How it’s New York: It’s a literary love fest in Greenwich Village launching Eamon Loingsigh’s “Light of the Diddicoy,” a gripping novel set in a very pre-hipster Irish Brooklyn of a century ago. And in the multi-cultural spirit on NYC, Loingsigh shares the program with prominent Italian-American writer Richard Vetere. How it’s Irish: Set in the year […]
Sen. George Mitchell is the honoree at the Irish Business Organization’s 40th anniversary celebration dinner.
Award Winners Olympia Dukakis, Debra Messing, Doug Hughes to Laud John Patrick Shanley at 2013 Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award
John Patrick Shanley will be honored with the Eugene O’Neill Award at the Irish American Writers and Artists on Monday, Oct. 21.
How it’s New York: The site was started over 15 years ago in NYC and still operates out of Queens. On it you’ll find many New York Irish stories and articles from NYC area writers. The old site is giving way to a new improved site, and what’s more New York than that? How it’s […]
How it’s New York: It’s in Hell’s Kitchens, it’s an NYC tradition, it’s a melting pot of musical influences, it’s a tough ticket to come by and in an Off-Broadway theater. How it’s Irish: There’s Mick Moloney for starters, then just look at the line-up and guest stars and what about the venue? Hey, the show has the […]
How It’s New York: It’s cross cultural, full of marquee acts, it’s at Lincoln Center and its Free and it’s a great excuse to stay in the City this weekend How It’s Irish: Irish music, poetry, writing, dance and artistry with a big serving of Irish American influences John Lee previews tomorrow’s OurLand Festival: a […]
How It’s New York: Judy Collins lives here in NYC on the not so emerald isle of Manhattan. And the event honoring her will be held in Times Square!How It’s Irish: Irish roots on both sides of the family and her father was quite the Irish tenor. John Lee brings us the good news: Singer, […]
How It’s New York: It’s a counterpoint to the typical story of the beleaguered Irish immigrant making his way to New York, trying to cope with the new world. And how do you say “fugetaboutit” in Irish? Ed Shevlin might be the guy to ask. How It’s Irish: It’s a dream about Ireland, and dreams […]
Theatre Review: Who Speaks for Ireland? Rebel voices have their say in “Blood” & “Dancing at Lunacy”
How It’s New York: The plays are written by a New York rock legend (Larry Kirwan) and a City College professor (Seamus Scanlon), it’s playing in a cool downtown NYC theatre space, and it’s getting the enough New York buzz to extend its run: through Mar. 29! How It’s Irish: It’s about rebellion, The Rising […]
How it’s New York: It’s all about branding, marketing, image, media–what’s more New York than that! How it’s Irish: Homegrown designs evoke an Ireland of past, present and future as Ireland steps up to European Union presidency role. Logos were digital before there was digital–quick hits, with immediate impact and lots of message delivered in […]
How its New York: Fugetaboutit! Imagine Ireland kicked off in New York and is finishing strong here, the center for Irish arts in America. How its Irish: 1,000 Irish artists and arts professionals fanned out across the US to spread the good word, engaging with US artists and audiences in 40 states JOHN LEE considers […]
How It’s New York: We love those “you’re going out an understudy, coming back a star” stories. A teenager getting tapped by his YouTube video is our kind of story. How It’s Irish: Mark Boylan and his family are from County Offaly. And the Irish have a great respect for, love of, and deep understanding […]