Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati

3905 Eastern Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45226

Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati

The IHC was founded to promote the Irish Culture through the study of customs, dance, education, film, genealogy, history, language, lectures, literature, music, mythology, poetry, social interaction, song, sport, theater and the visual arts.

Our MEMBERSHIP FORM is now online!

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God Bless Ireland!

Upcoming Events

All events will be taking place at 3905 Eastern Avenue (map)
Plenty of FREE parking!

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Join and You Will Make a Difference!

Membership in the Irish Heritage Center makes everything we do possible. You also will be entitled to discounts on rentals, classes and events at the Heritage Center. Support the good work of the Irish Heritage Center and make more happen in the future. Your help on many different levels is creating Irish American History!! Download the Membership Form PDF.


The Weir by Conor McPherson

May 6th - 8th, 2016 - Friday - Sunday
A unique treat for all mothers, pre-order your Sunday tickets and enjoy complimentary tea and scones before the show May 8th.

A bar in a remote part of Ireland, the local lads are swapping stories to impress a young woman from Dublin newly moved into the area. The New Yorker calls it "an elegant, funny, moving distillation and celebration of the uniquely Irish way with words."

Friday May 6th & Saturday May 7th 7:30 Show time - Irish pub opens at 6:30. Sunday May 8th at 3:30 PM.

Performed on the main stage in the Irish Heritage Center Theater- assigned seating-Tickets $20 pre-paid for members, $23 for non-members -- call 513-533-0100 - Day of the show all tickets are $25

Follow-Up performances of The Weir will be in the Irish Pub.
Sunday May 15th at 3:30 and
Tuesday May 17th & Wednesday May 18th at 7:30 pm (Pub opens at 6:30)
Intimate Theater - Experience these 3 shows within the Irish Pub

Free Music Night in the Irish Pub

June 2nd, 2016 - Thursday
First Thursday music night in the Pub. The Blue Rock Boys or the Easter Rising Band do traditional Irish music with a rock influence. Superior musicianship marks both of these groups and the singing is raucous and fun. Free admission. Selection of Irish brews on tap, plus whiskey, wine, and more. Celebrate friendships old and new! 7pm.

Irish Genealogical Society Day

June 5th, 2016 - Sunday
Co-sponsored by the Irish Heritage Center and the Hamilton County Genealogical Society. Diane Keyon of the Hamilton County Genealogical Society and our own IHC Genealogy Detective Jim McKiernan host an afternoon of interaction and fun. Genealogy, pub libations, tea, coffee, and desserts for purchase. 2pm.

Ulysses for Beginners

June 16th, 2016 - Thursday
A theatrical interpretation of James Joyce's book held in the Irish Pub. A lively evening with theatrical reading, complete with toasting segments! Always wanted to understand Ulysses but were overwhelmed by the book? Come and learn what you may have missed, or just enjoy a new interpretation! $10. 7pm.

IHC Golf Outing

June 24th, 2016 - Friday
Lunch, then shotgun start at 1 p.m. Reeves Golf Course (4757 Playfield Lane 45226) followed by dinner, prizes and cash bar at the IHC!

$100 per person or $400 per foursome if paid by May 30th. $115 per person or $450 per foursome if paid in June. Includes golf, cart, lunch, dinner and golfing prizes. Don't or can't golf? Come for dinner and auction - only $25. Complete the foursome information sheet here and return with check to: Golf Outing - Irish Heritage Center, 3905 Eastern Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226.

NEW Service! Child Watch

If you would like to see the play and your child is with you, take advantage of our Child Watch in the Dance Room. Parents, members of IHC and audience members are eligible to participate in this opportunity. You can be at the event and have the children near. Call the center for more details, organized by the young parent members of the IHC. This is available by pre-reservation for performances on special dates. Call 513-533-0100 for more details.

Volunteer Opportunities

By Appointment, By Project

Lots to do to create this amazing center of Irish Heritage. Your contributions will make a difference from filing, sweeping to painting, plumbing, staging -- there is a spot for each and everyone. Group efforts are also needed. Please call for details at 513-533-0100, we provide lunches and need the attendance numbers.


Friendly Sons of St Patrick Glee Club

Sundays at 3 P.M.
Rehearsals Resume (Music Room)

Irish Genealogy

Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons - by appointment.
Fee for non-members. Call 513-533-0100

Pub Night with Blue Rock Boys

First Thursdays at 7 P.M.
Pub Room

Pub Night with Mick & Friends

Third Thursdays at 7 P.M.
Pub Room

Local Chapter of Celtic Women International

Fourth Thursdays at 7 P.M.
Tea Room

Space continues to be available for rent

Great for your parties, classes, concerts, dances, events, meetings and celebrations. New in 2012, leases available by the year.

By Appointment

- Tours
- Rentals
- "Tea Time" in the tea room for groups and clubs
- Genealogy (free for members)
- Library
- WiFi

Other Things In the Works:

  • Irish Film Nights - Next Generation evenings full of fun, and film. "Galway Girl" Cathy Ann Dempsey is underway organizing these delightful evenings. We've already started with "Waking Ned Devine" and will announce the continuation soon!
  • Ceilis
  • Irish Karaoke - A great time featuring vibrant Rob from Mt Adam's Wine Cellar Karaoke.
  • Quiz Nights with Mrs. Barb Kenny from Dublin!
  • Irish Book Club
  • "Tir Na N'Og" Land of the Forever Young - Over 55 Afternoons at the Irish Center for Irish Heritage Members and their guests - Entertainment, Tea, Speakers, Sing Songs and more.

Contact us with any questions.

Social Networking

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Upcoming Events

Free Music Pub Night

Genealogy Event


IHC Golf Outing

ALL Upcoming Events

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