Upcoming Meetings:

Sunday September 28, 2014 at 4.30pm at the UICC.  - Emer Martin is an Irish novelist, painter and film-maker. She will be discussing her new historical novel titled,  The Affection of a Hag

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - Myles Dungan in conversation with Colm Toibin at The Mechanics Library - member only event by reservation,  no walk in's please. 

Sunday November 16, 2014 -
Matt Spangler will speak on the topic "Staging Intercultural Ireland: Theatre and Inward Migration." at the UICC  St Francis Room at 4:30pm.

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E-Book - Our publication The Irish of the San Francisco Bay Area - Essays on Good Fortune is now available as an E-Book. Click here to preview and download

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    Other Local Irish Cultural Events: 

    Sept 3 to Oct 5 - Shotgun Players, a theatre company in Berkeley are performing a new play: The New Electric Ballroom
    It's a story by Enda Walsh, author of Once, about three Irish sisters trapped in their memories of the past. More info and tickets

    September 18th - 20th 2014 - The San Francisco Irish Film Festival, The Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco Reserve your tickets 

    The Irish Literary & Historical Society (ILHS) of the San Francisco Bay Area provides an open, nonsectarian, and nonpolitical forum for the presentation and discussion of Irish and Irish-American culture. The ILHS hosts a speaker series at which invited speakers explore Irish arts, literature, history, society, and culture. In March, the Society hosts its annual St. Patrick’s Banquet, featuring a guest speaker and an evening of Irish music, song, and poetry.More

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    Membership - Join or Renew Dues are $25 for individuals and $30 for dual. Please consider making a tax deductible donation when renewing your membership. Your support is needed and much appreciated.  Membership Form