Echoes of Erin broadcasting on WEDO 810AM

and FM 93.3 @ 12:30pm and @ 10:30pm

And a rebroadcast on www.kdwradio.com, on

Wednesday @ 1:30pm, Click on LISTEN LIVE

 

Diane V. Byrnes                                                        DATELINE IRISH

78 Grant Avenue                                                      Sunday, May 22, 2022

Pittsburgh PA 15223                                                Program # 1783

412.781.6368                                                    Broadcasting since Feb. 7, 1988

Email: diane.byrnes@verizon.net                           Beginning of 34th Year!

 

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for Dateline Irish

Each Wednesday, Echoes of Erin is re-broadcast on www.kdwradio.com from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.  After you click on the link, click on Listen Live. For advertising rates please contact me at 412.781.6368 or diane.byrnes@verizon.net.

 

“Ireland” can be viewed at the Rangos Giant Cinema at the Carnegie Science. The

 3-D Documentary film runs through July 31.  The Documentary is narrated by Liam Neeson.  The film is family-friendly and has a run time of 40 minutes. For more information, visit irelandmovie.com.

 

The Knights of Equity - Club Room Rental, Contact Michael Culhane @ 412.821.9113 or by email: mike3789@verizon.net.  Men you are welcome to join the KOE and share the bounty and blessings of the Knights.  Here is an opportunity for you to meet other like-minded men, volunteer in the community, work with other Irish organizations.  Come on, you have so much to gain!  Give Mike a call.

 

Saturday, May 14 through Thursday, May 28

  • The Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre (PICT) will stage Samuel Beckett’s ‘Endgame” at the Fred Rogers Studio at WQED, 4802 Fifth Ave in Oakland.  For all ticket-related questions, please call 412-561-6000 X 207 or email tickethelp@picttheatre.org.

 

Friday & Saturday, May 20 & 21

 

Saturday, May 21

  • Mullaney’s Harp and Fiddle 30th Anniversary Celebration takes place. Live entertainment from 2:00 pm until midnight featuring Mark Guiser at 2:00 followed by Andy and Brian at 5:00 and finally Gerry Timlin at 8:00pm. There will be cake for the Anniversary and free etched commemorative Guinness pint glasses while they last. We welcome everyone to stop by and let us know what the Harp and Fiddle has meant to you over the years. You have meant everything to our success and we are very thankful for all of you. I hope to see all of you at some point that day. 

 

  • CD Release Party - at Max's Allegheny Tavern in Pittsburgh.  CD is Neighbors  In The Cloud Land: Old Time Music of SW Pennsylvania.  Featuring tunes of Samuel Bayard collected from fiddlers and fifers in the mid 1900's  from 4 - 7pm.  Musicians include Mark Tamsula - fiddle,  Richard Withers - banjo, harmonica, fife,  Dave Krysty – guitar, and Kathy Fallon on track 11.  Details at www.snappinbug.com

 

Sunday, May 22

      

Brian Nolan

  • Echoes of Erin on WEDO 810AM and FM 93.3 @ 12:30pm and again @ 10:30pm on FM 93.3. The Ireland Report comes to us from County Galway w/ Brian Nolan, www.galwaywalks.com.

The program is rebroadcast @ 10:30pm tonight on FM 93.3, and 1:30pm each Wednesday at www.kdwradio.com, click on Listen Live.  The Sponsor of The Ireland Report is Knights of Equity w/ Mike Culhane as Worthy Sir Knight (President).  The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by PICT Classic Theatre w/ Alan Stanford as Artistic & Executive Director.

 

Sunday, May 29

        

Mairtin O’Muilleoir 

  • Echoes of Erin on WEDO 810AM and FM 93.3 @ 12:30pm and again @ 10:30pm on FM 93.3. The Ireland Report comes to us from Belfast with Mairtin O’Muilleoir, www.newbelfast.com.    The program is rebroadcast @ 1:30pm each Wednesday at www.kdwradio.com, click on Listen Live.  The Sponsor of The Sponsor of The Ireland Report is Knights of Equity w/ Mike Culhane as Worthy Sir Knight (President).  The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by PICT Classic Theatre.

