Here’s a look at The Tablet’s annual Great Irish Fair special pullout section that appeared in the Sept. 8 issue of the newspaper. Click on an individual story to read more. Below is a list of important times and locations for the fair as well as a breakdown of the musical performances and activities. The Great Irish Fair takes place Sept. 15 and 16 at MCU Park in Coney Island.
Tablet reporter Jim Mancari profiles this year’s Great Irish Fair chief brehon Bob Benya, the president and CEO of iNDEMAND Networks, who discusses his upbringing in Catholic schools.
Tablet reporter Antonina Zielinska spoke to Great Irish Fair colleen queen Taylor Powers. Powers has attended the fair almost every year of her young life and is looking forward to taking part again this year.
Meet the honores of the 2012 Great Irish Fair.
Take a look back at some of the scenes from last’ year Great Irish Fair.
Check out a map of how this year’s fair is set up.
Find out what’s going on at this year’s fair.
A schedule of the musical performances at this year’s fair.
Coney Island MCU Park
Surf Avenue & West 21st Street, Coney Island
Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Benefitting Catholic Schools in Brooklyn and Queens
Traditional & Contemporary Irish Music by:
Andy Cooney • Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tone
Shilelagh Law • A Band of Rogues • Unforgettable Fire
The Canny Brothers • Jameson’s Revenge
An Event For The Entire Family
Great Food, Pubs, Spirits, Irish Music, Irish Step Dancing,
Shopping, Children’s Rides, Family Entertainment
and so much more… for more information