Spirit of Ireland Gala 2021!

The day has come at last! After years of planning, development, and capital campaigning, the new Irish Arts Center is ready to open its doors! Last year’s Gala was very special: a virtual celebration open to all, with a wide array of guest performances and words of wisdom from several […]

We Were Together at the Virtual GALA!

December 19 UpdatePauline Turley and Aidan Connolly are sending out email thank-you notes to Gala attendees and they have included the three-minute Construction time-lapse video for us to watch again! They said: [We] just wanted to take a moment to personally thank you so much for your support of our […]

Shine Your Light in Ireland Saturday Night!

Updated April 12 Shine Your Light is a 5 minute video shared by RTÉ via the RTÉ Player. It’s a lovely poetic and musical tribute to Ireland during a time of crisis and includes a song by Sinéad O’Connor. This is only available for a few weeks, so head over […]

Irish Arts Center Springs Into Action!

The Irish Arts Center in New York City is a cause dear to Gabriel Byrne’s heart. We have watched him preside over galas, make stirring speeches, smile for the camera, expound on video, and show up for building tours, with and without his hard hat. He is a tireless advocate […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala!

October 16 Gabriel Byrne’s attendance as Honorary Chair of this event has been confirmed by Irish Central : Special guest and honorary chair Gabriel Byrne will also join for the Gala evening . . . Irish Arts Center (IAC) is set to host their 20th A Spirit of Ireland Gala, […]