The bilingual traveling exhibition “Éire: Athbheochan/Revival 1893-2018,” was loaned to us by the Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago. The Eoin McKiernan Library is proud to be host of this remarkable display. In this series this bilingual exhibition will be presented by Connemara native Lavinia Finnerty.

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Ireland Performs

Nearly 120 online performances of Irish artists. The range of performers is phenomenal, featuring established favorites and up and coming talent! Presented by Culture Ireland.

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Hannah Flowers, promo image with harp

Join traditional harpist and singer Hannah Flowers for an evening of lovely songs and lively tunes straight from her living room to yours!

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Irish Storytime

Join Alisa Mee and Lavinia Finnerty for a bilingual storytime in Irish and English for children aged birth to five and their families.

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Blessing and Curses in Irish

There are no limits to the language mastery in this literary jewel,  with expressions that are sought after, and curious phrases that can delight or upset an acquaintance.  Join Lavinia Finnerty as she shares some of these gems, and stories from her own upbringing.

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Cover image for Irish Language Exhibition.

A beautiful exhibition created by the government of Ireland to represent the history and vigor of the Irish language. Free to the public.

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We will listen to the flagship competition of the Oireachtas, Corn Uí Riada. This competition crowns the champion of the old style sean nós singing with participants from around the globe.

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