Annual Karen Lemke Lecture

    Junior on Senior
    Memories of Gerry Conley Sr.

    February 3 @ 2:00 pm

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  • Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones
    March 7 @ 7:30 pm

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  • 2017 Annual Campaign

    Go raibh maith agaibh*

    *Thanks to everyone

    Our heartfelt thanks to all who made this annual campaign a rousing success, we have raised close to $11,000 because of your continued generosity.

  • Maureen Coyne Norris pictured with Anna Ni Ghallachair Chairperson of the Udaras na Gaeltachta receiving an award for her work with Irish diaspora, at the Golden Bridges Awards Luncheon, held at the Seaport Hotel in Boston last month.

  • 10th Annual Claddagh
    Award Celebration to Honor

    Senator Susan Collins

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  • See the results of the
    First MIHC Annual
    Golf Tournament

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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. DUCHAS SERIES – Annual Karen Lemke Lecture

    February 3 @ 2:00 pm
  2. Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones

    March 7 @ 7:30 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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