Led by traditional Irish musician and scholar Mick Moloney, the critically acclaimed concert is a celebration of music, dance, and storytelling, accompanied by the strains of the banjo, fiddle, accordion, and piano. Surprise guests, including Gabriel Byrne, Dan Barry, and Christine Quinn, have been know to drop by the Irish Arts Center’s annual holiday show.
An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration
Sunday, December 9 | 3 p.m.
The Leonard Theatre | Fordham Preparatory School | Rose Hill Campus
$35 General admission
$250 VIP tickets
Proud Irishman and Fordham alumnus James J. Houlihan, GSB ’74, a partner at Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC, is serving as chair of the event in support of the Irish Arts Center. A longtime benefactor of the University and WFUV, Houlihan was a recipient of the 2011 Fordham Founder’s Award, and the baseball diamond at Rose Hill bears his name.
WFUV will air the concert on its Celtic programs, Ceol na nGael, on Sunday, Dec. 16, and A Thousand Welcomes, on Saturday, Dec. 22.