I.NY | The Ireland.New York Project

Since October 2017, The I.NY Project has explored and celebrated the relationship between Ireland and New York | One story at a time

Welcoming artists, speakers, partners & guests from all across Ireland, New York City + State and further afield talking art, culture, music, film, books, politics, diaspora, sport, fashion, food, education, enterprise, science, architecture, religion, past, present, future, like all good relationships should.

I.NY & Guinness Storehouse present

Wednesday, March 15th 2023
Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

New York/New Irish
A Diaspora
of Artists

Sunday, March 19th 2023
Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

David Holmes
In Conversation
& Performance

I.NY and Guinness Storehouse present two shows exploring and celebrating the modern impact & influence of Irish artists and creatives around the world – in particular, the rich and unique relationship between Ireland and New York.

Welcoming David Holmes, Lisa Hannigan, Rich Gilligan, Mary Leonard, John Kelly, Arveene, Sally Cinnamon, Billy Scurry and author Mark O’Connell, I.NY and Guinness Storehouse are delighted to present these one-off conversations and performances as part of the St. Patrick’s Festival cultural programme.

Full event details now at www.guinness-storehouse.com, www.stpatricksfestival.ie. Tickets for both shows are free, but limited, and available at www.thisisiny.com.

These events are for an over-18s audience only.

Guests, Speakers + Artists 2017-2022

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders + Dr. Jane O’Meara Sanders, former president of Ireland Mary Robinson, Irish Ambassador to the U.N. Geraldine Byrne Nason, former NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill, President of the GAA Larry McCarthy, Deborah Treisman of The New Yorker, Pritzker Prize winning architect Shelley McNamara, Turner Prize-winning artists Array Collective, Tony award-winning director Garry Hynes, U.K. Ambassador Paul Johnston, former New York Congressman Joe Crowley, choreographer & dancer Jean Butler, designer Orla Kiely, artist & U2 collaborator Catherine Owens, Director of IMMA Annie Fletcher, former Consul General to New York Tim O’Connor, Emmy Award-winning producer Maura Kelly, Rhonda Sherman of New Yorker Festival, creative director Mary Leonard, JP O’Meara of Ralph Lauren, WearingIrish founder Margaret Molloy, photographer Rich Gilligan, photographer & hip-hop archivist Brian B+ Cross, Mother of Invention’s Thimali Kodikara, James Kennedy of Rugby United New York, Brenda Breathnach of Brooklyn’s 3-Dollar Bill, Rusangano Family DJ & Producer MynameisjOhn, Kathy Scott of The Trailblazery, director Sean Ó Cúaláin, GAA’s Dara Ó Cinnéide + Diarmuid Lyng, Anne O’Neill of the Irish Hunger Memorial, Kathryn Lloyd of Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Miriam Nyhan Grey of Glucksman Ireland House NYU, choreographer Oona Doherty, Una Neary of Neary’s E57th St, Executive Director of Emerald Isle Immigration Center Siobhán Dennehy, Navigating New York host Sophie Colgan, IAC Director of Programming Rachael Gilkey


Booker Prize winners Anne Enright & Roddy Doyle, Colum McCann, Joseph O’Connor, Maeve Higgins, Sinead Gleeson, Charles Brandt, Malachy McCourt & Kevin Barry.

Musicians & songwriters

Glen Hansard, Martin Hayes, Lisa Hannigan, Loah, Luka Bloom, Damien Dempsey, Chris Byrne, Fehdah, Gerry Leonard, Camille O’Sullivan, Noel Hogan of The Cranberries, Denise Chaila & Radie Peat


Colm Kenefick, Aoife Nic Canna, Scope, Graham Finn, Billy Scurry, Luke Una, Mother DJs, Niall Colgan Qool DJ Marv

Journalists + broadcasters

Una Mullally, Tanya Sweeney, John Kelly, Malachy Clerkin, Hugh Linehan, Deirdre McQuillan, Kate Hickey of Irish Central, Donal Dineen, Gerard Stembridge, Eoin Devereux, Stuart Clark, Peter Curtin, Cahir O’Doherty, Mick Clifford and David McWilliams.

I.NY Project Partners