Top Irish Studies programs in North America
Thomas E. Hachey, Director
Rachel Bowes, Program Coordinator
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY - Glucksman Ireland House
Location: New York, NY
Program: Undergraduate Minor, Graduate Degree
Located in the heart of New York's Greenwich Village, Glucksman Ireland House is the center for Irish Studies at New York University, with courses in history, Irish language, literature, music and politics. NYU undergraduates may pursue a minor or a B.A./M.A. in Irish and Irish-American Studies. Graduate students may earn a Masters in Irish and Irish-American Studies
For the New York community, they present a weekly public events series during the academic year, as well as a monthly traditional Irish music series.
Joe Lee, Chair & Director
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY - Center for Irish Studies
Location: Washington D.C.
Program: Master’s Degree
Irish studies at Catholic University has been present for over a century: the university established the first professorship devoted to teaching the Irish language in 1896. They offer an interdisciplinary Master’s degree in Irish Studies. The interdisciplinary nature of the program gives students the opportunity to take a range of courses from various university departments, as well as a semester-long Parliamentary Internship in Dublin.
Christina Hunt-Mahony, Acting Director
UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS HOUSTON - Center for Irish Studies
Location: Houston, TX
Program: Undergraduate Minor, Graduate Concentration
On January 23, 2003, the Center for Irish Studies opened in the Link Lee Mansion. Today the Center for Irish Studies resides at 4110 Mt. Vernon on the UST campus. In its short history, the Center for Irish Studies has made its mark by offering a wide range of cultural events to the University community and the community at large as well as a broad array of academic courses in Irish Studies, both on campus and in Ireland.