Showing posts from April, 2018

Norwegian Air Flights from Providence RI to Dublin, Shannon, Cork, Belfast This Summer

Norwegian Air is ramping up its summer schedule of direct flights between T.F. Green International Airport in Providence, RI and destinations in Ireland, including: . five flights a week to Dublin International Airport . four flights a week to Shannon International Airport . three flights a week to Cork International Airport . two flights a week to Belfast International Airport The low-cost fares offered by Norwegian have quickly become popular with New England travelers since the service launched in July 2017.  On the reverse end, T.F. Green Airport is looking to welcome passengers from Ireland and the UK  to visit Rhode Island, especially summer destinations like Newport and coastal cities and towns.  Irish passengers have quick access to Boston, New York City and all of the New England states . Read more about this summer's Norwegian flights here. For more about cultural activities in New England, visit .

Gothard Sisters Perform at Blackstone River Theatre in Rhode Island on Saturday, April 7

The Gothard Sisters perform at the  Blackstone River Theatre  in Cumberland, RI at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018.   Tickets to the show are $24 and can be purchased at the door or by calling 401 725-9272.  Boston Irish Tourism Association rates this show the  Concert of the Week  on its website. A dynamic group from the state of Washington, and still based in Seattle, the Gothard Sisters have been performing for ten years. Blending perfect vocal harmonies with lively fiddle, tiny whistle and mandolin, and backed by bodhran, djembe and guitar, the band's sound was described as being like an orchestra by Celtic Beat Magazine. Find out more  about Blackstone River Theatre  here. For year round details of Irish and Celtic activities in New England, visit . 

Edward M. Kennedy Institute Hosts Event to Mark the Good Friday Agreement

The  Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the Senate  is hosting an event on the occasion of  the 20th anniversary of the  Good Friday Agreement , to take place  on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Featured speaker is former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, who served as the U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland between 1995 and 2001, and was a central player in Ireland's  peace process. Following Senator Mitchell's address, a panel discussion takes place with representatives from the Irish and British Governments, National and Unionist communities and other representatives who will reflect on the peace process, discuss key milestones in the journey, and envision the future of the island of Ireland. Find year round information on Boston's Irish community at .