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Boston College. Irish Institute


Administrative history

Established in 1997, the Irish Institute is a division of the Center for Irish Programs at Boston College. The mission of the Institute is to promote the peace and reconciliation process on the island of Ireland and to contribute to social, political, and economic stability through cross-community and cross-border cooperation. Professional development programming by the Irish Institute introduces Irish and Northern Irish participants to successful models of U.S. practices, as well as offering an opportunity for cultural and professional exchange that promotes mutual understanding among the U.S., Ireland, and Northern Ireland.