Congratulations to MIACC Founder and Past President David C. O’Connor

Please join the MIACC as we congratulate Dave O’Connor who will be presented with the “President’s Leadership Award” for 2017. Dave is the founder, past President and current Board Member of the MIACC. Thank you Dave for all you have done for the MIACC and on your well deserved honor. Dave will receive his award at our annual Gala on Tuesday March 13 at Sinbad’s Restaurant in Detroit. Tickets for our Gala are available now. Please email for ticket information. Please see the Bio of Dave O’Connor below.

St. Patrick Parade Kick Off Celebration Sunday February 25

Sunday February 25 the party is at Monaghan Knights of Columbus in Livonia for the Annual St. Patrick Parade Kick Off Celebration. Stop out from noon – 7 pm for the best in Irish music and dance. Live music on 2 stages, Irish dancers, Bagpipers, Irish Radio Show, Meet the Parade Grand Marshals Erin & Dave Keem, Raffles along with a cash bar and food available for purchase. All for only $10 at the door.  Tell your friends and get your Irish on!

6th Annual MIACC Gala March 13, 2018

The Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite you to our 6th Annual Gala on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 6 pm at the Solar Room, Sinbad’s Restaurant 100 St. Clair St. Detroit, MI. Please join the MIACC as we welcome our very special guests from County Cork Ireland, Mayor Declan Hurley, and from the County Cork Council, Seamus McGrath, John Paul O’Shea, Nicola Radley, and Neal Healy. Our Master of Ceremony for the evening will be former city of Berkley Michigan Mayor, member of the Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame and Tipperary native, Dr. Phil O’Dwyer. The MIACC is pleased to honor awardees: Mike McGill (Entrepreneur of the Year), Sean Nichols (Legal Expert of the Year) and David O’Connor (Presidents Leadership Award). Entertainment will be provided by “The Kilted Magician”. Tickets are now available and are limited to 150 guests. Tickets are $50 each and include dinner and 2 drink vouchers. To purchase tickets please contact MIACC Executive Director Patrick Johnson (email or any MIACC Board member.  We look forward to seeing you there.

LAOH Paint & Pizza

Looking for something fun to do on Saturday April 7? The Catherine McAuley Division Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Presents – Paint & Pizza featuring Steve Wood, (artist, Instructor, TV Host and Author) at the AOH Hall 25300 Five Mile Rd. Redford beginning at noon. No experience necessary, everything is supplied including pizza lunch. Cash bar is also available.

St. Patrick Celebration With Ardan Academy of Irish Dance

The Ardan Academy of Irish Dance presents: the 15th Annual St. Patrick Celebration! Saturday March 3, 2018 at Blossom Heath Inn, St. Clair Shores. This is a family friendly event featuring championship Irish Dancing from the Ardan Academy of Irish Dance grant winners and performance teams is always one of the great cultural events of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. This is a great way to celebrate your Irish heritage and support the wonderful dancers of the Ardan Academy. Tickets are available for a wonderful dinner and show or show only tickets are also available.

MIACC Rugby & Soccer Day at Thomas Magees Whiskey Bar

Here’s a fun event that we are teaming up with Thomas Magees Sporting House and Whiskey Bar in Eastern Market.

Saturday, February 10th

Thomas Magees Sporting House in Eastern Market

Thomas Magees and Guinness Irish Stout welcome the Michigan Irish Chamber of
Commerce for the Six Nations rugby match Ireland vs Italy

The pub will open at 7am for the London Arsenal vs Tottenham soccer match.

At 8am until supplies last we will be doing a custom Guinness pint glass engraving
for our guests. Light breakfast style hors Oeuvres will be served at 8am as well.
The food and custom pint glasses are complimentary for our friends from the chamber.

At 9:15am the Main screen (and many other) will be the Six Nations Irish match Ireland vs
Italy after the conclusion of the match the main screen will switch over to the
Manchester City soccer match and college basketball (MSU Purdue)

Direct From Ireland THE DRUIDS Live at The AOH Hall

Winners of the Irish Folk Music Awards as the “Best Live Act” of 2017, THE DRUIDS are returning from Ireland for their March 2018 US tour and they will be at the AOH Hall for 1 night only. Wednesday March 14 at 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. The Druids have “SOLD OUT” The AOH Hall the last 2 years and they are expected to do so again on March 14. Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Motor City Irish Fest June 15-17 2018

The 9th annual Motor City Irish Fest is Father’s Day weekend June 15, 16 & 17 at Greenmead Historical Park in Livonia. The MCIF is quickly becoming one of the best Irish Festivals in the Midwest and is right in our own backyard. Please join us for 3 days of celebrating our Irish culture and heritage through wonderful Irish music, dancing, cultural tent, children’s area, Irish and American food vendors, retail vendors, beer tent, Irish whiskey tasting, Gaelic football demonstration, a Sunday mass and more. There is something for everyone at the Motor City Irish Fest. Save the dates. We hope to see you there.


St. Patrick’s Parade Kick-Off Celebration

The St. Patrick’s Parade Kick off Celebration is one of the years best parties. This year it is being held at Monaghan K of C Hall in Livonia on Sunday February 25. Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with great live Irish bands, Irish dancers and a cash bar and food will be available for purchase. Please join us and show your support for the 6oth annual United Irish Societies St. Patrick’s Parade. You won’t want to miss this party.


13th Annual St. Patrick’s & St. Joseph’s Day Party

The 13th Annual St. Patrick’s & St. Joseph’s Day Party is Saturday March 10, 2018 at Century Banquet Center in Sterling Heights. This will be a fun evening of celebrating Irish and Polish heritage with Irish & Polish music, dancing and food.



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