OCTOBER 26 & 27, 2018

IrishFest Atlanta

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Cultural Experiences

We have two days full of cultural experiences. Scroll down to learn more and check the schedule for times. 

 

Afternoon Tea with Irish Vice Consul, Eilís O’Keeffe

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hosted by The Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta

Join the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta and Vice Consul of Ireland, Eilís O'Keeffe, for this very popular annual event.  Experience an authentic "Irish Tea", with hot tea, and delicious homemade cakes and scones.  The Consul General of Ireland will provide a talk about current events in Ireland followed by lively conversation with the members of the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta.  The Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta was founded in 1858, is Atlanta's oldest Irish organization, and promotes Irish culture throughout Atlanta.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about Ireland and Irish culture.

By reservation only. $10 per person; Hibernian members: Free

 

Afternoon Tea with Irish Consul General, Shane Stephens 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM 

Hosted by The Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta

Join the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta and Consul General of Ireland, Shane Stephens, for this very popular annual event.  Experience an authentic "Irish Tea", with hot tea, and delicious homemade cakes and scones.  The Consul General of Ireland will provide a talk about current events in Ireland followed by lively conversation with the members of the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta.  The Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta was founded in 1858, is Atlanta's oldest Irish organization, and promotes Irish culture throughout Atlanta.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about Ireland and Irish culture.

By reservation only. $10 per person; Hibernian members: Free

 

FREE WORKSHOP:  Celebrate the Official Year of the Irish Language:
Learn to Speak in the Irish Language


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Saturday, IrishFest Atlanta Pub

Join fluent Irish speaker Breandán Mac Mathúna in an fun and engaging lesson in the Irish language.  This is a perfect opportunity if you are an absolute beginner or, if you are more advanced, but need a refresher course.  All levels are encouraged to attend.  As a added bonus, this year's event will include an account by singer Christina Dowling of her experience of learning the words to "Amhrán na bhFiann", the Irish National anthem, in 30 days.  2018 is the official year of the Irish Language so do not miss out on this chance to celebrate and learn more about this beautiful language.