I.NY Project

Dates
  • Wed 16 Mar
  • Thu 17 Mar
  • Fri 18 Mar
  • Sat 19 Mar
  • Sun 20 Mar
  • Accessible

    I.NY Project

    I.NY is the creative brainchild of David O’Donovan and Aoife Flynn, who developed the project with the help and support of numerous individuals and organisations in Ireland and New York

    Held over ten October days in Limerick, Ireland, the festival is anchored by the I.NY Cultural and Diaspora Programmes, telling the story of the relationship through music, literature, film, theatre, dance, street-art, the I.NY Gathering, the Annie Moore talks series, and more.

    In addition, the festival features Enterprise and Education programming, while I.NY Explore celebrates the Irish influence on New York fashion, food, sport, politics, architecture, design, religion and more, and explores how that influence eventually returned home.

    Commissioned by St. Patrick's Festival 2022

    “It’s from a fascination with and love for both the history and modernity of the Ireland -New York relationship that I.NY is built. The intention is to uncover the stories that are the fabric of that relationship, to tell them to a wide audience, encourage that audience to share their own, and once a year, through these stories, bring that relationship to life in an Irish city.

    I.NY creates opportunities for an audience to explore what it means to be local and global, Irish and American, emigrant and native, and to share and experience these stories”.