Lorraine as child

#IAmIrish to open at NYIC


The New York Irish Center is celebrating racial diversity among the Irish diaspora with the launch of its #IAmIrish photographic exhibit in collaboration with Susan McKeown and the Cuala Foundation, tomorrow Thursday, Nov. 8. The event starts at 7:15 p.m.; doors open 6:30 p.m.

The exhibit features the work of Lorraine Maher, an Irish woman of mixed-race ancestry. It been on view in London and Dublin in the past. Its New York version will have the addition of local subjects.

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The New York Irish Center is located at 10-40 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, which is one stop from Grand Central Terminal on the 7 train (the exit at the Vernon-Jackson station exit near the front of the Queens-bound train is on the New York Irish Center’s block). The event is free.

Lorraine Maher as a child.