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 April 28, 2024 at 5pm Playwright Lori Cassels on her new work-in-progress The ILHS is very pleased to present a talk by Irish American Writers and Artists Board Member ...

Past Events

  • Saturday March 23, 2024 ILHS Board Member Rebecca Tracy gave a lecture on her experiences with the Irish Travellers in the early 1970s. The ILHS presented a talk by ILHS ...

Special Events

  • ‚ÄčThe 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, ...