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A Time, A Book, An Incalculable Loss
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A Time, A Book, An Incalculable Loss
A hundred years ago, combatants began reckoning with the damage done by the Battle of the Four Courts in Dublin, identified as the beginning of the...
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Irish Echo Event Calendar 2024/2025 Law & Order Awards - January 2025 Nominate here 40 Under 40 Awards - February 2025 - Nominate here Hero's of Ir...
Cooking Up The Plot For Goering's Gold
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Cooking Up The Plot For Goering's Gold
Ireland is Treasure Island. That’s what Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering thinks in 1944 as he comes to the realization that, with the allies on the ...
Community Champ Cathy Nolan Stepping Down after Lifetime of Public Service
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Community Champ Cathy Nolan Stepping Down after Lifetime of Public Service
“May a path of yellow moonlight bring us all safely home.” With those eloquent words of Irish poetry Assemblywoman Catherine (Cathy) Nolan voted ye...
EARAGAIL: It’s festival season in Donegal
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EARAGAIL: It’s festival season in Donegal
DONEGAL'S premier summer event Earagail Arts Festival is making a welcome return to its full programme of events along the Wild Atlantic Way from 9...
Christina Steps From Yonkers to the World
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Christina Steps From Yonkers to the World
Irish dance Christina Mariel Wiltz, age 15, slipped on her first pair of soft shoes at age four in Yonkers, New York at the Open House of the Grand...
A 19th Century Irish Anti-Vax Case
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A 19th Century Irish Anti-Vax Case
Two court cases from 1890 remind us that the current heated opposition to public health mandates has a long history in the United States, as does t...
Embracing and Enjoying Ireland’s Great Outdoors
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Embracing and Enjoying Ireland’s Great Outdoors
Ireland, Europe’s eye grabbing western sentinel, offers a myriad and ever growing number of reasons for the visitor to set foot, put one foot in fr...
New chapter for Chicago cancer sufferer after Knock pilgrimage
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New chapter for Chicago cancer sufferer after Knock pilgrimage
Back in 2017 I was leading a tour group of Chicago characters to Ireland and the Westport Hotel gave me a complimentary massage for booking the gro...
Stories Abound in a Fictitious Irish Golf Town
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Stories Abound in a Fictitious Irish Golf Town
In my comic debut novel, "Mr. Wizard," published by Open Books in 2020, two Jewish brothers from New York learn via DNA testing that at least one o...
After 35 Years, a Lucey Return to the Echo's Pages
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After 35 Years, a Lucey Return to the Echo's Pages
Dennis Lucey has a fierce flair for philanthropy. It’s because he never forgets the $100 his Aunt Julia sent to his father, Jimmy Lucey, for passag...
TRASNA MEIRICEÁ: Cooking up an Irish storm at Big Apple Arts Center
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TRASNA MEIRICEÁ: Cooking up an Irish storm at Big Apple Arts Center
Feast or Famine was the theme of the New York Irish Arts Center’s Irish Language Festival and Lá na Gaeilge on April 3. In the Hell’s Kitchen area ...

 

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