The Southern Illinois Irish Festival began in 1997 by Charles Fanning, Director of the Southern Ilinois University Carbondale (SIUC) Irish and Irish Immigration Studies Program, as a Celebration of Irish American Music. Overwhelming response to this event prompted individuals in the community to organize the 1998 festival, which attracted 1000 participants... Read More...

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Whiskey Tasting at the Copper Dragon in Carbondale. comint in March, 2015 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

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Mailing Address: Southern Illinois Irish Festival
PO Box 3276
Carbondale, IL 62902-3276
618-549-3090


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