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
    David Brundage, Sunday May 22 2016 at 5:00PM on Irish Nationalists in America The ILHS is very pleased to present UC Santa Cruz Professor David Brundage, who will speak from ...

Past Events

  • proclamation
    Matthew Horton – April 24 2016 on “The Gravesite of Thomas Desmond, legendary Fenian and veteran of the Fremantle Mission” UC Berkeley scholar Matthew ...

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. ...