Events

Angela Gehrig

The Irish Studies community in Melbourne mourns the death of Angela Gehrig on 16 October, 2016.  Angela was the director of the Newman-St Mary’s Academic Centre, Newman College, University of Melbourne.  She was also a major supporter of the Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series at Newman College and made many Read More …

2017 annual American Conference for Irish Studies call for proposals

The 2017 annual international meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be in Kansas City, Missouri, March 29-April 2, 2017, hosted by the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The conference welcomes proposals on all aspects of Irish Studies, including the arts, cinema, culture, history, language, literature, and politics of Ireland and its diaspora. The Read More …

Events in Australia and New Zealand commemoration Dublin 1916

There are a range of events planned in Australia and New Zealand to commemorate the events of Easter 1916. Many events are being supported by the Irish Embassy. See https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/australia/news-and-events/2016/  January 2016 Celtic Club, Melbourne. Competition to ‘create a proclamation for an Australian Republic” Closes 26th January 2016. http://www.celticclub.com.au/content/competition-proclamation-australian-republic-prize February 2016 Read More …

Brigidfest 2015

Brigidfest is on again in 2015! Join us for lunch to celebrate Irish women on 8th February, at 12.30pm for lunch at the Celtic Club, 316-318 Queen St, Melbourne. Cost: $47 for 2 course meal with drinks at bar prices. Speaker: Prof. Gillian Russell, Gerry Higgins Chair of Irish Studies Read More …