The ILHS is a community of people in pursuit of knowledge of the best in Irish and Irish American literature and history studies. We have presented a broad range of fascinating speakers from the heights of literature and academia as well as some of the finest lay scholars in the field. We have supported and celebrated Irish studies for more than 70 years in the great City of San Francisco.

Upcoming Events

  • The ILHS presents a wide array of leading scholars and accomplished writers at our monthly Speaker Series. Watch this space for details of our upcoming 2017/2018 ...

Past Events

  • Sunday, May 21: Elizabeth Drew, Trinity PhD scholar,  spoke on the presence of Ireland in the writings of Nobel Laureate Samuel ...

Special Announcements

  • Monthly speaker events held at the United Irish Cultural Center in San Francisco are free for members. Please support the ILHS by becoming a member. Click here for membership ...