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

  • David Brundage Book
    Fran O’Rourke, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University College Dublin will present Irish Songs of James Joyce and will perform music and song which were central to ...

Past Events

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    Liam Cunningham, Sunday September 25 2016 on the State of the Irish Language 1916 – 2016 Liam Cunningham, a founding director of the the Oideas Gael school, is ...

Special Announcements

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    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. ...