Irish American<br> Home Society

Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour

Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m. – Sunday, May 8 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  
Mortensen Hall 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford

 Riverdance 20 Years: The Anniversary Tour is an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures. To mark the eagerly awaited return of the show to North America, ending a four-year absence, Riverdance will feature new costumes, new lighting, new projections and the addition of a brand new number, “Anna Livia,” featuring the female members of the Irish dance troupe in an acapella hard-shoe number. Run time 125 minutes including intermission.

Orchestra/Front Mezzanine

Mid. Mezzanine

Front Balcony

Rear Mezzanine

Mid./Rear Balcony

Discount Rates

Saturday, May 7 at

2 p.m.






Discount Rates

Sunday, May 8 at

6:30 p.m.






Prices include a $3 per ticket surcharge and reflect a 10% savings, plus no additional fees.

1 free ticket with purchase of 25+. Prices subject to change without notice.

Contact David Rodriguez at 860.987.6096 to place your order.

Mention Code: IAHS16 for Irish Club members


The PRESIDENT’S DANCE will be held on Saturday, May 14th, 2016. This annual event celebrates this Society by recognizing and honoring our past Presidents; awarding Lifetime Membership to members that have achieved the requirements; and announcing the 2016 President’s Award winner. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner catered by Michael’s Catering. The program begins at 7:30 and is followed by dancing to the music of Traditions from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 per person. For tickets or to reserve a table, please contact Maureen Kennedy at (860) 550-3126 or You may also purchase tickets at the bar. Please join us for this wonderful event!


Several years ago, the Irish government decreed that the victims of the Irish Famine be commemorated each year on a designated day in Ireland and, hopefully, by the Irish abroad as well. People of Irish heritage across the globe are asked to participate in Masses and other memorial services. This international event recognizes the victims of the Great Hunger (an Gorta Mor) including those who refused to abandon their faith when offered food and those who fled Ireland in order to survive. The Irish American Home Society invites its members and others of Irish descent to mark this event with a Commemorative Mass, which will be celebrated on Sunday, May 15, 2016, 9:00 a.m. in our upstairs hall. Those attending are asked to bring a donation of food, to be given to the Malta House Food Pantry in Hartford. Suggested food items are rice, dried or canned beans, sweet potatoes, white potatoes, cereal, onions, macaroni & cheese, canned vegetables and canned evaporated milk. Mass will be followed by an Irish breakfast in our downstairs lounge. The cost for breakfast is $12 for adults and $8 for children. We encourage all to join us May 15th. It is the least we can do considering the depths of the suffering and sacrifices endured by the Irish people.

Upcoming events

05/14/2016 5:30 PM (EDT) • Upstairs Hall
05/14/2016 7:30 PM (EDT) • Upstairs Hall
05/15/2016 8:30 AM (EDT) • Downstairs Lounge
05/15/2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Upstairs Hall
05/17/2016 5:30 PM (EDT) • Downstairs Lounge


An Irish breakfast will be held on Sunday, May 15th, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in our lounge. Breakfast features eggs cooked any style, Irish sausage, rashers, and puddings served with home fries and house made brown bread. The cost for breakfast is $12 for adults and $8 for children.

Revisit some of our favorite events at the Club


Sunday, May 15, 2016 - Great Hunger Mass 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - Hartford Feis 
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - Summer Shindig 

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