Welcome to the Commodore Barry Arts and Cultural Center

Céad Míle Fáilte

A lot of us claim Irish heritage, but even if you don’t, the Commodore Barry Arts and Cultural Center opens its arms to you. Let us share our vibrant culture and take advantage of our many facilities—including our spacious and elegant ballroom. And join in the exciting activities sponsored by the many groups and organizations that make the Center their home. Click HERE to join our mailing list so you can stay up to date on news and events happening at the Irish Center!

No matter who you are, no matter where your people hail from, as they say in the Irish language: Céad míle fáilte—a hundred thousand welcomes.

The Commodore: A New Take-Out Experience

The Commodore is serving take-out daily. Visit thecommodorephilly.com to place orders.
Updates coming soon on when we will be able to host indoor dining.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, January 21st, 8.00 am – 1.00 pm. Click HERE to schedule an appointment.

Virtual Programs

Registration is open now for our next virtual program! Join us on January 14th for a screening of Msgr. Michael Doyle’s new documentary. Click HERE to register.
Thank you to our friends who joined us for “A Journey Into The Heart & Soul of Ireland” with Irish author, Ruairí McKiernan. Click HERE to view a recording of that program.

NEW Irish Center t-shirts available now!

Click HERE to purchase.

Irish Community COVID-19 Relief Efforts

We are proud to join our colleagues and friends from the Irish community to support  the “Community of Caring Program” which is here to serve you, your family, your neighbors, and co-workers. Please click HERE for more information.

Irish Philadelphia Community News: The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick have launched a COVID-19 Relief Fund. They are offering emergency assistance to individuals & families w/in the Irish community who have been significantly impacted by income disruption. To apply, please visit friendlysons.com/covid-19-relief.

Upcoming & Weekly Events

** Please note: in light of current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, all events have been cancelled until further notice. Our primary focus is to keep our members and staff safe and healthy. 

Support the Irish Center

To make a tax deductible donation to the Irish Center, please click HERE to make a donation via PayPal.

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Thank you to our Supporters!