Our Annual Educational Event
and May Dinner

Wednesday – May 8th, 2019
Century Club Ballroom
356 W. Western Ave, Muskegon

With special guest speaker, Kathleen Dewan O’Neill
Kathleen is 
a distinguished member of the Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame. Her topic will be: Intriguing Michigan Irish Facts. Kathleen is a retired special education teacher who taught in the Detroit Public Schools for over 30 years. As the President of the Gaelic League/Irish American Club of Detroit, and host of the weekly Irish radio show on WNZK, Kathleen has been a leading voice in Michigan’s Irish community. She also orchestrated calls to Ireland on her radio program to provide listeners with news from Ireland. She has co-authored and published a book of the Irish in Detroit and has made countless presentations at cultural institutions, schools, community and civic events on the impact of the Irish in the United States and Michigan.

Additionally, our annual raffle will be held at the May 8th dinner!

2019 Raffle Ticket – available at Hennessy’s

As a reminder … First Prize is an Irish Fest Experience: Pair of passes, two room nights and a pair of Lake Express Ferry tickets for the Milwaukee Irish Fest and pair of passes and two room nights for the Michigan Irish Music Fest. Second Prize is an Aquastar cruise for two on beautiful Muskegon Lake. And Third Prize is dinner for four at Hennessey’s Irish Pub and Whiskey Bar.

Please be sure to submit your sold tickets before the drawing!

5:30 — Social Hour; Britta & Roy Portenga perform
6:15 – Dinner by McGovern’s Catering
7:00 – Presentation by Kathleen Dewan O’Neil
Cost: $15 per person.  Reservations required by
April 30th.  Call Kathleen Marek at 231.759.7344
and PLEASE leave a message!
NOTE:  This is a BYOB event.  If you wish to have
beer, wine, or spirits, you must bring your own!


Past Events:

Our 19th Annual Pub Party at
Hennessy’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
in downtown Muskegon!

Sunday, January 27th – 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

With afternoon entertainment by Uneven Ground,
provided us with their own
special brand of Irish Music!

Uneven Ground

Festivities began with music by our very own
“Dynamic Duo” – David McIntire and Kevin Donovan,
with special guest, Erin Matuz.


Our Fall Movie Night
Wednesday, November 7th
5:30 p.m.

Our club featured a private screening of the Irish film, “The Journey” at the Muskegon Museum of Art.  About 70 members and guests were
in attendance.  Club member David McIntire was named
2018 “Irish Person of the Year.”
More information in our Winter 2019 Newsletter.


Michigan Irish American
Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony
– Class of 2018 –

     The Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame inducted its 2018 class of inductees in a ceremony at Noon on Saturday, September 15, at the Michigan Irish Music Festival in Muskegon, on the Galway Stage.  Below are some pictures of the 2018 Inductees.

The Hall recognizes Irish Americans who have made important contributions in various fields of life in Michigan.


Our Summer Barbeque!

Mona Lake Boat Club
Thursday, August 30, 2018

A fun evening with good food, good music, and good friends!


The Muskegon Irish American Society’s Annual Spring Dinner & Educational Event
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Century Club Ballroom
356 W. Western Ave.
Muskegon, MI