On March 7, 2020 beginning at 7:00 pm, the Larchmont Historical Fire Company – a committee of the Larchmont Historical Society – will host its traditional Irish Night celebration at the American Legion Hall in Flint Park, Larchmont, NY. This year Irish Night will celebrate Civil War Veterans, particularly John O’Neal who served on President Lincoln’s flagship.
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Irish Night, hosted for almost a century by Larchmont Fire Department’s Engine Company, celebrated the heritage of many of the firefighters with a traditional St. Patrick’s Day’s feast of corned beef and cabbage rounded out by appetizers, soda bread, beverages and dessert.
Celebrating Civil War Soldiers: For 2020, our Irish Night will celebrate our Civil War soldiers, and specially John O’Neal who served on Lincoln’s flagship and other local Civil War soldiers of Irish heritage.
Irish Dancers: There will be a show of traditional Irish dancing.
Music by Al Craven and Bob Kenison, the duo known as Those Weasels: They, will feature Irish tunes and sets of Golden Oldies.
Firefighter Craft Beers to be Sampled: In addition to traditional fare, music and raffles, Irish Night will feature a tasting of craft beers, including those brewed with firefighters in mind.
1891 Extinguisher Cart to Appear: Also making an appearance will be members of the Historical Fire Company in their parade uniforms and illuminated helmets along with the 1891 Fire Extinguisher Cart which they pull in parades.