Toledo Irish Festival returns Aug. 17-18

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Monday, 25 June 2012 04:00
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TOLEDO—The Ancient Order of Hibernians’ Irish Festival is to be held Aug. 17-18 in downtown Toledo on Huron Street between Washington and Monroe streets.

Hours of operation are 4 p.m. to midnight on Friday and 2 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, and the festival features Irish bands, dancers, food and libations.

Tracing its roots to the Catholic persecutions of England’s King Henry VIII, the Ancient Order of Hibernians is the largest Catholic Irish fraternal organization operating in the United States. Proceeds from local fundraising efforts support Toledo Historic St. Patrick and various Catholic charities.

To purchase a $10 raffle ticket or for more information, visit www.AOHToledo.com.

Central Catholic

Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 02:05
 
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