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Christmas Genealogy Tools

TOPIC: All I Want for Christmas is the Coolest Genealogy Tools

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

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

December 10th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Topic: TBD

TOPIC: TBD

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; 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 meeting link.

November 12th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Topic: TBD

TOPIC: TBD

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; 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 meeting link.

October 15th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Instructor Meet & Greet

Have you always wanted to know how to say those words like sláinte or céilí ? Or how Irish places got their names?
Did you take Irish lessons before the pandemic and feel a little rusty now?

Join the Kansas City Irish Center as we relaunch our Irish language program! Class term begins this fall, but join […]

August 14th, 2022|Tags: , |

One Family’s Journey – from County Cavan to Nebraska

TOPIC: One Family’s Journey – from County Cavan to Nebraska

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; 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 […]

August 13th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Preparing for a Genealogy Trip

TOPIC: Preparing for a Genealogy Trip

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; 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 […]

July 9th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Bloomsday Celebration

Bloomsday Celebration

In Ireland and around the world, June 16 is commemorated as Bloomsday, celebrating the novel Ulysses by James Joyce. The novel follows Leopold Bloom on June 16, 1904 as he walks through Dublin, and chronicles the characters he meets and the things he sees on his version of the Odyssey. Today’s Bloomsday celebrations include […]

June 16th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Understanding Irish Places

TOPIC: Understanding Irish Places

Locating an ancestor’s place of origin in Ireland can be the biggest hurdle to connecting with one’s Irish roots. For many genealogists and family historians, the absence of this critical clue can be daunting. Some techniques can be used, and several sources can help you determine your ancestor’s place of origin. Join us […]

June 11th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

How to Expand and Limit Searches

TOPIC: How to Expand and Limit Searches

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; 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 […]

May 14th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Useful Websites for Irish Genealogy

TOPIC: Examining Some Useful Websites for Irish Genealogy

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; 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 […]

April 9th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

15th Birthday Open House

Join us after the parade from 12-3pm for an open house to celebrate our 15th birthday! We’ll have music from Jump 2-3, dancing from the KC Irish Dance Company, and a food truck ready outside. We’ll also have our wee pub open for drinks, and some birthday cake to celebrate 15 years of Irish culture […]

March 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

How We Inherit Our DNA

TOPIC: How we inherit our DNA

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 […]

February 12th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Organizing your Genealogy

TOPIC: Organizing your genealogy

Our new year kicks off with our Second Saturdays Genealogy Workshops! 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 […]

January 8th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Genealogy: Family History

TOPIC: Focus on your family history and what to do with all those stories.

We’ve all been told stories about our family’s history – some happy, some sad, some maybe stretching the truth a bit…. But now that you’ve heard the stories, what do you do with them? Come prepared to learn a few writing techniques, […]

November 13th, 2021|Tags: , |

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: , |