At rest, this picture belongs to a wedding album from 1966. Plain, awkward even, it was composed by the photographer whose job it was to snap the parents of the groom. It doesn’t speak of small Galway farms disappearing over shoulders, the ride over the sea, their names. They are Edward Donohoe and Winnie, who was first Una Ryan, then Winnie Donohoe and, for an afternoon, Jane … [Read more...] about Photo Album: The Wealth of the World
How the ongoing pandemic has motivated people to forge ahead by keeping a positive attitude. Tom Deignan interviews members of the Irish America community on their experience. Kathleen Donohoe, writer Quarantine made things feel awfully cramped in the Brooklyn apartment Kathleen Donohoe shares with her husband, Travis, and 10 year-old son, Liam. “We dreamed of … [Read more...] about Coping During the Pandemic
Kathleen Donohoe's debut novel is a stunning and intimate portrayal of four generations of New York City firefighters that puts women at the forefront.
The Irish tradition in the New York City Fire Department is undeniably rich. But it also must be said that stories of the FDNY inevitably tilt towards the male perspective, since the department has only been hiring females … [Read more...] about Review of Books:
Kathleen Donohoe’s “Ashes of Fiery Weather”