New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU's Glucksman Ireland House Hosts Special Events in November

October 15, 2007
N-110, 2007-08

Glucksman Ireland House of New York University, located at One Washington Mews (at Fifth Avenue), will host several special events in November, including the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Memorial Lecture on November 5 which features global financier and philanthropist George Soros in conversation with New York Times columnist Frank Rich. For this special event tickets must be purchased in advance: $10 for those with a valid NYU ID; $20 for the general public. Visit

All events take place at Ireland House, unless otherwise noted. Admission for all events, except for the November 5 Moynihan Memorial Lecture, is free to members of Ireland House and those with an NYU ID; for all others, $10 admission to regular events and $15 for Blarney Star Concert Series events. To reserve a seat, call 212.998.3950 or email

A schedule of events follows:

  • Friday, November 2, 9 p.m. The Blarney Star Concert Series: Oisín Mac Diarmada and Louise Mulcahy, two red-hot Irish music talents, appear. Mac Diarmada is best known as the leader of “Téada,” a great band with a sound built on his own unique fiddle style. Mulcahy, from the famed musical Mulcahy family, is the leading female uilleann piper in Ireland and a fabulous flute and whistle player besides.
  • Monday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lecture: Global financier and philanthropist George Soros in conversation with New York Times columnist Frank Rich. The lecture is named in honor of the late Senator and is intended to commemorate his intellectual contributions in a global sense. This event is co-sponsored with the NYU Stern School of Business. Note Venue: NYU’s Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion, 60 Washington Square South (at La Guardia Place).
  • Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. Reading: Author Mary Gordon reads from her memoir Circling My Mother and The Stories of Mary Gordon, for which she won a Story Prize. Gordon is the recipient of a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award and an Academy Award for Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters.
  • Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Reading: Irish poet Catherine Phil McCarthy reads from her third collection of poems, Suntrap. She will be introduced by Eamon Grennan, Dexter M. Ferry Jr. Professor of English at Vassar College.
  • Thursday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m. Ernie O’Malley Lecture Series: “Ireland, New York, and the 18th-Century Atlantic World” by Thomas M. Truxes, Trinity College, Hartford, and author of Irish Amerian Trade 1660-1783 and Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham: 1756-57: Merchants of New York and Belfast. His talk will be based on his current book project entitled New York at War: Trading with the Enemy and the Roots of the American Revolution.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Search News

NYU In the News

Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

NYU Footer