“The Dead, 1904” is agonizingly beautiful

Ray Foley attended Irish Rep/American Irish Historical Society’s “The Dead, 1904:” beautiful and agonizing.

Staged reading of ‘The Dead’

A staged reading of “The Dead” by James Joyce takes place tonight, Sat., Jan. 28th, with a starry cast, to benefit Fusion Theatre.

New Ideas Take Flight at the New York-New Belfast Conference

Darrah Carr reports back on the New York- New Belfast conference held in June, where loads of NYC’s Irish culture movers and shakers turned up to speak.

1st Irish Review: Setanta Murphy of a Tuesday Night

HOW IT’S NEW YORK:  The reading took place in the AmericanIrish Historical Society’s beautiful townhouse on 5th Avenue, just across the way from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. HOW IT’S IRISH:  Writer-actor-director Garrett Keogh was born in Dublin, and his play is about one of the city’s “auld ones”. It’s part of the 1st Irish […]

Interview: Eilin O’Dea Performs “Madame Cassandra” at AIHS Thursday

How It’s New York: Eilin O’Dea brings her one-woman show Madame Cassandra to New York’s American Irish Historical Society this Thursday, March 22nd. No stranger to the New York stage, Eilin has performed previously at Symphony Space as part of Selected Shorts, Bloomsday on Broadway, and a one-woman show, Hello, Molly!, her performance of the complete […]

Music Interview: Moya Brennan on Clannad (WLIW Special airs Mar. 17!)

Moya Brennan (@Mella Travers) How It’s New York:  Moya Brennan, lead singer with Clannad, recently performed with Cormac de Barra at New York’s American Irish Historical Society, to support Edel Bhreatnach’s talk about the preservation of ancient Irish books.  The special, Clannad Live at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin airs on New York’s WLIW 21 March […]