James Connolly’s New York

On the centenary of his death, New York Irish musicians, writers, storytellers perform in tribute to James Connolly on the stage where he spoke

Savage F*cks of Dublintown – Kevin Holohan, Honor Molloy, Maeve Price and Michelle Woods read Joyce, Brennan, McCabe and more*

Three contributors to New York Irish Arts read from their work and from the work of famous writers!

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.

A Keats and Chapman moment

All this and Kafka too: Kevin Holohan riffs on Flann O’Brien’s Keats and Chapman and brings Prague too.

Kevin Holohan’s Bloomsday Twiterature

Kevin Holohan gives us “Bloomsday Twiterature,” wherein, he writes, “we finally catch sight of the bauld Stephen Daedalus.

‘The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly’ has perfect pitch

Kevin Holohan finds Louis Lovett’s one-man show “The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly” a “treasured piece of theatre.” “No kids? Go anyway!”

An 85-Billion Euro Picture

How it’s New York: Kevin Holohan is an Irish writer who lives in Brooklyn and will be taking part in “Favorite Poems” at The Irish Arts Center at 8pm on November 2 to launch Poerty Fest 2012. How it’s Irish: It’s a rumination on Celtic Tigers and other odd fauna. There is an old saw that says “a […]

Books: Words by the Water: Akashic Books Night, August 20th, 7pm

How It’s New York: Summer in NYC, the publishing capital of the world (I think it still is), always involves outdoor fun. So here’s an outdoor event about books. How It’s Irish: Some of the writers are Irish, including NYIA’s own Kevin Holohan. The Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn and WORD present Words by […]

A Little Play: “Advanced Degree of Management-Speak”

Trinity College, Dublin (@AndrewHavis) How It’s New York: Turning academics and art into business is so very Madison Avenue, even if it didn’t start here.How It’s Irish:This piece was inspired by the state of things in Irish univeristies, and written by Irish writer, New York-based Kevin Holohan. New York is full of writers whose genius […]

Honor Molloy Is a Smart Smarty Girl

How It’s New York:  Honor Molloy lives and works in New York.  She often appears at the salons of the Irish American Writers & Artists. She reads at Barnes and Noble at 86th and Lexington at 7:00 TONIGHT, presented by the New York Foundation of the Arts.How It’s Irish: Honor spent her early childhood in […]

Free Entertainment: Irish-American Style

Charles R. Hale. Catch him as an Irish cop on April 19! How It’s New York: The smorgasbord of options is so incredibly New York!  Hard to keep these great choices straight, but have a read through. How It’s Irish: Irish readings, Irish plays, Irish-American plays!  Charles R. Hale will play an irish cop!  not […]

Book Review: Fambilly Planning: Michelle Woods Reviews Smarty Girl!

How It’s New York: author Honor Molloy is a New York resident and celebrated reader at the Irish American Writers’ and Artists Salon.  She also occasionally blogs for us! How It’s Irish: Molloy was born in Dublin and her new novel, Smarty Girl, takes place in Bohemian 1960s Dublin. Hear a snippet from the audiobook […]

Kevin Holohan Remembers Reading Russell Hoban, 1925-2011

@Graham Jepson How It’s New York:  This memorial was written by Kevin Holohan, an Irish writer based in New York.  Books Editor Michelle Woods reviewed his The Brothers’ Lot and loved it.  Also, Hoban was Jewish– so this is Jirish, which is so New York (even though Hoban lived in London).How It’s Irish:  This remembrance […]

Michelle Woods Reviews Kevin Holohan’s The Brothers’ Lot

How it’s New York: Kevin Holohan is a New York based Irish writer. He has read at PEN American’s Fall Literary Tasting and can often be found at IAWA (Irish American Writers and Artists) Salons. How it’s Irish: Holohan is an Irish writer who survived Irish schools. Michelle Woods finds  hilarity and personal resonance in […]