About

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The Irish Literary and Historical Society of the San Francisco Bay Area is a community of scholars and lovers of knowledge in appreciation of the best in Irish and Irish American history and literature.  We present a broad range of fascinating speakers from the heights of contemporary 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.


The Irish Literary and Historical Society Officers and Board of Directors


Board Emeritus
Ed Callanan, Robert Tracy, James P. Walsh, Timothy O’Keefe, Brian Whitty


Corporate Information
The Irish Literary & Historical Society of the San Francisco Bay Area is a California 501(c) 3 non-profit public benefit corporation – Tax ID 26-2921516
ILHS Incorporation DocumentsILHS BylawsCA Franchise Tax Board ApprovalIRS 501(c) 3 Approval Letter