|The Irish Society of Houston PO Box 820010 Houston, Texas 77282-0010
|Wednesday, January 28, 2015
IN-Houston - Irish Network Houston
Friends and members of IN-Houston!
A friendly reminder regarding our first networking event of 2015.
Our IN-Formed and Connected series of presentations begins
Wednesday, Jan 28th, at 6PM.
Date: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015. Time: 6:00- 8:30PM.
Where: Ahern Room, Crooker Building, 3909 Graustark Street,
University of St. Thomas, Houston, 77006.
Interactive Map of Campus: http://www.stthom
This event is free of charge but strictly RSVP as light refreshments
will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, 26th of January on
Eventbrite at the following link: http://inhoustonnetworking.
This presentation and discussion will cover resume tips,
interviewing skills, and wage negotiation. Networking will take
place before and after the presentation. We would love to have
you join us and learn more about what we do!
For More Information: irishnetworkhouston.com
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Irish Catholic Southerners:
Becoming American: A Literary Oddyssey
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Have you ever read The Awakening? Or heard of Kate Chopin?
Are you familiar with Uncle Remus? Have you seen “Gone With
the Wind”? Or, more recently, have you seen “No Country for
Old Men”? What all of these things have in common is a
connection to Irish Catholic writers from the American South.
This interactive lecture will offer the audience an engaging
account of writers who invented a regional mythos by setting
them in context of their times and literary work. Derived from
the award-winning book, Irish Catholic Writers and the Invention
of the American South (LSU Press, 2013), the presentation
investigates the remarkable literary legacy of Irish-American
southern writers. Their story is one of courage and enduring
Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon St., Houston, TX 77006
Contact: Lori Gallagher
Sponsored By: William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies
Saturday, February 7, 2015
7th Annual Rory Miggins
Irish Stew Cook-Off and Music Festival
The event will be held on Saturday February 7th noon till 6 P.M.
at Lucky’s Pub Behind the George R. Brown Convention Center
on St. Emanual Street.
A full afternoon of music is in the line up…so get your cooking
team together as it will be here before you know it.
More info at HSPPC.org or rorymigginsirishstew on