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  1. What’s with the Shamrocks?

    What’s with the Shamrocks?

    Sean Moynihan discusses the history of the St.Patricks Day shamrock at the White House. Each year the Irish Prime Minister (An Taoiseach) visits the White House on or around St. Patrick’s Day for what has become known as the Shamrock Ceremony, where he presents a Waterford Crystal bowl filled with shamrock to the President of the United States in recognition of the two countries special bond. The official exchange and photo op is joyfully followed by a festive reception for guests at the White House. The festivities actually begin much earlier in the day with a sit down St. Patrick’s...

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  2. Irish Network Art Reception – an evening with a contemporary group of Boston Irish artists

    Irish Network Art Reception – an evening with a contemporary group of Boston Irish artists

    An Evening of Art and Music Please join us for this unique art show featuring fine art by contemporary Boston Irish artists. The artwork will vary from traditional landscape, to abstract, to modern fine art photography. There will be something for everyone’s taste! The common theme is that all the artists are Irish/Irish American. We will also be treated to live music by the very talented Kate McD and friends! 20 pieces of fine art will be auctioned off supporting the Claddagh Fund and participating Irish artists. Don’t miss out on your chance to support Irish artists in the Boston...

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