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The next Cavan meeting is Sunday March 3 at the Italian Club at 7:30. Nomination of officers, parade update and transportation to be discussed. Please try to attend.
Cavan Christmas Party
Thanks to everyone who came out this year to our Christmas Party, it was great to see everyone and all the little ones. Hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Cavan Meeting

The next meeting will be held on January 20th, 2013 at the Italian American Club, Ardmore at 7:30pm.

Annual Bowling Dinner 2012

posted May 14, 2012, 5:33 PM by Marie Farrelly   [ updated May 14, 2012, 5:43 PM ]

On Friday the members and friends of the Cavan bowling league met at Anthony's in Drexel Hill for the annual awards dinner. Here are the pictures from that night, thanks to Thomas Farrelly.

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St. Patrick's day parade pictures are under the parade page.

posted Mar 18, 2012, 5:32 PM by Marie Farrelly

Phila. St Patrick's day Parade

posted Mar 3, 2012, 8:33 PM by Marie Farrelly

will be held on Sunday March 11th. The bus will be leaving from the Italian American Club at 10:00. The cost for the bus is $5:00 per adult.  We will be having our after parade party at the club starting at 5. The cost is $25.00

Hope you all can join us. One again the men are busy preparing the float, we are all excited to see it

Hall of Fame Dinner

posted Nov 16, 2011, 10:08 AM by Marie Farrelly   [ updated Nov 16, 2011, 11:37 AM ]

Hall of Fame

On Sunday Nov. 11, the Delaware Valley Hall of Fame inducted Tom Farrelly into there prestigious group. An award well deserved.
Congratulations Tommy.

Hope you all enjoy the pictures taken by Thomas Farrelly.


Cavan Ball

posted Sep 10, 2011, 7:45 PM by Marie Farrelly

The annual Ball will be held on Friday night Oct. 14 at the Springfield CC. Music by Vince Gallagher & friends.
If interested in tickets call Tom Farrelly 610-527-2406, Judy Coyle, 610-642-6141

Golf tournament

posted Sep 10, 2011, 7:39 PM by Marie Farrelly

Our Annual tournament will be held on Sunday Sept.25th at the Paxon Hollow Country Club. If interested in playing contact Phil Farrelly, 610-356-3249 or Luke Coyle, 610-642-6141. 

If interested in sponsoring a hole see the attached flyer.

Father Edward Brady, Our Chaplan

posted Jun 26, 2011, 7:18 PM by Marie Farrelly   [ updated Jul 13, 2011, 6:09 PM ]

  Fr. Brady's  installation mass as pastor of St. Anne's Church 2328 East Lehigh Avenue. Phila., was Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 10:30 am.

We would like to thank our members who attended the Mass and reception afterwards. There were many Irish groups in attendance and a great turn out for Father Brady 

Father Brady new church

Irish Festival June 5, 2011

posted Jun 4, 2011, 5:47 PM by Marie Farrelly




The Philadelphia Irish Festival is the most vibrant Irish culture event celebrated on the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Chestnut Street. The festival of music, dancing, food, and entertainment will be held on Sunday, June 5th from Noon until 8:00 p.m.  Parking lots are available right next to the Great Plaza.


The 13th annual Irish Festival is a family event that features well-known Irish musical performers. The gates will open at 12 Noon on Sunday and admission is free. Guests can enjoy the music of Jamison, Blackthorn and the Hooligans on the main stage.


Irish dance schools such as Emerald Isle, Celtic Flame, Cummins, Rince Ri, McDade, Cara, McHugh, Christina Ryan Kilcoyne, and 2nd St. Irish Society will perform at the main stage.  Special honorees this year who will be honored for their work in the Irish Community; Jim Donovan CBS3, Marianne McDonald Irish Radio Show Hostess and professional volunteer, Tom Keenan Photographer for the Irish Edition Newspaper, and Mike Concannon, Irish Radio show host.  For a complete schedule of performance times, visit and look up Philadelphia Irish Festival at Penn’s Landing on the right side of the home page.


In addition to great musical performances, the Irish Festival has something for people of all ages.  There will be bagpipers, face painting, and Irish dancing along with a Free Kids Zone sponsored by John Dougherty & IBEW Local 98.   Celebrities from CBS3 and the Irish Community will also be mingling with the crowd. Local Irish dance schools will conduct dance exhibitions and non stop performances in the tent area and at the main stage all day long.


Food Vendors will be serving Irish favorites such as Shepherd’s Pie, Bangor’s and mashed potatoes, and pulled pork.  Adult and children’s beverages are also available.   Over 40 different vendors will be selling authentic and traditional Irish goods and crafts.  Hope to see you there!



Michael Bradley

Philadelphia Irish Festival Organizer


Pictures from the Bowling banquet have been posted on the bowling League page

posted May 19, 2011, 8:30 PM by Marie Farrelly   [ updated May 19, 2011, 8:33 PM ]

Don't forget your donations for the Lori Kiely basket that we are donating. Judy Coyle will accept your donations and put the basket together.

Please have your donation into Judy by June 4th.

Lets make this one great prize.

St. Patrick's Day Parade Award

posted Apr 20, 2011, 7:26 PM by Marie Farrelly

On Wed. April 13th, Kathy McGee Burns presented George Farrelly with the George Costello Award for the best float in the Philadelphia,  St. Patrick's Day Parade.  

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