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NYU's Glucksman Ireland House Hosts Special Events in February

January 28, 2010
N-221, 2009-10

Glucksman Ireland House at New York University, located at One Washington Mews (at Fifth Avenue), will host several special events in February, including a reading, on Feb. 18, by acclaimed novelist Colm Tóibín from Brooklyn, a poignant story of one woman’s emigration from 1950s Ireland to the U.S. Admission 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. Since seating is limited, advance reservations are required. To reserve a seat, call 212.998.3950 or email

A schedule of events follows:

Thurs., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. Irish World Academy Strings: Academos. Venue: New York Society for Ethical Culture Concert Hall, 2 West 64th Street at Central Park West. The Irish Arts Center and Irish World Academy of Music & Dance, University of Limerick, in association with Glucksman Ireland House NYU and the American Irish Historical Society. This is a free event, although reservations are required: (212) 757-3318. Sat., Feb. 6, 1 p.m - 5 p.m. Lá Gaeilge: Irish Language Day: join Padraig Ó Cearúill, Hilary Mhic Shuibhne, and Dr. A.J. Hughes for a day of learning conversational Irish through sessions on vocabulary and pronunciation and creative group activities. Tues., Feb. 9, 7 p.m. The Boys of St. Columb’s documentary and lecture. Venue: NYU Cantor Film Center, 36 East 8th Street (between University Place & Greene Street). A talk and documentary by Maurice Fitzpatrick that follows the return of a remarkable group of boys to the Derry school. Illustrious alumni include Seamus Heaney and John Hume. Thurs., Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Larry Kirwan, writer, broadcaster and leader of Black 47, launches his new novel Rockin’ the Bronx, a tale of 1980s Bainbridge Avenue. Thurs., Feb. 18, 7 p.m. Reading: acclaimed novelist Colm Tóibín reads from Brooklyn, the poignant story of one woman’s emigration from 1950s Ireland. Fri., Feb. 19, 9 p.m. The Blarney Star Concert Series: Cormac Breatnach, one of the world’s leading tin whistle players, will be accompanied by Mike Considine on bouzouki and guitar and by uilleann pipe and flute player Ivan Goff. Tues., Feb. 23, 7 p.m. Lecture: University College Dublin professor of James Joyce studies, Anne Fogarty, presents a lecture on the impact of John Millington Synge’s work on Joyce. Thurs., Feb. 25, 7 p.m. “The Dead of the Irish Revolution, 1916 - 1921”: an exploration of family narratives, memories, and omissions by Trinity College Dublin professor Eunan O’Halpin, whose uncle was the iconic Kevin Barry.

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

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