Events

Upcoming Events


  • “The Quiet Land” by Malachy McKenna - Malachy McKenna's "The Quiet Land" opens this Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:30 pm. Milwaukee Irish Arts presents founding members John Gleeson and Eamonn O’Neill as Nashee and Eamonn respectively, two elderly farmers who meet at a clearing on the hillside between their homes. With a wonderful blend of humor and pathos, ‘The Quiet Land’ is a celebration of life...
  • Center for Celtic Studies Celebration Concert - Join us for the Center for Celtic Studies Celebration Concert, with live music performed by Milwaukee Irish band áthas. All are welcome - bring a friend!

Past Events


  • JigJam at the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center - Saturday April 13, 7:30pm
    Irish Cultural and Heritage Center, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Join us for JigJam, an Irish Bluegrass band performing this coming Saturday at the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center. Tickets are only $10 with your student ID!
  • Bloomsday: a play by Steven Dietz - Thursday April 11 - Sunday April 14
    CelticMKE, 1532 N Wauwatosa Ave
    Join us for Bloomsday, an Irish love story by Steven Dietz. This is a "pay what you can" event. See post for more information.
  • Peniel Welsh Chapel Benefit Hymn Sing - Sunday April 7, 2:30pm
    Community Untied Methodist Church
    Join us for a benefit Hymn Sing for the Peniel Welsh Chapel. Rev. Tom White will accompany on his 126 year old reed organ with Sarah Conrad on piano. There will also be special music by the Peniel Quartet and a combined choir from Community United Methodist and Covenant United Methodist.
  • Tartan Presentation by Ron Sinclair and SAS (St. Andrew’s Society of Milwaukee) Members - Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 6:30 pm
    West Bend Library, 630 Poplar St., West Bend, WI

    On Wednesday, April 17th at the West Bend Library (630 Poplar St, West Bend, WI 53095), SAS member Ron Sinclair will be presenting a talk on the Wisconsin Tartan as part of the library's Celtic Series. The event is located at the library (address above) and will begin at 6:30 PM.
  • “The Maamtrasna Murders: Why Language Mattered in Nineteenth-Century Ireland” - Tuesday, April 18, 2019, 7:00 pm
    UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E Hartford Ave

    Professor Margaret Kelleher (English, UCD) will present a lecture about the topic of her new book, entitled “The Maamtrasna Murders: Why Language Mattered in Nineteenth-Century Ireland”. She considers the crucial role played by language and translation in the trial and conviction of the men charged with the brutal murder of a family in the townland of Maamtrasna, on the Galway-Mayo border. Myles Joyce (Maolra Seoighe), a native speaker of Irish, was sentenced to death by an English-speaking court.
  • Celts on Campus 2019 - Tuesday, March 12 from 11:00am - 1:00pm
    UWM Union Concourse
    Stop in to the Union Concourse for a bit of Celtic craic. Enjoy some Irish soda bread, sugar cookies, Celtic trivia, and we’ll attempt to find an Irish version of your name!
  • Language Immersion Weekend - Celtic MKE Center, 1532 N Wauwatosa Ave
    March 1-3, 2019

    Join us for Irish Language Immersion Weekend (Deireadh Seachtaine Gaeilge) at the Celtic Milwaukee Center! Event is free for pre-registered UWM students!
  • The Ulster Connections to Creek Country and Native America 1700-1800 - Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00pm
    UWM Green Hall
  • Milwaukee Irish Arts: James Joyce’s The Dead - Sunday, December 16th at 3:00 pm
    Join us for the reading of James Joyce's famous short story, The Dead. Location: County Clare, 1234 N. Astor St.
  • Reelin’ in the Years Concert - Friday, November 16, 2018, 7:30 pm
    Irish Cultural and Heritage Center

    Join us at the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center for the Reelin' in the Years concert with Jimmy Keane and Dennis Cahill. Time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale for $29 — $10 student with ID; and free for ages 12 and under.