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Irish Network-Colorado (INCO) welcomes all the Irish-American community and everyone who loves Irish story and music to once again join them for a special afternoon. “ Last year’s event was such HUGE FUN, we just have to do it again!” enthused the INCO press release when announcing the return of “Sure the Craic was 90: An afternoon of Irish Story and Song.” The event will be anchored by Storyteller Liz Weir with special guest musicians/singers Celtic Friends and take place at The Celtic Tavern, The Celtic Tavern, 1801 Blake Street, Denver, Saturday, April 12 at 2:30p.m. Folks are invited to arrive early to have lunch and socialize. Tickets are $10 in advance via

Liz Weir is a storyteller and writer from Cushendall , Northern Ireland, who has told her stories to children and adults on five continents. The first winner of the International Storybridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling within Ireland and between other countries,” Weir has once again been nominated for this year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. She is in Colorado to participate in the Conference on World Affairs held April 7-11 at the CU campus in Boulder (

Seamus Blaney and Eleanor Burns at INCO gathering.


INCO hosted Film, Food, and Fun last month at Katie Mullen’s in Denver. (photo) Seamus Blaney, Eleanor Burns, and other members and friends of INCO shared many laughs as they watched the hilarious documentary “The Irish Pub” and then listened to local Irish born publicans sharing stories about doing business in Denver vs. the ‘Old Sod.’

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