This talk will trace the role of horses in Irish culture and how the lives of the living four-legged machines of New York City and those of poor Irish immigrants, whose labor was central to the development of the city, revolved around one other.
Hilary was educated at University College Dublin and at New York University. She currently teaches Irish language at New York University NYC and is External Examiner in Irish at Vassar College. In addition to publishing many journal and periodical articles and essays, she has co-edited and co-translated a collection of 32 essays written in Irish by the late Barra Ó Donnabháin. Tickets – $5.00 (Students with ID $2.00)
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