Glucksman Ireland House at New York University, located at One Washington Mews (at Fifth Avenue), will host three special events in December. 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 the Blarney Star Concert Series event. To reserve a seat, call 212.998.3950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- On Thursday, December 6, at 7 p.m., Rutgers University professor Eileen Sullivan will speak on “Community in Print: Irish American Publishers and Readers.” Sadlier was one of several publishing houses owned by Irish Americans that began to sell books to immigrants and their children during the 19th century. Sullivan will discuss the role this publishing house and others like it played in the forging of an Irish American community.
- On Friday, December 7, at 9 p.m., the Blarney Star Concert Series presents Jimmy Crowley, Cork singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Crowley has been in the forefront of the Irish traditional scene for four decades, performing with many Irish music luminaries but also as a solo performer, accompanying himself on bouzouki, mandolin, and harmonica.
- On Thursday, December 13, at 7 p.m., Ireland House celebrates Airneál na Nollag, an evening of traditional music and song with NYU students and local musicians, hosted by Irish language lecturer, Pádraig Ó Cearúill.