IE

1st Irish best found in fledgling shows
IE
1st Irish best found in fledgling shows
Published in the Oct. 3, 2012, edition of the Irish Echo. Theatre / By Orla O'Sullivan Not alone death, but death announcements specifically, featu...
Corridan was somebody, was a contender
IE
Corridan was somebody, was a contender
Between the Lines / By Peter McDermott Screenwriter, novelist and journalist Budd Schulberg (1914-2009), it seems, was friends with everybody from ...
'Silent' is perfect showcase for Kinevane
IE
'Silent' is perfect showcase for Kinevane
Theatre / By Orla O'Sullivan “Silent” written by Pat Kinevane * Directed by Jim Culleton * Starring Pat Kinevane * The Irish Arts Center, 553 West ...
Musical recalls hard birth of modern U.S.
IE
Musical recalls hard birth of modern U.S.
By Orla O'Sullivan Musicals can be irritating, their manufactured emotion unbearably phony. Larry Kirwan’s "Hard Times," however, is not just the b...
Monday spirals out of aides’ control
IE
Monday spirals out of aides’ control
Theatre / By Orla O'Sullivan “Fly Me to the Moon” * Written by Marie Jones * Directed by Marie Jones * Starring Tara Lynne O’Neill and Katie Tumelt...
Wee Craic: funny weird and funny ha-ha
IE
Wee Craic: funny weird and funny ha-ha
By Orla O'Sullivan The Wee Craic festival wasn’t short on craic, just a smaller showcase for short films out of Ireland than the main Craic fest, h...
Truth, post-truth vie across media landscape
IE
Truth, post-truth vie across media landscape
Published in the Irish Echo, Sept. 12, 2012. Between the Lines / By Peter McDermott In the 1976 film "All the President's Men," the character Deep ...
Sikhs maintain dignity in face of bullying
IE
Sikhs maintain dignity in face of bullying
Published in the Aug. 15-21, 2012, issue of the Irish Echo Between the Lines / By Peter McDermott A Sikh man named Harpreet Singh Toor told me some...
1940 NYC directories aid family research
IE
1940 NYC directories aid family research
By Peter McDermott Author J.D. Salinger was famously reclusive for most of his adult life. Back in 1940, though, you could easily contact him at hi...
Contract terms ‘beyond realms of reason’
IE
Contract terms ‘beyond realms of reason’
By Peter McDermott In 2004, following an international survey of genealogical research facilities, David Ouimette of the Genealogical Society of Ut...
Family searchers often rely on expert help
IE
Family searchers often rely on expert help
By Peter McDermott It was a wet Thursday morning in Dublin in late April. But Lynn Shayler and Jennifer Moran hadn’t come to Ireland for the weathe...
 Scahill, Howleys’ tunebook is banjo resource
IE
Scahill, Howleys’ tunebook is banjo resource
By Daniel Neely For all the attention given the records of the 78 rpm era, few seem to really notice the number of banjos one hears. While aficiona...