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

October 10, 2019 - Member Appreciation Night

For Members Only.  A great evening of fun with Friends of Clonmel members at Jimmy's Bar.


August 23 - 25, 2019 - Peoria Irish Fest

We had a great weekend celebrating all things Irish at the Peoria Riverfront!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our Friends of Clonmel booth in the Cultural Village for a visit.  Enjoyed seeing you there!


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.