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):  


Our next event is our next Concert in the Pub and is Marc Gunn on June 14th!  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on-line:
 
There are many other events - so, please download our calendar to keep in the know!  
  
PREVIOUS EVENTS
 
10/2/2010 
Madison Street Festival (Madison, AL)
ISNA marched with the Irish Dancers from the Fitness Arts Center and hosted a booth
Madison, AL
11/11/2010
 
Huntsville Veteran's Day Parade 
ISNA marched   
12/3/2010  
FREE Christmas Ceili and Open House
Family Friendly Event with Irish Dance and Irish Music
For All Ages to join in (we'll help you) or to watch and enjoy!
Partnered with
Fitness Arts Center (http://www.fitnessartscenter.com),
Bourbon & Shamrocks (http://www.bourbonandshamrocks.com), and
6:30 to 9:00PM
St. Johns - School Cafeteria
1057 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL 35758 
12/4/2010
Huntsville Christmas Parade 
ISNA marched with Fitness Arts Center (http://www.fitnessartscenter.com) and 
12/14/2010 
Irish Society of North Alabama sponsored:
Huntsville Irish Christmas and Whiskey Tasting
Benefitted Still Serving Veterans, Inc.
Westin at Bridge Street Towne Centre - Huntsville, AL              
         
2/19/2011 
 
Boyscouts International Day
ISNA provided a table and the Fitness Arts Center (http://www.fitnessartscenter.com) performed
3/11/2011 
 
United Cerebral Palsy - Huntsville
13th Annual Irish Evening
Jackson Conference Center in Cummings Research Park    
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 is co-chaired and marched:  http://www.huntsvillestpatricksday.com 
3/18/2011 
 
31st Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner hosted by the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society.  Proceeds benefitted KidOne Transport.
ISNA Members Bourbon and Shamrocks performed at this event! 
4/9/2011   Alabama Celtic Association
2nd Annual Alabama Celtic Festival
SlipJig performed and ISNA had an informational booth and had soda bread and others items available for donations as well as had fun activities for the kids!
Whites Mountain - Springville, AL    
5/7/2011  
"Good Day Kids Festival" at Lowe Mill
Theme:  Heritage - Celebrating the many cultures that create our community!
ISNA provided booth with Irish activities for kids
Huntsville, AL       
6/25/2011   Marc Gunn (http://marcgunn.com) performed a private concert for ISNA and AOH members at the Maggie McGuinness Pub (http://www.maggiemcguinnesspub.com) 
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  

ISNA participated in the Heritage Festival at Burritt on the Mountain! Thursday and Friday’s events were for school field trips and we provided educational presentations on Ireland to many many classes as well as had musicians and Irish dancers associated with us performed at larger venues on those days.  Saturday’s event was open to the public from 10am-4pm and we provided an Ireland booth and had musicians and Irish dancers associated with us performed at larger venues on those days. 

10/21/2011 
 

Hunstville's very own Seanachai told some Irish stories at an ISNA general meeting!

 
10/29/2011 
 

ISNA returned to the International Festival at UAH! Slip Jig, Irish Dancers of the Fitness Arts Center, and Dave Boling performed on behalf of ISNA!

 
10/29/2011  ISNA hosted a fantastic Halloween Ceili at Lowe Mill!!! A Ceili is an Irish gathering social dancing and music.
11/11/2011 

Huntsville Veteran’s Day Parade – ISNA marched! 

 
12/1/2011 

Huntsville Irish Christmas

Once again, ISNA partnered with Still Serving Veterans - www.huntsvilleirishchristmas.com!

 
1/28/2012 
 

SOLD OUT - Marc Gunn (www.marcgunn.com) returned for a private concert for ISNA members!! It was on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 7pm at a private venue.    

2/25/2012  
SOLD OUT: The Whiskey River Kings (a local folk band) performed in the Maggie McGuinness Pub!!! A portion of the proceeds from this special concert supported the Irish Society of North Alabama's costs to put on the Huntsville St. Patick's Day Parade! 

You can listen to the Whiskey River Kings at: 
http://www.reverbnation.com/  thewhiskeyriverkings
 
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   United Cerebral Palsy - Huntsville
14th Annual Irish Evening
Jackson Conference Center in Cummings Research Park
 
3/16/2012 
32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner hosted by the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society. ISNA particpated in this event:
3/17/2012  
Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade
ISNA is chaired and marchedhttp://www.huntsvillestpatricksday.com
 
3/18/2012 
IMPROV Shows: IMPROV Comedy laughter Irish style performed by local Comedy Troupe the Nuclear ReActors! A special show was held for Irish Society of North Alabama.
 

3/30/2012

 

Irish Society of North Alabama hosted the Whiskey River Kings CD release party!

4/2012

Irish Society North Alabama provided a cultural discussion and demonstration for a Girl Scout Meeting.

