Posts Tagged ‘Glucksman Ireland House’

Weekly Comment:
Celebrating 25 Years of Glucksman Ireland House

After a quarter century, New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House celebrates its achievements and looks forward to the next 25 years with their 2018 Gala Dinner. ℘℘℘ It is difficult to believe it but 2018 marks twenty-five years of Glucksman Ireland House, the prestigious home to Irish and Irish-American studies at New York University. ThisRead more..

Glucksman Ireland House Honors Niall O’Dowd and James Galway

Glucksman Ireland House at New York University honored Irish America founding publisher Niall O’Dowd at their 24th annual gala dinner in February, along with renowned flautist Sir James Galway. O’Dowd, who founded Irish America in 1985 with editor-in-chief Patricia Harty and later founded the Irish Voice newspaper, IrishCentral, and the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform,Read more..

NYU Student Discovers 900-Year-Old Irish Brooch

An Irish American New York University student made a once-in-a-lifetime discovery in July when she spotted what turned out to be a 12th century kite brooch (pictured right) in the sand on Omey Island, near Cleggan, in Connemara, an area long associated with burials and pilgrimage. McKenna McFadden, a film and television production major minoringRead more..

Weekly Comment:
The Poetry of 1916

Glucksman Ireland House, the center for Irish and Irish American Studies at New York University, is hosting an event centered on the poetry of the 1916 Easter Rising written by Irish and Irish-American authors. Titled “‘Her Exiled Children’: Poetry in America and the 1916 Easter Rising,” the event will be hosted by National Book Award-winningRead more..

Weekly Comment:
Dramatizing America’s Role
in the 1916 Easter Rising

A one-time performance in New York later this month seeks to dramatize America’s role in the 1916 Easter Rising. Often an overlooked aspect of the Rising, the voices of America, and Irish Americans were as varied and complex as in Ireland, with mixed results and effect. On November 18th, “Voices in America and the 1916Read more..

NYU Celebrating Irish Studies

New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House (GIH) honored McGraw Hill Financial’s Ted Smyth and writer Peter Quinn at its annual gala in February. Smyth, honored for his life-long commitment to building Irish and American business relationships, received the Lewis L. Glucksman Leadership award. The award is named for the late financier who, along with hisRead more..

NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House Annual Gala

Award-winning writer Peter Quinn and McGraw Hill financial executive Ted Smyth will receive the Seamus Heaney Award for Arts & Letters and the Lewis L. Glucksman Award for Leadership, respectively, at Glucksman Ireland House NYU’s annual gala dinner on February 24th. Gala co-chairs Loretta Brennan Glucksman and Mary Shanahan will present the awards at NYU’s Kimmel Center forRead more..

Ernie O’Malley Symposium

On 25 and 26 April 2014 Glucksman Ireland House NYU hosted the spectacularly successful Ernie O’Malley Symposium on Modern Ireland and Revolution, at which twenty-five leading US and international scholars examined social, cultural, and political revolution in modern Ireland and its intersections with the life and times of revolutionary and author Ernie O’Malley. This eventRead more..

A Touch of the Heart

Gabriel Byrne is a true Renaissance man. As an actor, he is currently receiving accolades for his performance as Cornelius Melody in a New York production of Eugene O’Neill’s A Touch of the Poet. As a writer, he found much success with his autobiographical Pictures in My Head, and now he’s shown himself to beRead more..