Irish Society of North Alabama
Promoting the Irish Culture in Northern Alabama through Education, Dance, Music, and the Arts
UPCOMING EVENTS

Based on Membership Requests, we have developed a calendar format that can be printed out that provides our schedule and also additional details (we will try to keep it up-to-date):  

2015 ISNA Calendar


On October 24th is our last Concert in the Pub featuring Vulcan Eejits from Birmingham - tickets are $10 and available at:

 
 

There are many other events - so, please download our calendar to keep in the know! 

  
PREVIOUS EVENTS
 
2010

3/2010 Idea of establishing ISNA discussed at St. Patrick's Day party at the Maggie McGuinness Pub

6/2010 Initial meetings to establish ISNA

10/2/2010 
ISNA provided a booth of fun activities at the Madison Street Festival

11/2010 ISNA received 501(C)(3) nonprofit status!

11/11/2010  ISNA marched in Huntsville Veteran's Day Parade

12/3/2010 ISNA hosted a FREE Christmas Ceili and Open House

12/4/2010 ISNA marched in Huntsville Christmas Parade

12/2010 Christmas Social at the Maggie McGuinness Pub for ISNA members!

2011

12/14/2011 2nd Annual Huntsville Irish Christmas

2/19/2011 Boyscouts International Day - ISNA provided a table

3/11/2011  
ISNA supported UCP "An Irish Evening"

3/12/2011 ISNA hosted a St. Patrick's Day Dinner for the Newcomers Club of Greater Hunstville

3/17/2011 Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade - ISNA co-chaired and marched!

3/18/2011 ISNA supported the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society annual dinner

4/29/2011  ISNA supported the Alabama Celtic Association 2nd Annual Celtic Festival in Springville, AL by hosting a booth and children activities

5/7/2011 "Good Day Kids Festival" at Lowe Mill.  ISNA provided booth with Irish activities for kids.

6/25/2011 Marc Gunn Concert in the Pub

7/25/2011 Pieces of Panoply at Concerts in the Park - ISNA hosted the Ireland Pavilion that had fun activities for the kids

8/25/2011 Halfway to St. Paddy's Day with the Huntsville Stars!  ISNA hosted a pre-game ceili with Fitness Arts Center and a post-game concert with Bourbon and Shamrocks

9/17/2011 Huntsville on the Square - ISNA hosted a table with Still Serving Veterans

10/1/2011  ISNA provided a booth of fun activities at the Madison Street Festival

10/13-15/2011 
Heritage Festival at Burritt on the Mountail!  Thursday and Friday's events were for school field trips and we provided educational presentations on Ireland to many many classes.  Saturday's event was open to the public and we provided an Ireland booth.
 
10/21/2011 Huntsville's very own Seanachai told some Irish stories at an ISNA general meeting

10/29/2011 
UAH International Festival

10/29/2011  ISNA hosted a fantastic Halloween Ceili at Lowe Mill!!

11/11/2011 ISNA marched in the Huntsville Veteran's Day Parade

12/1/2011 2nd Annual Huntsville Irish Christmas

12/2011 Christmas Social at the Maggie McGuinness Pub for ISNA members!

2012

1/28/2012 Marc Gunn Concert in the Pub

2/25/2012 Whiskey River Kings Concert in the Pub

3/15/2012 Happy Hour at Amendment XXI: The Irish Society of North Alabama partnered with Amendment XXi and provided a family friendly Happy Hour event that kicked off St. Patrick's weekend.  There was Irish food, drinks, dancing and music! The Irish dancers from Fitness Arts Center performed, ;ocal musicians including bagpiper Dave Boling and fiddler Larry Lynch performed a traditional Irish music session, and Bourbon and Shamrocks played. 

3/16/2012  
ISNA supported UCP "An Irish Evening"

3/16/2012 ISNA supported the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society annual dinner

3/17/2012 Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade - ISNA chaired and marched!


3/18/2012 ISNA supprted:  IMPROV Shows:  IMPROV Comedy laughter Irish style performed by local Comedy Troupe the Nuclear ReActors!

3/30/2012 ISNA hosted the Whiskey River Kings CD release party

4/2012 ISNA provided a cultural discussion and demonstration for a Girl Scout Troop Meeting

4/27-29/2012  
ISNA hosted an Irish Pavillion as part of the Global Village at Panoply!!

5/10/2012  ISNA hosted Paul Gleeson (Consul General of Ireland, Atlanta).  Mr. Gleeson provided a discussion to both ISNA and the Father Trecy Division of the AOH on the impact of the Irish in the South.

5/12/2012  SlipJig Concert in the Pub

8/18/2012 Bourbon and Shamrocks Concert in the Pub

9/29/2012 UAH International Festival

10/18-20/2012 
Heritage Festival at Burritt on the Mountail!  Thursday and Friday's events were for school field trips and we provided educational presentations on Ireland to many many classes.  Saturday's event was open to the public and we provided an Ireland booth.
 
11/30/2012 3rd Annual Huntsville Irish Christmas

12/16/2012  ISNA supported the Irish Nutcracker produced by Fitness Arts Center (http://www.fitnessartscenter.com).

12/21/2012 Christmas Social at the Maggie McGuinness Pub for ISNA members!

2013

1/19/2013 Marc Gunn Concert in the Pub!

2/22/2013 ISNA Social at the Havoc Hockey Game!!

2/23/2013 ISNA hosted a private Irish Whiskey Tasting for the auction winners at the 2012 Huntsville Irish Christmas Supporting SSV!!

