Upcoming Events at MIHC

July – October

Historical Walking Tour

West End, Portland

Step back in time and explore the origins of Portland’s Irish community with a stroll through the neighborhood anchored by the former St. Dominic’s parish. Visit significant historical sites and hear stories of the Irish immigrants who worked Portland’s docks, built its railroads and made countless contributions to the city’s civic life.

The tour begins inside the former sanctuary at the Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray Street and ends with a visit to the Portland Fire Museum, 157 Spring Street.

Join us after the tour at MIHC for tea, coffee and Irish soda bread until 1:30 p.m.
This 90-minute walking tour will be offered to MIHC members the second Wednesday of the month, July through October 2019

● July 10, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.


● August 14, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

● September 11, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

● October 9, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Space is limited and reservations are requested. Contact maineirish@maineirish.com to reserve your spot.

Tell your friends! Ask them to consider becoming a member of the Maine Irish Heritage Center to take advantage of this great member benefit.

 

 

July 22nd

Meet Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall

Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland

The Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) is proud and excited to announce that the Irish Ambassador to the United States, Daniel Mulhall will be the MIHC’s guest on Monday July 22nd.

On the 22nd Ambassador Mulhall will be participating in a series of events culminating in a welcoming event at the Maine Irish Heritage Center at 3:30 PM. The award winning Stillson School Dancers will perform along with Master musician and button accordion player Junior Stevens. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and Governor Janet Mills will participate in the welcoming event.

At 10:30 AM there will be an event hosted by Mayor Strimling and the City of Portland at the State of Maine Room at City Hall.

At 11:30 AM The World Affairs Council of Maine is hosting a luncheon at the Glickman Library at the University of Southern Maine, where the Ambassador will make extended remarks. Preregistration is required for the luncheon. MIHC members received a discount on tickets. Here is the link to their website World Affairs Council of Maine

Saturday, September 14th

MIHC Annual Golf Tournament

Riverside Golf Course

Get your team together and have a great time playing golf with your friends while also competing for great prizes.

There are three levels of sponsorship:

Platinum – Includes four team members, sign on the course, carts, dinner and door prizes.

Gold – Includes four team members, carts, dinner and door prizes.

Silver – Includes sign on the course sponsoring one hole, dinner for 4.

Individual – If you want to play along but don’t have enough people for a foursome, then you can pay an individual fee.

 

For more information email maineirish@maineirish.com or call 207-780-0118

 

October 10th – 20th

Irish American Club Tour

Ireland

Independent Ireland offers a joint collaboration that merges your vision with the expertise of a specialized Ireland vacation consultant. The end result is the creation of the ultimate custom-made travel experience. This trip is all about YOU. Your personal discovery of a grand destination, your connection to the sights, your reaction to the sounds…take it all in at your own pace, it’s your adventure and our expertise.

For more information visit independentireland.com

 

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