Welcome to the Irish Cultural Center

The Irish Cultural Center is devoted to keeping the Irish arts alive. We work to preserve, share, and promote Ireland’s cultural heritage, so that all people will have the opportunity to appreciate its rich legacy. We have a new name, and a new future location in West Springfield. Read the full release.

The Irish Cultural Center is currently located in the Alumnae Library at Elms College in Chicopee, MA. Contact us at 413-265-2537  |  irishcenter@elms.edu

Irish Cultural Center of Western New EnglandMember Drive

Join our membership, explore your own connections with Ireland, and help us to continue to provide the highest quality events. Learn more.

Celtic Adventures for Kids

Celtic Adventures for Kids – July 25–29

This week-long camp immerses children in the richness of Irish culture with daily activities. Space is limited – sign up early!

Patrick Hagerty Lecture

Poet, Patrick Hagerty

Join us for a presentation on the life of Patrick Hagerty, a celebrated Gaelic poet from Springfield, on June 1. Learn more.

 

TESTIMONIALS

I just want to say how important the work is that the Irish Cultural Center is doing. It’s incredibly important for Ireland, it’s incredibly important for people of Irish heritage, it’s incredibly important for everybody who loves good culture and wants to add special things to the world, and that’s exactly what the Cultural Center does.

– Breandán Ó Caollaí, Consul General of Ireland in Boston

View our video testimonials and other event clips on our YouTube Channel.

Upcoming Events
  • Wed
    01
    Jun
    2016

    Patrick Hagerty, Gaelic Poet from Springfield

    Pádraig Ó hÉigeartaigh, or Patrick F. Hagerty, was a Gaelic poet and s …

  • Tue
    21
    Jun
    2016

    Presentation: Oughterard, the Gateway to Connemara

    Please join us as Mary Joyce speaks about the beautiful area of Oughte …

  • Mon
    25
    Jul
    2016

    Celtic Adventures for Kids

    Celtic Adventures for Kids is a week-long program designed to give chi …

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Corporate Sponsors
"It’s great to be a part of this initiative to promote Irish studies. You should keep up the good work because there are so many lessons to be learned from Irish history, and Irish culture is beloved to so many people."
– Dr. Christine Kinealy
Professor of History and Irish Studies at Quinnipiac University