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Des Bishop

Made in China, Ireland and America

Philomena Connors reviews Des Bishop’s one man show, and laughed heartily at his observations of his latest targets, ahem, subjects, the Chinese.

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Hope hurts more than pain: David Grieg’s ‘The Events’

David Grieg’s “The Events” offers pity and fear, music and tears.

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First flake of spring: a poem

A poem by Ed Broderick captures the mood of the moment.

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Beckett Out Loud with Kevin Holohan, Honor Molloy and Maeve Price

Beckett is funnier read aloud– and three Dubliners are doing that on Saturday, March 15, at 4 p.m.

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Podcast #29: Chef Kevin Dundon

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Kevin Dundon talks to us about his new television show “Back to Basics.” It’s true: Irish breakfast cures a hangover!

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Simon Says – An Informal Interview with an Informal Media Personality

Suze Sylvester talks to Simon Doonan, writer and filmmaker, and discovers he loves… paddle-boarding and Perry Como.

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Concert review: Altan and friends sure-footed on a slippery Sunday night

Tony Horswill saw Altan at City Winery on a snowy night and found it well worth the slip and slide!

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She Lives Life to the Fullest – My InterReview with Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock, The Face of Lanvin

Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock inspires awebin Suze Sylvester– and others!

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“At The Mike Stand” with Mark Geary.

Mike Fitzpatrick interviews rocker Mark Geary and discovers Geary’s inner Count of Monte Cristo.

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Glen Hansard Rocks in St. Patrick’s Day at The Scratcher

Alice Farrell says seeing Glen Hansard at The Scratcher was a “once in a lifetime” experience!

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Song of the Sea ~ Animated Folklore Story Charms

Philomena Connors loved the charming Oscar nominated Song of the Sea and found the music, the humor and beautiful imagery a perfect introduction to ancient Ireland mythology.

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Urbane Legends – Review of the Documentary “Advanced Style”

Suze Sylvester goes to a screening of “Advanced Style” and finds more ammunition to defeat mean Milennials.

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Signs You’ve An Irish Partner

You know if you’re Irish. Here’s how to tell if your partner is… hint… you know what “manky” means.

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10 top Irish St. Patrick’s Day songs

D.J. Tommy Burns gives us his top 10 Irish songs for St. Patrick’s Day- for the month that’s in it!

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Her Majesty is majestic in “The Audience”

Someone has to be queen. Helen Mirren shines as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Audience.”

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Let The Right One In ~ Not to be missed ~ Even if you don’t like vampire stories

Though not a fan of the vampire genre, after seeing Let The Right One In, Philomena Connors thinks the underlying story is so strong that when the occasionally brutal acts occur, they are almost like a side dish to the main event.

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Mick Moloney’s “An Irish Christmas” brings holiday spirit in

“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013

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One-day event dedicated to genealogy in NYC

Learn about how to trace your roots using DNA in NYC on Saturday.

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Podcast #29: Chef Kevin Dundon

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Kevin Dundon talks to us about his new television show “Back to Basics.” It’s true: Irish breakfast cures a hangover!

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Podcast #28: Altan

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Members of Altan talk about their new CD, “The Widening Gyre.”