History & Related Events

History & Related Archives


History of the Cailleach in Ireland • June 9

Irish Marvels, Past & Present presents a “History of the Cailleach in Ireland” a presentation by Kate Brock
2:30 pm4:30 pm at the UICC, San Francisco. Email Lisa for further information: Hilmoe.gleason@gmail.com


Bloomsday 2018 • June 16

ReJoyce at The Edinburgh Castle • June 16, 1pm

A celebration of James Joyce with dramatic readings and song by the Anna Livia Players

Edinburgh Castle 950 Geary St. 1pm – 5pm

More info: 415-728-8573


Bloomsday 2018 at Mechanics’ SF • June 16, 5pm

Eat, drink, read, and walk on the wild side of Dublin for Bloomsday celebration, June 16th. The evening begins with a special Bloomsday menu with lively musical interludes featuring a Celtic music ensemble with singers Melanie O’Reilly, Esther Mulligan, and John Ilyin accompanied by Anne Goess on violin and others. This is an open mic and community reading of Ulysses by James Joyce — so, bring your book and be ready to read and share your favorite short passages! Bloomsday attire is welcome.
DADA Bar, 65 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104. Admission includes a Bloomsday Plate. No-host bar. Register


The Irish Influence in SF – Walking Tour • Every Saturday

The Irish Influence in San Francisco Walking Tour tells the story of the Irish who helped shape the city since the 1840s, from city planners and industrialist, to entertainers and public servants. Tour guide is Irish born Donagh McKeown. It’s a 2 and a half hour tour that begins at 11am at 501 Market St, SF. $20 per adult $10 per senior. more info at www.irishvoices.us

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