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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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Solas anniversary album: help on Kickstarter!

Solas are getting ready to record a 20th-anniversary reunion CD. Help fund it on Kickstarter!

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Martin and Eliza Carthy at Church of St. John, Friday April 10, 2015

Alice Farrell covers Martin and Eliza Carthy in New York.

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NOBLE – The compelling story of Christina Noble comes to the screen

How it’s New York: Film opens in New York and other cities on May 8th. How it’s Irish: Story of Irish activist and philanthropist Christina Noble who helped save over a million of Vietnam’s street children. The new film from Writer/Director Stephen Bradley, starring his wife actress/comedienne Dierdre O’Kane, NOBLE is a heartwarming and dramatic look at the amazing life of Christina […]

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The Survivalist at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

Alice Farrell covers “The Survivalist” at Tribeca Film Festival.

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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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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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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.”