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|Nov 08, 2016 Gala Celebrates Ireland with Special Tribute to William J. Flynn |
Over 300 friends of the University of St. Thomas William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies attended the annual Irish Gala on Nov. 4 at The Houstonian Hotel for a Gala “Celebrating Ireland through its People.” The Gala paid special tribute to William J. Flynn, the Center’s namesake, for his tireless commitment to the peace process in Ireland.
|Aug 02, 2016 William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas Appoints Irish Language Scholar |
The University of St. Thomas William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies has appointed Jonathan O’Neill, MA as an Irish Studies scholar. Originally from Counties Galway and Clare in Ireland, O’Neill joins the Center from the University of Limerick. His extensive teaching background includes coursework in beginner, intermediate and advanced Irish Language as well as course instruction on Irish literature and culture.
|May 25, 2016 Visiting Study Abroad Student from Northern Ireland Earns Scholarship |
Visiting University of St. Thomas student Adam McCoy, originally from Northern Ireland, was awarded a $5,500 scholarship by the British American Foundation of Texas during an awards dinner in April. Through the study abroad program Study USA, McCoy studied business at UST for the 2015-2016 academic year, with support from the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies.
|Nov 11, 2015 University of St. Thomas Irish Gala Raises $450,000 |
The University of St. Thomas William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies raised more than $450,000 at the annual Irish Gala on Nov. 6 at The Houstonian Hotel. The event honored the Most Rev. Brendan J. Cahill ’85, bishop of the Diocese of Victoria and UST alumnus.
|Feb 27, 2015 Gallagher Receives Recognition for Her Irish Education Work |
Lori Gallagher, J.D., director of the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies, was recognized among the 2014 Irish Education 100 by Irish Voice, an Irish American newspaper and Irish America magazine.
|Jan 13, 2015 Kelleher named in Irish 40 under 40 |
Edward Kelleher, visiting scholar for the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies, will join 39 other men and women honored in this year’s Irish Echo’s annual Irish Top 40 under 40 awards. The award is a celebration of Irish and Irish Americans who have distinguished themselves in their respective fields of work before reaching the age of 40.
|Dec 01, 2014 University of St. Thomas Irish Gala Raises Over $380,000 |
More than 400 friends of the University of St. Thomas William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies attended the annual Irish Gala on Nov. 14 at The Houstonian Hotel in honor of Michele Malloy. The Gala was chaired by three friends of the honoree – Maureen Evans, Margo P. Geddie and Lisa Miranda. His Eminence Daniel N. Cardinal DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston was the honorary chair of the Gala.
|Oct 27, 2014 Irish Studies Program Named Top Irish Studies Program |
Once again, the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas was named one of the top Irish Studies programs in North America by Irish Central, an online newspaper affiliated with the Irish America magazine and the Irish Voice newspaper.
|Jul 09, 2014 A Celtic Christmas with Danny O’Flaherty |
Irish balladeer Danny O’Flaherty shares his heritage through music, song, dance and storytelling at his annual Celtic Christmas Concert. The concert will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the University of St. Thomas Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum Blvd.
|Jan 14, 2014 Catholic Focus: Catholic Pilgrimage to Ireland |
When you think of religious pilgrimage, the Holy Land comes to mind, or perhaps the Vatican. But there's another pilgrimage destination where ancient ruins emerge from a dramatic landscape -- testaments to an over 1500-year-old Christian tradition. This destination is Ireland...