 

Monday, May 30

  • The Memorial Day Parade steps off 40th & Butler Streets at 10am.  The Parade marches through Lawrenceville continuing up to St. Mary’s Cemetery where a short program takes place.  All are invited and welcomed.  This is a good time to remember our military that died in war.  The Parade is organized by Capt. Jim McGinley, Ret. Marine and member of AOH Division 23 in Lawrenceville.

 

 

Tuesday, June 1

  • Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle – hosts Ceili Dancing with the Pittsburgh Ceili Club from 7pm.

 

Saturday, June 4

  • Terry Griffith has hung up his guitar and retired from performing.  There will be a Retirement Party at Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle in The Strip from 7pm.  There will be some speeches, videos, and a scrapbook created for Terry.  He has performed in our region for at least the past 60 years.  Peggy (Dague) Mannion peigicsa@yahoo.com, and Patrick and Gayle Rieger are coordinating efforts, you can reach them by email at riegerphotos50@gmail.com or contact Gayle at 412.339.0425.  More information at later date / https://fb.me/e/1k0Q66aGV.

 

Sunday, June 5, 2022

  • The Pioneer Total Abstinence Association of the Sacred Heart will have their annual Mass at Sacred Heart Church, 310 Shady Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15206 (East End).  The Parish is now called St. Jude Parish.  Mass begins at 11:30am  (this is a new location this year).  No luncheon due to Covid.  Information – Peggy Bond, 412.343.3040.

 

   

Patricia Sharkey

  • Echoes of Erin on WEDO 810AM and FM 93.3 @ 12:30pm and again @ 10:30pm on FM 93.3. The Ireland Report comes to us from Donegal with Patricia Sharkey.  The program is rebroadcast @ 10:30pm tonight on FM 93.3, and 1:30pm each Wednesday at www.kdwradio.com, click on Listen Live.  .  The Sponsor of The Ireland Report AOH St. Patrick Division 4, in the North Hills.  The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by LAOH Maude Gonne Division 32, in Carnegie. 

 

  • Gaelic Arts Society has scheduled their Annual High Tea at the University Club, Gold Room.  Doors open at 12:15pm, Tea is served at 1:00pm.  Reservations required by    May 5th.  Speaker, Liz Shovlin Grinko, Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance.  Tickets $40.  Information: pghgaelicarts@gmail.com.

 

Sunday, June 12

      

Brian Nolan

  • Echoes of Erin on WEDO 810AM and FM 93.3 @ 12:30pm and again @ 10:30pm on FM 93.3. The Ireland Report comes to us from County Galway w/ Brian Nolan, www.galwaywalks.com.

The program is rebroadcast @ 10:30pm tonight on FM 93.3, and 1:30pm each Wednesday at www.kdwradio.com, click on Listen Live.  The Sponsor of The Ireland Report is AOH St. Patrick Division 4.  The Top of the Hour Moment sponsor is LAOH Maude Gonne Division 32.

 

June 16 – July 9

  • PICT presents The Boys in the Band, with 21 performances. All evening performances will begin at 7:30pm, with weekend matinees beginning at 2:00pm. Tickets are now available online at www.picttheatre.org  or by calling 412-561-6000 x207. PICT will be requiring proof of vaccination and masks for the 2021-2022 season. More information about PICT's COVID protocols can be found at picttheatre.org/covid-safety-policies/

 

Sunday, June 19

    

Davy Kettyles

Echoes of Erin on WEDO 810AM and FM 93.3 @ 12:30pm and again @ 10:30pm on FM 93.3. The Ireland Report comes to us from Dublin with Davy Kettyles.  The program is rebroadcast @ 10:30pm tonight on FM 93.3, and 1:30pm each Wednesday at www.kdwradio.com, click on Listen Live.  The Sponsor of The Ireland Report is AOH St. Patrick Division 4.  The Top of the Hour Moment sponsor is LAOH Maude Gonne Division 32.