3/2/2013 Sing Along with Nancy in the Pub!

3/9/2013 ISNA hosted a St. Parick's Day Social for the Newcomers Club of Greater Hunstville

3/15/2013 ISNA supported the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society annual dinner

3/15/2013  
ISNA supported UCP "An Irish Evening"

3/16/2013 Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade - ISNA chaired and marched!

3/16/2013 ISNA supported Straight to Ale St. Patrick's Day Celebration 

4/26-28/2013 ISNA hosted an Irish Pavillion as part of the Global Village at Panoply!!

5/17/2013 Sullivans Concert in the Pub!  http://sullivansmusic.com

6/29/2013 Whiskey River Kings Concert in the Pub!  

7/11/2013 ISNA hosted games and other activities at the Local Global Celebration at the Arts Stroll Downtown sponsored by the Arts Council.

8/9/2013 ISNA Volunteer appreciation in the Pub and Bourbon and Shamrocks performed!

9/3/2013 ISNA presented Early Irish History to Sparkman High School

9/21/2013 Killlen Kats (Larry and Jamie) Concert in the Pub!  Incredible instrumental traditional Irish music!

9/28/2013 UAH International Festival - it was the 4th year and the largest and the best so far!

10/2-12/2013 ISNA Trip to Ireland!!  There were 24 on the trip and it was a great time indeed!!

10/17-19/2013 Heritage Festival at Burritt on the Mountail!  Thursday and Friday's events were for school field trips and we provided educational presentations on Ireland to many many classes.  Saturday's event was open to the public and we provided an Ireland booth.

10/24/2013 ISNA presented Modern Irish History to Sparkman High School

11/22/2013 4th Annual Huntsville Irish Christmas!  http://www.huntsvilleirishchristmas.com

12/14/2013 Christmas Sing a Long with Nancy Concert in the Pub!!!

12/15/2013 ISNA presented Modern Irish Culture to Sparkman High School at the Maggie McGuinness Pub

12/20/2013 Christmas Social at the Maggie McGuinness Pub for ISNA members!  It was a great time!

2014

1/11/2014 Marc Gunn (http://www.marcgunn.com) Concert in the Pub!!!

2/22/2014 Slip Jig (http://www.slipjigband.com) Concert in the Pub!!!

3/7/2014 ISNA supported UCP "An Irish Evening"

3/12/2014 ISNA teamed with the International Society of Huntsville to host a reception for Mayor Stokes of Greystones, Ireland to Huntsville

3/13/2014 ISNA hosted Mayor Stokes from Greystones Ireland for a talk and discussion at the Maggie McGuinness Pub

3/14/2014 ISNA supported the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society annual dinner

3/15/2014 ISNA chaired and marched in the 37th Annual Ellen McAnelly Memorial St. Patrick's Day Parade (http://www.huntsvillestpatricksday.com)

3/20/2014 ISNA presented Irish Culture to Rainbow Elementary School

3/21/2014 ISNA hosted Dublin born author Robert Cranny at the Maggie McGuinness Pub

4/2014 ISNA supported the Bacon Beer Bash at Straight to Ale raising funds for Still Serving Veterans
 
6/14/2014 Marc Gunn Concert in the Pub

8/2/2014 Vulcan Eejits Concert in the Pub

9/2014 ISNA hosted a private Irish Whiskey Tasting for the auction winners at the 2013 Huntsville Irish Christmas Supporting SSV!!

9/20/2014 ISNA Membership Appreciation in the Pub featuring Bourbon and Shamrocks

9/27/2014 ISNA supported the International Festival at UAH

10/4/2014 ISNA supported the TN Valley Scottish Festival

10/18/2014 ISNA hosted a traditional Irish Music session lead by Sean Earnest from The Yanks

10/23-25/2014 ISNA supported the Burritt on the Mountain Heritage Days

11/21/2014 ISNA hosted the fifth Huntsville Irish Christmas supporting Still Serving Veterans

12/20/2014 Christmas Social for ISNA members at the Maggie McGuinness Pub!

2015

1/24/2015 Marc Gunn Concert in the Pub

2/21/2015 ISNA presented Irish History and Culture to Country Day School

2/21/2015 Slip Jig Concert in the Pub

3/6/2015 ISNA supported United Cerebral Palsy for their Irish Evening at the Roundhouse

3/14/2015 ISNA chaired and marched in the 38th Annual Ellen McAnelly memorial St. Patrick's Day Parade

3/14/2015 ISNA supported the Irish Festival at the Roundhouse

3/14/2015 ISNA supported Straight to Ale's St. Patrick's Day event

4/2015 ISNA supported the Bacon Beer Bash at Straight to Ale raising funds for Still Serving Veterans

4/14/2015 ISNA presented Irish Traditions and Culture to Rainbow Elementary School

4/24-26/2015 ISNA supported Panoply by volunteering for School Days as well as supporting the World Events

6/6/2015 Black Market Haggis Concert in the Pub

7/27/2015 Introduced Bourbon and Shamrocks at Concerts in the Park sponsored by the Arts Council

8/2015 ISNA hosted a private Irish Whiskey Tasting for the auction winners at the 2014 Huntsville Irish Christmas Supporting SSV!!

9/19/2015 ISNA supported the Monte Santo Arts Festival sponsored by the Arts Council

9/26/2015 ISNA supported the International Festival at UAH

10/17/2015 ISNA Volunteer Appreciation in the Pub featuring Bourbon and Shamrocks


 


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