Arts & Leisure

Téada’s 6th is perhaps their best Téada’s 6th is perhaps their best
Traditional supergroup Téada, currently celebrating 21 years together, are just out with “Coiscéim Coiligh /As the Days Brighten,” a brand spanking...
Ireland House Hosts Online Interview Ireland House Hosts Online Interview
New York University's Glucksman Ireland House will present a public online interview with Debo Patrick Adegbile, jurist and commissioner of the Uni...
A long journey to a better life A long journey to a better life
“Nowadays you can go on Google and look up pictures of Australia.” So said theatre director Nicola Murphy, throwing into stark relief the leap of f...
Berrigan: 'Greatest Jesuit of the 20th century' Berrigan: 'Greatest Jesuit of the 20th century'
In the early 2000s, I had dinner with Fr. Daniel Berrigan. Though Berrigan had become a celebrity to some people, I was struck by his humbleness, m...
Quick Breads for Teatime & Beyond Quick Breads for Teatime & Beyond
Quick breads are just that: quick to make and quick to eat! The ingredients for these popular breads literally range from A to Z (apples, bananas, ...
'Boann' is story of perseverance 'Boann' is story of perseverance
The shuttle from the Dublin airport started moving just as I boarded. But, when I took my seat, something was missing. A plastic bag with the journ...
Reissued 6-track 'Banks' belongs in every collection Reissued 6-track 'Banks' belongs in every collection
There are a fair few legendary recordings of Irish music out there and one of them is “The Banks of the Shannon,” by Paddy O’Brien (button accordio...
Limerick event raises €45k for Ukrainian refugees Limerick event raises €45k for Ukrainian refugees
An informal group of Limerick artists has raised almost €50,000 for Ukrainians displaced by war, in a surprising wave of support that extended all ...
Byrnes is showcased in superb two-disc retrospective Byrnes is showcased in superb two-disc retrospective
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann’s Mid-Atlantic Fleadh – the first since 2019 – took place in Parsippany, NJ last weekend and I’m happy to report it was...
Hope is Bealtaine theme for 2022 Hope is Bealtaine theme for 2022
May 1 has become a national public holiday in many countries in recent years, but Celtic people have been celebrating this “Holiday of Light” known...
Irish gather, ponder in 'The Lobby' Irish gather, ponder in 'The Lobby'
Someone leaves, and the person they’re looking for arrives. That happens more than once in “The Lobby,” it being a comedy farce. The opposite was t...
Hyland wins in Victor again Hyland wins in Victor again
The Ravenwood Golf Club in Victor, N.Y. is sure to hold a warm spot in the heart of Jordan Hyland. For the second time in a month, the Davis & Elki...