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Here comes the Great Irish Fair

The 27th Great Irish Fair — a two-day celebration of Irish heritage with great music, food, dancing, family activities and all around good craic — will be held September 20-21 at Keyspan Park in Coney Island, 1904 Surf Avenue.

The kid-friendly event attracts families from all over the metropolitan area and there will be tons for entertainment for kids and families to enjoy, including magicians, face-painters, musicians and a wide variety of inflatable rides.

In addition, there will be a basketball shooting contest for kids and teens of all ages to compete for prizes.

So come by, listen to great Irish music, watch the continuous entertainment and even enjoy a pint or two. Admission is $10 per person, $5 for children under 12, and all proceeds will be donated to support the Catholic Schools of the Brooklyn-Queens Diocese.

For more, email, call 917-612-8198 or go to

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