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The Irish Way
March 17, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Bloody Monday Historical Sign, 11 – 11:30 a.m at 1011 W. Main St.
On St. Patrick’s Day, we pause to remember the extreme hardships faced by our ancestors as they made America home and pray in the name of St. Patrick for those in need. We will have notes by historian Tom Owen. Then we make our way to Patrick O’Shea’s to celebrate this special day with food and drink with our Irish friends.
We invite everyone to join us.
Patrick O’Shea’s will be serving the following specials:
Corned beef and cabbage, Guinness Stew, Bangers and Mash, Fish & Chips
A Brief Introduction:
In the evening of Bloody Monday, between 7:00 pm and 1:00 am, rioters attacked and totally destroyed Quinn’s Row. The doors of the buildings were barricaded and the buildings set afire. Those who sought to escape by jumping out the windows or running from the buildings were shot. Francis Quinn, himself, was stabbed and shot and his body thrown back into the fire…. Learn more here.