Tag: Ireland

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

Origin’s 1st Irish Theatre Festival

Join us for an evening dedicated to the life, music and words of Ireland’s greatest writer Brian Friel. New York’s annual 1st Irish theatre festival is a celebration of the best of Irish theatre, brought to you by Origin Theatre...

/ September 22, 2016

Blarney Star Concert Seires: Patrick Ourceau and Jimmy Coen

Fiddle standout Patrick Ourceau – born in Paris, long resident in New York and now living in Toronto – is one of the most accomplished members of Ireland’s musical foreign legion. His style is based on that of his musical...

/ September 16, 2016

The Contemporary Irish Detective Novel and So Say the Fallen

Irish detective fiction has enjoyed an international readership for over a decade, appearing on best-seller lists across the globe. But its breadth of hard-boiled and amateur detectives, historical fiction, and police procedurals has remained somewhat marginalized in academic scholarship. Exploring...

/ September 13, 2016