Tag: Ireland

“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

The Blarney Star Concert Series: Len Graham and Brían Ó hAirt

Len Graham, an Antrim native who makes his home in south Armagh, has been a leading voice in Irish traditional song for four decades. He has a long career as a collector of songs, authored a book on the music...

/ October 21, 2016

The Ernie O’Malley Lecture: Creating a Catholic Popular Culture

In this eighteenth annual Ernie O’Malley lecture, Dr. Eileen P. Sullivan discusses the nineteenth-century popular novels that defined Irish American identity and transformed American Catholic culture. The more than thirty novels, spanning the period from the 1830s to the 1870s,...

/ October 20, 2016

Lá Gaeilge: Irish Language Day

Discover the Irish language in a program designed for learners of all levels, led by Paul Ferris, Hilary Mhic Suibhne, Pádraig Ó Cearúill, and Eimear Kennedy. RSVP here free.

/ October 15, 2016

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

The Oscar-nominated writer of the worldwide bestseller Room returns to Irish Arts Center to read from her riveting new masterpiece, The Wonder,/i>. After Donoghue’s reading, she will be joined in conversation with American novelist and screenwriter Sheri Holman. Emma Donoghue...

/ October 12, 2016

Dúchas: Irish Landscapes and Environmental Legacies

This day-long symposium will consider Ireland’s cultural and environmental heritage with special attention to the work of writer, cartographer and historian Tim Robinson. Robinson embodies dúchas, the Irish concept of an appreciation for natural and built heritage. Speakers include Irish...

/ October 8, 2016

Irish Screen America

Irish Screen America in association with Glucksman Ireland House NYC, presents their sixth annual film festival at New York University’s Cantor Film Center, September 30-October 2. Irish Screen America brings the very best in contemporary Irish cinema to New York....

/ September 30, 2016

The Irish Rebellion

Narrated by Liam Neeson, this landmark documentary tells the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter Week 1916 when a small group of Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire. The documentary...

/ September 23, 2016