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Irish artist paints emotional bridge to home for diaspora
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Irish artist paints emotional bridge to home for diaspora
A Co. Down artist is making a name for himself with the global Irish family thanks to his unique style of Irish artwork. A native of Co Down and a ...
A good venue is half the battle A good venue is half the battle
They will begin to gather for the inaugural Story Night NYC at 6 p.m. Sept. 12, on the Churchill Tavern’s 2nd floor, 45 East 28th St. in Manhattan....
Flavin helped redefine American art Flavin helped redefine American art
In their rush to reach the sanctuary of the Hamptons, thousands of people ignore the Dia Bridgehampton Art Museum, an unpretentious shingled wood f...
Bua album will energize trad fans Bua album will energize trad fans
First things first: after a long time away, the brilliant Karan Casey is launching her U.S. tour, Sept. 1-18. With the help of Niamh Dunne (fiddle,...
‘People in search  of a difficult truth’ ‘People in search of a difficult truth’
Joe Calderone’s novel “Don’t Look Back” begins at 9:05 a.m., Sept. 11, 2001. A probie double-checks his gear before leaving the firehouse. “It migh...
Emotion comes with the laughs Emotion comes with the laughs
On Monday, Aug. 15, Manhattan's famed Friars Club was the setting for Irish American Writers & Artists' First Annual Stephen J. Fearon Humor Salon....
A Great War veteran's 'riveting' and 'poignant' tale A Great War veteran's 'riveting' and 'poignant' tale
It’s 1979 at the outset of Joseph Goodrich’s mystery novel “The Paris Manuscript” and Ned Jameson’s daughter has persuaded him to move in with her ...
'Blarney Star' resumes on Sept. 23 'Blarney Star' resumes on Sept. 23
Some welcome news to start this week’s column. Beginning this September, the New York Irish Center in Long Island City, Queens, will be hosting Don...
Sojourn in the Kingdom, Part 2 Sojourn in the Kingdom, Part 2
rIreland has thirty-two counties and four ancient provinces, but only one kingdom — The Kingdom of Kerry! Renowned for its gorgeous coastline wrapp...
Pirates take Royal Navy arms ship in Cork Pirates take Royal Navy arms ship in Cork
Tom Mahon remembered the grandfather for whom he was named as a “very kind, jovial man, with a great sense of humor, and a great raconteur.” He nev...
'A clever and daring coup' 'A clever and daring coup'
An extract from “The Ballycotton Job: An Incredible True Story of IRA Pirates." The news that the IRA had captured a Royal Navy ship along with a v...
Sojourn in the Kingdom: Part 1 Sojourn in the Kingdom: Part 1
Ireland has thirty-two counties, four ancient provinces, but only one kingdom — The Kingdom of Kerry! Locals might suggest there are actually two (...

 

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