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Friday, April 29, 2011 @ 6:30 PM - : CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies Annual Dinner (Rosie O'Grady's Manhattan Room, 800 Seventh Avenue, New York City). Join us to celebrate another year of service and to raise funds for the Institute's programs. Visit http://www.irishamericanstudies.com/annual_dinner.php for more information.

SELECTED UPCOMING IRISH EVENTS SPONSORED BY CUNY ACADEMIC UNITS AND CUNY ORIGANIZATIONS

Thursday, September 2, 2010 @ 1:30 PM - : A Presentation Regarding the Uilleann Pipes by Siobhán Ní Mhaolagáin (Riverdale Senior Center, Century Building (side entrance), 2600 Netherland Avenue, Riverdale, Bronx). Siobhán comes from a strong piping tradition with which the Mulligan family is associated and she will be spending this academic year at Lehman College as a Fulbright Irish language instructor. Contact: 718-960-6722 or info@irishamericanstudies.com [Free, but RSVP required].

Saturday, September 18, 2010 @ 11:00 AM - : Irish Language Class for Children with Siobhán Ní Mhaolagáin & Tomás Ó h-Íde (Aisling Irish Community Center, 990 McLean Avenue, Yonkers). A 12-week session for beginning students and continuing students 5 to 12 years. Language learned through age appropriate fun activities. Contact 914-237-5121 for more information on registration and fees.

Sunday, October 3, 2010 @ 4:00 PM - : Irish Language Conversation Circle with CUNY Fulbright Siobhán Ní Mhaolagáin (Emerald Isle Immigration Center, 4275 Katonah Avenue, Woodlawn, Bronx). Beginners to fluent speakers are invited to join us to practice speaking the Irish language. Contact 718-960-6722 or info@irishamericanstudies.com [Free].

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 @ 7:00 PM - : Prof. Janet Butler Munch leads the Irish-American Studies Book Club in discusses "The Irish Bridget: Irish Immigrant Women in Domestic Service in America" (CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City). All who have read the book are welcome to attend this event. RSVP appreciated, but not required. Contact 718-960-6722 or info@irishamericanstudies.com [Free].

Thursday, October 21, 2010 @ 12:30 PM - : Niall Connolly Presents Traditional Irish and Original Urban Folk Music (B04 Carman Hall, Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx). This event is sponsored by "The City and Humanities." [Free]

Sunday, October 24, 2010 @ 1:00 PM - : A Tale of the Kindertransport (Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, Queens - ) One man's story of his experiences on the Kindertransport and his nine years as a member of the Millisle Farm in Northern Ireland. Contact: 718-281-5770 [Free]

Thursday, November 4, 2010 @ 12:30 PM - : John Redmond Presents "A Celebration of Gaelic and Yiddish Music" (B04 Carman Hall, Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx). This event is sponsored by "The City and Humanities." [Free]

Thursday, November 4, 2010 to December 23, 2010 - : An Art Exhibition Entitled "Voices Envisioned: Memories of Northern Ireland" (Rosenthal Library Gallery, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing). The exhibit is curated by Dr. Jill Strauss. Opening gallery talk by Jill Strauss on Thursday, November 4, 2010, at 5:00 PM.

Sunday, November 7, 2010 @ 4:00 PM - : Irish Language Conversation Circle with CUNY Fulbright Siobhán Ní Mhaolagáin (Emerald Isle Immigration Center, 4275 Katonah Avenue, Woodlawn, Bronx). Beginners to fluent speakers are invited to join us to practice speaking the Irish language. Contact 718-960-6722 or info@irishamericanstudies.com [Free].

Sunday, December 5, 2010 @ 4:00 PM - : Irish Language Conversation Circle with CUNY Fulbright Siobhán Ní Mhaolagáin (Emerald Isle Immigration Center, 4275 Katonah Avenue, Woodlawn, Bronx). Beginners to fluent speakers are invited to join us to practice speaking the Irish language. Contact 718-960-6722 or info@irishamericanstudies.com [Free].

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 @ 5:00 PM - : A Poetry Reading by Paul Muldoon (Rosenthal Library, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing). Contact 718-997-5691 [Free].

Thursday, December 9, 2010 @ 12:30 PM - : Alphie McCourt, the Author of A Long Stone's Throw, Talks about Writing (B04 Carman Hall, Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx). This event is sponsored by "The City and Humanities." [Free]

FUTURE IRISH EVENTS AT THE CUNY CAMPUSES

Thursday, March 17, 2011 @ 12:00 Noon - (date subject to change): Prof. Morris Lang Directs a Joint Performance of the Lehman Percussion Ensemble and Students from the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin (Hearth Room, 3rd Floor, Music Building, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx). Works for percussion ensemble. Eleventh annual collaboration between the RIAM and CUNY. Contact the Lehman College Music Department at 718-960-8247 [Free].

Sunday, March 20, 2011 @ 3:00 PM - : The Celtic Tenors (College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island - 117 (Springer Concert Hall)) The Celtic Tenors continue to re-invent the tenor language by pioneering a new style while melding together elements of classical, folk, and pop. Each tenor expresses a distinct musical style influenced by his individual region of Ireland. Contact: 718.982.2787 [$30, $35, and $40]



















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