AUSTIN - The Brothers of Msgr. Richard McCabe #1 in Travis County, Texas hosted a virtual happy hour on May 1, 2020 to benefit the B.D. Riley's Irish Pub Employee Relief Fund, featuring a Facebook Live performance by Daithi Arwine and Neville Stewart of The Chancers - regular performers of the division's Halfway to St. Patrick's Day event. As a result of the division's efforts, the relief fund raised more than $650 - 6 times more than any other virtual show The Chancers have hosted, while boosting viewership by 4x. Texas State President Mike Joyce said, "We jumped at the opportunity … [Read more...] about Travis County AOH Aids B.D. Riley’s Irish Pub Employees
We find ourselves in humbling times. These times are unlike anything we've seen in over a century. I find it admirable that those who choose to “self-quarantine” or “shelter in place” or practice “extreme social distancing” are doing so now. Many of which are blessed or uniquely skilled, with situations that allow them to practice such measures (my wife and I included.) We are thankful that our employers are being proactive, allowing for the flexibility. Soon, we believe it will be “mandatory” in a sense, to practice some sort of familial isolation, as fines for gathering are doled … [Read more...] about In order for us to be together, we must remain apart for now.