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The center for Irish culture and education in Pittsburgh
 

Pittsburgh's Center for Irish Culture and Education

IRISH CENTRE OF PITTSBURGH MEMBERSHIP DUES 2019


   


 

Registration for Back to Back Tessie Burke Feisanna at QuickFeis until July 10

Tessie Burke Reel Feis Saturday Junly 20, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Tessie Burke Jig Feis Sunday July 21, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Tessie Burke Feis - Adjudicators

Musicians

Tessie Burke Reel Feis 2019 Stages

Tessie Burke Jig Feis 2019 Stages

 

Day of Feis Registration Available - see syllabus on QuickFeis for details

To make your hotel reservations, please click here: Hyatt Hotel Pittsburgh International Airport

If you need additional assistance, please contact us at 877-803-7534 or clickhere to find contact information by Region.

If the group rate is no longer available, prevailing rates may be offered for some or all of your dates.


 

Grades Exam offered at Pittsburgh Halloween Feis and Pittsburgh Winter Feis

Sign up early.  Examinations Registration will close once cap is reached.

Only mailed in entries will be accepted.

Click Grades Exam link for more info and costs


 

Registration for Back to Back Pittsburgh Feisanna Coming Soon at QuickFeis

Pittsburgh Halloween Feis Saturday September 21, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Pittsburgh Fall Feis Feis Sunday September  22, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Grade Exams 1 - 10 available on Friday September 20 @ 6pm and Saturday September 21 immediately following Feis

 

 

Registration for 2 Day Pittsburgh Winter Feis Coming Soon at QuickFeis

Pittsburgh Winter Feis Saturday December 28, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am - Non Championship Dancers

Pittsburgh Winter Feis Sunday December 29, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am - PC and OC Dancers

 

 

Irish Day at Kennywood Dance Schedule

 

Noon - Shovlin Academy

1:00 -Burke Conroy School

2:00 -Bell School

3:00 -Burke Conroy School

4:00 -Shovlin Academy

5:00 -Reelers

6:00 -Bell School

 

Irish Day at Kennywood Band Schedule

11AM TERRY GRIFFITH
 
1PM  TERRY GRIFFITH

3PM  MARK DIGNAM

5PM  MARK DIGNAM
 
7PM  NA GAELS (TO 8:30)

 

 

Edward Callaghan Music Scholarship Winner

The North American Feis Commission Under 15 Edward Callaghan Music Scholarship Competition held at the Golden Horseshoe Feis on June 15, 2019 was won by Brianna Cobbey.  Congratulations Brianna!

 

 

 

 

RULE CHANGE

The Mid-America Teachers voted on January 5, 2019 to remove the Bling Rule for younger dancers in the Region. 
Effective immediately, all dancers may now wear bling in all age groups.
 

Martin McHugh Scholarship
 
The Winner of the 2019 Marty McHugh Scholarship is Kelly Bench. Kelly has danced for the Bell School of Irish Dance for the last 13 years. Kelly has been an integral part of the Pittsburgh Feisanna as the National Anthems Singer.  She is a Senior at Seton-La Salle HS where she was the Drum Major.  Kelly also served as Eucharistic Minister and Lector at SLS HS. Kelly was in SLS's competitive acapella singing group "The Trebles", on the La Cross Team, in the schools Musicals and Dramas over the last 4 years, and was an Altar Server at her local church. Kelly is heading to Penn State in the fall where she will continue her Irish Dancing with the Penn State Irish Dance Team, "Rince Na Leon". Congratulations Kelly!

The Irish Centre Seisiún

 

 

Free Open Tunes Session for anyone who plays Irish Traditional Music.

Irish Traditional Music Sessions are mostly gatherings at which people play Irish traditional music. 

The Irish language word for "session" is seisiún

 


 

Irish Centre Swimming Pool Open Every Day Noon - 6 pm

Contact Jim at 724-689-5140
with pool questions, to rent the pool for private parties, or to check on the pool hours before going to the Irish Centre

 

 

 

Classes in the Irish Language

Minced Gaelic

"Minced Gaelic - 101 Original Fiddle Tunes"