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!

Download the Membership Form PDF

God Bless Ireland!

Upcoming Events

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

View our Calendar page for a different view of all our activities.


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.


"Meltdown" and "Faith"

September 23rd & 24th, 2016
Presented By: Origin’s 1st Irish in Cincinnati & The Irish American Theater Company of Cincinnati

Faith – US Première
It all started with a card game…who can you trust when you can’t trust yourself?
Directed by Michelle Crowley
Fri Sept 23rd at 7:00pm

Meltdown – US Première
"A comedy of survival – Friendship, Football and Financial Insolvency."
Directed by Karen O’Brien
Written by: Paul Meade
Sat Sept 24th at 3:30 pm

$10 - Reservations, call 866-811-4111

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First Thursday Music Night in the Irish Pub

October 6th, 2016 - Thursday
The two beloved musical and singing groups; The Blue Rock Boys and Easter Rising have select members who joined together in developing a great entertaining sound called the Blue Egg. Fun for all ages. Held monthly. Free Entry. 7pm.

Alison Perkins and Nicolas Brown

October 7th, 2016 - Friday
Alison Perkins and Nicolas Brown entertain with music and song - fiddle, Uilleann pipes, flute, and vocals. Call 513-533-0100 for tickets. 7pm. Prepaid Tickets $20 for members, $23 for nonmembers, students with ID $10, $25 at the door

Pub Night with Mick & Friends

October 20th, 2016 - Thursday
Join Tenor Mick McEvilley and friends in the Irish Pub Room as they share Irish songs, poetry, stories, and friendships old and new. Feel free to get up to the open mic and share a ditty of your own! 7pm.

Celtic Women

October 27th, 2016 - Thursday
Samhain Celebration - 7 PM admission $5 – Held the 4th Thursday of every month. None in November when the 4th Thursday is on Thanksgiving Day.

SAVE THE DATE - Green Tie Affair

November 5th, 2016 - 6pm
Enjoy an evening of Irish fare – friendships old and new, food, drink, shopping, entertainment, and more. Aid in the continuation of the center for all things Irish – the seventh year of preserving the past, enjoying the present and creating the future. Saturday November 5th at 6pm. Reserve now $65 members, $75 public. – 513-533-0100

SAVE THE DATE - Irish Christmas In America

December 19th, 2016
Hugely popular and back by popular demand Artists from Teada, featuring Oisin Mac Diarmada. Singing, stories, dance and amazing music, with beautiful scenes from Ireland in a multimedia presentation. Monday December 19th at 7:30 pm. A great Irish celebration for the entire family. Prepaid Tickets $25 for members, $28 for nonmembers, military, and students with ID and children $15, $30 at the door

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

Faith Meltdown

First Thursday Music

Pub Night
with Mick & Friends

Celtic Women

ALL Upcoming Events

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