Ongoing Event

Storytelling & Irish Song Tours with Helena
Combining her love of Irish folklore and passion for Irish music, Helena Byrne regularly performs as a seanchaí (storyteller) and singer in Dublin and further afield. Helena’s storytelling interweaves tales of the Other World and the mysterious Fairy Folk with traditional Irish songs and wonderful insights into the Irish life of days gone by.
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2017 tour details can be found below. Further dates are being added throughout the year.
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Public Shows 2017

August 5
Walsh’s Bar – Traditional Irish Party (with storytelling, dancing & music)
72 Connaught Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland – 7pm start with music, Helena’s Storytelling 9pm start approx – Free Entry
Walsh’s Bar, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

August 14
Yurt At The Yard – Children’s Storytelling for Age 4+
Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
11pm, 1.30pm & 3.30pm – Tickets €5
Event Website

September 7
William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies
University of St. Thomas, Crooker Center, Ahern Room, 3909 Graustark St., Houston, TX 77006, USA
7pm – $15 for adults; $10 seniors (65+); UST faculty, staff and students free
University of St. Thomas Website

September 9
Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans
933 Conti Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
6pm to 7pm – Free Entry
Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans Website


Ongoing Event

An Evening of Food, Folklore & Fairies
Helena is a resident storyteller with Irish Folk Tours and regularly hosts ‘An Evening of Food, Folklore & Fairies’. The evening unfolds over a candlelit dinner in an intimate setting above Dublin’s oldest pub.
Irish Folk Tours Website


Past Dates – The East Coast Tour – March 2017

March 21
Irish American Cultural Institute Jersey Shore Chapter
VENUE CHANGED: Rod’s Olde Irish Tavern, 507 Washington Blvd., Sea Girt, NJ 08750, USA @ 7pm
Tickets: $15, $10 Students/Seniors
Irish American Cultural Institute Website

March 22
Drew University (In association with the Irish American Cultural Institute)
Crawford Hall, 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA @ 7pm
Tickets: $5 IACI members, $10 non-members, $25 family-four pack
RSVP: / 973-605-1991
Irish American Cultural Institute Website

March 23
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
3011 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518, USA @ 6pm (5pm wine reception)
Free event, registration required
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum Website

March 25
Irish Cultural Center of New England
200 New Boston Dr, Canton, MA 02021, USA @ 7.30pm
Tickets including Dinner: $30, Members $25
Irish Cultural Center Website

March 26
Irish Heritage Society of Milford
131 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT 06460, USA @ 1pm
Tickets $10
Irish Heritage Society of Milford Website

March 27
Irish American Heritage Museum
370 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207, USA @ 7pm
Tickets: Museum Members $5, Non-Members- $10
Irish American Heritage Museum Website

March 28
St. John Fisher College
3690 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618, USA @ 7pm
Free event
Irish American Cultural Institute, Rochester Chapter Website

March 29
Central New York IACI Chapter
St. Ann’s Church, 4471 Onondaga Blvd., Syracuse, N.Y. @ 7pm
Tickets: $10 non-members/$7 members
Irish American Cultural Institute, Central New York Chapter Website

Thank you so much to all those who attended Helena’s SCÉAL TOUR show in September 2016.

Find Out More About the SCÉAL TOUR 2016