Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians and AOH will present Ciaran Staunton, co-founder and President of the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform (ILIR), in Denver Thursday March 4th where he will speak to Irish-Irish Americans and friends about the mission of ILIR. Staunton”s talked is designed to be educational and not political and invites all to attend who have an interest in Irish in America and future Irish immigration. His talk will take place at 7pm at Delaney”s/Celtic Tavern at 18th and Blake in downtown Denver. According to Staunton, “We have 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the United States, tens of thousands more trying to leave the mass unemployment lines in Ireland. “No Irish Need Apply” hangs at U.S immigration.” Ciaran Staunton is a native of Westport County Mayo. He is the owner of O’Neill’s Bar and Restaurant, one of the most popular hostelries in Manhattan. Ciaran was a co-founder of the Irish Immigration Reform Movement in the late 1980s which lobbied successfully for the Donnelly and Morrison visa schemes. He played a major part in the American role in the peace process and worked closely with the Sinn Fein leadership and Irish American leaders to bring about the Adams visa and the IRA ceasefire. He lives in Queens with his wife Orlaith and son Rory and daughter Kathleen. Ciaran Staunton, Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform Thursday March 4th @ 7:00PM RSVP to RSVP or 303-668-8278 Delaney”s/Celtic Tavern, 18th and Blake, Downtown Denver 303-308-1795

“I think she has one of the greatest voices the human ear has ever experienced” BONO “Brennan is that rare artist who, by defying exact categorization, remains one to continually keep and eye on” BILLBOARD Moya is known worldwide as the voice of Clannad, her Grammy-award winning family band who pioneered the popular Celtic sounds for films, TV shows and commercials. With their fresh, vibrant, and progressive sound, Clannad sent tremors through the world of traditional music. With their Theme From Harry’s Game, they took the Irish language and its melodies to places that it had never been before – Top of the Pops, major record contracts and world tours. The accolades followed -Ivor Novello (England”s Grammy) and BAFTA awards plus, after several nominations, a Grammy award in 1999. Moya is currently receiving considerable exposure nationally as the host and presenter of Music of Ireland – Welcome Home, the PBS special chronicling the rise and influence of Irish music in America. Moya hosts exclusive interviews and performances by The Chieftains, Riverdance”s Michael Flately, U2, Pete Seeger, Sinead O”Connor, the late Liam Clancy, and others. The documentary is getting a fantastic critical response while the companion CD/DVD has been on the Barnes and Noble bestsellers for the last two weeks – in the company of Jimi Hendrix, Sade and Michael Buble! Moya and her band will perform one Colorado concert Saturday April 3rd. The next morning she lends her vocals to a couple of solos at the Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks. info call Celtic Events 303-777-0502 Preview Moya’s PBS special “Music of Ireland” Music of Ireland

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