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Editor's Pick Irish Festival Celebrates 50 Years

Irish Festival Celebrates 50 Years; Sunday, June, 24, 2012

Sunday  11:00 am to 11:00 pm

The Connecticut Irish Festival will celebrate its Fiftieth Anniversary on June 23 and 24, 2012 at the North Haven Fairgrounds. This event is the longest running Irish Festival in New England and, according to organizers, the United States. Each year thousands assemble to partake of a program featuring the finest in Irish music, dance and sports while enjoying the camaraderie of those with similar interests. Cultural offerings include language and instrumental competitions as well as genealogy and traditional music presentations. Children under 16 are free as well as active military personnel with ID. Many family-friendly activities will be featured both days. It starts off Saturday with a benefit race/walk for all ages to benefit ALS. For a full schedule of activities visit the Festival website at www.ctirishfestival.com

Location:
North Haven Fairgrounds
300 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473

Cost:
. Admission price is $12 per day per adult. Active military personnel with ID card are free. Advance 2-day passes are available for $18; or $10 one day. Please contact Madge Mulhall at wmulhall1@charter.net (or 203- 268-2037) for advance tickets

Contact:
203-467-3638
www.ctirishfestival.com

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