The Catalpa Six were Fenians who escaped to America from Fremantle Prison in Western Australia. They are buried throughout the U.S., five of them were buried in unmarked graves. To date, the Fenian Memorial Committee of America has placed gravestones and/or markers to honor four of these brave Fenians, as well as Father Patrick McCabe, the priest who helped them to … [Read more...] about Commemoration for Catalpa Fenians
Join Glucksman Ireland House NYU on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 7pm EST for the 2021 Virtual Gala. While extraordinary circumstances prevent us from celebrating in person, we will gather as a community for a fun evening featuring the best of Irish culture, music, poetry, business, journalism, and public service.
Taoiseach (Prime Minister), Micheál … [Read more...] about Glucksman Ireland House
2021 Virtual Gala
NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House, at their eighth annual gala, recently honored Irish business leader Dómhnal Slattery and award-winning writer Colm Tóibín at an event at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life. Loretta Brennan Glucksman presented Mr. Slattery with the Lewis L. Glucksman Award for Leadership in recognition of his immense achievements over three decades, most … [Read more...] about A Gala Evening at NYU Celebrates Jewish and Irish Ties
An extraordinary gathering of Irish and African-American leaders took place at the Irish Consulate in New York on Wednesday night, February 26, 2020 to celebrate Black History Month. Irish Consul General Ciarán Madden called together leaders in the Irish and African-American communities who shared Irish heritage to create new links and forge a new organization. In his … [Read more...] about Black Irish Celebration
The Irish Film Institute (IFI) was at the Consulate General of Ireland in New York in April to launch its Irish Independence Film Collection, a culturally significant compilation of newsreel material from the early 20th century. With over 150 films in total, the footage, which features Michael Collins, Éamon de Valera, and Queen Victoria to name a few, gives fascinating … [Read more...] about Irish Film Institute Unveils Century-Old Footage