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 2020

  • Sunday, February 23, 2020 Historian Jim Fisher, author of On the Irish Waterfront: The Crusader, the Movie, and the Soul of the Port of New York. The ILHS is very ...

Past Events

  • January 26, 2020 – Scholar Chris McCann on Music and Social Hierarchy in Irish Literature Scholar Chris McCann presented a talk entitled “Music and Social ...

Special Events

  • ‚ÄčLong time Bay Area TV journalist will share his Irish heritage and stories from on the road for our special March program at the United Irish Cultural Center 4:30pm to 8 ...