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"The Writing Irish of New York" is an indispensible book for anyone interested in writing or reading Irish-American literature.

Shani R. Friedman attends Persisticon, a benefit for Emily's List, for an evening of female comics, Murray Hill taking the piss and the fierce NY assembly...

Shani R. Friedman visits the second annual Tribeca TV Festival, and saw the fifth season premiere of "Madam Secretary." The episode "features some seriously...

The final weekend at Ren Faire is Celtic week! Think of it as medieval cosplay. There will be pipers, highland games, Irish musicians.

Ireland comes to Queens to celebrate independent cinema with a screening August 9th of The Long, Wet Grass, based on The McGowan Trilogy.

Congratulations to Joanie Madden, named winner of the 2018 Eugene O'Neill Lifetime Achievement Award by Irish American Writers & Artists!

Scottish fiddle champion Seán Heeley's new CD "Edge of the Bow" shows off different styles of playing.

Stephen Rea captivates in "Cyprus Avenue," as an Ulster unionist who believes his grandbaby is Gerry Adams.

For nearly four decades, New York has been celebrating Bloomsday on Broadway, originally created by Isaiah Sheffer, who loved the writings of James Joyce. Now...

Gwen Orel talks to Ciarán O'Reilly, director of Marina Carr's "Woman and Scarecrow" at Irish Rep, and to George Heslin, of Origin Theatre, who are presenting...

Young actors steal scenes in glorious New York ‘coming of age’ flick, co-starring Molly Ringwald as put-upon, fed-up, loving Mom…. How it’s New York: Set...

‘Obey’, a stirring British film that crushes one’s spirits and raises one’s hopes. How it’s New York: ‘Obey’ had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. How...

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...

The week leading up to St. Patrick's Day saw the 20th Anniversary of the Craic Fest, a music and film fest featuring the best of independent film and music...