Local Heroes

GROUPS

We are happy to give a shout out to some of our local heroes:

ALL-IRELAND CULTURAL SOCIETY  |  The All-Ireland Cultural Society is an all volunteer, non-political, non-sectarian organization that has promoted social opportunities, Irish entertainment and Irish cultural events in Oregon and SW Washington for over 75 years.

GLEN COTTAGE MUSIC  |  Offers a CD Library of Irish Tunes with tasteful DADGAD back-up, as well as weekly tune learning sessions offered throughout the year at the non-profit Artichoke Music, proud supporters of music lessons since 1971.

CELTIC COMMUNITY NIGHT  |  Mini-concert series at Artichoke Music, showcasing local music groups, happening the second Wednesday of every month.

HOUSE OF DOOLESCU IRISH CONCERTS  |  Irish music concerts hosted by Comhaltas member & beloved Irish guitarist and singer, Nancy Conescu.

CEILI OF THE VALLEY SALEM  |  Hosts monthly ceilis and more!

CEOL CASCADIA & CASCADIA IRISH MUSIC WEEK  |  Irish Music Association of the Pacific Northwest. Hosts Irish tune classes and a week long summer camp

PUBS

We are especially grateful to the following pubs who help keep the tradition alive:

KELLS IRISH PUB  |  CCE Supporter & Donor. DOWNTOWN PORTLAND.

TC O’LEARY’S PUB  | Monthly “Night of Song-Oiche na nAmhra” hosted by various CCE members and 2nd Sunday CCE Kids Session. ALBERTA ARTS, NE PORTLAND.

THE DULLAHAN PUB  |  LAKE OSWEGO, OR.

DUFFY’S IRISH PUB |  For the good times. GRAYS RIVER, WA.

AN EXTRA THANK YOU

Thanks to TVFR Fire Stations, who provide space for our Saturday Tune Benches led by Teresa Baker.

Did you know a senior Dublin Fire Brigade Officer and uileann piper Dan O’Dowd, was a member of Cumann na bPíobairí from it’s foundation, until the founding of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, and was an original member of the former Coolock Branch. He is the subject of a CCE video documentary!