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Geraghty and Roche are a potent box duo
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Geraghty and Roche are a potent box duo
By a wide margin, Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon's "I gNoc na Grai" ("In Knocknagree") finished as the top Irish traditional album of the decade. Ther...
Just 'Wake' us when it's over
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Just 'Wake' us when it's over
If pure, unabashed silliness were in extremely short supply on New York stages, "Flanagan's Wake," arriving in the city after a lengthy run in Chic...
Might be May for Obama Irish visit
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Might be May for Obama Irish visit
"I'm looking forward to going," President Obama told the Echo in casual remarks at a recent holiday party at the White House. U.S. embassy staff in...
Meet Annie
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Meet Annie
But though Annie's descendants believed that there were actual photographs of Annie in existence, searches did not turn up any as the Annie story r...
Irish American of the Year
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Irish American of the Year
McCann, whose literary star has been steadily rising in recent years, achieved a significant breakthrough in 2009 when the won the National Book Aw...
Critics, cynics didn't get Ted Kennedy's idealism
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Critics, cynics didn't get Ted Kennedy's idealism
"America is simultaneously the most professedly Christian of the developed nations and the least Christian in its behavior," he wrote in the piece ...
Taking the plunge for a good cause
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Taking the plunge for a good cause
But the third annual Ancient Order of Hibernians "Polar Plunge" in Sea Bright, New Jersey, will have a distinctly icy element to it given recent we...
Lenihan vows to battle illness, continue work
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Lenihan vows to battle illness, continue work
Speaking publicly on Monday afternoon for the first time since a television station announced on St Stephen's Day that he had been diagnosed with p...
King in, out - and in again?
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King in, out - and in again?
King had indicated that he would run but last September signaled that he was out of the 2010 race. Now, according to a report in the Capitol Hill d...
Wilde about Irish Rep's 'Ernest'
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Wilde about Irish Rep's 'Ernest'
Having transferred its triumphant production of Eugene O'Neill's "The Emperor Jones" to the Soho Playhouse at 15 Vandam St., NYC for an extended ru...
New website will help you 'talk Irish'
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New website will help you 'talk Irish'
It was launched this year and it will really help your Irish, even if you only spend 10 minutes a day on it. There are hundreds of Irish language w...
Mick Moloney brought Christmas to IAC
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Mick Moloney brought Christmas to IAC
A decorated, lit Christmas tree on the left and fake snow lining the sides of the stage may have set the scene, but it was the music, dance, and an...

 

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