“Brooklyn” Novelist, Colm Tóibín to receive 2017 Gold Medal on 29 April

The Gold Medal is given to a person or persons who exemplify the best of Irish culture and ideals. The award is presented at the annual Gold Medal Dinner, which takes place in spring in Boston. The Eire Society of Boston is pleased to announce the 2017 Gold Medal Award

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Irish History Classes with Sean Murphy Begin on 4 March at the ICC

A new program, The Course of Irish History, a series of courses offer by Sean Murphy will be hosted by the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton beginning Saturday, 4 March. The program will cover major topics in Irish History starting with the arrival of Saint Patrick in 432 AD. Each

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A Journey Home (1934) with Mary Kilroy at the ICC on 22 January

The Eire Society of Boston and the Irish Cultural Centre will host a program, A Journey Home (1934), A Narrative Including Family Letters with Mary Kilroy, on Sunday 22 January at 2pm at the ICC, 200 New Boston Drive, Canton. A series of letters, written by Delia McGuire to her

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Paul J. Doyle Receives Cheverus Award from the Archdiocese of Boston

Paul J. Doyle, a member of the Board of Directors of the Eire Society of Boston, was among 113 people who received the prestigious Cheverus Award from Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley at a Solemn Vespers Service on Sunday, 4 December 2016 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston.

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Celebration of Celtic Christmas Cheer and Chanukah Light on Sunday, 4 December

The Eire Society of Boston and The Charitable Irish Society of Boston will hold a holiday event, Seasonal Celebration of Celtic Christmas Cheer and Chanukah Light on Sunday, 4 December from 2:30- 4:30PM at Eat with Jack O’Neill, 1885 Centre Street in West Roxbury. Hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by

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Ulster University Alumni Association to hold an evening with Oscar winning director, Terry George

 An Irish Film Night with director, Terry George, will be held on 3 November at 6PM at the Lenox Hotel in Boston. The evening will include a screening of George’s award winning movie, THE SHORE followed by Q/A session. Space is limited for this complimentary event. Use the EVENTBRITE link to obtain tickets: https://an-evening-with-terry-george.eventbrite.com This

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Digital collection of Irish music launched by Boston College Libraries

Irish traditional music followers worldwide can now access hundreds of music tracks from The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, a digital collection produced and published by the Boston College Libraries in collaboration with National Heritage Fellow, Séamus Connolly. This exciting compilation features audio recordings of some of the best-known

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