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, October 17, 2021

Pittsburgh PA 15223                                                Program # 1752

412.781.6368                                                      Broadcasting since Feb. 7, 1988

Email: diane.byrnes@verizon.net                   

 

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for Dateline Irish

 

Our Dateline Irish Sponsor for October is Nancy Russell McKenna, a realtor for Howard Hanna. She has been selling real estate since 2005. Nancy grew up in the south hills of Pittsburgh and graduated from Penn State University.

 

She began a career in the financial industry for 20 plus years before entering her real estate career. She has been an office top producer for years. She continues to excel year after year and has consistently reached production incentive awards and trips offered by Howard Hanna.

 

Nancy with LAOH 23 and husband Mark with AOH 32 reside in Mt Lebanon with their 12 year old daughter Lizzie, a JR LAOH 23.

 

Let Nancy’s knowledge, experience, integrity and honesty work for you!

A NEIGHBOR HELPING NEIGHBORS! 

 

Contact Nancy McKenna for all your real estate needs today 412.551.6118 or email nmckenna@howardhanna.com.

 

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.

 

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle, 2329 Penn Ave In The Strip, 412.642.6622

 

Riley’s Pour House, 215 East Main St in Carnegie – 412.279.0770

 

The Knights of Equity - Club Room Rental, Contact Michael Culhane @ 412.821.9113 or by email: mike3789@verizon.net.  

 

 

 

Calliope Pittsburgh Folk Music Concert Series introduces their 2021-22 Schedule now performing at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, in East Liberty.  All shows start @ 7:30pm, tickets on sale now.  WWW.CALLIOPEHOUSE.ORG

 

December 4, 2021:  Amythyst Kiah Trio 

  • “She really is important in reminding people that there is a great tradition of African-American,
    old-time musicians. I love that she sings in this really rich low vocal range, just straight from the chest, resonant.” — NPR  


January 29, 2022:  True Blues with Corey Harris, Phil Wiggins & Cedric Watson 

  • True Blues joins MacArthur Grant recipient Corey Harris, harmonica virtuoso Phil Wiggins, and multi-instrumentalist Cedric Watson in a musical conversation about the living culture that is the blues.
     

February 26, 2022:  Windborne 

  • “The best musical discovery of the year… Stunningly powerful vocal harmony…Windborne sets a new bar for folk harmony singing today.”— Brian O’Donovan, WGBH, NPR 


March 12, 2022:  Le Vent du Nord 

  • The award-winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec's progressive francophone folk movement. 

 

April 30, 2022: The Way Down Wanderers 

  • High energy percussion, mandolin, guitar, bass, banjo, and fiddle weave seamlessly together to create an experience for fans that has sold out shows across the UK and the United States, filling the front rows with fans not just singing along to one tune, but singing along to all of them. 

 

 

Saturday, October 16

  • Jimmy Lamb on vocals & guitar @ Reilly’s Pour House, 5:pm to 7:30pm

  • Ballad Singer Mike Gallagher performing at Reilly’s Pour House, 7:30pm to 10:30pm.

 

  • Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle, in The Strip, features Music  @ 7:30pm.

 

Sunday, October 17

      

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 Ireland Report is sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 32, Carnegie with Tim Regan as President.  The topic for The Top of the Hour Moment is on Paddy Moloney, founder of The Chieftains and is sponsored by The Martin Noone – William R. Murphy AOH Division 21 in Garfield with Jack Crawford as president.  Dateline Irish is sponsored by Nancy R. McKenna, a Realtor with Howard Hanna Real Estate.

 

  • The Gaelic Arts Society presents its programs for the season with speaker Patti Flaus on food for Halloween.  All presentations will be at 2pm to 3pm at Carlow University, Palumbo Hall on the corner of Craft and Fifth Ave., free parking across the street, refreshments to follow.

 

Sunday, October 24

      

Diane Byrnes

  • 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 Allegheny with Diane Byrnes reading the Round-Up.  The program is rebroadcast @ 10:30pm tonight on FM 93.3, and ONLINE 1:30pm each Wednesday at www.kdwradio.com, click on Listen Live.  The Ireland Report is sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 32, Carnegie with Tim Regan as President.  The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by The Martin Noone – William R. Murphy AOH Division 21 in Garfield with Jack Crawford as president.  Dateline Irish is sponsored by Nancy R. McKenna, Howard Hanna Real Estate.

