Irish Fest

35th Milwaukee Irish Fest is August 13-16, 2015

Countdown to Irish Fest...



Next Meeting

Our next meeting is on

Monday, Sept 8, 7pm



MEETING SCHEDULES FOR I.G.S.W.

Membership meetings are held the first Monday of each month (except December).

A NOTE ABOUT MEETING LOCATIONS:

The Irish Cultural and Heritage Center (ICHC) is located at 2133 West Wisconsin Avenue near downtown Milwaukee, housed in the historic former Grand Avenue Congregational Church. Parking is available for evening programs in the two lots just south of the alley behind the building, accessible via 23rd street. The ICHC is also home to the Irish Emigration Library, sponsored by the Irish Genealogical Society of Wisconsin. Visit the ICHC web site for more information.

The Shorewood Public Library is located at 3920 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood WI 53211, one block south of Capitol Drive and three blocks east of Oakland Avenue in Shorewood. Programs will be held in the lower level meeting room. Parking will be available behind the building, accessible via Frederick Avenue. Visit the library's web site at http://www.mcfls.org/shorewood/ for up todate information about the library's new facilities and parking arrangements. Phone: (414) 847-2670.


Upcoming Programs


August 2014

No Meeting

See you at Irish Fest!


Monday, September 8, 2014

7:00 p.m., Shorewood Library

Trips to Ireland


Jane Anderson, former Irish fest director presents stories from serial trips to Ireland.


Monday, October 6, 2014

7:00 p.m., ICHC

Night of the Roundtables


Monday, November 3, 2014

7:00 p.m., ICHC

Irish Place Names


Bairbre Ni Chiardha, Director of UWM Celtic Studies Center, will speak on place names in Ireland and their meaning in the Irish language.


Monday, December 1, 2014

7:00 p.m., ICHC

Holiday Gathering




Questions? Ideas? Please email Corresponding Secretary Sue Dolinar.


IGSW programs are free and open to the public, and are held eleven times per year, usually on the first Monday of each month except December. Programs are held at The Shorewood Village Center inside the Shorewood Public Library, or at the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center (ICHC), home to the Society's research library. In addition, some summer programs are excursions to other locations.

The Shorewood Village Center is located at 3920 N. Murray Ave., in the lower level of the Shorewood Public Library one block south of Capitol Drive. The Irish Cultural and Heritage Center (ICHC) is located at 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee just west of Marquette University, in the historic Tory Hill neighborhood.