Tag: Ireland

The Letters of Samuel Beckett

A words-and-music evening to mark the publication of the fourth and final volume of The Letters of Samuel Beckett: 1966-1989, which shows the author struggling to cope with ever-growing international fame (he won the Nobel Prize in 1969), producing some...

/ December 12, 2016

Airneál December 2016

Celebrate the holiday season with NYU Irish Language Lecturer Pádraig Ó Cearúillas he hosts an evening of traditional music and song with NYU students and local musicians. Get in the spirit! Register here. From Glucksman Ireland House.

/ December 8, 2016

The Blarney Star Concert Series: Eugene, Rose and John Clancy

Singer, guitarist and harmonica player Eugene Clancy grew up in Charlemont in north Armagh and emigrated with his brothers Pat and Brendan in 1963 to launch a musical career as “The Irish Ramblers” (aka the “other” Clancy Brothers) during the...

/ December 2, 2016

The Blarney Star Concert Series: Siobhán and Willie Kelly

Siobhán Kelly, née Moloney, grew up in a musical family in east County Clare and has been playing the wooden, “simple system” flute preferred by Irish traditionalists since she was a young girl. Her style meshes perfectly with the fiddle...

/ November 18, 2016

Building Communities in Northern Ireland

“Sharing the Past: Exploring the Local Impact of Ireland’s Great Famine on all the People of Ulster”. The cataclysm of Ireland’s Great Famine (An Gorta Mor) not only had a devastating impact on lives of people in the South and West of...

/ November 10, 2016

Irish Arts Center’s PoetryFest

Irish Arts Center’s eighth annual PoetryFest showcases an array of top poets from Ireland and the U.S. Come for three days of readings, conversations, and signings not only to celebrate the kinship between Irish and U.S. poetry, but also for...

/ November 4, 2016

The Tom Quinlan Lecture in Poetry: Kate Miller

For the fifth year, Glucksman Ireland House will welcome the winner of one of the poetry world’s most coveted prizes, the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize for First Full Collection as judged by a select committee at Queens University...

/ November 3, 2016

“By Memory Inspired” with Mick Moloney

Bookending the GIH centennial commemoration, Mick Moloney will lead some of Irish America’s most eminent musicians including Robbie O’Connell, Athena Tergis, Billy McComiskey, and Ivan Goff, in concert and discussion on themes of nationalism and insurrection. Several newly-composed songs will...

/ October 29, 2016

Famine Folios

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University publishes Famine Folios, a unique resource for students, scholars and researchers, as well as general readers, covering many aspects of the Famine in Ireland from 1845–1852 – the worst demographic catastrophe of nineteenth-century...

/ October 28, 2016

American Conference for Irish Studies Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

Glucksman Ireland House at New York University will be the host of the 2016 ACIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. To be convened under the theme of “Ireland’s Global Dimensions,” the conference will feature panel presentations and roundtable discussions on a variety...

/ October 28, 2016