The Wakehouse

The Wakehouse Discover a show that will fill your soul with music, laughter, and pints of Guinness. THE WAKEHOUSE is an immersive theatrical experience about the ultimate celebration of life, the Irish wake.

Featuring energetic rock interpretations of traditional Irish folk music, this ain't just a musical, but the sing-along of all sing-alongs--and who died is up to you. Visit irishwakehouse.com to nominate a friend or family member to honored in the show.

Operating as usual

04/26/2020
Guinness

Guinness

We’re reminded now more than ever, that we all have the power to lift each other up, even when we keep our distance. In that spirit, we’ve committed donating $1,000,000 to support organizations in communities around the U.S. where we live, work and celebrate. #WeWillMarchAgain #WeWillToastAgain

Make at your own risk, but please share if you do!
09/21/2017
Traditional Drink of Poitín

Make at your own risk, but please share if you do!

Poitín was once made illegal all over Ireland and was considered as moonshine, a strong powerful spirit. Poitín is now distilled legally by several producers. #alcohol #heritage #recipe

The Irish Wake video that took the world by storm (WATCH) | Meanwhile in Ireland
04/22/2017
The Irish Wake video that took the world by storm (WATCH) | Meanwhile in Ireland

The Irish Wake video that took the world by storm (WATCH) | Meanwhile in Ireland

Irish wakes are known all over the world for their unique way to celebrate the life of a person who passed away. If you are Irish, then you will know that a wake usually includes a lot of alcohol and a sing-song. The wake for Ger "Farmer" Foley in Killor

Need help planning an Irish Wake? Here's a great checklist from mysendoff!
03/31/2017
How to Have an Irish Wake

Need help planning an Irish Wake? Here's a great checklist from mysendoff!

St. Patrick's Day is renowned for celebrating all things Irish because as everyone knows, the Irish know how to throw a party. They even manage to add a little partying into their funeral life celebrations with their traditional Irish Wakes.

Meanwhile in Ireland
03/24/2017

Meanwhile in Ireland

Meanwhile in an Irish church

Where is your favorite St. Patrick's Day celebration?
03/09/2017
Boston Irish Tourism Association

Where is your favorite St. Patrick's Day celebration?

Good round-up of Irish events from Visit Massachusetts this month to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

A guide for visiting Brooklyn....
04/05/2016
Irish Pubs in Brooklyn - MurphGuide Entertainment

A guide for visiting Brooklyn....

In our continuous efforts to “connect the fun to the fun people”, we present our MurphGuide Directory of the best Irish pubs in Brooklyn. – Slainte! Bay Ridge The Harp: 7710 Third Ave. (between 77th & 78th St.) (718) 745-4277 Kelly’s Tavern: 9259 4th Ave. (94th St.) (718) 745-9546 Kitty Kiernan’s: 9…

Check out my custom, one-of-a-kind WAKEHOUSE tie! Thanks again, Sarah. ☘
03/16/2016

Check out my custom, one-of-a-kind WAKEHOUSE tie! Thanks again, Sarah. ☘

An ode to Shane MacGowan and Fairytale of New York
12/06/2015
An ode to Shane MacGowan and Fairytale of New York

An ode to Shane MacGowan and Fairytale of New York

As Fairytale of New York takes over the airwaves this Christmas, Caroline O’Donoghue reflects on the place its singer Shane MacGowan has in our hearts…

Actor Maureen O’Hara passes. Rest in peace.
10/24/2015

Actor Maureen O’Hara passes. Rest in peace.

New York Irish Center
09/16/2015

New York Irish Center

100th anniversary commemorating the death of Jerimiah O’Donovan Rossa to be held on Saturday, September 26th. Sinn Fein will reenact the eulogy given by Padraig Pearse at the grave of O’Donovan Rossa. Pearse’s eulogy is said to be the fuse that lit the Easter Rebellion in 2016. Gerry Adams will be on hand for the centennial commemoration of this historic event.

Published in 1865 ... But fewer songs than in The Wakehouse.
08/28/2015

Published in 1865 ... But fewer songs than in The Wakehouse.

The Wakehouse
08/23/2015

The Wakehouse

@irishwakehouse: On #ThisDayInHistory in 1922, Michael Collins assassinated. Read More http://t.co/uvRd5yVrks via @Histo...
08/22/2015

@irishwakehouse: On #ThisDayInHistory in 1922, Michael Collins assassinated. Read More http://t.co/uvRd5yVrks via @History

"I'm a freeborn man of the U.S.A."- The Pogues
07/04/2015

"I'm a freeborn man of the U.S.A."
- The Pogues

The best pint of Guinness in NYC? I think Sarah and I will have to be the judge of this ...
06/14/2015
The best Pint of Guinness in NYC | Best Guinness NYC

The best pint of Guinness in NYC? I think Sarah and I will have to be the judge of this ...

Best Guinness NYC Brings you the best pint of Guinness in NYC and the best Bars & Pubs to enjoy them in. Find your best pint of Guinness today in NYC today!

This sounds epic! NYPD v FDNY Gaelic Football Match for charity.
06/05/2015
NYPD Gaelic Football Club

This sounds epic! NYPD v FDNY Gaelic Football Match for charity.

The Annual Charity Match vs the FDNY is set for Friday, June 12th at 7pm at Gaelic Park. You can buy your tickets right here on our website through PayPal. They'll be waiting for you at Gaelic Park's Box Office on match day.

The Wakehouse
05/19/2015

The Wakehouse

05/18/2015

Headed out for a night of amazing music at The Landmark Tavern!

The Wakehouse
05/11/2015

The Wakehouse

The Wakehouse's cover photo
04/29/2015

The Wakehouse's cover photo

03/03/2015
New York Irish Center

New York Irish Center

**Upcoming events at the New York Irish Center**
Mar-4: An evening with Sean Mc Carter
Mar-5: Traditional Irish Baking Class for Kids & Guardians
Mar- 6: Irish National Anthem Master-Class
Mar-7: Susan Mc Keown in Concert
Mar-16: "The Man in the Woman's Shoes" (play) written & performed by Mikel Murfi (2pm)
Mar-17: The NYIC is proud to support Sober St. Patrick’s Day Party (NOTE: This event will be held at Cathedral High School)
Mar-20: Irish Movie Night ‘Dublin in Pieces’
Mar-22: Craobh Úll Mór Seisiún
Mar-28: Craobh Úll Mór Céilí

Ticket and RSVP details available on our website (www.nyirish.org).

Like the spirit of Christmas, St. Patrick's Day isn't just for March 17th. Celebrate all year long!
03/23/2014
Bay Ridge St. Patrick's Day Parade

Like the spirit of Christmas, St. Patrick's Day isn't just for March 17th. Celebrate all year long!

Parade Date: Sunday, March 24 2019. Form up 12;
1pm kick off. The parade will run along 3rd Avenue, starting at Marine Avenue/3rd Ave down to 67st Street.

Happy St. Patrick's Day! For those who missed our show on Saturday, we'll have pictures up soon.
03/17/2014

Happy St. Patrick's Day! For those who missed our show on Saturday, we'll have pictures up soon.

We hope to see you tonight at The Wakehouse!
03/15/2014

We hope to see you tonight at The Wakehouse!

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