• Holiday Membership Special

    We are offering an extended membership, almost a year and a half, until March 17, 2020. This membership is offered at a discount that is almost like getting two months free!

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    Schooner Fare

    Friday October 12

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  • 11th Annual Claddagh Award
    Celebration to Honor

    David Flanagan

    Friday November 16th, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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  • 2nd Annual Golf Tournament


    COURTESY OF ROWE FORD & A.T. Hutchins Funeral and Cremation Services


    1159 Riverside St, Portland, ME

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  • Book your wedding at the Maine Irish Heritage Center!

    Now booking for 2018 and 2019 weddings and receptions. Please email maineirish@maineirish.com

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MIHC featured on Real Maine Weddings

Read about Rebecca and Karl’s wedding here!

Upcoming Events at the Maine Irish Heritage Center

  1. 11th Annual Claddagh Award Celebration to Honor David Flanagan

    November 16 @ 5:00 pm



The Maine Gaeltacht Irish DNA Project is housed through the Family Tree DNA website. The project uses the Family Finder autosomal DNA test.

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Wedding Celebrations

Wedding Celebrations

Our stately, majestic building is a perfect venue for your unforgettable wedding day. The upper level’s spectacular 60 foot cathedral ceilings, wooden pews, traditional aisle, beautiful stained glass windows...

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Everything Irish

Everything Irish

The Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) is home to the Irish American Club of Maine (IAC), its founding partner, and the Claddagh Mhor Pipe Band. The Center is affiliated with the Ancient Order of Hibernians...

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News & Events

Upcoming Events

There is always something going on at the Maine Irish Heritage Center including our Duchas lecture series and our annual Claddagh awards ceremony. Learn more about recent news and upcoming events...

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We are command central for everything Irish in Portland Maine and the surrounding communities.    Learn more...

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Maine Irish Heritage Center
Corner of Gray and State Street
PO Box 7588
Portland, ME 04112-7588
(207) 780-0118
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