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Theater Review (NYC): ‘The McGowan Trilogy’ by Seamus Scanlon

Paul Nugent as Victor M. McGowan in 'The McGowan Trilogy' by Seamus Scanlon. Photo by Sam Smith-Stevens.

This taut and suspenseful character play concerns a youth, a 'charming bad boy' with murderous urges, who lends his services to the IRA. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Calvary’

Kelly Reilly and Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson dominates this bleakly-humored study of a committed priest who maintains his vigilance even as his church crumbles and his life is threatened by one of his own parishioners. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Secret Dublin: An Unusual Guide by Pól Ó Conghaile – Jonglez Publishing’


A vacationing traveler could wander Dublin for months and not encounter half of the great resources in this guide Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Eagle Has Landed’ by Jack Higgins

Book Review The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

An excellent read for fans of Second World War stories. Read More »

Irish Poet Seamus Heaney Dies – A Poet for His Homeland and the World

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One of the things that made Heaney’s work so lasting and memorable was that it connected humanity to something intangible, yet however spiritual, it reminded us of earthly realities in the process. Read More »

Lost at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City

A New Yorker gets separated from a friend from Dublin at the St. Patrick's Day Parade. Read More »

Music Review: Solar Taxi – Broken Brother’s Secret Bells

Solar Taxi's debut LP will have you instantly hooked on their catchy dance beats...but wait, there's more! Read More »

Book Review: The Whipping Club by Deborah Henry

A gripping tale of the evils of a complacent society and a fight for redemption against the tribulations of intolerance. Read More »

Cookbook Review: Favorite Irish Recipes from Ireland with Kids

Once you've been to Ireland, it stays with you – the lush vistas, extraordinary natural formations, friendly people, and of course the food. Read More »

A New View of the Cliffs of Moher

Seeing the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland, in a new light requires a sense of adventure - and fortitude Read More »