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Flag Raising & Annual Mass Event Canceled

The Flag Raising & Annual Mass event is now canceled. Unfortunately, due to unexpected events, the Flag Raising & Annual Mass Event has been canceled.  Volunteer Raise the Flag Ways to Donate Recent Posts The Big Move What Does The Irish Memorial Mean to You? Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger makes its way to Derry John Lahey wins Ireland’s Presidential Distinguished Service Award First Scottish Memorial to ‘The Great...

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Congressman Boyle speaks at Memorial’s St. Patrick’s Day Commemoration

Congressman Boyle speaks at Memorial’s St. Patrick’s Day Commemoration Sona Lá St. Pádraig (Happy St. Patrick’s Day)! And it was, as we celebrated this special day at The Irish Memorial with a sense of history and tradition. Thanks to everyone who attended the 16th Annual Commemoration of An Gorta Mór. The Irish community gathers at the Irish Memorial each St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate our heritage and commemorate the tragedy known as The Great Hunger, where over one million Irish men, women and children perished and another million were forced to flee Ireland. However, we also celebrate triumph over tragedy and recognize the many contributions...

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