Events

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Oct 5, 2022, 6:00 PM
This talk is the third in our new Great Hunger series to commemorate the 175th Anniversary of Black '47
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Oct 6, 2022, 7:00 PM
Join us at the Michael Flanagan Irish Music Heritage Theater in the museum for a reading and songs from an original musical by Denis Foley and A. Cara sung by John Rodier. Scores by Sean Obach and Will Welling and a tune by Connolly himself.
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Oct 8, 2022, 3:00 PM
We are absolutely delighted to welcome back singer/songwriter, Briege Murphy, from Forkhill, Co. Armagh in Northern Ireland after her fantastic performance in 2018!
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Oct 11, 2022, 6:00 PM
With Hunger, British filmmaker and artist Steve McQueen has turned one of history’s most controversial acts of political defiance into a jarring, unforgettable cinematic experience.
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Oct 14, 2022, 5:30 PM
In 1711, in County Antrim, eight women were put on trial accused of orchestrating the demonic possession of young Mary Dunbar, and the haunting and supernatural murder of a local clergyman’s wife. Andrew Sneddon, PhD. researches Irish witchcraft, magic and the supernatural in a comparative framework from the medieval to the modern period.
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Oct 18, 2022, 7:00 PM
A musical and visual journey through the life of John McCormack, the celebrated Irish tenor with an illustrious career spanning decades.
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Oct 19, 2022, 7:00 PM
Tyler Anbinder, PhD. dispels the myth of Irish immigrant poverty and shows how they utilized networks to help them survive and ultimately thrive in their unfamiliar new hometown. This is the fourth lecture in our new Great Hunger series to commemorate the 175th Anniversary of Black '47
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Oct 20, 2022, 4:00 PM
Join chef Michael Kiernan as he makes some of Ireland's popular and traditional Hallowe'en food. This program was funded in part by Humanities New York with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Oct 27, 2022, 7:00 PM
Deeply rooted in the literary tradition of North Kerry, Gabriel Fitzmaurice is a poet, broadcaster, writer, translator, singer and raconteur. He has been called “poetry’s answer to John B Keane” (Books Ireland) and his poems have been described as “comparable to Burns for their insight and lyricism” (The Irish Times ).
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Oct 29, 2022, 12:00 PM
Our 2-day family festival to celebrate Samhain!