Archives for April 2013

The dream team The Teetotallers returns!

The Teetotallers are back: a trio of some of the greatest Irish musicians on the planet. Don’t miss!

Karan and Aoife collaborate and strike gold at Irish Arts Center

Karan Casey and Aoife O’Donovan paired up for the latest Masters in Collaboration. Where’s the album?

Declan O’Rourke at Irish Arts Center. Kleenex required.

Declan O’Rourke played at Irish Arts Center for a week’s residency, and made me cry.

Friday in Fairfield: Standing Ovation for IAW&A “Road” Salon with Gaelic American Club

How it’s New York: A group of New York regulars from the Irish American Writers and Artists Salon traveled to Fairfield to share the stage with their Connecticut counterparts.   How it’s Irish: The Irish American Writers and Artists Salon was organized by the Irish Consulate in New York and took place at the Gaelic American Club in […]

Say, Caesar, Say: Julius Caesar at BAM

The RSC’s “Julius Caesar” at BAM starts out lively, but turns flat.

Savita Halappanavar’s death: Medical Misadventure

The ruling on the death of Savita Halappanavar is “medical misadventure.”

Hearing the voice of Mother Mary: A talk with Colm Tóibín

Author/playwright Colm Tóibín talked about “Testament of Mary,” the anguished mother, living in New York and Dublin.

Declan O’Rourke in concert at Irish Arts center!

Irish singer-songwriter begins his residency at Irish Arts Center tonight!

West was the ‘Czech Heritage Capital of Texas’

West, devastated by bomb explosions, was the “Czech Heritage Capital of Texas”


Charles R. Hale talks to playwright Guen Donohue, for an Artists Without Walls Spotlight!

Oliver O’Connell, Mickey Dunne, & John Coyne Bring Fresh Air from the Burren to Long Island City’s New York Irish Center

John Kearns reports on a special presentation at the New York Irish Center with Oliver O’Connell, Mickey Dunne, and John Coyne, to bring awareness to the Michael Dunleavy Foundation.

Tom Cruise is an Irish prince?

Tom Cruise is descended from Irish rulers.

Giving Joyce a Voice: Interview with Playwright-Composer Jonathan Brielle

L.E. McCullough talks to Jonathan Brielle, author of “Himself and Nora,” a play about James Joyce appearing in Rahway, N.J>, from April 24 to Mau 12.


Charles R. Hale talks to author/playwright Seamus Scanlon,author of “As Close As You’ll Ever Be” and a new play, “I Am Harm.”