NYU's Glucksman Ireland House Hosts Special Events in February


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 ireland.house@nyu.edu.

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 grou 500

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