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Meagher rescued Old Town Bar, a New York City icon Meagher rescued Old Town Bar, a New York City icon
Walking into the Old Town Bar at 45 East 18th St. in Manhattan is more than simply entering an elegant space. It is a trip back in time to an era w...
In Clare, 'music is who we are' In Clare, 'music is who we are'
A short while ago I received a copy of “Always a Journey, Never a Destination: A Clare Footprint,” a 30-minute or so film produced by musician and ...
Embracing a dangerous new label Embracing a dangerous new label
Mahatma Gandhi was a Hindu, and he was a nationalist. It would’ve been wrong, however, to describe him as a Hindu nationalist. Indeed, that was the...
Tale drawn from two perspectives Tale drawn from two perspectives
Few people can be said to have had such an enormous influence on their nations’ history or standing in the 20th century as Michael Collins did for ...
Davidson captures 'resolute, determined' leader Trimble Davidson captures 'resolute, determined' leader Trimble
“David Trimble was a giant of politics, not only in Northern Ireland but nationally and internationally,” So said Ray Hayden, a former special advi...
Remembering Con Houlihan Remembering Con Houlihan
Con Houlihan, the legendary and beloved County Kerry-born sports writer for the Press Group and other papers, was remembered on the 10th anniversar...
Fox, God, guns & the NY Times Fox, God, guns & the NY Times
David Baum was the ideal person on the scene to assist and to report what he’d witnessed. He’d gone to the Hyland Park Fourth of July parade as a p...
Moloney: brilliant mentor, tremendous friend Moloney: brilliant mentor, tremendous friend
Early last week, the great musician, teacher, folklorist, storyteller, and organizer Mick Moloney died in his New York University apartment. He was...
Lughnasa celebrated in Mary O's in Alphabet City Lughnasa celebrated in Mary O's in Alphabet City
Aug. 1 heralds the start of the ancient Celtic harvest, a festival enjoyed by Celtic peoples to honor the sun god, Lugh, who plays games in honor o...
Muldoon is inspired by McCabe's musicality Muldoon is inspired by McCabe's musicality
On a scorching July morning, hot enough to sear a swine on a Hell’s Kitchen curb, Asher Muldoon bravely shuts the window behind him, for the clarit...
Mick Moloney dies at age 77 Mick Moloney dies at age 77
"An unfathomable loss," said Rachael Gilkey of Irish Arts Center. "We are shocked and heartbroken," said Elizabeth Stack of Albany's Irish American...
Cool & Colorful Soups for Summer Meals Cool & Colorful Soups for Summer Meals
When you’re planning a summer menu, make sure you consider serving soup shooters as an hors d’oeuvres or starter. Garden vegetables like zucchini a...

 

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