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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Brendan at the Chelsea’ by Janet Behan

'Brendan at the Chelsea' starring Adrian Dunbar, photo courtesy of Lyric Theatre

A scintillating play explores the time Brendan Behan spent in New York's Chelsea Hotel in 1963 shortly before his early death. Read More »

Interview: Peter Murphy, Author of Lagan Love

"Lagan Love can be considered a love story, albeit, a dark love story, but I hope that readers will see and reflect on its cautionary tale." Read More »

Book Review: An Dantomine Eerly by J.R.D Middleton

The old Irish poetic form the Aisling - “vision-poem” - serves as a vehicle to illustrate the enigmatic and experimental dream-vision surrealism that marks a poet's life. Read More »

Book Review: The Dead Republic by Roddy Doyle

In the last entry of a trilogy on the life of an Irish revolutionary, Doyle chronicles the hero's Hollywood plight before he returns to Ireland. Read More »

Theatre Review (NYC): The Cambria by Donal O’Kelly at the Irish Arts Center

This provocative but flawed play is about Frederick Douglass' journey to Ireland. Read More »