Ireland Week Events

  • 25 October – 27 October

    Irish Screen America Film Festival. Los Angeles


    A collaboration with Irish Screen America has resulted in The Los Angeles Irish Film Festival opening Ireland Week this year.
    Irish Screen America supports and guides Irish media-makers by showcasing their work and fostering partnerships in the two largest cities for the entertainment industry in the United States – New York and Los Angeles. The organisation …

  • 26 October

    Irish Screen America Film Festival :: Opening Night Reception

    7:00pm Harmony Gold Theater. 7655 West Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles. CA 90046
  • 26 October

    Irish Screen America Film Festival :: Opening Night :: Metal Heart

    8:30pm Harmony Gold Theater. 7655 West Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles. CA 90046

    Fraternal twin sisters Emma and Chantal are worlds apart. Emma is self-conscious, and unsure of which path to take in life – she dreams of starting a band (they have a pie-chart) with her best friend Gary, who secretly has a crush on her. Chantal, meanwhile, is beautiful, confident, and knows exactly where her life is …

  • 27 October

    Irish Screen America Film Festival :: Grace & Goliath

    4:00pm Loyola Marymount University

    Grace and Goliath will scoop you up in its mighty arms and carry you on an emotional but hugely enjoyable roller coaster! A Hollywood big shot, (and he knows it!) Josh Jenkins sweeps into Belfast to make a movie, but before long his world crashes and he loses everything. Lily (a hotel cleaner) invites him …

  • 27 October – 4 November

    MART presents Transmission

    6:00pm Santa Monica Art Studios. 3026 Airport Avenue. Santa Monica. CA 90405

    Following on from last years highly engaging and successful debut @ Irelandweek, will return to LA once more for some more Pop Up Art Gallery interaction, this time At Santa Monica Art studios. Showcasing the very best and the most modern in Irish contemporary art and design. Featuring Live Performances and readings from local …

  • 27 October

    Irish Screen America Film Festival :: Michael Inside

    8:00pm Loyola Marymount University

    Dafhyd Flynn (I Used to Live Here) plays Michael McCrea, an impressionable eighteen-year-old who lives with his grandfather Francis (Lalor Roddy) in a Dublin housing estate, where he is caught holding a bag of drugs for his friend’s older brother, and sentenced to three months in prison. Researched and workshopped with former …

  • 29 October

    Music From Ireland

    After last year’s sell out success of our music showcase presented by Music From Ireland, we return once more to the legendary hosted club “ It’s a School Night” At The Bardot Club presented by Chris Douradis.

  • 30 October

    Irelandweek presents : Beauty Queens & Playboys

    7:30pm Barnsdall Theater. 4800 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles. CA 90027

    A celebration of Irish Theatre with selected scenes read by Ireland’s leading actors.

    Directed by Philly McMahon
    ( Thisispopbaby / Abbey Theatre etc. )

  • 1 November

    IRELANDCON 2018 Conference

    8:30am The Brickyard. Playa Vista – 12105 E Waterfront Dr. Los Angeles. CA 90094

    With a key focus on celebrating innovation in Tech, Trade, Entertainment and Cultural ties between Ireland and Silicon Beach this year, our flagship conference is moving right in to the heart of Silicon Beach to LMU’s new Playa Vista campus. This must not miss conference was a sell out last year, and we expect …

  • 1 November

    Post IRELANDCON Networking Event

    5:15pm The LA Stadium Experience on the 4th floor. Belkin Building

    This post conference networking event will be held at The LA Stadium Experience on the 4th floor of the Belkin Building, the newest technologically advanced large scale development in Los Angeles.
    This event will be attended by IrelandCon attendees along with members members of Los …

  • 1 November

    IRELANDCON After hours

    7:30pm Old Man Bar at Hatchet Hall 12517 W. Washington Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90066

    Come join us at Hatchet Hall for even more networking opportunities as we chat the night away in the comfortable surroundings of the Old Man Bar @ Hatchet hall

  • 2 November

    IrelandWeek Presents, Banter, A Live Panel Discussion With Jim Carroll and guests

    6:00pm Pearl’s Liquor Bar. 8909 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood. CA 90069

    Exploring the global Irish reach through culture and entertainment
    Irish journalist and Banter event host Jim Carroll will host an evening featuring conversations with various Irish culture makers, activists and protagonists from around the world to explore the phenomenal reach of Irish culture.

  • 2 November

    Pop Up Gaeltacht

    8:30pm Rock & Reilly’s. 8911 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood. CA 90069.

    A pop up Gaeltacht at Rock and Reilly’s in Hollywood. Come join us for a cúpla focail after Banter. Or if Gaelic isn’t your first, or indeed your 2nd language, come join us for a drink anyway. 8.30pm.
    Rock And Reilly’s, 8911 W. Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069

  • 3 November

    Flash Mob Dancers

    12:00pm 1800 Oceanfront Walk. Muscle Beach. Venice 90291

    Come join in the fun and watch some of California’s finest Irish Dancers, to the bemused look of the muscle men and women on Muscle Beach, Venice.

  • 3 November

    Hurling Lacrosse Exhibit

    2:00pm Loyola Marymount University – Drollinger Field. 1 LMU Drive. Los Angeles. CA 90045

    What happens when the two fastest field sports, Hurling and Lacrosse, go head-to-head? Find out on November 3rd in Los Angeles when the OC Wild Geese take on Ireland Lacrosse for North America’s first Hurling vs. Lacrosse compromised rules match.

  • 3 November

    Irish Comedy Tour

    9:30pm Hollywood Improv. 8162 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles. CA 90046

    The Real Irish Comedy Tour brings the best blend of Irish comedic talent to the United States to showcase modern Ireland in hilarious fashion. Our mission is to promote and advance Irish comedians in the United States by fostering partnerships, growing audiences, and entertaining attendees with Ireland’s unique wit and storytelling talent and give …

I have been living in LA for over 6 years. In all my time here, I have never experienced anything like Ireland Week. It brought so many Irish from all backgrounds and generations together. The social aspects of it were so important. It was so fun to see the same faces again. The level and quality of work was outstanding.