The Irish Literary and Historical Society are hosting, "Gaelic Games and the Irish-American Experience in San Francisco" this Sunday September 24th @ 5pm, at the United Irish Cultural Center.
This is a lecture and panel discussion on the storied history and thriving Irish sport leagues of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), featuring San Francisco GAA Chairman Bertie Penny and scholar and league official Liam Reidy, with comments by the incoming Irish Consul General Robert O’Driscoll.
There will also be a GAA Exhibition - of both new and old memorabilia, showcasing the large photographic collection in the local GAA archives will also take place on the night. In addition, medals and cups from various eras will also be on display, donated by many local Gaels. Presented by Irish Literary & Historical Society Free for members and those who join at the event, $5 visitors.