Who we are and what we do
he Friends of Irish Studies in the West is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization established to unite those of Irish heritage and those with a love of Ireland to achieve the following goals:
Raise the funding necessary to grow and sustain the Irish Studies program at the University of Montana
Provide the community with public access to the visiting speakers, scholars, dancers and musicians who come to UM as part of the program
Sponsor evening classes for students and adults, immersion weeks, festivals, trips to Ireland, and other cultural events within the community and surrounding area.