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Trad Music Session – Sept 9

Drop in for a casual listening session with local musicians playing traditional Irish tunes. Free event inside Drexel Hall. Our pub will be open for drink purchases.

Please observe our Covid protocols.

September 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Genealogy Second Saturday – August 14

TOPIC: How to maximize your DNA with GEDMATCH

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted via Zoom; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register […]

August 14th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Trad Music Session – Aug 11

Drop in for a casual listening session with local musicians playing traditional Irish tunes. Free event inside Drexel Hall. Our pub will be open for drink purchases.

Mask mandates are currently in effect so please, when not actively eating or drinking, wear a mask. Thank you!

August 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Genealogy Second Saturday – June 12

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted via Zoom; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that we can send you the […]

June 12th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Trad Music Session – June 10

Drop in for a casual listening session with local musicians playing traditional Irish tunes. Free event inside Drexel Hall. Our pub will be open for drink purchases.

June 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Trad Music Seisiún

Drop in and enjoy traditional Irish music featuring local and Irish musicians. Entry is free. The event is inside Drexel Hall.

Our wee pub will be open to purchase your favorite Irish beverages.

May 13th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Genealogy Second Saturday – May 8

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted via Zoom; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that we can send you the […]

May 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Genealogy Second Saturday – April 10

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted via Zoom; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that we can send you the […]

April 10th, 2021|Tags: , |

Pop-Up Irish Music Seisiún

Drop in and enjoy traditional Irish music featuring local and Irish musicians. Our wee pub will be open to purchase your favorite Irish beverages.

March 19th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

An Evening with Irish Poet Desmond Egan

Spend an evening with award winning Irish poet Desmond Egan

The Irish Center is thrilled to welcome Irish poet and publisher, Desmond Egan, to Kansas City.

Doors open at 5:30 and our pub, of course, will also be open for business. Celia Albon, Irish harpist, will entertain until 6:30. Desmond will then read a selection of his […]

March 19th, 2020|Tags: , |

Halloween Movie Night

Join us Halloween evening for treats for the kids and a screening of the family-friendly Irish film Darby O’Gill and the Little People.

6pm – Trick or treat stations for the kids
7:15pm – Movie

Tickets at the door are $5 for adults, $3 for kids or you can get a Family bundle (2 adults and up to 4 children) […]

October 31st, 2019|Tags: , |

Outrageous Women Event

Join us for an evening celebrating Outrageous Women with noted author and filmmaker Mary Pat Kelly.
Join us for an evening celebrating Outrageous Women with noted author and filmmaker Mary Pat Kelly. 6-8 p.m. – enjoy cocktails & hors d’oeuvres followed by conversation with Mary Pat about “Irish Above All,” the thrilling conclusion to her trilogy […]

October 24th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Meet the Author Night

Meet the Author Night with Pat O’Neill
Tuesday, October 8
7:30 program

Come meet the most notorious member of the infamous O’Neill clan and learn something you didn’t know about the Irish in Kansas City. Pat ‘I know a guy’ O’Neill will speak on his recently republished and expanded From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish […]

October 8th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Introduction to Irish Genealogy

Aug 1st – Barbara is at the Waldo Library, 201 E 75th Street 6:30pm – Introduction to Irish Genealogy – Free Talk

August 1st, 2019|Tags: , |

Genealogy 101

July 18th – Barbara is at the Waldo Library, 201 E 75th Street. 6:30pm – Genealogy 101-Free Talk

July 18th, 2019|Tags: , |

Open Mic Night PiNTS!

Music, poetry, comedy, whatever – we want to hear it at the Center on Open Mic Night hosted by KC’s very own John Keck. We are a nation of immigrants with all styles of music. Bluegrass, Folk, Latino, Indian, Blues, Country and so many more! Come down with your instruments or just your voice and […]

January 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

John Hume Documentary Screening

This year marks the 20-year commemoration of the Good Friday Agreement, bringing peace to Northern Ireland. The Kansas City Irish Center is honored to present the award-winning documentary In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America and welcome the film’s writer, director and producer Maurice Fitzpatrick to the Center.

John Hume saw that by harnessing […]

September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Summer Solstice Seisiun PiNTS!

Join us for our Summer Solstice Seisiun Pints!

We’ll be on the lawn celebrating the longest day of the year with lawn games, drinks, food trucks and a traditional Irish music seisiun. Doors at 5pm, music starts at 6. Admission is free. Come enjoy the start of Summer!

June 21st, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

February 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Genealogy Workshop – Documenting your Family History

Come for our Genealogy Writing Class from 10am-noon and stay for our Workshop on “Documenting your Family History – Why and How” from 1pm to three. Bring a lunch, or Subway and Gates BBQ are less than a block away.

Genealogy without documentation might as well be mythology. And not everything posted on Ancestry is true.  Join Barbara […]

January 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

January 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

November 18th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

October 21st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

June 24th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

January 21st, 2017|Tags: , , |