NYU’S GLUCKSMAN IRELAND HOUSE ANNOUNCES SPECIAL EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House, located at 1 Washington Mews, will host three special events in September. Events are $5 at the door for non-members; students, free. For more information, the public may call (212) 998-3950.
On display September 14 and running through December 15 is “A Prayer for My Daughter,” a black-and-white photographic exhibition honoring the accomplishments of Irish and Irish-American women from the time of the famine to the present day. The exhibition is on loan from the Irish Business Organization of New York.
On Wednesday, September 15, 7 p.m., Jack Holland, author of numerous books on Northern Ireland and a contributing editor at The Irish Echo, will discuss his new work, Hope Against History: The Course of Conflict in Northern Ireland (Henry Holt, 1999).
On Thursday, September 23, 7 p.m., Christine Finn, Research Associate of the Institute of Archaeology at Oxford University, will present an illustrated lecture on “Marbles, Mosaics and the Muse from the Bog: Archaeology and Irish Poetry.”