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February 2019

The Art of Sisters: Tales & Letters by The Brontë’s

February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - February 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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The American Irish Historical Society are delighted to host two special performances of “The Art of Sisters: Tales & Letters by The Brontë’s” KALIDASCOPES Media & MirCan Productions in Co-Production with The American Irish Historical Society Presents The Art of Sisters: Tales and Letters by the Brontës Directed by Miriam Canfield With Musical Arrangement by…

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Having the Chats’ with Doireann Garrihy! SOLD OUT

February 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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We are thrilled to welcome DOIREANN GARRIHY to the AIHS on Tuesday, Feb 26th 2019! Join us with Doireann to hear about her journey from Radio to TV and everything in between! Doireann reacently launched her pilot show The Doireann Project on the RTÉ Player and season two of The Doireann Project was aired on…

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A Taste Of Hope – In Aid of The Hope Foundation

February 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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ENTERTAINMENT, Julie Feeney will be performing! Julie hails from Galway but will be in NYC for our event. Julie Feeney’s sell-out shows have riveted audiences all over the world including in Amsterdam, Mexico, Italy, Germany, France, China, Brazil, Canada, UD and all across the U.S.A. Julie is winner of the Choice Music Prize for “Irish…

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How Did I Get Here? Fin Dwyer – Creator of the Irish History Podcast

February 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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Our Young Professionals group at the AIHS, Success in the City are delighted to present another“How Did I Get Here?” event series for 2019. This enlightening series of conversational events invites storytellers from various careers and walks of life to come to the AIHS to share their experiences, learnings, advice and ultimately their journey to where…

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March 2019

A Book Talk: Archbishop John Hughes and the Making of Irish America by John Loughrey

March 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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Co-sponsored by Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts and The American Irish Historical Society.   We are honored to be collaborating with an acclaimed neighboring institution; the Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts for a book talk on ‘Archbishop John Hughes and the Making of Irish America’ by John Loughrey. Founded in 1982, FRIENDS is an independent,…

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Distant Ireland – Migrations to the New World

March 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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The history of America is indelibly linked to the movement of people. Some were brought here not of their own free will, and their perseverance and resilience transformed the nation. Others came here—or moved within the borders of this country—because they sought a new life, free from poverty, discrimination, and persecution. The many contributions—cultural, social,…

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April 2019

A Reading: Marie Howe sponsored by the Maurice English Poetry Award

April 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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The American Irish Historical Society and the Rosenbach cordially invite you to a reading in New York by MARIE HOWE Sponsored by the Maurice English Poetry Award * In New York on Wednesday April 17, 2019 6:30 p.m. Reading 7:30 p.m. Reception at The American Irish Historical Society 991 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028…

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May 2019

Questioning Minds: The Letters of Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner An Evening with Editor Edward M. Burns

May 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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“The most intellectually exhilarating work published in 2018 . . . A lasting treasure.” ―Michael Dirda, The Washington Post Hugh Kenner (1923–2003) and Guy Davenport (1927–2005) first met in September 1953 when each gave a paper on Ezra Pound at Columbia University. They met again in the fall of 1957, and their correspondence begins with Kenner’s…

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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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