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 May 26 at 12pm Noon on Zoom Novelist Emer Martin on her new novel Thirsty Ghosts The ILHS is very pleased to present novelist Emer Martin for a talk on her newest work ...

Past Events

  • April 28, 2024 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 Lori Cassels ...

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, ...