Achill Island
  • Perenial Splendor
  • Are You from Achill
  • Steppin' Out in Dublin
  • Back to Kerry
  • The Art of Diplomacy
  • Castles of West Cork
  • The Bogland's of Ireland
  • Cork; The Capital of Culture
  • The Book of Kells
  • Enchantment of South Galway
  • The Eagles have Landed
  • Gateway to Wicklow
  • The Grand Tour of Ireland
  • Geography and History
  • The Mullet Penninsula
  • Giants Among Men
  • Touring Ireland
  • Highways & Byways
  • Travel Ireland
  • Ireland's 32 Counties
  • Travel Ireland 2004
  • Irish Loop
  • Where Eagles Dare
  • Middle Earth Country
  • Yawl Come back to Achill
  • Travel Ireland 2006
  • Shannon Region Highlights
  • Cork and Kerry – A Regional Focus
  • Dublin Docklands – Where it is All Happening
  • Flying to Ireland by Boat
  • History, Hope, and the Port of Belfast
  • Let’s Explore Dublin
  • Key to the Castle – Lismore Castle
  • Skellig Michael
  • The Abbey’s Rejuvenation
  • Blarney Castle – Myth & Reality
  • Slane Castle Rocks
  • The Boyne Bridge
  • Shannonside’s Great Beauty
  • 20 Reasons to Visit Cork
  • 20 reasons to Visit Galway
  • 20 Reasons to Visit Kilkenny
  • 24 Hours in Limerick
  • Galway Bay
  • Great Castles of Ireland
  • Derry, Our Last Walled City
  • Doors of Ireland
  • Martello Towers
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Residence of the President of Ireland
  • Dublin, A Capital Place
  • The Magic of Dingle
  • From Galway Bay to Fifth Avenue
  • 24 Hours in Newry The Garden of Ireland
  • Clare is Banner County
  • Laois Unleashed
  • Newgrange: The Boyne Valley
  • Visiting Howth
  • Exploring the Burren
  • Holy Places of St. Patrick
  • Biking Ireland
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    Theatre/Performing Arts
    • Going to the Pictures – A look back at the old film days and unique theatres
    • Mortas Cine – The Best of 2006 – Books, Movies and Interviews
    • Dublin Writers Museum
    • Hitchcock & Theatre
    • Irish Dance Stories
    • Irish Dance Traditions
    • Irish Dance Uniform
    • Irish Writers
    • Ned Kelly
    • Playboy of the Western World
    • ReJoyce
    • The Quare Fellow
    • Theatrical Arts
    • W. B. Yeats Exhibit at the National Library of Ireland
    • The Pirate Queen and Producers Moya Doherty & John McColgan
    • The Ancient Trade of Ballad Singer
    • Music Education Series – The Concertina, Guitar, Banjo, Irish Bouzouki, Fiddle and More
    • Ciaran Hinds – the Reluctant Star
    • “Hunger” – Award winning film about Bobby Sands
    • Ireland’s Literary Tradition
    • Frank McCourt
    • Maeve Binchy
    • Neil Jordan, Oscar Winning Director
    • The Bread of Life The BoonDock Saints II
    • The Pride of New York Lord of the Dance
    • Riverdances Bill Whelen
    • WB Yeats and the Muses
    • The Bard of Erin
    • Rooney Mara
    • Aiden Quinn
    • John Ford
    • Conan O'Brien
    • Gabriel Byrne
    • Brendan Gleeson
    • The Bard of Armagh
    • Remembering Patrick Kavanaugh
    • Seamus Heaney


    Performers:
  • Tommy Fleming Retrospective
  • Liz Carroll and John Doyle – a partnership of two masters has never sounded so good
  • Ronan and Gregory – the Tynan and Harrison collaboration is amazing audiences the world over
  • Christy Moore – Burning Times
  • 50 Years of Makem
  • Makem Brothers
  • Barleycorn
  • Planxty
  • Belfast's Forgotten Tenor
  • The Chief of Irish Music
  • Black 47
  • The Fenians
  • Celebrating O'Raida
  • The Furey's
  • CICF Performers in the News
  • The Story Behind the Legends
  • Horselips
  • The Story Behind the Song
  • Keepers of the Songs - Black Family
  • Traditional Top Ten
  • Legends Look Back
  • U2
  • Luke Kelly
  • Building the Tradition
  • Mary Balck - Full Tide
  • Glor-ious Music
