Tag Archives: Irish

Area winners of the Maura Horgan Memorial Championship Trophy competition held April 9, from left, Lindsey Pappas, Christain Carione and Jennifer Zollo presented by Horgan Academy director, Dr. Maureen Horgan.

Irish feis grows larger with each year

NAUGATUCK – Four hundred dancers from 14 states and two Canadian provinces jigged their way to the Continental Room earlier this month for the Horgan Academy of Irish Dance Spring…

Alyssa Gaskin, left, of Waterbury and Jianna Vaccarelli of Prospect perform an Irish dance as part of St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Naugatuck. The dancers are students at the Horgan Academy of Irish Dance in Naugatuck.

Luck of the Irish

Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. But, not everyone’s Irish mayor for the day. Three local residents, who all have Irish blood running through their veins, were named honorary mayors…

The Kerry Boys, from left, bassist Tony Pasqualoni, mandolin and guitar player Pierce Campbell and guitarist Mark James.

Kerry Boys rock out Irish style

For those looking to get their shamrocks on this St. Patty’s Day, look no further than The Kerry Boys, Connecticut’s own Irish balladeers. Prospect resident Pierce Campbell and his partner…