Posts by: Philomena Connors

New York-based Irish American Writers & Artists (IAW&A) celebrates author, historian and foremost chronicler of New York’s Irish history, Peter Quinn. How...

Highly entertaining double bill at The Cell theater as part of Origin's 1st Irish Theater Festival. Both look at love and Catholicism.

Paul Brady at City Winery was a balm for the Irish soul, writes Philomena Connors.

Philomena Connors was at the Tribeca Film Festival, which opened on Thursday and runs through April 29th, and relished the 19th century adaptation of Chekhov's...

Philomena Connors finds Enda Walsh's "Ballyturk" to be mysterious, dark, and funny.

Philomena Connors reviews the great offerings from Irish cinema at NYC's simultaneously running film festivals, Irish Film America's and Lincoln Center's...

Philomena Connors heaved with laughter at the final New York City performance of Dylan Moran's Grumbling Mustard Tour at Theater 80 on Saturday night.

Philomena Connors saw Imelda May at Webster Hall and was converted into a rock 'n roll fan.

Philomena Connors enjoyed a night of romance with Declan O'Rourke at the Irish Arts Center on Valentine's weekend.

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.

Philomena Connors saw Colm Toíbín's, "Brooklyn", at the New York Film Festival and enjoyed the subtly powerful story, beautiful costumes and stunning scenes...

Philomena Connors reviews The Gloaming's album in anticipation of hearing them live at Lincoln Center's White Light Festival this upcoming weekend.

Philomena Connors enjoyed being transported to Ireland for a night of craic via Pat Shortt's production, "Selfie" at the Irish Arts Center.

Philomena Connors took in a range of movies and events at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. Check out her roundup here .