 

Sunday, June 26

        

Mairtin O’Muilleoir 

Echoes of Erin on WEDO 810AM and FM 93.3 @ 12:30pm and again @ 10:30pm on FM 93.3. The Ireland Report comes to us from Belfast with Mairtin O’Muilleoir, www.newbelfast.com.    The program is rebroadcast @ 1:30pm each Wednesday at www.kdwradio.com, click on Listen Live.  The Sponsor of The Ireland Report is AOH St. Patrick Division 4.  The Top of the Hour Moment sponsor is LAOH Maude Gonne Division 32.

 

July 13 to 16, 2022

  • AOH & LAOH National Convention will be held in Pittsburgh at the Wyndham Hotel Downtown Pittsburgh (previously the Hilton Hotel).

 

July 22 -24

  • Deutschtown Music Festival - America's Largest Free 3-Day Music & Arts Festival! The 10th annual DMF will take place in Pittsburgh's historic Deutschtown neighborhood. Featuring 400+ bands/performances on over 40 indoor and outdoor stages! Foreland Street, Pittsburgh 15212.

 

 

 

Sunday, September 18

  • Pittsburgh Ceili Club will sponsor their annual Club Picnic @ North Park.  Details to be announced at later date.

 

August 26, 2023

  • Aer Lingus College Football Classic @ Aviva Stadium in Dublin Ireland will host Notre Dame vs. Navy.  This game will be broadcast on CBS.  Plan to go!

 

 

Sponsors of The Ireland Report for 2022

  • January thru March – 2022, Attorney Jack Goodrich, Goodrich & Associates, PLC, Jack Goodrich jackpgoodrich@icloud.com  412-261-GOOD.  

  • April – Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 1, South Hills, Mark Brennan, brennanmark@comcast.net.

  • May – Knights of Equity, Court 9 Pittsburgh, Mike Culhane, Worthy Sir Knight, Mike3789@verizon.net  / 412-821.9113.

  • June – AOH St. Patrick Division 4, North Hills, Rick Duffy, President.

  • July – LAOH St. Bridget Division 4, Joan Tielsch, President jtielly@yahoo.com

  • August – Pittsburgh Ceili Club, Bill Jamison, wjam3699@aol.com

  • September – Denny Maher, Pa. AOH State Vice-President, dnkpgh@comcast.net

  • October – AOH Sean MacBride Division 32, Carnegie, Eric Haenni, sphyrna@icloud.com

  • November – Irish American Unity Conference, Sarah McAuliffe Bellin, President sarahm1916@comcast.net

 

 

Sponsors of “The Top of the Hour Moment, 2022”

  • 2022 January – Nancy McKenna, Realtor, Howard Hanna

  • 2022 February  – Nancy McKenna, Realtor, Howard Hanna

  • 2022 March – Dorothy Flaherty Weldon, National Past President LAOH

  • 2022 April – AOH Division 32, Carnegie, Eric Heanni,  President

  • 2022 May – Pittsburgh  Irish Classical Theatre (PICT)

  • 2022 June – LAOH Maude Gonne Division 32, Carnegie

  • 2022 July –  AOH St. Brendan Division 1, Greensburg-Indiana

  • 2022 August – Larry Brophy, celebrating 27 years of Sobriety 

  • 2022 September – Shirley Murphy, Gaelic Arts Society of Pittsburgh

  • 2022 October – The Martin Noone – William R. Murphy AOH Division 21 in Garfield, President Michael Murphy

  • 2022 November – Colleen Rumble, a Listener and Supporter of the program

  • 2022 December – LAOH Allegheny County Board, w/ Eileen O’Malley President

 

Sponsorship – Dateline Irish- Guests and Interviews

Feb 27                        James Gourley, Artistic & Musical Director River City Brass

March 20        Aimee Alexander, Author, Irishisms’: A Beginner’s Guide to …

March 27        Andriette Redman with Avon Faire – an excellent musical group.

April    10        Denny Maher, AOH Div. 32 and Pa. AOH State Vice-President

April   10        Eileen O’Malley, LAOH Division 21, Castle Shannon

May    22        Jack Webber, Knights of Equity