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
    Renowned Irish language scholar and teacher Liam Cunningham joins us from Oideas Gael school in Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal to speak on the state of the Irish language today. ...

Past Events

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    David Brundage, Sunday May 22 2016 on Irish Nationalists in America UC Santa Cruz Professor David Brundage spoke from highlights of his new book titled Irish Nationalists in ...

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. ...