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President Matt Jones

Secretary Chris O'Hara



Matt and Chris, were elected last night to their positions by the West Suburban Membership.

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Mike Reilly for your service as President to the West Suburban Irish!


Cynthia Cieckiewicz for your service as Secretary to the West Suburban Irish and web site development.

 


Aer Lingus Black Friday Deals to Ireland and Europe

Chicago to Dublin

Take up to $100 off* roundtrip economy fares 

Travel now through May 31, 2023

Book by Dec 1, at aerlingus.com

T&C’s apply

Go Green this Black Friday

 

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Warm your heart and join us for a casual gathering of musicians playing traditional Irish music on their traditional Irish instruments. You'll hear live reels, hornpipes, slip jigs and all your favorite trad Irish tunes.


Live Traditional Irish Music


Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30pm


It all goes down at Quigley's Irish Pub in downtown Naperville,

43 E. Jefferson St.


Details



Quiz Night


November Winners!


1. Our Drinking Team has a Trivia Problem 

2. Charles Van Dorens

3. EDAQ



Quiz Night


Tuesday, December 6th at 7:00pm


Quigley's Irish Pub

43 E. Jefferson in downtown Naperville



Learn More

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Join your friends from WSI for four rounds of trivia at WSI's Quiz Night! It'll all be happening at Quigley's Irish Pub, located at 43 E. Jefferson in downtown Naperville.

Irish Xmas
Christmas Food Drive

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PS Travel Inc. Presents a Special Group Departure

Quigley’s Tour of Ireland
with Nancy Quigley


April 23 - May 1 2023

Galway - Killarney - Cork - Dublin





Naperville Irish Fest



August 5-6, 2022

Thank You for a Wonderful Irish Fest!

A big congratulations goes out to this year's contest and hurling tournament winners!
Irish Fest GAA Games
Tournament Winner

Michael Cusack Hurling Club
from Chicago

They d
efeated last year’s champions, the Madison Hurling Club (with some players from Purdue University) in the championship game.

Read more at
Irish Fest GAA Games


Karaoke Winners


Friday Night: Scott Zalesky and his two adorable kiddos singing "Rocket Man" by Elton John.

Saturday Night: Mary Kerbs belted out a beautiful rendition of Aretha Franklin's "Natural Woman."

Read more at Irish Fest Karaoke Contest

See you in 2023!



Interesting Irish Stuff to Do All Year Long


Virtual Tour of the

Guinness Storehouse


It's open year-round at the St. James's Gate Brewery in Dublin.



Take The Online Tour

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Livestreamed Masses from Ireland


Daily and Weekly Services All Year Long

St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church at Illannavoree, Annagry, Co. Donegal St Mary's Star of the Sea Livestream

Parishes in Ireland that livestream their services: Archdiocese of Dublin's List of Livestreamed Churches

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The Temple Bar Webcams

Clear, beautiful real-time video and audio streams from outside and inside The Temple Bar pub in DublinTown.

They're on 24/7 so you can check out the scene anytime for some world-class people-watching.

Outside The Temple Bar Pub

Inside The Temple Bar Pub

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Irish Beach Cams

Enjoy live ocean views from Inchydoney Island, Co. Cork and from Inis Mór Island, Co. Galway.


Don't forget your sunscreen.

Inchydoney Island

Inis Mór Island


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Pop-up Talks from the National Museum of Ireland

Proclaiming a Republic:

The 1916 Rising

A new online series of short films based on selected objects from the Museum's Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising exhibit.



Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising


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National Leprechaun Museum's Mythical Forest

Explore Irish Myth, Legend & Folklore

An interactive forest of Irish myth, legend & folklore for each season. Great for kids of all ages.

Forest of Irish Myth, Legend & Folklore

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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Our language, our literature, our art, our music, our dancing, our sense of humour, our compassion, our politics – what makes us Irish? Explore Irish culture through the lens of emigration and discover what it really means to be Irish.


Learn More

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National Museum of Ireland's

Museum at Home

Museum at Home is a series of activities linked to several of their collections, including Irish Folklife, Archaeology and more.

Activities are perfect for families and groups.

Museum at Home: Irish Folklife



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CityWalks Live: Dublin


Wander virtually around the streets of Dublin from your screen. Take in the sites and sounds as you walk by Christ Church Cathedral, Trinity College, marketplaces and more.


Make sure to choose Dublin, Ireland from the picklist on the homepage.


www.citywalks.live




St. Patrick's Day Dad Jokes


These groaners will make kids giggle and adults embarrassed to admit they laughed.


We can thank City Dads Group

for these gems.


St. Patrick's Day Dad Jokes

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Discover Why Ten Million People Left Ireland And Explore The Impact They Had On The World


EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum


At EPIC we believe that Irish history should never be a long list of names and dates, it should be an experience. At EPIC you’ll discover the far reaching influence of Irish history and the impact that the 10 million Irish men and women who left Ireland had on the world.

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

DISCOVER WHY 10 MILLION PEOPLE LEFT IRELAND AND EXPLORE THE IMPACT THEY HAD ON THE WORLD

At EPIC we believe that Irish history should never be a long list of names and dates, it should be an experience. We’ve brought history to life like never before.

Now’s your chance to get hands-on with Irish culture and its past with our fully interactive museum – swipe through video galleries, challenge yourself with motion sensor quizzes, dance in the footsteps of legends, listen to remastered audio from 100 years ago and watch videos that bring Irish history to life. At EPIC you’ll discover the far reaching influence of Irish history and the impact that the 10 million Irish men and women who left Ireland had on the world.



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of Chicago through community events, the arts,
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