Welcome to the Irish Center

Céad Míle Fáilte

A lot of us claim Irish heritage, but even if you don’t, the Irish Center opens its arms to you. Let us share our vibrant culture and take advantage of our many facilities—including our spacious and elegant ballroom. And join in the exciting activities sponsored by the many groups and organizations that make the Irish Center their home.


Saturday, October 8 at 8:00PM – Annual Cavan Ball


Irelands premier tenor and perfomer PAUL BYROM comes to the Irish Center Friday, October 21! Singing songs from all his albums and many more. In an intimate setting, Paul will tell stories of his life and times in the music industry along with many personal stories too. You will laugh and also shed the odd tear in what is truly an exceptional night out like no other.
With songs from his homeland and beyond like, You Raise Me Up, Isle Of Hope, Ave Maria, Ireland’s Call, Bring Him Home and many more… this is an evening NOT to miss.

Meet and Greet tickets get you in early to hear some of his soundcheck and have your photo with Paul. It also guarantees you first choice on seating! Meet and Greet will be at 6.30pm.

Tickets on sale NOW!!! https://paulbyrom.ticketleap.com/paul-byrom—thinking-of-home-tour-2016-philadelphia/


2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to this year’s inductees to The Delaware Valley Irish Hall of Fame: John Egan, Seamus Boyle, Tom and Sarah Walsh, and Norbert McGettigan


The Philadelphia area is up to its eyebrows in O’Briens and Ryans and Sheehans and Meehans, and all manner of people with Irish last names. For that matter, a lot of us boast Irish heritage, even if our last names happen to be Fiore, Filipowski or Fenstermacher.

So here’s the point: if you have Irish in you, we here at the Irish Center open our arms to you. Consider the Irish Center your own little bit of Ireland here in Philly.

The Irish Center serves as the home for any number of Irish organizations and societies, including the Philadelphia Ceili Group, Danny Browne AOH Division 80, and the Cummins School of Irish Dance. Lessons in Irish music and dance for adults and children are held weekly. A traditional Irish music session is held most Friday evenings. We even show broadcasts of Gaelic sports, live from Ireland.

No matter who you are, no matter where your people hail from, as they say in the Irish language: Céad míle fáilte—a hundred thousand welcomes.