Tara McNeill and Alexander Bernstein, Across the Atlantic, 2023. 12 Tracks When I last interviewed Tara McNeil in April of 2022, as part of Celtic Woman’s Postcards from Ireland U.S. […]
By Dr. Jeanne Colleran Beginning in 1976, when Seamus Heaney, his wife Marie, and their three children, Michael, Catherine, and Christopher, moved away from dangerous Belfast to County Wicklow in […]
Dive into the world of Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy, masterfully staged by the Druid Theatre Company. Explore the intersection of farce and futility, pretension and real loss in O’Casey’s plays, offering a profound reflection on Irish society. Discover the historical context and significance of these timeless works.
The Ohio Renaissance Festival, in collaboration with Harp Ireland, celebrates Harp Day on October 21 with enchanting performances by Jay and Abby Michaels, known as The Harper and The Minstrel. Delight in Medieval, Renaissance, and Celtic music played on various instruments, including historical harps, wooden flutes, penny whistles, viola da gamba, hammered dulcimer, and beautiful singing. Join in the celebration of this historic instrument at the Ohio Renaissance Festival.
The Decade of Centenaries in Ireland, from 2012 to 2023, marked significant historical events like the Easter Uprising and the Irish Civil War. The commemoration aimed to encourage reconciliation, peace, and a deeper understanding of the complex narratives and memories of this period. It promoted respect for diverse perspectives and local histories, resulting in rich historical resources and new interpretations. Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy, set during these times, is being staged by Druid O’Casey, providing an opportunity to reflect on this history.
Explore the vibrant world of Irish arts festivals and the power of storytelling. Discover how festivals like the Galway International Arts Festival in Ireland are blending art, culture, and societal issues while celebrating Irish heritage.
A unique celebration of the harp and its special place in Irish folklore and culture takes place at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in County Clare on September 2nd and 3rd next. […]
Out of the Mailbag, Comes Songs & Stories: Six Decades On, Derek Warfield Continues to Entertain Audiences and Commemorate Irish Patriotism
By John O’Brien, Jr@Jobjr Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones Set to Perform at Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival and Milwaukee Irish Fest Derek Warfield has spent more than sixty […]
By John O’Brien, Jr@Jobjr The High Kings, Finbarr Clancy (Tipperary), Darren Holden (Kilkenny), Paul O’ Brien (Laois) and Brian Dunphy (Dublin) known collectively as Ireland’s most successful modern-era folk act, are […]
‘WHERE THE LIGHTS GLOW’ already garnering great reviews Dublin based singer-songwriter Victoria Johnston has released her debut album, ‘Where The Lights Glow’ of all original songs, including her single, ‘Tar Liom’ (Follow Me), that was shortlisted […]