Following on the heels of the very successful run of Tom Murphy's Bailegangaire, Irish Repertory of Chicago's 2004 season resumes in June with the world premiere staging of A Dublin Bloom, an adaptation of James Joyce's Ulysses. This production is Irish Rep's contribution to the worldwide "Bloomsday 100" celebration, marking one hundred years since the most famous day in … [Read more...] about Colombia Three Are Acquitted
The trial of three Irishmen in Colombia will resume on February 5 after a hearing in December ended in disarray. The so-called 'Colombia Three' -- James Monaghan (56), Martin McCauley (40) and Niall Connolly (36) -- are charged with assisting FARC rebels in a guerrilla campaign against the state government. The three men, all with links to Sinn Féin, have protested their … [Read more...] about On Trial in Colombia
A verdict in the case of three Irishmen accused of training FARC guerrillas in Colombia is expected to be handed down in February, but campaigners for the three insist that they will never get a fair trial in the war-tom country.
Martin McCauley, James Monaghan and Niall Connolly have so far failed to attend the hearings, which are continuing in Bogotá.
The men have refused … [Read more...] about Verdict in Colombia
Three Trial Due in February