Tag: Ireland

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

John Hume: Irish Peacemaker

Launch for an edited volume on John Hume, one of the founding members of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, critical figure in the peace process that put an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland, and Nobel Peace Prize...

/ March 24, 2016

Barra Ó Donnabháin Lecture: Breandán Mac Suibhne

Via Glucksman Ireland House: Prof. Breandán Mac Suibhne delivers the 11th Annual Barra Ó Donnabháin on “The Green Stubble of the Fall: The Revolutionary Generation and Other Generations in the West of Ireland.” Focusing on the “revolutionary generation” in the...

/ March 5, 2016

America, Irish-Ireland, Education and Politics

Leading up to this year’s Barra Ó Donnabháin lecture, Glucksman Ireland House presents a one-day event on Irish language politics. It will begin with a symposium conducted in Irish at Glucksman Ireland House, followed by an bilingual exhibition and panel...

/ March 5, 2016

Reading: Inaugural Irish Fiction Laureate Anne Enright

Anne Enright is a winner of the Man-Booker prized and Ireland first laureate for fiction. Her most recent novel is called The Green Road, published by W. W. Norton.

/ February 18, 2016

Performance Art in Ireland: A History

A slide show presentation by performance artist Áine Phillips on the place of performance art in Ireland from the 70s to today. RSVP by visiting the Facebook event listing.

/ February 10, 2016