 

  • AOH Division 1 in the South Hills will host their Mass & Communion Breakfast at South Hills Country Club.  Mass at 10am.  Cost is $30 for adults, $15 for children under 15.  Reservations with Rich O’Malley – 412.401.3945.

 

 October – PICT Classic Theatre presents its 25th Anniversary Season!

Studio – WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio, 4802 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15213

For all ticket-related questions, please call 412-561-6000 X 207 or email tickethel@picttheatre.org

 

  • October 2021 - “As You Like It”, by William Shakespeare

  • February 2022 – “Endgame” by Samuel Beckett

  • April 2022 – “Title to be Determined”

  • June 2022 – “The Boys In The Band” Directed by Monteze Freeland

 

Sunday, October 31

        

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 Ireland Report is sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 32, Carnegie with Tim Regan as President.  The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by The Martin Noone – William R. Murphy AOH Division 21 in Garfield with Jack Crawford as president.  Dateline Irish is sponsored by Nancy R. McKenna, Howard Hanna Real Estate.

 

Saturday, November 6

  • Pittsburgh Ceili Club will host the Monthly Ceili at the Aspinwall American Legion Post #15, 233 Commercial Ave in Aspinwall (15215) / 7:30pm – 10:30pm,  members $5, non-members $10.  All are welcome.

 

Sunday, November 7

   

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 Ireland Report is sponsored by The Irish American Unity Conference with Sarah McAuliffe as President.  The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by Colleen Rumble. And Dateline Irish is sponsored by Jim Caldwell.

 

  • Derek Warfield & The Young Wolf Tones are performing at The Great Hall at The Priory on the North Side @ 6pm.  Tickets $25.00 with Rob Tierney @ roberttierney@live.com or 412.478.2799.

 

November – River City Brass begins its 40th Anniversary Season!

  • November – Birthday Bash

    • Linton Middle School, Penn Hills, November 4, 2021 7:30p.m.

    • Carson Middle School, TBA

    • The Palace Theatre, Greensburg, November 6, 2021 7:30p.m.

    • South Hills, TBA

    • Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, November 11, 2021 7:30p.m.
       

Saturday, November 13

  • Pittsburgh’s Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming will present Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas in concert.  8:00pm, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Avenue Pittsburgh, PA.  Tickets $25, reservation at 888-71-TICKETS.

 

Sunday, November 14

      

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 Ireland Report is sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 32, Carnegie with Tim Regan as President.  The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by The Martin Noone – William R. Murphy AOH Division 21 in Garfield with Jack Crawford as president.  Dateline Irish is sponsored by Nancy R. McKenna with Howard Hanna Real Estate.

 

  • The All Ireland Athletic Club presents an evening with Andy Cooney and his Band.  It is ‘A Harvest Moon Dinner –Dance & Social” from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at the Acme Club, 230 Herron Ave., Cheswick, PA  15024.  Tickets are $35.  For Reservations and/or information contact Jessica at 724.493.0458 or email: allirelandpgh@gmail.com.

Perhaps you remember Jessica McHugh, she is the beautiful red-head with the Conroy-Burke School of Irish Dancing.  She danced for many years, went off to college, got married, and now has gotten INVOLVED in Irish life in Pittsburgh.  Jessica is such a lovely & caring, young woman.  I can’t say enough positive things about her.  So please, do give her a call and come to the Dinner Dance and let her know you heard about her on Dateline Irish!

 

Sunday, November 21

      

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 Ireland Report is sponsored by The Irish American Unity Conference. The Top of the Hour Moment is sponsored by Colleen Rumble.  Dateline Irish is sponsored by Jim Caldwell.

 

  • The Gaelic Arts Society presents Gerald O’Neil, Duquesne University, will present the Rooney Library and his book “Pittsburgh Irish – Erin on the Three Rivers”.  All presentations will be at 2pm to 3pm at Carlow University, Palumbo Hall on the corner of Craft and Fifth Ave.  Free parking across the street, refreshments to follow.

 

  • December – Brasstacular with the River City Brass

    • Linton Middle School, Penn Hills December 2, 2021 7:30p.m.

    • Carson Middle School, TBA

    • The Palace Theatre, Greensburg, December 4, 2021 7:30p.m.

    • South Hills, TBA

    • Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, December 9, 2021 7:30p.m.

 

Saturday, December 4

  • Gaelic Arts Society will sponsor their Annual Christmas Party at the Holiday Inn Express in Greentree.

 

  • AOH Sean MacBride Division 32 will host their Christmas Party at Fairview Fire Hall, 7pm, more details to follow.

