About the Society

The American Irish Historical Society is a center of Irish culture and knowledge located in New York City.  You are very welcome to attend our events, conduct research in our library, and help support our mission. In continuous operation since 1897, the Society has been non-partisan and non-sectarian since its inception. The Society welcomes new members and is pleased to make its library and select events open to the public.

Library & Archives

The library and archives of the Society house a wide variety of rare books, newspapers, and artifacts from the 17th century to the present.

Cultural Events

The Society is host to cultural events such as concerts, plays, readings, lectures, exhibitions, and films.

Venue

The Society is an elegant venue with an intimate setting. Click here to learn more about hosting your event at the Society.

Notable Past Members

Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore RooseveltPresident
William Bourke Cockran
William Bourke CockranPolitician
George M. Cohan
George M. CohanComposer
John McCormack
John McCormackTenor

Board of Directors

Officers
Executive Council