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2011 - St. Patricks Banquet

posted Feb 1, 2011, 10:45 PM by Leslie Murdock   [ updated Feb 1, 2011, 10:56 PM ]

Annual St. Patrick’s Banquet 

Marines’ Memorial Club 
609 Sutter Street, San Francisco 

Sunday, March 13, 2011 
6 p.m Cocktails, 7 p.m. Dinner

Guest Speaker: 
Dermot Keogh, Ph.D. 
Emeritus Professor of History 
University College Cork 


The Irish Literary & Historical Society is honored to welcome Professor Dermot Keogh as guest speaker at the annual St. Patrick’s Banquet on Sunday, March 13, 2011. 

Professor Keogh, a member of the Royal Irish Academy, is Emeritus Professor of History, University College Cork and Visiting Professor, University of Montana at Missoula. A distinguished and renowned international scholar and lecturer, he is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles---and also a past ILHS speaker and a contributor to the ILHS publication, The Irish in the San Francisco Bay Area: Essays on Good Fortune. 

His biography of Jack Lynch, who was Taoiseach between 1966-1973 and 1977-1979, was published in 2008. He will speak to us about how Lynch handled a grave political crisis in 1969 and discuss his relevance for the contemporary electoral debate in Ireland.

Call Eileen Kivlehan at (415) 681-2078 to reserve your ticket.

Leslie Murdock,
Feb 16, 2011, 9:03 PM