Manchán Magan’s Arán agus Im

Promo image of Magan baking bread

Arán & Im celebrates the Irish language in an engaging, accessible bilingual way, through sourdough bread and home-churned butter. This event is part of Irish Arts Week. 

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Appreciating the Greatness of Seán Ó Riada and Mise Éire

Mise Eire, image from the first Irish Language film

Réamonn Ó Ciaráin, Director of Education with Gael Linn, presents on Mise Éire’s emotional and cultural importance. This is followed by a conversation with Dáithí Sproule on its impact on traditional music in Ireland. Their presentation concludes with the film showing of Mise Éire (1960).

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The Power of Indigenous Languages

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Join us online for a discussion on the value, preservation, and challenges facing the languages of the Gaeltacht and of the Anishinaabe nation. This free event is part of the CJAC Social Justice Seminar Series.

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Kindred Spirits Seminar

Kindred Spirits and is an online event bringing together speakers, musicians, singers, and other performers to commemorate and celebrate the linguistic and cultural friendship between Ireland and peoples of the First Nations of America/Canada.

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Gaeltacht Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Dáithí Sproule explains the fascinating connection music groups Skara Brae and Altan have with Irish language music and the Gaeltacht. The lecture will be mainly in English. REGISTER HERE. Dáithí Sproule, a native of Derry who has lived for many years in Minnesota, is one of Irish music’s most respected guitar accompanists and a singer in English…

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Éire – Athbheochan/Revival 1893-2018

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. Lavinia Finnerty, Fintan Moore, and Nancy Stenson, and Sarah Keating will speak.

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Shades of Green

Shades of Green is a celebration of the range and depth of Irish culture in America. Over the coming weeks, creative work will be shared online from 40 American based artists engaged with Irish culture.

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Hannah Flowers

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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