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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn Coming to Boston on December 16-18

Melissa McCarthy from the Harney Academy Dance

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn is finishing its successful two week tour around New England with five performances at Boston's Cutler Majestic Theater on December 16-18, 2011.

Tickets range from 25-$75 and can be purchased online.

Hosted by WGBH radio personality Brian O'Donovan, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn is a look back at traditional Christmas celebrations in rural Ireland, with a full evening of high caliber  music, songs, dancing, poetry and storytelling.

This year's cast features Len Graham, legendary folk singer from Derry, Northern Ireland; Canadian singer Ruth Moody, fiddler Hanneke Casel and her group Halali, uileann piper Kieran O'Hare, the Harney Academy of Dancers and musical director Seamus Egan.

Read the Irish Echo story about this concert and other musical events in New England in December.

For year round information on the Irish community in Massachusetts and the New England states, visit

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