Museum will hold St. Patrick festivities at Ciro’s March 15

Museum will hold St. Patrick festivities at Ciro’s March 15

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work & Culture’s pre-St. Patrick’s Day party – an evening of Irish music, dance, history, and a traditional feast – will return to Ciro’s Tavern on Cherry on Thursday, March 15, at 6 p.m.

The cocktail hour will feature Irish fiddle and uilleann pipe music by Bob Drouin and Torrin Ryan. Drouin is a co-founder of the Celtic band Pendragon and the Blackstone River Theatre. He has been anchoring the Irish Music Session at Patrick’s Pub in Providence for more than 20 years. Ryan is an All-Ireland Champion on the uilleann pipes.

Dinner entertainment will include Irish sing-alongs and ballads with performances from Irish native Kieran Keating, Fr. Michael Woolley, Stephanie Mahon and friends, along with dancers from the award-winning Tir na Nog school of Irish dance.

The evening will also include a trivia game featuring questions about the history of the local Irish community.

All proceeds will benefit the MoWC’s educational and public programs.

Tickets for the event are $45 and are available for purchase at the MoWC or online at For more information, call 401-769-9675.