EMK Institute at Columbia Point
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, in collaboration with the Irish Consulate in Boston and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute at Maynooth University in Ireland, presents a program titled '100 Years of Freedom: Ireland Then and Now.'
It takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27 at the EMK Institute at Columbia Point in Dorchester. Admission is free but registration is required. Here are directions and parking instructions.
Former Irish Prime Minister delivering the keynote address. Other participants include , Director of “Rethinking Conflict,” former Massachusetts Senate President , and Professor of Boston College. of The Boston Globe is moderator.
The conversation will focus on Irish cultural identity after the 1916 rebellion as well as the current state of the Ireland-US relationship, particularly in Boston.
For a local perspective of the 1916 rebellion, read Boston and the Irish Rising, published in Irish America Magazine in March 2016.
For year round information on the Irish community in Massachusetts, visit IrishMassachusetts.com.