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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

Bain to Present at Fall Conference in Ireland

05/28/2013

Officials from the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) paid a visit to St. John Fisher College on Friday, May 24, for a meeting with President Bain to discuss his presentation at an upcoming conference in Ireland this fall. Read More

Madigan, Plata, and McGregor Honored During Commencement Weekend

Madigan, Plata, and McGregor Honored During Commencement Weekend

05/14/2013

Three faculty were honored with prestigious awards from the College during Commencement Weekend. Read More

Local Author Deirdre McKiernan Hetzler to Hold Book Launch at St. John Fisher College Sunday, March 24

03/19/2013

On Sunday, March 24, the St. John Fisher College Irish Studies Program and the local chapter of the Irish American Cultural Institute (IACI) will host the book launch for Irish America Reawakening: The Eoin McKiernan Story, written by McKiernan’s daughter, Deirdre McKiernan Hetzler. Read More

Irish Reverend Serves as Guest Lecturer

Irish Reverend Serves as Guest Lecturer

02/28/2013

On Monday, February 25, the Irish Studies Program hosted a guest lecture by Reverend Bill Shaw, OBE, Director of the 174 Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland. He presented, “Building Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland: A Personal Perspective.” Read More

Frederick Douglass Irish Studies Conference Attracts 450 to Campus

Frederick Douglass Irish Studies Conference Attracts 450 to Campus

02/28/2013

“Frederick Douglass in Ireland,” the 2nd annual Irish Studies Conference, brought about 450 people to campus on February 22, including Douglass himself. Read More

St. John Fisher College to Host “Frederick Douglass in Ireland” Conference February 22

St. John Fisher College to Host “Frederick Douglass in Ireland” Conference February 22

01/16/2013

St. John Fisher College will host its 2nd annual Irish Studies Program Conference during Black History Month to celebrate and honor the legacy of Rochester’s own Frederick Douglass. Read More

 

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