  • Boys of the Lough
  • Mick Maloney's Row of Flats
  • Sharron Shannon
  • Johnny McEvoy - the 1916 Rising, Beneath a Dublin Sky
  • Solas - Reunion
  • Manus Maguire - Fiddlewings
  • Tuning IN - 7,000 Tunes & Counting
  • James Galway - The Man With the Golden Flute
  • Irish Music, A History
  • Van Morrison - Too Late to Stop Now
  • Profiles on Irish Music Greats Dervish – The Traveling Show, Michael Black, Tulla Ceili Band, Gan Bua, Cathie Ryan, The Waterboys, Delores Keane, Tanahill Weavers, The Battlefield Band, Tommy Fleming, Moving Hearts, Four Men & a Dog, Mozaik, Niamh NiCharra, Eileen Ivers
  • Robbie O’Connell – from Green Fields of America, to Clancy, O’Connell & Clancy; with his uncle Liam, to a successful song writing and solo career, Robbie carries on the  Clancy family legacy in style
  • Anniversaries and Amazing Performances – Cherish the Ladies and Solas
  • Liam Clancy – Those Were the Days / Five decades of Success
  • Lunasa - A Decade of Excellence
  • Opera Singer Mary Dunleavy – It’s a Long Way From New Jersey to The Met
  • Zoe Conway – Setting the World on Fire
  • Frankie Gavin & Hibernian Rhapsody
  • Tommy Makem Remembered
  • Frank Harte Tribute
  • The High Priest of Trad – Fr. Charlie Cohen
  • The Irish Tenor John McCormack
  • Frances Black
  • Solas
  • Liam Clancy
  • Niamh Ni Charra
  • Eleanor McEvoy
  • Cara Dillon
  • Marẻad Nỉ Mhaonaigh (Altan)
  • Liadan
  • Liam Clancy Tribute
  • Nuala Kennedy
  • Tommy Fleming, Back to Knock
  • De Dannan Rises Again, The Clancy’s
  • Eleanor McEvoy
  • Paddy Reilly
  • Doyle & Irvine, Masters in Collaboration
  • Cherish the Ladies
  • Maura O’Connell
  • Celtic Women
  • Karen Casey & John Doyle
  • John McSherry
  • Kila
  • Téada
  • Altan
  • Sharon Shannon
  • Julie Fowlis
  • Mick Moloney
  • Plus Profiles on: Munnally
  • Gráda
  • DeDannan
  • Liz Carroll
  • Celtic Thunder
  • Magnificent Maureen O’Hara
  • Johnny McEvoy
  • Eleanor McEvoy
  • Heidi Talbot
  • Rig the Jig
  • Danú
  • Dervish
  • Derek Warfield
  • Andy Irvine
  • Caladh Nua
  • Joe Derrane
  • Niamh Ní Charra
  • Old Blind Dogs
  • Mairéad Ní Fhlatharta
  • Shannon Heaton
  • Michelle Burke
  • The McNulty Family Irish Showboat
  • Mary Black
  • The Kilfenora Ceili Band
  • Cherish the Ladies
  • Christy Moore
  • Frankie Gavin
  • John Doyle
  • Brock Maguire Band
  • Phil Coulter
  • Larry Kirwan
  • Goitse
  • Kevin Crawford
  • Moya Brennan & Cormac DeBarra
  • Beoga
  • Paddy O'Brien
  • Cathy Jordan
  • Slide
  • The High Kings
  • Finbar Furey
  • Eleanor McEvoy
  • We Banjo 3
  • Mary Bergin
  • Donal Clancy
  • Full Set
  • Clannad
  •  
    Irish Life:
  • A History of Irish Stamps
  • Irish Wool and Sweaters
  • An Gorta Mor - The Famine
  • Irish-American Women
  • Books
  • Learning Irish
  • Boys Town
  • Pope Visits Ireland
  • Cleveland's Irish in the News
  • Rose of Tralee
  • Coat of Arms
  • The Travelling People (O'Carroll)
  • Doors of Dublin
  • Trinity College
  • Famous Irish Men and Women
  • Veronica Guerrin
  • Hibernian Chronicle
  • Web Directory
  • Hibernian News
  • Wild Geese
  • Immigration
  • Ireland's Own
  • Irish Archives, Dublin Pictures
  • Irish Quiz
  • Irish Fashion
  • Irish Sweaters
  • Irish Life
  • America’s Greatest Gift to the Irish Nation – The Chester Beatty Library
  • Death of the Fisherman – A Way of Life Fast Disappearing
  • The Commander – A Memory of Dublin Port
  • Great House Crafts
  • The Wool Industry in Ireland
  • Aran Island’s Precious Stones
  • John Hume: Man of Peace
  • The Photo Historian of Ireland
  • The Irish & Cancer
  • Brian Boru
  • Bodies in the Bog
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    Business:
  • 100 Years Below New York
  • Jack Holland
