Irish American Cultural Institute

973-605-1991

Programs & Publications

Programs

 

IACI programs have explored and promoted the richness and diversity of Irish culture and is an educational and grant-making foundation.  The IACI has dispersed  $1 million in awards for recognition of achievement in Irish studies, culture and arts, and in funding for research in Irish and Irish-American studies.  It is the sole United States organization with the distinction of having as its Patron the President of Ireland.

 

The Irish Way - A unique cultural experience for teenagers, is a nationally recognized summer study abroad program that has educated over 3000 American high school students since 1975.  Visit the Irish Way website.

 

Irish American Kids -The IACI is looking to expand our programs to focus on children, teens and educators.    If you are an educator and would be willing to serve on our advisory committee to assist with curriculum, web content and program planning, or have any suggestions for enhancing this program,  please contact us.

 
NJ Irish American Writers & Artists Salon - The IACI has forged a partnership with the NJ Irish American Writers and Artists (IAW&A).  The Salon sessions allow writers, artists, and playwrights to express themselves in front of a safe and nurturing community.    Salons are held the fourth Thursday of every month, at the IACI office in Morristown, NJ.  To reserve your spot e-mail: irishwriter@optonline.net!  Learn more about  Irish American Writers & Artists

 

RDS National Crafts Award - The RDS National Crafts Competition aims to promote the practice of craft in Ireland and to encourage the highest standards of design and technique in both traditional and contemporary craft disciplines.   To learn more, click here.

 

IACI Awards - The IACI Awards are granted annually to artists, writers, and organizations in Ireland for their efforts in Irish history, literature, and art.


Fellowship - The IACI/NUIG Visiting Fellowship in Irish Studies is made possible by joint funding from the Irish American Cultural Institute and the National University of Ireland,Galway.  It is granted to an Irish studies scholar, typically a resident of the United States, and provides a semester (4 months or more) at the National University of Ireland-Galway.  Learn More

 
IACI Irish Studies Library - Developed over the last thirty years, the library contains several thousand volumes, including a number of rare works. 
 

Traveling Exhibits -  The IACI is the proud owner of  two authentic Irish pieces - a currach and an Irish Travelers cart. These pieces will be integrated into a “hands-on” educational program to bring adults and children closer to their Irish heritage. We are currently seeking funding to restore the cart and sponsors to transport these pieces to Irish festivals, universities, and parades throughout the US.  If you are interested in donating to the restoration fund, or becoming a travel sponsor, contact us.

 

O'Malley Art Collection - Donated by Helen Hooker O'Malley, a noted collector.  The collection contains works by Jack Yeats, Paul Henry, Gerard Dillon and Patrick Hennessey.  The estimated value is in excess of $1,000,000 and is currently on loan to the University of Limerick.  Learn More

 

Annie Moore Project - On January 1, 1892, Annie Moore, a 15 year old girl from County Cork, became the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island. In honor of the 100th anniversary of this milestone, the IACI coordinated an international effort to have a commemorative statue of Annie Moore erected at Ellis Island, and at her Irish departure point, Cobh, in County Cork. Click here to learn more.

Publications

Duchas (E-Newsletter)
 
This informative e-newsletter offers members insights into Irish culture, history, and the latest happenings at the IACI. Besides providing updates on IACI programming, this publication offers feature articles, educational information, book reviews, and a wealth of other information.  It's Irish American culture, delivered straight to your e-mail inbox! 


Submissions: We are seeking contributions including: recipes, material for children/teen section, listings of local events, book/play/music reviews, useful websites, and short stories.   Click here to e-mail submissions. 


View past editions:

July 2014
August 2014


 

Should you wish to be added to our E-News list, please complete the following form:
Éire-Ireland
 

The internationally acclaimed interdisciplinary journal of the Irish American Cultural Institute, Éire-Ireland is the leading forum in the flourishing field of Irish Studies. Since 1966, Éire-Ireland has published a wide range of imaginative work and scholarly articles from all areas of the arts, humanities, and social sciences relating to Ireland and Irish America.


SUBSCRIPTIONS:   The 2014 institutional subscription rate for Éire-Ireland is $100, plus shipping and handling ($5 within the US and $20 for international destinations). A one-year subscription includes two double issues. Please note: The IACI does not offer refunds on subscriptions. Please email Eire-Ireland with any questions.

 

To view Index Issue - Volumes I-XXXIV, click here.  

 

SUBMISSIONS:  When submitting articles, authors should consult the style sheet


Literature & the Arts (visual art & music) Submissions:  Click here to e-mail submissions 
                                                      
History & Social Sciences Submissions: Click here to email submissions

ADVERTISING:  Provided there is no change in ad copy, there is a 20% discount on ads in two consecutive issues and 30% on third and fourth. Additional discounts can be arranged

Deadline:  First week in March for the spring issue; first week in October forfall issue.

Specifications: Full page: 5 x 8 inches   /    Half page: horizontal only; 5 x 4.25 inches

Advertisers should submit ads as PDFs, JPGs, or TIFFs.  Click here to send ad

Ad production for an additional $100 per ad. Advertiser must provide copy and images.

EIRE-IRELAND ADVERTISING:  This distinguished journal is circulated to individual IACI members, institutions and libraries worldwide. Your advertisement and message would reach both the academic market and a wide general audience with a keen interest in Irish Studies.  You have the opportunity to continue to be part of this prosperous endeavor by placing your ad in Éire-Ireland today. Click here for more information.  To place order, use the following:

EIRE-IRELAND BACK ISSUES:  We invite you to build your Éire-Ireland library with issues you may have missed.  We currently have most issues dating back to 1966 in stock.  Back issues are available for a nominal cost of $25 per issue (plus shipping & handling). This offer is based on availability and on a first come, first served basis.

 

If you would like to confirm availability before ordering, please e-mail cbuck@iaci-usa.org or call 973-605-1991.  To order,  use the following:
Ad Size
issues ordered
Volume/Issue(s) requested