Mitchell to speak tonight at Glucksman Ireland House

George Mitchell speaking in Belfast last week. photo


By Irish Echo Staff

NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House will host Senator George Mitchell for its annual Irish Institute Lecture this evening, Tuesday, at 7 p.m.

In his talk, Mitchell will reflect on the twentieth anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement which fell just last week on April 10.

Mitchell’s talk is being held at NYU’s Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion, 60 Washington Square South in Manhattan.

It is being presented by Glucksman Ireland House in partnership with NYU-SPS Center for Global Affairs Initiative for Peacebuilding through Education.

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Funding to endow the lecture series has been granted by the Irish Institute of New York, which is dedicated to the support and promotion of the finest in Irish culture since 1950 and has been a supporter of Glucksman Ireland House NYU since its opening in 1993.

The event is free and open to the public. Subways: R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street). For more information call (212)998.3950

Glucksman Ireland House is NYU’s Center for Irish and Irish-American studies and is one of the top-ranked academic Irish Studies programs in the United States.

Through innovative undergraduate and graduate academic curricula and extensive public programming, it provides access to the best in Irish and Irish-American culture, said a release.