The ILHS is a community of people in pursuit of knowledge of the best in Irish and Irish American literature and history studies. We have presented a broad range of fascinating speakers from the heights of literature and academia as well as some of the finest lay scholars in the field. We have supported and celebrated Irish studies for more than 70 years in the great City of San Francisco.

Speaker Series 2018

  • Sunday February 24, 2019 –  Evelyn Rose on Pioneering Aviator Daniel Maloney Evelyn Rose, Project Director and Founder of the Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project, ...

Past Events

  • Emer Martin’s The Cruelty Men On January 27th, we presented writer Emer Martin, who spoke about her widely acclaimed new novel The Cruelty Men. The Cruelty Men is a ...

Special Events

  • On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018, we celebrated the contributions of Robert & Rebecca Tracy at UC Berkeley, acknowledging their long and crucial presence in the Irish ...