Past Event Highlights

Past Event Highlights

9/18/2016 1916: The Irish Rebellion
Narrated by Liam Neeson, this landmark documentary tells the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter Week 1916, when a group of Irish rebels took on the British Empire.

9/6/2016 Cause or Cure – The Role of Religion in a Fear-Filled World
The Reverend Harold Good, an acknowledged peacemaker in Ireland and beyond, returns to UST to present his lecture titled, "Cause or Cure – The Role of Religion in a Fear-Filled World."

4/28/2016 Proclaiming Rebellion: Emmet, Pearse and the Road to 1916
Proclamation This lecture will explore the road to the 1916 Rising, looking at the rebellions that inspired it, the iconic Proclamation, and the connections between Robert Emmet and Patrick Pearse, to provide a new interpretation of the events of Easter 1916.

3/17/2016 Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Cross and Tower Join us for our annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Includes a Mass and brunch. Please RSVP by March 4!

3/2/2016 Easter 1916 Rising: An Historical Perspective
General Post Office This lecture will explore the events of the 1916 Easter Rising and look at them in an historical context.

2/4/2016 Irish Literary Revival’s Influence on the Easter 1916 Rising
Ben Bulben This lecture will explore the influence of literature and culture on Irish nationalist debate in advance of the Easter Rising.

11/6/2015 Annual Irish Gala
Chairs, Kari and Sean Tracey '88 with honoree Fr. Brendan Cahill '85 On November 6, 2015, the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies will host its Annual Irish Gala. The event is chaired by Kari and Sean Tracy'88 and honors Fr. Brendan Cahill '85, STD.

10/21/2015 Celtic Hearth Songs with Nóirín Ní Riain and sons
Nóirín Ní Riain and Sons by Maurice Gunning Enjoy the best of spiritual and sean nós singing with internationally acclaimed singer and theologian, Nóirín Ní Riain PhD, along with her two gifted sons, Owen and Moley Ó Súilleabháin

Irish Student Life

Irish Student Life  

Join the Irish Club, take Irish language courses, study abroad in Ireland and Northern Ireland or earn a Minor or Master of Liberal Arts graduate concentration in Irish Studies.

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The William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies is one of a kind in the Southwest. Learn how to get involved with the Center. 

 

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Events & Lectures

Events & Lectures  

The Center sponsors lectures and cultural events, such as St. Patrick’s Day, storytellers and lively concerts.
 

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Center for Irish Studies Past Event Highlights
Center for Irish Studies
The William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Houston is the only Irish Studies academic program in the Southwest. The Center serves as a focal point for the study and appreciation of Irish and Northern Irish history, literature, politics, law, language, music, art, drama, culture and society.
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