• IHSM HAPPENINGS listed by Month

    Click on this link to see the most recent Irish Cultural Committee Newsletter!
    Note: The Irish Cultural Newsletter is updated by the IHSM Cultural Committee. If you know of additional Irish Cultural events that should be added, please reach out to ihsmculturalcommittee@gmail.com. We would be happy to include pertinent events.

    To view the IHSM Calendar Page, click on the “Calendar” tab above for all weekly entertainment, meetings, activities, etc.

  • Don’t forget to visit Non-IHSM Events for activities not sponsored by IHSM but available locally.

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  • September Meetings

  • All Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Tuesday, September 7th @ 7 pm – Membership
    Monday, September 13th @ 7 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, September 14th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, September 20th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Tuesday, September 21st @ 7 pm – Book Club
    Tuesday, September 28th @ 7 pm – General Membership Meeting
    Thursday, September 30th @ 6:00 pm – Activities Committee Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

  • September Activities

  • Saddle Up for September’s Book Club!

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021: The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue (born in Dublin), ©2020, 305 pages. Set in war-ravaged Dublin in the midst of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, it focuses on Julia Power, a nurse in charge of a small ward (three at a time) whose patients are pregnant women who are showing symptoms of the flu. It takes place over only a few days and barely moves out of the room where nurse Julia Power cares for those who are pregnant and in quarantine. A timely book for our club!
    Contact Kathleen McGuire at kathleen.mcguire06460@gmail.com with any questions.
    Only 2 requirements to join Book Club:
    1) read the book; 2) bring snacks to share!

  • Music by Liz McNicoll!

    Liz McNicoll Music
    Sat, September 25, 7pm – 10pm
    Members and their guests welcome! Please sign in upon entry.

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  • October Meetings

  • All Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, October 4th @ 7 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, October 5th @ 7 pm – Membership
    Tuesday, October 12th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, October 18th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Tuesday, October 26th @ 6:30 – Social; 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting
    Thursday, October 28th @ 6:00 pm – Activities Committee Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

  • October Activities

  • Music by the James Silberstein Quartet!

    James Silberstein Quartet
    Sat, October 2, 7pm – 10pm

  • Jiving to Gemsong!

    Gemsong Acoustic Duo
    Sat, October 16, 7pm – 10pm

  • Cultural Committee Presents: An exciting NYC bus trip!

  • When: Saturday, October 23rd
    Cost per person: $125
    *ticket includes transportation, Tenement Museum and Dinner (cash bar)

    Each person must show proof of COVID 19 vaccination when signing up AND at the Tenement Museum. The museum will accept the actual vaccine card or a photo of it from your phone. Masks must be worn at all times while in the museum. Questions? Sheila Olcott: 203-394-8875 Email: kaila216@sbcglobal.net

    There will be 3 tours to choose from: The Irish Tour involves walking up 4 flights of stairs (no elevator). This tour will be limited to 24 people and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. The remaining 2 tours are in a building housed with an elevator. In addition to the stairs at the museum, this trip may involve quite a bit of walking so please keep this in mind prior to signing up.

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  • November Meetings

  • All Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, November 1st @ 7 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, November 2nd @ 7 pm – Membership
    Tuesday, November 9th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, November 15th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Tuesday, November 16th @ 7pm – Book Club
    Thursday, November 25th @ 6:00 pm – Activities Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, November 30th @ 6:30 – social, 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

  • November Activities

  • Bravo for Band O’Brothers!

  • Band O’Brothers
    Sat, November 6, 7pm – 10pm

  • Irish Musician Peadar Hickey!

  • Fri, November 12, 7pm – 10pm
    Featuring Irish musician from NYC, Peadar Hickey, who includes stories and historical background along with his musical selections. Details to follow.

  • A Noteworthy November Book!

  • Tuesday, November 16th, 7 pm
    Athenry: An Odyssey of Sacrifice, Survival and Love by Cahal Dunne ©2020, 172 pages. Dunne, who performed at our club on Aug. 20th, puts a human face on the “Irish famine” with his historical, romantic novel where the love of Liam and Maire is the central focus of a story that begins in the medieval town of Athenry in County Galway. The story depicts the struggles of the O’Donoghue and Donnelly families in a superbly researched book about life in Ireland and Australia during the years of “An Gorta More” – The Great Hunger.

  • Come On Down and Sing Along with Karaoke!

  • Sat, November 20, 7pm – 10pm
    Sandie James Karaoke

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  • December Meetings

  • All Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, December 6th @ 6 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, December 7th @ 7 pm – Membership
    Tuesday, December 14th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, December 20th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Tuesday, December 28th @ 6:30 – Social, 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting
    Thursday, December 30th @ 6:00 pm – Activities Committee Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

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  • December Activities

  • New York Brogue Band
    Sat, December 11, 2021, 7pm – 10pm

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