The flooding that took place on the weekend of July 9th 2018 caused The Pittsburgh Irish Festival to have to cancel the final day of the event that caused the organization to suffer major losses. The Irish Partnership of Pittsburgh whom is the parent organization of the festival will be holding several events to help continue to preserve and promote the regions rich Irish culture.
“As a small non-profit, this flood has been devastating, but we’re confident we will raise the funds necessary to secure our future,” said Mairin Petrone, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival. “We are so grateful for the generosity we have received so far and hope many will consider supporting our efforts by attending one of our upcoming events.”
One of the of the events will be Sunday November 18th at Axe Throwing in Homestead, Pennsylvania.
Ancient Celtic Axe Throwing
Pittsburgh VR virtual reality experiences, live music, raffle prizes, traditional Irish beverages, Guinness and Irish
Stew, sample Celtic whiskey, corned beef & Curry, and The Wild Geese. The event will feature live performances by Terry Griffith, Mike Flaherty.
Another event will be The People Gas Holiday Market November 16th to December 23rd. You can visit The Pittsburgh Irish Festival website for more information including other events to be announced.
Source – Mairin Petrone, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival
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