4th Annual Saint Paul Irish Arts Week


Friday, May 3

7:30 p.m. –  10:00 p.m.SuperCELTifragilisticexpialidocious. Tickets $10
Celtic Junction Arts Center

SuperCELTifragilisticexpialidocious: The Art Ball (with Langer's Ball and D.J. Drew Miller). Art and dance mingle on a hopping dance floor awash in Celtic mythology and art imagery.


Saturday May 4

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p. m. Free Talks in the McKiernan Library and Celtic Junction’s 10th Anniversary celebration
Celtic Junction Arts Center

1-2 p.m. Courtney Buck "Murder Ballads - From Ireland and abroad.”
2-3 p.m. Carrie Finnigan. "Drawing Celtic Mythology."
3-4 p.m. Consul General Brian O’Brien on BREXIT and the Global Ireland 2025 initiative.

Celtic Junction’s Studio 2
3:30-5 p.m. Ethna McKiernan 'Swimming with Shadows' Poetry Book Launch. Celtic Junction

Main Room
5-10 p.m. Celtic Junction’s 10th Anniversary celebration and launch of the 4th Irish Arts Week. Gallery opening with Margaret Mulligan.
5-7 p.m. Music
7-8 Speakers' program; Irish consulate dignitary 
8-10 p.m. Music


Sunday May 5

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Bus Tour
Celtic Junction Arts Center

2:00pm - 4pm Children's Fair
Celtic Junction Arts Center

6:30 pm - Paul Byrom Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 at the door
Celtic Junction Arts Center

Paul Byrom is often hailed as one of Ireland's premier tenors. The Dublin-born tenor has been in the music industry for over 20 years. Paul recorded his first album "The Golden Voice" as a boy soprano aged 14.

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Monday May 6


“Silver Apples of the Moon: The World of W.B. Yeats.” Ticket: $10.00
Celtic Junction Arts Center | McKiernan Library

Performance by Phoenix Theater


Tuesday May 7


Celtic Junction | McKiernan Library

Irish Screen America


Wednesday May 8

7:30 pm - Patsy O'Brien
Celtic Junction | McKiernan Library

"The Boy Patrick."


Thursday May 9

7:00 pm -- 10:00pm Inland Seas opening band at the Danny Schwarze Small Adventures album launch - free
FINNEGANS Brew House Tap Room 


Friday May 10

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Sonoglyph: Literary and Musical group - free
Eastside Freedom Library


7:30 pm - Paddy Keenan
Celtic Junction Arts Center


Saturday May 11


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm O’Shea Irish Dance Spring Recital
Celtic Junction Arts Center


McKiernan Library

3:00 p.m - Author Dan Milner discusses his book The Unstoppable Irish: Songs and Integration of the New York Irish, 1783-1883 

Main Room

7:00 pm - Dan Milner concert (sponsored by the Traditional Singers Club) - $10 in advance, $15 at the door, 18 and under free 


Sunday May 12


1:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Center for Irish Music Spring Recital
Celtic Junction Arts Center

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Bonfire and a new 30 foot "Creativity Labyrinth" created by Marilyn Larson
Newell Park