$3M Secured for Historic Renovations
Maine’s Congressional delegation has secured $3 million for the Maine Irish Heritage Center to seal our building from the weather, prevent deterioration, and protect the historic interior of the former St. Dominic’s Church. The funds were awarded to help carry out a plan to fully restore the building envelope. Read more.
Mark Your Calendar
Please join us at any or all of our scheduled events and share the dates with your friends and family. The more, the merrier!
Irish Voices – An Evening of Irish Poetry, Art and Music
Feb 25, 2023 at 7 PM
The program features Irish poets reading their original works virtually, along with several regional poets. Enjoy some of the area’s best traditional musicians and accomplished local artists displaying their works throughout the evening as well!
Irish Night at the Mariners
Friday, March 10, 2023 at 7:15 PM
Join Maine Irish Heritage Center on March 10th for the Maine Mariner’s Game at 7:15 pm. Purchase discounted group tickets below for a center section seat, as well as a post-game photo on the Cross Insurance Ice! Everyone who purchases from this link will be sitting together!
Announcing the MIHC 2023 calendar, a celebration of Irish food, drink, and culture surrounding the dinner table. From Colcannon to Coddle; Bacon Chops to Michaelmas Goose, even the chocolate cake calls for mashed potatoes!
An ideal gift this holiday season, share these old Irish standards and the many stories, legends, and blessings that come with them.
On-Demand Book Talks at MIHC
Enjoy the official launch of Murky Overhead, the latest book and debut novel from Michael Connolly. Music, special guests, and an engaging lecture about life in Portland Maine in the early 1900s.
Author Michael Hogan writes of the courageous women who were gun runners, cared for the wounded, and even fought in battle themselves during the Easter Rising.
Our stately, majestic building is the perfect venue for your unforgettable celebration. Learn More
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Maine Irish Heritage Center
Browse around our website or come visit us in person.
Thursdays 10:00 – 2:00
Fridays 10:00 – 2:00
Our sincere thanks to our members, donors, business sponsors, grant and foundation supporters.
Special thanks to the Irish government for their investment in the Maine Irish Heritage Center.