A FEMALE-FRONTED EVENT FEATURING GRAMMY-AWARDED AND EMMY-NOMINATED, EILEEN IVERS, THE BOW TIDES, THE BRIGIDEENS, RUNA, AND TIKTOK FAMOUS BAGPIPER, ALLY THE PIPER!
The team at the Irish Partnership of Pittsburgh, the umbrella organization of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival, is pleased to announce a brand-new event, BRIGID, a musical celebration of Brigid, Celtic Goddess and Patron Saint of Ireland. BRIGID will occur on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the Rosemary Heyl Theatre in Antonian Hall at Carlow University.
The event, which has received support from the Government of Ireland’s Irish Emigrant Support Programme, will celebrate Brigid the Saint, Brigid the Goddess, be a celebration of Irish and Celtic Women, of light and Springtime, and it is a celebration of Irish and Celtic culture including its history, its present, and its future.
“We couldn’t be more excited for this event and to raise awareness about Brigid,” said Mairin Petrone,
Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival and President of the Irish Partnership of Pittsburgh. “For so long, St. Patrick has been at the forefront of Irish celebrations, and while his contributions to Irish history and culture are significant and worthy, it is important that we also recognize St. Brigid and everything that she symbolizes for women for Ireland, and for Celtic history.”