Irish Studies News

 

Bain Travels to Ireland

06/27/2014

President Bain recently returned from a trip to Ireland with stops in Waterford and Galway where he met with college officials at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Waterford politicians, and members of the Waterford Rochester Sister Cities Golf Tournament committee. Read More

Madigan Co-Authors Book about Sustainability

Madigan Co-Authors Book about Sustainability

03/26/2014

Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Irish Studies Program, recently co-authored a book titled “Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment.” Read More

Fisher in Galway Program Well Underway

Fisher in Galway Program Well Underway

03/20/2014

The Fisher in Galway Program is halfway through its first semester, and judging from the students and their photos, they are feeling the Irish love and have settled in nicely. Read More

Students Meet the Irish St. John Fisher

02/17/2014

The first semester of the Fisher in Galway program is well underway, and students are getting the opportunity to take in a lot of Irish culture outside of the classroom. Read More

Irish Studies Program Hosts Galway Reception

Irish Studies Program Hosts Galway Reception

12/11/2013

On Tuesday, December 10, the Irish Studies Program hosted a farewell reception for students who will be embarking on the College’s first semester abroad in Galway, Ireland, in January. Read More

“The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher

“The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher

10/22/2013

Who knew that vampires shared the luck of the Irish? Just in time for Halloween, the Irish Studies Program, with support from the New York Council for Humanities, will host “The Irish Vampire: Bram Stoker and the Continuing Influence of Dracula” on Monday, October 28, from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Irish Studies Program to Host Annual Lecture; Reflect on Dublin Lockout

Irish Studies Program to Host Annual Lecture; Reflect on Dublin Lockout

10/21/2013

The St. John Fisher College Irish Studies Program and the Rochester chapter of the Irish-American Cultural Institute (IACI) will co-sponsor the annual Bob Kelly Memorial on Thursday, October 24, to mark the centennial of an event known as the Dublin Lockout. The event takes place at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Fisher Participates in 30th Anniversary of Sister City Relationship Celebrations in Ireland

Fisher Participates in 30th Anniversary of Sister City Relationship Celebrations in Ireland

10/09/2013

The city of Waterford, Ireland, celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Sister City relationship with Rochester on October 7, and several members of the Fisher community traveled to Ireland to participate. Read More

Irish Studies Program Holds O’Rorke Memorial

Irish Studies Program Holds O’Rorke Memorial

07/16/2013

Tuesday, July 2, marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Colonel Patrick O’Rorke, and the St. John Fisher College Irish Studies Program, along with the Col. Patrick O’Rorke Memorial Society, held a commemoration event at his gravesite at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Read More

Fisher Hosts a “Rochester Irish Gathering”

Fisher Hosts a “Rochester Irish Gathering”

06/07/2013

On Sunday, May 19, the St. John Fisher College Irish Studies Program and the Rochester Chapter of the Irish American Cultural Institute (IACI) hosted a Rochester Irish Gathering Commemoration for the victims of the Great Irish Famine of 1845-1850. Read More

 

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