May 2016's program presents a multi-disciplinary body of work by artists in several venues across New York City:


Kim Haughton : Photographer

*Aisling O'Mara : Actress

*Conor Linehan : Composer & Pianist

Clare O'Malley : Actress & Mezzo Soprano

Professor Clair Wills : Poetry Salon Host & Leonard L. Milberg Professor of Irish Letters

Alvy Carragher : Poet, by kind arrangement of Poetry Ireland

*Sinéad Morrissey: Poet & newly announced recipient of 2016 E.M. Forster Award

*Fanny Howe : Irish American Poet

Iarla Ó Lionáird : world renowned Sean-Nós singer from The Gloaming (band)

Nick Laird : Poet

Ciaran Berry : Poet

*Danielle McLaughlin: Author of Dinosaurs On Other Planets

*Liz Nugent : Author of Unravelling Oliver

Richard E. Nash : Literary Salon Host and Publishing Icon

John Kearns : IAWA

Tom Phelan : Author

Geraldine O'Sullivan : Artist

Produced by Alison McKenna in association with the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center, the Irish Consulate, the Irish Repertory Theatre Company and the Irish American Historical Society. 

All events are free to attend  -though reservations are required - see individual events for details.

*Supported by Culture Ireland as part of it's Centenary Program.


Salon Éire 100, an exhilarating and engaging line up of art by contemporary Irish artists, has been created for New York, 2016. All events reflect on and celebrate one hundred years of Irish culture.