100 Years of Freedom: Ireland Then and Now
Admission is free, but RSVP is required.
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, in collaboration with the Irish Consulate in Boston and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute at Maynooth University, presents a program Tuesday, September 27, in honor of the Irish centenary. Join and reflect on the Irish cultural identity after the 1916 rebellion as well as the current state of the Ireland-US relationship, particularly in Boston.
The Institute is honored to have former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern deliver the keynote address, and feature Rev. Dr. Gary Mason, Director of “Rethinking Conflict,” former Massachusetts Senate President Therese Murray, and Professor Robert Savage of Boston College, in a panel discussion moderated by Kevin Cullen of The Boston Globe.
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in our government, encouraging participatory democracy, invigorating civil discourse, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders to engage in the civic life of their communities.
How can the state work with cities and towns across the Commonwealth to create a sustainable housing market? Leaders will share how government and other stakeholders are working to address the need for affordable housing in our state.
Join the Kennedy Institute for breakfast and a conversation with Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, on the state of U.S. and Irish relations.
A panel discussion and exhibition on income inequality organized by the Humanities Workshop, a consortium of secondary schools in the Greater Boston area that explores pressing issues affecting our community through a humanist lens.