  • Alfred E. Smith
  • Nation Building
  • America's Top Cop
  • New York Port
  • George Mitchell
  • One Life to Give - George Feeney
  • Henry Ford
  • Tale of Two Henry's
  • Irish-American Business 100
  • West Coast Business Honorees
  • Games Gael Ireland’s TIMES
  • Guinness Turns 50 An Ghorta Mór
  •   
    Irish-American:
    • The American (And Irish) Outlaw Billy the Kid
    • Jack from the Block – Keys to an Irish Catholic Becoming President
    • Discovery Space Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins
    • Kennedy's Homecoming
    • President Visits Ireland
    • James Hoban – the builder of the White House
    • Ronald Reagan
    • Top 100 Irish Americans
    • U.S. Presidents of Irish Descent
    • Top 100 Irish Americans of 2004, 2006
    • Ray Kelly - Irish-American of the Year
    • John McCain – Duty, Honor & Country
    • Tara’s Reign – Miss U.S.A.’s Tara O’Connor
    • Tribute – September Memories From Heroes and Survivors
    • A White House, in Black, White and Green
    • The Taoiseach’s Address to Irish Americans
    • Inside the Kennedy White House
    • When Camelot Came to Ireland
    • Bobby Kennedy’s Bridge
    • Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald
    • Kelly Green and Notre Dame

    Military:
  • 7th Cav
  • Robert Emmet
  • Dowling - The Man Who Saved Texas
  • The Alamo
  • Emmet, Tone and the Irish
  • The Irishman Who Saved Texas
  • Irish King of the Waves
  • War Memorials
  • Irish Signers of the Declaration of Independence
  • Pearse's Fond Farewell
  • Military Stories
  • Bobby Sands - 25 Year Anniversary
  • The Irish Revolution in America
  • James Connolly - The Man, The Movie
  • Peace Makers – The Efforts of Irish Americans in the Peace Process Proves Crucial to Success
  • Commodore John Barry
  • Navy Seal Michael Murphy
  • Joe McCann, The Che Guevara of the IRA
  • A Celtic Cross for Bunker Hill
  • Gettyburg, America’s Preeminent Shrine
  • The Fighting 69th
  • Folklore & Legends:
  • Brendan the Navigator
  • Saints of Ireland
  • Fairies
  • The Art of Devotion
  • Holy Places, Folklore & Mythology
  • The Banshee
  • Irish Folklore
  • Tombstones and Crosses
  • Newgrange and St. Brendan
  • Who Really Discovered America
  • Petition or Cure - Holy Wells
  • Meaning of the Flag
  • Religions of Ireland
  • The Dunbrody
  • Sacred Stone
  • The Harp
  • Brigid & Patrick - Ireland's Alter Egos
  • Ireland's Wonders - Illuminated Manuscripts
  • The Season of St. Brigid – Ireland’s Female Patron Saint
  • Ancient Churches of Ireland
  • Newgrange - The World's First Astronomical Calendar
  • Connemara's Golden Wonders - The Connemara Pony
  • Travels of the Wandering Rocks
  • Who Was St. Patrick?
  • Irish Folklore & Ghosts
  • Irish Vampires
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    Visual Artists:
    • Ann O'Lear
    • Bog Treasures
    • Composing the Elements
    • Fr. Flanagan
    • Heart of Glass
    • Morgan Ferriter
    • Sculpturer Paul Haggis
    • National Gallery of Ireland
    Retrospectives:
    • 20 Years of The Festival
    • 75 Years of the Irish Echo
    • Fit-ups - Retrospective
    • Fit-ups - The Travelling Folk - DeGabriele
    • Fit-ups - The Travelling Folk - McCormack
    • Irish Immigrants to Cleveland Photographs
    • Memorial to Volunteers
    • R.I.P.
    • Salute to Tom & Tom
    • The Legacy Project
    • Ireland 1913 – A Documentary
    Irish Dog Breeds & NATURE:
    • Dogs Native to Ireland
    • Dogs of Ireland
    • Irish Dogs
    • Irish Wolfhound
    • The Irish Pony – Sure Footed Survivors
     
    Food & Drink:
    • McSorley's Ale House
    • The History of Guinness
    • Irish Food
    • What's For Breakfast
    • Bushmills Celebrates 400 Years
    • The Story of Irish Whiskey