- Envision Sports
- A. Y. McDonald Manufacturing Company
- TriStates Night Out
- Shamrock Imports
- Stone Cliff Winery
- Heiar Fencing
- Biechler Electric
- Research for the Kids
- Dubuque County Fairgrounds
- Tater Booth, Freddie’s Popcorn
- L May Restaurant
- Caroline’s Restaurant
- Chocolate Hog Barbeque Please correct the Individual Sponsors to move “General Bob Photography – Bob & Nancy Felderman and McCullough Farms – Rob McCullough to CORPORATE SPONSORS, and the Fittings are correct. Please drop Corporate Partners – University of Dubuque Heritage Center, Vinny Vanucchi’s Restaurant, Knights of Columbus, Festival, Potosi Brewery, and Hotel Julien Dubuque. Change AY McDonald to add Manufacturing Company. ADD Matthews Distributing to Corporate Sponsors.
2018 Executive Board
Treasurer/Executive Director DACFR tbd
At Large Director
Food Vendor Director
At Large Director
At Large Director
At Large Director
At Large Director and LAOH President
Volunteer Director and Secretary
Advertising & Marketing Committee
Shamrockin Since 2005! Irish eyes are smilin’ at the massive success of the Dubuque Irish Hooley Music Festival. None more than those who have benefited from the proceeds in the past years, including the Dubuque Fire Pipes & Drums, The Dubuqueland Irish, The Rotary Club, Hospice of Dubuque, Albrecht Acres, the American Legion Dubuque Post #6, the Presentation Lantern Center, the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, the University of Dubuque Heritage Center, McNulty School of Irish Dance, Research for the Kids (RFTK), and the Ancient Order of Hibernians Dubuque County Division #2. Funds raised for charity and Irish cultural events in the 13 years since 2005 have topped $483,000.
August 23-24, 2016
12th Annual Irish Hooley Music Festival, Friday 26 August and Saturday 27 August, at the Dubuque Star Brewery and Alliant Amphitheater, featuring The Lads, Led Farmers, The High Kings, and Gaelic Storm.
December 11, 2015
The Celtic Tenors holiday concert at the University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center.
August 20 – 22, 2015
11th Annual Irish Hooley Music Festival at Dubuque Star Brewery
Gaelic Storm, The High Kings, We Banjo 3, The Screaming Orphans
April 26, 2015
An Irish Sunday at the JDIFF and the Closing Party
Featuring Madison-based band Kilkenny
The 2015 JDIFF (Julien Dubuque Intl Film Festival) closing day on April 26 included “An Irish Sunday” sponsored by the IRISH HOOLEY. Our films shown at the 5 Flags Orpheum Theater (3pm to 6pm) included A Proper Pint by Dubuque native Keven Siegert and The O’Brien’s represented by 5 members of the cast and crew visiting from Ireland. The Irish Hooley then hosted the closing party at 6pm with music by the Madison-based band Kilkenny! It was great craic!
March 17, 2015
Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Knights of Columbus Hall
Emily & Alison Ott & John Eby
March 14, 2015
2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Party
The Lads, Raspberry Lemonade, Dubuque Fire Pipes & Drum Corp.
February 15, 2015
Gaelic Storm at the Mississippi Moon Bar, Diamond Jo Casino
August 22- 23, 2014
10th Annual Irish Hooley, Mississippi Moon Bar & Alliant Amphitheater
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Skerryvore, The Screaming Orphans, Manran, The Lads
March 17, 2014
Cherish The Ladies St. Patrick’s Day concert at the Five Flags Theatre
Featuring Joanie Madden
March 13, 2014
1st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Party
Wylde Nept, The Lads, Dubuque Fire Pipes & Drum Corp.
October 12, 2013
Open The Door For Three at the Schmid Innovation Center
Liz Knowles, Kieran O’Hare, Pat Broaders, with Andreas Transo
August 24, 2013
9th Annual Irish Hooley at Alliant Amphitheater
Gaelic Storm, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Skerryvore, Tallymore, The Lads
August 25, 2012
8th Annual irish Hooley at Alliant Amphitheater
The Elders, The Yong Dubliners, Wild Colonial Bhoys, Derek Warfield, Searson
August 27, 2011
7th Annual Irish Hooley at Alliant Amphitheater
Gaelic Storm, The Elders, Wylde Nept, The Chancey Brothers
August 28, 2010
6th Annual Irish Hooley at Alliant Amphitheater
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Seven Nations, Rising Gael, Stephen’s Green, The Lads
November 17, 2009
Irish Uillean Pipes Player Paddy Keenan at Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub
Featuring Patsy O’Brien with Andreas Transo and Peter Fraterdeus
August 29, 2009
5th Annual Irish Hooley at Alliant Amphitheater
Gaelic Storm, Rising Gael, Wylde Nept, Stephen’s Green, Fiona Molloy
August 23, 2008
4th Annual Irish Hooley at Alliant Amphitheater
Gaelic Storm, The Chancey Brothers, Fiona Molloy, The Fuchsia Band, The Lads
August 25, 2007
3rd Annual Irish Hooley at Alliant Amphitheater
Gaelic Storm, Wylde Nept, Sean McRactagan, The Lads
September 24, 2006
2nd Annual Irish Hooley at Dubuque County Fairgrounds
The Kissers, The Lads, Fiona Molloy
September 18, 2005
1st Annual Irish Hooley at Dubuque County Fairgrounds
Wylde Nept, Sean McRactagan, Fiona Molloy, The Lads
6th Annual Hooley Hustle will be held on Saturday, Aug.24th 2019.
Kids Fun Run at 8:15 A.M. and 5K/10K run / walk at 8:30A.M.
Check back later for registration detail
The items will be open for bidding throughout the event.
Silent auction opens at noon- ends at 7:00 P.M., pick up by 8:00 P.M.