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Irish Events: SHU Goes Green
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Having celebrated the organization’s 5th birthday in January, Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (PIPE) is proud to announce its line-up of Spring 2012 events.


  • Tuesday, Feb 7: Irish Studies Discussion Series: "Irish Holidays and Holy Days and How They Got That Way," by Greg Tobin, Interim Vice President of University Advancement at SHU, 7 p.m., Living Room, University Center.
  • Monday, Feb. 13: Irish Studies Discussion Series: Irish Language (lesson and presentation by Madeleine Ní Ghallchobhair and Dr. Tomás Ó Ihde), 7 p.m., room tbd.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 15: PIPE meeting, 7:30 p.m., room tbd. (At the meeting, we'll make St. Patrick's Day cards for retired priests of the St. John Vianney Residence in Rutherford. Pizza will be provided. Also, we’ll do a fun mythology-related activity.)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 29: Irish Set Dancing, 7 p.m., Theatre-in-the-Round. Teacher: Paul Keating.


  • Saturday, Mar. 3: Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade (PIPE will march as a contingent), assembly at 12 p.m., parade kick-off at 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 6: Celtic Coffeehouse (co-sponsored with Campus Ministry), 8:30 p.m., Pirate's Cove. Aideen O'Donnell will play the harp and Father Warren Hall will speak about St. Patrick.


  • Friday, Apr. 13: Irish Language Mass/Dinner/Step Dancing Presentation, Mass at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, followed immediately by Irish dinner and step dancing performance, Campus Ministry rooms.
  • Saturday, Apr. 28: Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty trip, departure sometime in the morning (tbd), return sometime around 6 p.m. (tbd).

For further information on any of these events, and to remain aware of additional events as they are scheduled, please either contact club advisor Eilish R. Harrington at or (973) 761-9733, or “like” the organization’s page on Facebook »

For more information please contact:
Eilish Harrington
(973) 761-9733


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