“It’s the holiday season…” So sings Andy Williams - as have many other crooners - in the classic Christmas song “Happy Holidays.” For many Irish Americans, that “holiday season” means it’s time for our annual trip to Macy’s in New York City where, in 1947, Irish Hollywood legend Maureen O’Hara portrayed a busy holiday parade planner, in the beloved Yuletide flick Miracle on … [Read more...] about Christmas Movies
Beginning April 27th the Irish Repertory Theatre presents a performance on screen of their 2019 production Little Gem filmed remotely from New York, London, and Connecticut. Also, enjoy the opportunity to watch any or all of the Irish Rep's ten recent performances.
April 27th - May 9th
By Elaine MurphyDirected by Marc Atkinson … [Read more...] about Irish Repertory Theatre
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The Irish Repertory Theatre begins its Theatre @ Home Winter Festival on Tuesday with its first of nine different productions that will run between January 26th - February 21st with each production playing at four different times throughout the month.
Molly Sweeney has lived in happy, capable, and independent darkness since she was ten months old. When … [Read more...] about The Irish Rep’s Theatre
@ Home Winter Festival
“Life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement regardless of social class or circumstances of birth.” — The definition of the American Dream by James Truslow Adams, 1931 In this issue we turn from the turmoil swirling around the world and focus on the people – past and present – who have hunkered … [Read more...] about First Word: “Love More”
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Edythe Preet gives us the story of Áine, the goddess of love, and star-crossed lovers – the warrior Diarmuid Ua and Gráinne, daughter of the High King Cormac mac Airt. Love. It makes the world go round, conquers all, and warps the mind. We are star-crossed by it, swept away by it, fall into it, and become fools for it. It can’t be … [Read more...] about Sláinte! Love Mór