4/27-29/2012  

ISNA hosted the Irish tent as part of the Global Village at Panoply (http://www.artshuntsville.org/our-programs/panoply-arts-festival). We were very honored to receive 3rd place for out displays and activities in the tent!  We are looking forward to next year!   

5/10/2012  

The Irish Society of North Alabama was very honored to have hosted Paul Gleeson, Consul General of Ireland, AtlantaMr. Gleeson provided a discussion to both the Irish Society of North Alabama and the Father Trecy Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians on the impact of the Irish in the South as well as other topics.   

5/12/2012 

SlipJig, a celtic band, performed an intimate unplugged concert in the Maggie McGuinness Pub

 

8/18/2012

 

Bourbon and Shamrocks (http://www.bourbonandshamrocks.com) performed an intimate unplugged concert in the Maggie McGuinness Pub.  

9/29/2012   UAH International Festival - it was the 3rd year and the largest and the best so far! 
10/18-20/2012 
Heritage Festival at Burritt on the Mountain! 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 providedan Ireland booth.
11/30/2012  
3rd Annual Huntsville Irish Christmas:  http://huntsvilleirishchristmas.com/Home.php  
12/16/2012  
The Irish Nutcracker produced by Fitness Arts Center (http://www.fitnessartscenter.com).  ISNA provided support to our strong Partner Fitness Arts Center by buying ad space in their Program and on their Tickets!  It was a great time and we are very proud of Fitness Arts Center!
12/21/2012  
Christmas Social at the Maggie McGuinness Pub for ISNA members!  It was a great time!! 
1/19/2013  
Marc Gunn (www.marcgunn.com) returned for a concert in the Maggie McGuinness Pub (http://www.maggiemcguinnesspub.com)!! He did an incredible job!  
2/22/2013 ISNA Social at the Havoc Hockey Game!!!  There will be a good group of us wearing our ISNA shirts and having a fun relaxing night where we aren't working an event, but having fun at event with our fellow members!!!
2/23/2013 ISNA is hosting a private Irish Whiskey Tasting for the auction winners at the 2012 Huntsville Irish Christmas supporting Still Serving Veterans!!!
3/2/2013
  
Sing Along with Nancy in the Pub!  Nancy has played at Finnegans for 20 years and will now be sharing her great sing alongs for ISNA at the Maggie McGuinness Pub!  Tickets are $10 and are limited - so please contact Lisa at [email protected]
3/9/2013  ISNA will be hosting a St. Patrick's Day Social for the Newcomers Club of Greater Huntsville ( 
http://newcomersofgreaterhuntsville.org/) which will include peformances by our partners Slip Jig (http://www.slipjigband.com) and Irish Dancers of the Fitness Arts Center (http://www.fitnessartscenter.com)!!!  Contact the Newcomers Club for more info!!!
3/15/2013
33rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner hosted by the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society. One of ISNA's own youth players will be playing the tin whistle during this event:
3/15/2013 United Cerebral Palsy - Huntsville
15th Annual Irish Evening
Bourbon & Shamrocks and Irish Dancers Fitness Arts Center performing and ISNA supporting!
3/16/2013
Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade
ISNA is chairing and marching!  Information at:  http://www.huntsvillestpatricksday.com 
3/16/2013 The presenting sponsor for the Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade - Straight to Ale - is having a Grand St. Patrick's Day Celebration featuring our partners Slip Jig and Bourbon & Shamrocks!!!  Visit their website for more details:  http://www.straighttoale.com/
3/17/2013 Slip Jig concert at the Flying Monkey!  Visit their website for more details:  http://www.slipjigband.com
4/26-28/2013 ISNA will be hosting an Irish Pavillion as part of the Global Village at Panoply!!  We have a new and great craft this year and are looking forward to more people kissing the blarney stone!!!  Visit their website for more details:  http://www.artshuntsville.org/our-programs/panoply-arts-festival
5/17/2013
Sullivans Concert in the Pub!  Please check them out and we hope to have them back:  
http://sullivansmusic.com/
6/29/2013
Whiskey River Kings Concert in the Pub!  Please check them out and we hope to have them back:  
http://wrkband.com/
7/11/2013
ISNA hosted games and other activities at the Local Global Celebration sponsored by the Arts Council.
8/9/2013
ISNA Volunteer appreciation in the Pub with Bourbon and Shamrocks performed!
9/21/2013
Killens 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 Mountain! 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 providedan Ireland booth.
11/22/2013
  
4th Annual Huntsville Irish Christmas!  Largest one so far!!  http://www.huntsvilleirishchristmas.com
12/14/2013
Christmas Sing a Long with Nancy Concert in the Pub!!
12/20/2013
Christmas Social at the Maggie McGuinness Pub for ISNA members!  It was a great time!
1/11/2014
Marc Gunn (http://www.marcgunn.com) Concert in the Pub!!  
   
  


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