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Spring 2017 Events


Events

  • January

    Thursday, January 26th, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    MA Open House January 2017

    Learn more about NYU's MA in Irish and Irish-American Studies, including significant scholarships. Meet faculty, students, and alumni.

  • Friday, January 27th, 8:00 p.m.

    The Blarney Star Concert Series: Dónal Clancy

    The first Blarney Star Concert of the fall season featuring Dónal Clancy, acclaimed guitarist, singer, and performer.

  • February

    Friday, February 10th, 8:00 p.m.

    The Blarney Star Concert Series: Mac Diarmada & Séamus Begley

    Oisín Mac Diarmada is one of Ireland's foremost fiddlers, while Séamus Begley is best known for his acumen with the button accordion and is also known known for Irish-language singing and his dynamic collaborations.

  • Thursday, February 16th, 7:00 p.m.

    "1916 to 2016: Reflections" Ambassador Anne Anderson

    Ireland's Ambassador to the United States looks back to the 1916 Irish Rebellion and how it has shaped the last century of the Irish experience.

  • Tuesday, February 28th, 6:30 p.m.

    Glucksman Ireland House Gala

    Join us to celebrate the invaluable contributions of members of the Irish and Irish-American community and help support our academic programs through our annual gala dinner!

  • March

    Thursday, March 9th, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    MA Open House March 2017

    Learn more about NYU's MA in Irish and Irish-American Studies, including significant scholarships. Meet faculty, students, and alumni.

  • Friday, March 10th, 8:00 p.m.

    The Blarney Star Concert Series: Breaking Trad

    A Blarney Star Concert featuring Breaking Trad with Niall Murphy on fiddle, Dónal Murphy on the button accordion, and Mike Galvin playing guitar.

  • Wednesday, March 22nd, 5:30 p.m.

    Austerity & Recovery in Ireland

    Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe’s Poster Child and the Great Recession is a major new book that assesses the Irish experience of the Great Recession, austerity and the more recent recovery.

  • Thursday, March 23rd, 7:00 p.m.

    Dr. Patrick Geoghegan

    Dr. Patrick Geoghegan is a Professor in Modern History at Trinity College Dublin and broadcaster on ‘Talking History’ on Irish radio. He will present his paper: "Daniel O’Connell v. The Chartists"

  • Friday, March 24th, 7:00 p.m.

    Green Screens: Environmental Ethics On and Off Screen "Atlantic"

    Green Screens: Environmental Ethics On and Off Screen "Atlantic" Film Screening is a part of a three-day media showcase presented by the Center for Media, Culture and History focusing on environmental issues facing communities worldwide.

  • April
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    Saturday, April 1st, 8:00 a.m.

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level B2

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level B2. Application deadline is March 1, 2017.

  • Thursday, April 6th, 7:00 p.m.

    Ruth Gilligan in Conversation with Belinda McKeon

    Ruth Gilligan, the youngest writer ever to make the Irish bestseller list, will introduce her American debut Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan. She will be joined by Belinda McKeon (Tender and Solace) to discuss the power of storytelling, the challenges of novelizing the Irish experience, and more.

  • Friday, April 14th, 8:00 p.m.

    The Blarney Star Concert Series: Cathal Hayden

    A Blarney Star Concert featuring fiddler and banjo player, Cathal Hayden, whose solo work and collaborations, especially as a member of the group "Four Men and a Dog", have been acclaimed around the world.

  • Thursday, April 20th, 7:00 p.m.

    Irish Institute of New York Lecture: Sister Stanislaus Kennedy

    Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy is a visionary and social innovator who will deliver the 10th annual Irish Institute Lecture. In the course of this lecture, Sr. Stan will reflect on founding this important organization and on how Ireland has responded to immigrants in recent decades.

  • Thursday, April 27th, 7:00 p.m.

    Airneál

    Pádraig Ó Cearúill hosts an evening of traditional music and song with NYU students and local musicians.

  • May

    Saturday, May 6th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Lá Gaeilge: Irish Language Day

    Discover the beauty of 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.

  • Saturday, May 6th, 6:00 p.m.

    12th Annual Barra Ó Donnabháin Lecture: Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail

    Prof. Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail delivers the 12th Annual Barra Ó Donnabháin on “Patrick Ferriter (1856-1924): an Irish scholar at Home and Abroad”

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    Saturday, May 13th, 8:00 a.m.

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level B1

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level B1. Application deadline is March 1, 2017.

  • Saturday, May 13th, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Taste of the Yeats Summer School

    Sample the Yeats International Summer School for a day in New York.

  • Friday, May 19th, 8:00 p.m.

    The Blarney Star Concert Series: Erin Loughran and Friends

    A Blarney Star Concert featuring fiddler and traditional Irish music educator Erin Loughran. Erin will be joined by her husband Mickey Coleman, a singer from Co. Tyrone, and by other family members, friends and students from her music school in Pearl River, New York.

  • Logo: TEG

    Saturday, May 27th, 8:00 a.m.

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level A2

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level A2. Application deadline is March 1, 2017.

  • June
    Logo: TEG

    Saturday, June 10th, 8:00 a.m.

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level A1

    European Certificate in Irish Language Examination Level A1. Application deadline is March 1, 2017.