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'White Irish Drinkers' to open Craic Festival
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'White Irish Drinkers' to open Craic Festival
By Karen Butler [caption id="attachment_63667" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Nick Thurston and Leslie Murphy in a scene from "White Iris...
All aboard the McNulty Family’s Irish Showboat
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All aboard the McNulty Family’s Irish Showboat
By Earle Hitchner [caption id="attachment_63590" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Feet fly as Eileen and Peter McNulty high-step to their m...
 Franny's memory still inspires 30 years on
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Franny's memory still inspires 30 years on
By Peter McDermott [caption id="attachment_42199" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Mary O'Dowd of the Frances Pope Memorial Foundation."][/...
Joe Derrane is the Irish Echo’s top traditional artist of 2010
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Joe Derrane is the Irish Echo’s top traditional artist of 2010
By Earle Hitchner Since 1993, the Irish Echo has honored these 16 musicians -- and two radio hosts -- with its highest annual accolade, “Traditiona...
Moloney's medal
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Moloney's medal
By Peter McDermott [caption id="attachment_22305" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Paddy Moloney with his actor daughter Aedin Moloney. "]"...
In this corner . . .
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In this corner . . .
By Jay Mwamba [caption id="attachment_22255" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Holt McCallany in "Lights Out""][/caption] Six-foot-two, well...
'Wales' a Christmas delight
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'Wales' a Christmas delight
By Joseph Hurley [caption id="attachment_22214" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="From left: Martin Vidnovic, Victoria Mallory, Simon Jones,...
So good, it's scary
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So good, it's scary
By Joe Hurley "Haunted" by Edna O'Brien • Theater A, 59E59 Theaters • Through Jan. 2, 2011 Edna O'Brien wrote her first novel in 1960, a full half-...
When Falls, Shankill were on same side
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When Falls, Shankill were on same side
Books / By Peter McDermott In a note on terminology before he begins his "Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in ...
O'Hare wasted in drab play
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O'Hare wasted in drab play
By Joseph Hurley “Elling” From Novels By Ingvar Ambjornsen • With Denis O’Hare (pictured on the left above) and Brendan Fraser, directed by Doug Hu...
The best concert I barely saw
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The best concert I barely saw
By Earle Hitchner As emcee and frequent backstage manager, I missed most of the concert tribute to Joe Derrane inside Stage One of the Fairfield Th...
Brooklyn-based artist readies for Enniskillen exhibit
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Brooklyn-based artist readies for Enniskillen exhibit
By Peter McDermott Don't expect ever to buy an art masterpiece on the streets of New York. That's advice from Tom Bevan, a Belfast-born sculptor wh...

 

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