December 6, 2016
Sexton weaves a tale of love, loss, yearning, awakening and abject despair all wrapped up in a big ball of comedy. A wild ride she takes along with the hilarious John Keating as Pigeon, and the raucous and ribald Zoë Watkins as Aunty Rosie and Johnny Hopkins as the brutish boyfriend Josie.
October 11, 2016
“New York City: a Shining Mosaic” makes Mike Fitzpatrick think about what New York and the Immigrant have offered one another over the years.
September 16, 2016
L.E. McCullough, who writes for this ‘zine, lets us know about a new book of Interfaith Prayers that he co-edited with the Rev. Elizabeth Bansavage, and a book-signing on Sept. 22.
March 29, 2016
Erin Roll reviews “Irish Pubs in America,” Robert Meyers and Ron Wallace’s crawl through a selection of fifty Irish pubs around the United States.
October 22, 2016
Alice Farrell had a blast covering the 2016 Irish Screen America Festival in New York at the NYU Cantor Film Center. The Festival is the brainchild of Irish film-maker/producer Niall McKay and his Deputy Director Clodagh Bowyer.
August 25, 2015
Gwen Orel talks to Newry actor Ciaran Byrne talks about becoming an actor, and about the new TNT drama “Public Morals.”
November 15, 2016
For the fourth year, Tony Demarco has organized New York Tradfest. It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19th, at Pier A Harbor House, and should be a grand night!
May 25, 2016
Going into its 20th anniversary, the latest Riverdance tour feels as lively and energetic as it did when the dancers first thundered and soft-shoed their way onto the stage.
January 11, 2017 0
Gorgeous CDs by Tom Dunne’s friends from competition days – Seamus Walshe, Patsy Moloney and John Regan.
November 18, 2016
Childsplay return to SymphonySpace tonight, Nov. 18, 2016, so we thought we’d republish this piece. Karan Casey sings! How It’s New York: Childsplay are playing Symphony Space tonight, Dec. 1. Symphony Space is one of the great places to hear music or literature in New York (Edna O’Brien read there with Selected Shorts; Mick […]
September 4, 2016
“Dancing at the Crossroads” by Kevin Ferguson is on PBS tonight, Sept. 4- don’t miss this wonderful glimpse at the Emerald Isle of New York. (and if you do miss it, buy the DVD!)
May 7, 2016
Philomena Connors finds the TriBeCa Film Festival a bit short on great movies, but makes up for this with a strong presence of virtual reality storytelling.
October 5, 2016
“The Hunger” is a haunting, unsettling look at the Irish famine, with the powerful vocals of Katherine Manley and Iarla O Lionaird, and the music of Alarm Will Sound.
September 16, 2016
L.E. McCullough observes that art can help us remember: and therefore should not always comfort.
September 11, 2016
Suze Sylvester describes exciting tennis from Scotsman Andy Murray at the U.S. Open this past week.
July 21, 2016
Tony Horswill and Kevin Crawford dissect some of the “lunacy” of Growing Up Trad
July 14, 2016
Gwen Orel recalls receiving a tune from the Good Folk in the Catksills during the summer of 2015.
December 21, 2013
“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013
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