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GreenLight: Embassy of Ireland, USA Region

GreenLight: Embassy of Ireland, USA Region

As featured in the DFA/Culture Ireland GreenLight Bulletin, find below a selection of Irish cultural events taking place in Washington DC and the states of: Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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Oct 9: Fiction Book Group: Close to Home by Michael Magee.

Oct 15: Sorcha Richardson performing at Union Stage.

Oct 16: Poetry Book Group: Donegal Tarantella by Moya Cannon.

Oct 16: US Reading Tour of Grace Wilentz’s debut collection The Limit of Light, supported by Culture Ireland, showing at Emory and Henry University, Emory, Virginia.

Oct 18: Georgetown University Global Irish Studies hosts“Ferdinand Levy: A Harlem Renaissance Dubliner and a De-colonial Cosmopolitanism,” with Dr. Karl O’Hanlon. More info.

Oct 20: Black, Brown and Green Voices Series: Dennis Lehane will discuss his new novel Small Mercies, which is set against Boston’s 1974 tumult around the desegregation of public schools. 

Nov 1: Georgetown University Global Irish Studies hosts “The North of Ireland, Modernism, and the Medicalization of Sex,” with Dr. Lloyd Meadhbh Houston. More Info.

Nov 2 - Nov 19: Solas Nua presents the world premiere of play The Honey Trap by Leo McGann directed by Matt Torney.

Nov 11 - Nov 13: Maryland Irish Festival is a weekend-long celebration of Irish culture with great music, food, beer, and a chance to do some early Christmas shopping with fantastic vendors!

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