In this award-winning documentary, An Gorta Mór: Passage to India, Ian Michael traces the journey of his ancestor John Footman from Clonakilty in 1847 aboard the Kent to Madras (now Chennai), in India. He travels back to his ancestral home and reflects on the meaning of Irish Indian identity today. Please join us with Ian Michael and the Ambassador of Ireland to India, Brendan … [Read more...] about An Gorta Mór: Passage to India
Legendary Irish musician and Mayo native Brendan Ward died Saturday, July 24th in Rochester, New York.
By Kevin O'Connor
Mr. Brendan Ward, who has died at his daughter’s home in Rochester, New York on July 24th was hailed in his native Mayo as a musical genius.
Foxford-born Brendan Ward (who was 97) learned the violin and piano at his local school and later became … [Read more...] about Bandleader Brendan Ward
Dies at 97