ANNOUNCEMENTS OF INTEREST TO IRISH STUDIES

100th ANNIVERSARY OF VICTOR HERBERT'S EILEEN

CHRIST & ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH,120 W 69th Street, NYC (Between Broadway and Columbus Avenues)

Ticket Price: $18.00

100th Anniversary of Victor Herbert’s Eileen

Just before the Irish Rebellion of 1798, a young noblewoman Eileen Mulvaney becomes sweethearts with, and aids in the escape of an Irish revolutionary, Barry O’Day, as the British tighten their control of Ireland. This unabashed gift of love for Ireland came about as America was entering the Great War in 1917 and contains “True Sons of Erin,” “The Irish Have A Great Day Tonight,” and the famous “Thine Alone.” I

      Tuesday: April 25, 2017 8:00PM
      Wednesday: April 26, 2017 8:00PM

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The 4th annual New York Trad Fest

New York City's celebration of Irish & Folk Traditional Music

"Keeping it real, local, raw and natural - brilliant" - Michael Flatley

A night of music, featuring Joannie Madden, Tony DeMarco, James Keane, Jerry O'Sullivan, Eamon O'Leary, Patrick Mangan and more!

Date and Time:

Sat, November 19, 2016

7:00 PM – 11:30 PM EST

Location:

Pier A Harbor House

22 Battery Place

New York, NY 10004

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Where to hear the best traditional Irish music in NYC

Sundays:

Sean McNally Session: 3:30pm-6:30pm.
with Sean McNally band
No cover
at:
The Porterhouse at Fraunces Tavern
54 Pearl St. (Broad St.)
New York, NY
(212) 968-1776.
FrauncesTavern.com
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Tony DeMarco & friends
9:30 pm – 12:30 am
at:
The 11th Street Bar
510 E. 11th St. (between Avenues A & B)
New York, NY
(212) 982-3929
11thStBar.com
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An Beal Bocht Cafe: 445 W. 238th St. (bet. Waldo & Greystone Ave.) Riverdale, Bronx, NY (718) 884-7127
Every Sunday, 4-7pm with John Redmond & friends.
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Cuckoo’s Nest: 6104 Woodside Ave. Flushing, NY. (718) 426-5684.
Session Sundays: 6pm-9pm. No Cover.
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The Rambling House: 4292 Katonah Ave. Woodlawn, Bronx, NY
Every Sunday
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The Gaslight Bar: 43-17 Queens Blvd. (between 43rd & 44th St.) (718) 729-9900

Mondays: Siamsa – Celtic Nights
The evening will be a participatory experience for the audience, including dance lessons and an all welcome seisuin.
8pm – Ceile (Irish Dance) Lessons with Megan Downes. $10
9pm – Seisiun (Irish Music Session) with Deirdre Corrigan, Dan Gurney & friends.
in William Barnacle Tavern adjacent to Theatre 80
at:
Theatre 80
80 St. Marks Place (near 1st Ave.)
New York, NY
212 388-0388
Theatre80.net

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For details of schedule, please go to http://1stirish.org/shows-from-2016

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CualaNYC: New York City's First Annual Festival of Irish Culture Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising and New Yorkers' Role in the Revolt

Friday April 29 – 8pm:        
Poets and Patriots: The Easter Rising 1916
The Cooper Union, 30 Cooper Sq., Manhattan
Ireland’s Easter Rising was led by a group that included many poets. Their work and that of other Irish and American poets is celebrated in this evening. Readings by Paul Muldoon, Louis de Paor, and others.

SaturdayApril 30 – 12-3pm:        
Dánta (poems) read on the ferry!
NY Waterway’s East River Ferry: South Street and Gouverneur Lane, Manhattan
Actors, poets and musicians read poetry to passengers on the East River ferry line    

Saturday April 30 – 3-6pm:        
New York – Ireland 1916 Ceiliúradh (Celebration)
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave., Maspeth
Susan McKeown, Mick McAuley, the Solas An Lae dancers and other performers headline the celebration

May 4 – 7pm:        
Leabhar na hAthghabhála/Poems of Repossession: A Reading of Modern Irish Poetry
Kray Hall, Poet’s House, 10 River Terrace, Manhattan
Launch of the first comprehensive anthology of modern Irish poetry with English translations, featuring the book's editor, Irish poet Louis de Paor, and guest poets from Ireland and New York.

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1916-Related Maps and Books Now Available for Free, Online at the World Digital Library

https://www.wdl.org/en/item/recent/

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‘Thomas Moore in Europe’ Blog launched 20 January 2016 http://blogs.qub.ac.uk/erin/

Co- funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union, ERIN or “Europe’s Reception of the Irish melodies and National Airs: Thomas Moore in Europe” examines Moore’s cultural network and the dissemination and reception of his works in Europe, in addition to his Irish melodies, national airs and music associated with Lalla Rookh. The blog, Thomas Moore in Europe, provides readers with an opportunity to follow the research project ERIN while also providing a forum for discussion. The blog is moderated by Dr Sarah McCleave, Senior Lecturer, and Dr Tríona O’Hanlon, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, at the School of Creative Arts (Music), Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland and can be accessed through the link above.