Benefit for the Benedictine Monastery Campaign at Kylemore Abbey Venue: Club 101, 101 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10178. For ticket information click here. A special evening hosted by the Friends of Kylemore Abbey will take place at Club 101 in New York City on April 20 (6pm-8.30pm). Kylemore Abbey will honor three outstanding individuals whose lives and achievements echo the … [Read more...] about Spirit of Kylemore Abbey Awards
Loretta Brennan Glucksman
President Michael D. Higgins was in New York in September for the United Nations General Assembly, where he attended many high-level bilateral meetings with other world leaders. While in New York, he also participated in various other events around the city with the Irish diaspora. At the U.N., Higgins delivered Ireland’s national statement to the General Assembly and later … [Read more...] about President Higgins in the U.S.A.
The awarding-winning writer Alice McDermott and Pittsburgh business leader Jim Rooney were honored at the annual Glucksman Ireland House NYU Gala on February 28. Some 300 gathered to toast the honorees at a cocktail reception followed by a seated dinner with presentations of the Seamus Heaney Award for Arts and Letters to McDermott and the Lewis L. Glucksman Award for … [Read more...] about NYU Glucksman Ireland House Gala Honors
Reflections on Twenty-Five Years of Irish America and New York University's Glucksman Ireland House.
Terry Golway assembled Irish and Irish-American writers to give voice to Being New York, Being Irish, a tribute to Glucksman Ireland House on its 25th Anniversary. The name, Glucksman Ireland House, always seemed somewhat offbeat, as “Glucksman” and “Ireland” don’t sound … [Read more...] about Book Notes:
Being New York, Being Irish
Decades of work by so many culminated in the breaking of ground on the new New York Irish Arts Center in early October. The new building will be ready by 2020. ♦ … [Read more...] about Irish Arts Groundbreaker