Past Events

Bloomsday 2013, a Tribute to James Joyce
Date: Sunday, June 16
Time: 2 p.m.
Madison Theatre in the Public Square
Event flyer

The tribute will include song, dance and live performances. Ticket prices are $10. adults, $7.50 seniors. Call 516.323.444 for tickets or order online. Presented by Molloy College and the Irish Studies Institute. Come join us for a most memorable afternoon. For more information, contact Catherine Tully Muscente, Director of Development, 616.323.4710 or cmuscente@

Irish Institute Festival of Beltaine
Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wilbur Arts Center Lobby

Come celebrate the ancient Celtic Feast of Beltaine. This festival on the Irish calendar signaled the approach of summer and evolved into the May Day celebrations still celebrated today. Admission: Free. All are welcome! Contact: Catherine Tully Muscente, Director of Development, 616.323.4710 or cmuscente@


Thursday, March 15
Location: Reception Room, Kellenberg Hall
Time: 7 p.m.
The Revival of St. Brigit
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Monaghan, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, DePaul University School for New Learning, Chicago, Illinois

Sunday, April 22
Location: Larini Room (Multi-Purpose Room) Public Square
Time: 3 p.m.
Irish In America: Fathers and Daughters
Speaker: Robert Macken


Sunday, February 12
Long Island Meets the NYC Grand Marshal 2012 - Francis X. Comerford
Join us for an afternoon of Irish entertainment in the new Madison Theatre at Molloy College. Musical performance by Celtic Cross in the beautiful, state-of-the-art Madison Theatre.
Cocktail Reception to follow in the Public Square Lobby. Traditional Irish music by the Bob Morris Irish Band.
Location: Madison Theatre in the Public Square at Molloy College.
Time: 3 p.m.
$25 per person.

Saturday, March 17
The 251st St. Patrick's Day Parade, New York City

Come and march with Molloy! Bus leaves at 10 a.m.
Full Irish breakfast included.
$20/per person.

Saturday, March 24
Rockville Centre St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Molloy participates annually in this local parade that has become one of the biggest on Long Island. Every year the parade raises money for three charities. This year's charities are: The Association for Children with Down Syndrome ("ACDS"), Ronald McDonald House of New Hyde Park and Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities, Inc. ("ECAD").
The parade kicks off at 12 noon.

Saturday, June 16
A tribute to James Joyce. June 16 is the day chosen by James Joyce in Ulysses. This has become an international celebration that includes readings of Ulysses, performances of Joyce's works, festivities and scholarly gatherings. $7.50 per person
Location: Madison Theatre at Molloy College
Time: 2 p.m.