This holiday season, the Irish Arts Center and WFUV are joining forces to present the debut radio broadcast of An Irish Christmas. The live taping will take place at Fordham Prep on Dec. 9.

Led by traditional Irish musician and scholar Mick Moloney, the critically acclaimed concert is a celebration of music, dance, and storytelling, accompanied by the strains of the banjo, fiddle, accordion, and piano. Surprise guests, including Gabriel Byrne, Dan Barry, and Christine Quinn, have been know to drop by the Irish Arts Center’s annual holiday show.

An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration
Sunday, December 9 | 3 p.m.
The Leonard Theatre | Fordham Preparatory School | Rose Hill Campus
$35 General admission
$250 VIP tickets

Buy tickets through the Irish Arts Center.
To book a VIP package, contact Kim McGoorty at 914-641-4322 or [email protected].

Proud Irishman and Fordham alumnus James J. Houlihan, GSB ’74, a partner at Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC, is serving as chair of the event in support of the Irish Arts Center. A longtime benefactor of the University and WFUV, Houlihan was a recipient of the 2011 Fordham Founder’s Award, and the baseball diamond at Rose Hill bears his name.

WFUV will air the concert on its Celtic programs, Ceol na nGael, on Sunday, Dec. 16, and A Thousand Welcomes, on Saturday, Dec. 22.

–Nicole LaRosa