Heritage

The perfect Traditional Irish Soda Bread is a quick bread that has 5 ingredients and nothing else

“What Whistle Would You Play at Your Mother’s Funeral?” is a far-ranging tour guide of the many unusual places scholar/performer L.E. McCullough has...

Burns Night, says Thomas Burt, is "a rallying point for a diaspora hard pressed to find rallying points." He talks to us about Burns Night Suppers.

"New York City: a Shining Mosaic" makes Mike Fitzpatrick think about what New York and the Immigrant have offered one another over the years.

"The Hunger" is a haunting, unsettling look at the Irish famine, with the powerful vocals of Katherine Manley and Iarla O Lionaird, and the music of Alarm Will...

L.E. McCullough observes that art can help us remember: and therefore should not always comfort.

NYIA contributor Erin Roll - a high school student on Sept. 11 - shares her memories of the attacks and aftermath.

Suze Sylvester recalls where she was on 9/11.

9/11 and Political Theatre

Gwen Orel's 2007 essay on 9/11 and political theatre: "Telling the full truth will always be a political act."

Fifteen Years Later

Mike Fitzpatrick recalls 9/111 and where he was, 15 years later.

"Dancing at the Crossroads" by Kevin Ferguson is on PBS tonight, Sept. 4- don't miss this wonderful glimpse at the Emerald Isle of New York. (and if you do...

Gwen Orel recalls receiving a tune from the Good Folk in the Catksills during the summer of 2015.

Michael Fitzpatrick quotes one of his favorite lines from author Honor Molloy.

Going into its 20th anniversary, the latest Riverdance tour feels as lively and energetic as it did when the dancers first thundered and soft-shoed their way...