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 2022

  • Sunday January 28, 2024 at 12pm noon on Zoom:John Borgonovo on the Friends of Irish Freedom in San Francisco, 1917-1922 The ILHS is very pleased to present a talk by ...

Past Events

  • November 19, 2023: Myles Dungan on the Informer in Irish History The ILHS presented a talk by Dr. Myles Dungan, Irish historian and broadcaster, on the Informer in Irish ...

Special Events

  • ​The last live pre-Covid ILHS event was held in March 2020, featuring Doug McConnell and honoring Bob and Becky Tracy. Beloved by many, Bob Tracy passed away January 16, ...