Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub


112 SW 2nd Ave

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 from 7-9pm
Ancient Order of Hibernians Celebrate 18th Year Commemorating James Joyce’s Classic, “Ulysses” James Joyce has been dead for nearly 75 years but he still reigns as one of Ireland’s leading literary ambassadors, thanks in part to the annual commemoration of Bloomsday, an event celebrating his masterwork “Ulysses.” The local chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) will celebrate the 111th anniversary of Bloomsday at Kells Irish Pub (112 SW 2nd Ave) on Tuesday, June 16th at 7 p.m. The free event is AOH’s 18th annual Bloomsday event and will feature discussions and readings exploring Joyce’s work, Irish culture and Hibernian Unity. “The thing with Bloomsday is that there really aren't many commemorations or celebrations in America, but in Ireland it’s a big deal,” said Bill Gallagher, a charter member of AOH’s Portland chapter and its current president. “We feel Bloomsday provides a fun opportunity to emphasize the cultural as well as the social and political aspects of our shared Irish heritage.” Portland's Bloomsday event has been hosted by the AOH since the 1980s and has ranged from involved productions, to simple gatherings of members and friends sharing their favorite works of James Joyce. This year’s event will fall somewhere between the two. About the AOH. The Ancient Order of Hibernians Portland had a chapter in the early part of the last century which was disbanded during the Depression. David O'Longaigh and Chuck Duffy saw to its revitalization in the mid-seventies and now the organization meets about nine times a year on a variety of topics ranging from contemporary Irish politics to classic literature and an annual St. Patrick's Day banquet. For More Information. David O'Longaigh Ancient Order of Hibernians 503 929 9485 Mike Phillips AM:PM PR 503-232-1015
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 7:30pm through Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:30am
7:30pm through Saturday, November 29 at 12:30am
The Portland chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby is thrilled to invite you to an all ages dance party and benefit to help address global warming by passing a national carbon fee and dividend. Special guests DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid will have you working off your Thanksgiving meal on the dance floor, no matter how young or old you are! This event will include a short presentation about CCL’s mission at 8:15, a special performance by DJ Anjali and the Incredible Ladies to follow, and a dance lesson by Anjali. What: Black Friday Boogie, benefiting Citizens’ Climate Education Corp. Where and When: Kells Irish Pub upstairs, at 112 SW 2nd Ave, Portland 97204, from 7:30pm-12:30am Cash food & bar. Free admission for kids under 2 Tickets - $15 online (please print your receipt for entry) at, or $20 at the door Your ticket purchase constitutes your donation to CCL. Additional donations are welcome! Please join us, and help us by forwarding this email and the attached jpg to your friends and family. Invite your coworkers, grandparents, kids home for the holidays...everyone is welcome! Buying a ticket for a friend is a great early holiday gift, or a great way to say thanks for being in my life. We know a lot of people are traveling this time of year, so if you can’t come, we still appreciate your help telling friends about this event. Questions? Please contact