About Us

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About the Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Heritage Center’s (IAHC) mission is to cultivate the cultural bonds of the Irish and Irish Americans to Ireland through gatherings and festivals and by promoting cultural programming such as music and theater, literature, and language.

Visiting the Irish American Heritage Center

We offer group tours of our historic building throughout the year. We also provide several public and private classes and events.

Our building makes a wonderful venue for weddings, meetings, reunions, film and television recording, and more. To find out more about our rental options and packages, please click here.

Hours & Directions

We are located in a renovated, turn-of-the-20th century building that sprawls over an entire city block at 4626 North Knox Avenue in Chicago.

Our office hours are

Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, 9:00am to 2:00pm

Click here for the Gift Shop hours

Click here for the Fifth Province Pub hours

Get Involved

We are always looking for volunteers for our office, activities, and events. Click here to contact us about volunteer opportunities.

Our Board

Nicole McDonagh-Tueffel, President

Tim Taylor, Vice President

Mary Avery, Secretary

Anthony McHale, Treasurer

Mike Shevlin

Tom Chambers

Kathleen Kelly

Gene Cooney

Anne Marie Herlehy

Caroline Hennessey

Dominick Mulcrone

Cliff Carlson

Meaghan McDonagh

Donna Hawkins Quirk

Eileen Ryan

Michael Collins