The Irish Arts Center's annual dinner dance at the prestigious New York Athletic Club on Central Park South always promises to be a memorable night out. The 2004 dinner, held on Friday, October 1 was no exception. Each year the Center honors those in the entertainment and business communities who have made great contributions to advancing and highlighting Irish culture. This … [Read more...] about A Memorable Night Out!
December January 2005 Issue
Irish-born Tony Award winner Brian O'Byrne will join forces with Irish American Oscar winner John Patrick Shanley in a new drama called Doubt, which will open at the Manhattan Theater Club on November 22. O'Byrne won the 2004 Tony for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a play for his portrayal of a child-killer in the play Frozen. If you didn't get to see Frozen, now is … [Read more...] about O’Byrne in Shanley’s Doubt
Player, manager, scout, general manager, owner -- Cornelius MacGillicuddy "Connie Mack" -- did it all. As a 6'2" player he revolutionized baseball as the first catcher to squat behind the plate -- an innovation that continues today. And as the owner manager of the Philadelphia A's he built a dynasty that played five World Series games, and holds the seemingly unbreakable … [Read more...] about The Mighty Mack Family
After recording, and then misplacing (the demo disappeared during a photo shoot) their long-awaited new album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, U2 are finally delivering the goods. The band releases the record on November 23 and is reportedly collaborating with director Jim Sheridan on videos for the new songs. Four years have passed since their last album, All That You Can't … [Read more...] about U2 Prepares to Drop “Bomb”
Draíodóirí, dragain, agus Dursleys...As readers around the world eagerly await the sixth installation of the Harry Potter series, we welcome a whole new way to read the first: as Gaeilge. Harry Potter agus an Órcloch, the Irish language translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, is now available. Published in October, Harry Potter agus an Órcloch follows the … [Read more...] about Harry Potter in Irish!