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A Reception with Robert Ballagh in support of CISTE USA

April 12, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

Internationally acknowledged Irish artist Robert Ballagh is a keen supporter of Ciste Infheistíochta Gaeilge; a strategic capital investment board that have launched a $1m fundraising appeal in the US as Ciste USA, Inc. Ciste Infheistíochta Gaeilge promote and facilitate the Peace Process through Irish language infrastructure projects in the North of Ireland.

Ciste underpin the legacy of the Peace Process by safeguarding the Irish language and cultural heritage for future generations. Ciste have enabled 25 community owned buildings throughout the North of Ireland with members now having access to arts, culture and business opportunities in the Irish language environment. Ciste are supporting the social, economic and cultural needs of Irish language communities as well as stimulating economic development and job creation.

We are honored to welcome the renowned Robert Ballagh and Ciste USA, Inc to the American Irish Historical Society. Among Robert’s famous works is his series of portraits of the 1916 leaders.  One of his most recent commissions was for Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum in Quinnipiac University, Connecticut. Robert has donated a complete set of prints of the original series to be offered as raffle prizes to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising. 

Some of Robert’s works will be on display at the Society, and there will also be an opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket. Ciste USA, Inc is a Non Profit Corporation and Registered 501(c)(3) Public Charity. 


Eventbrite - CISTE USA with Robert Ballagh


April 12, 2016
5:30 pm


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The American Irish Historical Society is a cultural institution featuring a library and archive, public arts programming, and events space.
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