The X Collective

Irish Arts Center is proud to support the X Collective, a community of Irish artists who perform across the genres of neo-soul, pop, and more, as they perform a showcase at Dublin music venue the Grand Social. This Oíche Events production streams Sunday, August 9, at 5pm EDT (10pm Irish time).

Irish Arts Center Poem of the Week: Sinéad Morrissey's "Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices"

2017 Forward Prize winner Sinéad Morrissey introduces a clip from her #PoetryFest reading the same year, of a poem that celebrates the dual, and dueling, pleasures of extreme usefulness and frivolity.

Live From Irish Arts Center: "All In Your Name" by Heather Maloney

Singer-songwriter Heather Maloney’s “All In Your Name,” written after a personal loss, has been a salve to the artist all over again, helping her “find some comfort in the invisible forces that bind us no matter what” in our changed world. We hope you find it in the same comfort and spirit. Performed with Ryan Hommel at IAC’s spring 2018 SongLives concert.

Phase One Construction: Video Update #15

"Back on site—keep the faith." Executive Director Aidan Connolly with an update on the construction of our new facility.

Irish Arts Center Poem of the Week: Iggy McGovern's "The Joey Trinity"

In Iggy McGovern's "The Joey Trinity," we view the sacrament of confirmation through the plights of a flock of budgies. From PoetryFest 2017.

At Home With Irish Arts Center: Doireann Glackin & Sarah Flynn Perform "The Housekeepers"

Musicians Doireann Glackin and Sarah Flynn perform their debut duet album, THE HOUSEKEEPERS, a collection of rare traditional Irish songs drawn from the repertoires of five seminal early 20th century women artists: Ella Mae O’Dwyer, Nora Hurley, Aggie Whyte, Ellen Galvin, and Mollie Myers Murphy.

Live From Irish Arts Center: “Places I Promised I’d Go” by Niall Connolly

Singer-songwriter Niall Connolly reminisces about his night performing with friends Jeffrey Martin and Anna Tivel in IAC's SongLives series. Here's a clip from that fall 2017 concert, of Niall singing with guest Warren Malone.

Irish Arts Center Poem of the Week: Lisa Dwan reads "Cascando" by Samuel Beckett

"if you do not teach me I shall not learn / saying again there is a last / even of last times / last times of begging / last times of loving" - The stage and film actor Lisa Dwan, renowned for her interpretations of Samuel Beckett's work, introduces the piece she read at PoetryFest 2014, his poem "Cascando."

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