 

Sunday, December 5

  • Pittsburgh Ceili Club will host their Club Christmas Party at Fox Chapel Yacht Club.  Details TBA.

 

Tuesday, December 14

 

Sunday, January 16, 2022

  • The Gaelic Arts Society presents Marie Young on the Irish Language”.  All presentations will be at 2pm to 3pm at Carlow University, Palumbo Hall on the corner of Craft and Fifth Ave.  Free parking across the street, refreshments to follow.

 

Saturday, February 5

  • Pittsburgh Ceili Club will host the Monthly Ceili at the Aspinwall American Legion Post #15, 233 Commercial Ave in Aspinwall (15215) / 7:30pm – 10:30pm,  members $5, non-members $10.  All are welcome.

 

Sunday, February 20, 2022

  • The Gaelic Arts Society presents Michael Kraus on the History of the Irish Brigade in the Civil War.  All presentations will be at 2pm to 3pm at Carlow University, Palumbo Hall on the corner of Craft and Fifth Ave.  Free parking across the street, refreshments to follow.

 

  • March 2022 – Dorothy Flaherty Weldon, National Past President LAOH. Dorothy Weldon will be the Sponsor of The Top of the Hour Moment this month.

 

  • March – Celtic Connections w/ the River City Brass

    • Linton Middle School, March 3, 2022 7:30p.m.

    • Carson Middle School, TBA

    • The Palace Theatre, Greensburg, March 5, 2022 7:30p.m.

    • South Hills, TBA

    • Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, March 10, 2022 7:30p.m.

       www.rivercitybrass.org   412.434.7222

 

 

Saturday, March 5

  • Pittsburgh Ceili Club will host the Kick-Off Ceili at the Teamsters Hall, Butler St. in Lawrenceville.  Details TBA.

 

Saturday, March 12

  • The Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

 

Saturday, April 2

  • Pittsburgh Ceili Club will host the Monthly Ceili at the Aspinwall American Legion Post #15, 233 Commercial Ave in Aspinwall (15215) / 7:30pm – 10:30pm,  members $5, non-members $10.  All are welcome.

 

Sunday, April 24, 2022

  • The Gaelic Arts Society presents a program on Genealogy; all presentations will be at 2pm to 3pm at Carlow University, Palumbo Hall on the corner of Craft and Fifth Ave.  Free parking across the street, refreshments to follow.

 

Friday, April 30, 2022

  • AOH Division 1 in the South Hills is sponsoring the Annual Night of Irish Music at Castle Shannon Fire Hall. Details TBD.

 

Sunday, June 5, 2022

  • Gaelic Arts Society has scheduled their Annual High Tea at the University Club.

 

July 11, 2022

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

 

Sponsors of The Ireland Report for 2021

  • January thru March – 2021, Attorney Jack Goodrich, Goodrich & Associates, PLC, John Goodrich jackpgoodrich@icloud.com  412-261-GOOD. 

  • April – AOH Allegheny County Board, John Tarpey, President, tarpey49@verizon.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 and

    • Jack Goodrich, Goodrich & Associates, PLC, 412.261.GOOD. (2 weeks each)

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

  • September – Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 1, South Hills, Ollie Jedlick,

j07713@aol.com

  • October – AOH Sean MacBride Division 32, Carnegie, Tim Regan, President, aohdiv32@gmail.com 

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

 

 

Sponsors of “The Top of the Hour Moment, 2021”

  • 2021 February  – The Irish Society for Education and Charity

  • 2021 March – Dorothy Flaherty Weldon, National Past President LAOH

  • 2021 April – AOH Division 32, Carnegie

  • 2021 May – AOH Division 9, Oakland

  • 2021 June – LAOH Maude Gonne Division 32, Carnegie

  • 2021 July –  Open

  • 2021 August – Larry Brophy, celebrating 26 years of Sobriety 

  • 2021 September – Shirley Murphy, Gaelic Arts Society of Pittsburgh

  • 2021 October – The Martin Noone – William R. Murphy AOH Division 21 in Garfield, President Jack Crawford.

  • 2021 November – Colleen Rumble, a Listener and Supporter of the program

  • 2021 December – LAOH Allegheny County Board, w/ Eileen O’Malley President

 

NEW Sponsorship – Dateline Irish

Through the end of August (except Aug. 22) – In memory of Morna Evans

August 22 – Jim Caldwell

September – Gerry O’Neil of O’Neil ProSound

October – Nancy McKenna, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

November – Jim Caldwell

February 2022 – River City Brass