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More than just a festival, Milwaukee Irish Fest also hosts the robust collections of the Ward Irish Music Archives, a successful School of Music and Summer School, an active Foundation, as well as year-round programming.

If you are interested in helping support our work, please explore the following opportunities or give us a call at 414-476-3378.

Giving Tuesday - Donate to CelticMKE

Donations to the CelticMKE organization will be used to fund and further our mission: to promote and preserve all aspects of Irish, Irish American and Celtic culture and to instill in current and future generations, an appreciation of the heritage.

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Milwaukee Irish Fest

Friends Fund

Gifts to the Friends of Milwaukee Irish Fest Fund will be used to fund the mission of Milwaukee Irish Fest and all that it entails.

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Tommy Makem

Tommy Makem Fund

We have established the Tommy Makem Cultural Legacy Fund to award an annual grant or scholarship that promotes a living legacy of Irish Music and Culture.

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Eugene Byrne

Eugene Byrne Fund

Eugene loved Irish Fest, and it is fitting that his memory be preserved and celebrated by Milwaukee Irish Fest for many years to come.

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