Showing posts from January, 2010
The Boston Irish Tourism Association announces these great hotel packages in Boston this Valentine’s Day season at four of the city’s finest hotels. You can find more details on hotels, cultural activities and tourism activities throughout Massachusetts by visiting . February 1-28 " Month of Romance" Package Back Bay Hotel & Stanhope Grille 350 Stuart St, Boston 617 532-3827 Share a unique evening in luxurious superior room accommodations and enjoy our specially selected, lavish all natural bath amenities, Frette 400 count linens and terry cloth bathrobes. Pair your evening with a table for two at our renowned Stanhope Grille restaurant, or celebrate your evening enjoying a bottle of champagne and rich chocolate truffles with your special someone.Romance Month Packages start at $215 and are available the entire month of February.Please click here for more information on Romance Month, or PDF with details here . Friends

Massachusetts Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day

(Photo: St. Patrick's Day in South Boston. courtesy of MOTT) (BOSTON) -- Massachusetts is rolling out the emerald carpet to celebrate the state’s pervasive Irish-American heritage this St. Patrick’s Day season in March 2010. The nation’s most Irish state is hosting hundreds of concerts and dances, theater and literary events, culinary feasts and fundraisers, genealogy lectures and cultural activities throughout the state, from Boston to Holyoke and from the North Shore to Cape Cod. These cultural activities are detailed at by the Irish Tourism Association (BITA) which promotes the state’s Irish-American community year round to tourists and visitors coming to Massachusetts. BITA also issues an annual Irish Food & Culture Guide each March with cultural activities, hotel specials, parade information, and a variety of Irish pubs, gift shops and art galleries. The 36 page, color magazine is available for free at tourism kiosks on Boston Common, Prudent

JFK announces historic run for president, January 2, 1960

(BOSTON) - Fifty years ago today, John F. Kennedy, Senator from Massachusetts, announced his candidacy for President of the United States. Senator Kennedy said, "The Presidency is the most powerful office in the Free World. Through its leadership can come a more vital life for our people. In it are centered the hopes of the globe around us for freedom and for a more secure life." Click here for more details on John F. Kennedy's historic campaign in 1960, or visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston. For more information on Irish culture and heritage in Massachusetts, visit and (Photo: statue of President John F. Kennedy on the front lawn of the Massachusetts State House)