We remember the Friends of Clonmel 2019 activities and all the memories we shared!


April 26, 2019 - Peoria Sister City International Night

Peoria's Sister City organizations came together on Friday, April 26, to host the third annual International Night. The event was held at the Itoo Hall in Peoria.

Multiple food stations, offering a variety of ethnic food samples, were available.

Entertainment included cultural music from each of the Sister Cities.

It was a fun evening of cuisine and music from Ireland, China, Germany and Lebanon, along with raffles and exhibits.

Sponsored by the Friends of Clonmel, Friends of Aytou, Friends of Benxi and Friends of Friedrichshafen.

Click here for more information from Explore Peoria.

February 2, 2019 - Irish Pub Crawl

The very popular Irish Pub Crawl was back again for the 7th year! The fun started at Jimmy's Bar and continued by Peoria Charter Coach to the best Irish Pubs in the area!

Thanks to all our sponsors!
January 22, 2019 - Connla Concert

Labeled as the Hottest New Group out of Northern Ireland, (Chicago Irish American News).  Connla has been quickly making an impact on the folk/traditional scene.  They are an exciting new band with strong traditional roots as well as influences from across the globe.  Their sensitive and innovative arrangements of traditional and modern folk songs and tunes have earned them praise across the folk community.

This program was a free concert open to the public and made possible with the support of the Friends of Clonmel and the Friends of Peoria Public Library.