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Saw Doctors return to U.S.
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Saw Doctors return to U.S.
By Eileen Murphy The Saw Doctors, one of my all-time favorite bands, is finally returning to the U.S. for a brief tour of the East Coast. The Tuam-...
A tiger’s tale . . .
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A tiger’s tale . . .
By Eileen Murphy Want to read something that will really make your hair stand on end? Then skip the latest Stephen King horrorfest and pick up this...
Maria Doyle Kennedy in NYC
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Maria Doyle Kennedy in NYC
By Irish Echo Staff She was brilliant as the tragic Catherine of Aragon in the Showtime series “The Tudors,” Maria Doyle kennedy is best described ...
It's a "new day" for Lunasa
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It's a "new day" for Lunasa
By Earle Hitchner Readers of this column know how I disdain comparisons of today's Irish traditional groups with the Bothy Band. But I also realize...
'Next Fall' fights for survival
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'Next Fall' fights for survival
By Joseph Hurley "Next Fall" • at the Helen Hayes Theater, 240 West 44th St., NYC • Open-ended run One of the most rewarding of recent American pla...
Things moms said
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Things moms said
Books by Peter McDermott I've never liked the sort of novelty book that is short on text and has little in the way of illustration. It brings to mi...
A vision, unfiltered
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A vision, unfiltered
By Michael Gray Ireland’s 19th century Gothic writers Bram Stoker, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and Lord Dunsany have a worthy successor in the 21st in ...
Show of hands
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Show of hands
“A Behanding in Spokane” by Martin McDonagh, directed By John Crowley • at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 West 45th St., NYC • Through June 6, ...
This ‘Curse’ is a delight
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This ‘Curse’ is a delight
“The Irish Curse” By Martin Casella • at the SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., NYC • Open-Ended Run Playwright Martin Casella may have come up with a ...