Paul Boskind, Ph.D. is a psychologist, chief executive officer, national LGBTQ activist, philanthropist, and Tony...More
Paul Boskind, Ph.D. is a psychologist, chief executive officer, national LGBTQ activist, philanthropist, and Tony Award-winning producer and owner of a castle in Ireland. ℘℘℘ Paul...More
A band from Galway plays a blend of traditional Irish, old-time, and bluegrass music they call Celtgrass. ℘℘℘ The banjo has a long, contested, and even controversial history....More
“We are the music makers / And we are the dreamers of dreams, / Wandering by lone sea-breakers, / And sitting by desolate streams; / World-losers and world-forsakers, / On whom the pale moon...More
℘℘℘ Georgia Southern University is the first public university in the United States to open an outreach learning facility in Ireland. On November 20, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign...More
℘℘℘ On November 13, the Financial Times named Prepaid Financial Services’ Valerie Moran as one of the Top 100 Most Influential BAME Leaders in Technology. One day later, European CEO...More
℘℘℘ Global poverty and climate change can be averted by 2030. That’s according to Declan Kelly, a businessman from Portroe in Tipperary. Speaking on Ireland’s Late, Late Show in...More
A united Ireland seems more possible now than at any point in our history ℘℘℘ “Brexit has catapulted this issue forward,” says Pádraig Ó Muirigh, advisor to the Republican Sinn...More
℘℘℘ The Irish have made their mark all over the world. Following the 2011 Global Irish Economic Forum, the Irish government inaugurated the Presidential Distinguished Service Award as a way...More
℘℘℘ Ireland is a tale of two countries. While the economy is booming, the country is also facing the worst homelessness crisis in living memory, according to one of its leading homeless...More
The Irish who have made their mark on the cultural life of Great Britain at the Irish Post award on November 15th. ℘℘℘ The awards were presented by Eamonn Holmes and Aoife Ní Thuairisg....More
℘℘℘ The ascension of Sally Rooney from promising young Irish writer to A-list entertainment mogul continues at a breathtaking pace. The latest proof? A fawning report in Vanity Fair, from...More
℘℘℘ In other adaptation news, Irish actress Ruth Negga has taken a lead role in a highly anticipated film called Passing, based on the groundbreaking novel of the same name. Passing will...More
℘℘℘ Don’t tell Sharon Horgan the movie musical is dead. The Irish writer and actress has joined the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, a musical drama based on the hit show of the...More
℘℘℘ Decades from now, when we look back on this era of “peak TV,” shows like The Sopranos, Mad Men, and Breaking Bad are sure to appear near the top of many “Best Of” lists. But in...More
℘℘℘ Kindness, humor, affection and even love (were) on display,” tweeted Counsel General Ciarán Madden, summing up the mood as the Irish American Writers & Artists presented Peter...More
℘℘℘ Visitors to historic downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, are greeted by a series of life-size bronze statues of our nation’s past presidents along the city’s streets and...More
℘℘℘ The National Mining Museum in Leadville, Colorado, inducted Mary Harris “Mother” Jones into its Mining Hall of Fame on September 14. Mother Jones, born in Cork, was one of the most...More
℘℘℘ November 1: For the eighth year, Glucksman Ireland House at NYU welcomed the winner of one of the poetry world’s most coveted prizes, the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize for...More
℘℘℘ Professor Ian Greer, president and vice-chancellor for Queen’s University, Belfast, for a Seamus Heaney event on Monday, October 28, 2019. The VC was hosting the event to celebrate 15...More
℘℘℘ The 29th annual Flax Trust New York banquet took place in the 21 Club on October 9, honoring Edward A. McDermott Jr., president and CEO of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research;...More
The Friends of Sinn Féin held its annual dinner on Thursday, November 7, at the Sheraton New York Hotel in Manhattan, raising a reported $700,000. Friends of Sinn Féin was established in 1995 to...More
℘℘℘ Concern Worldwide U.S.’s Seeds of Hope annual awards dinner got off to a good start with singing legend Judy Collins singing her classic “Both Sides Now,” and classic anthem...More
℘℘℘ Family, friends, leading figures in the Irish world, and a contingent from the University of Limerick (UL) converged on Glucksman Ireland House at NYU on Sunday, November 17 to witness...More
℘℘℘ Fresh on the heels of her success with her latest book, Girl, Edna O’Brien was at Symphony Space for an evening of tributes and a one-on-one interview with Robert Ford, the American...More
℘℘℘ Four all-star hurling teams descended on the city of New York to battle it out for the top spot in the New York Hurling Classic 2019 in mid-November. Tipperary, Kilkenny, Wexford, and...More
℘℘℘ A tiny chapel, just outside of Dublin City Centre in the pleasant seaside town of Dún Laoghaire, houses a stunning jewel of Celtic. Revival decoration, yet the small building is so...More
℘℘℘ A journey through the native Irish-speaking areas of Ireland These are the words of welcome that Irish people have greeted visitors with for centuries. They may well be the words...More
The Visionary Behind our Modern Towers of Babel ℘℘℘ Few things convey a sense of progress and modernity like skyscrapers. Whether or not one finds them aesthetically appealing, such...More
℘℘℘ Ladies: who among us hasn’t at least briefly entertained the fantasy of having Catherine Deneuve portray you in the movie of your life? Okay, even if that’s not the direction you...More
℘℘℘ The MacGillycuddy Reeks, Ireland’s tallest mountain range, stretches across the Iveragh Peninsula in the southwest section of the Emerald Isle. The area is steeped in ancient...More
A new National Library of Ireland exhibition celebrating the life and work of Seamus Heaney gives an overview of the poet laureate’s life and work. ℘℘℘ When Seamus Heaney was...More
℘℘℘ Noah Selvaggio misses his wife Joan something rotten. Luckily, she’s still very much present in his head, and 40 years of togetherness ensure he still converses with her regularly in...More
Head back to Kansas with Dorothy, fly to Never Never Land with Peter Pan, and read about the two writers that gave us these wonderful characters. ℘℘℘ By mid-November and we are solidly...More
℘℘℘ Names such as Kelly, Murphy, O’Brien, and Ryan are distinctively Irish and are widely known to be. However, there are many other names that are Irish – but far less obviously so....More
1939 – Astor Bar, New York ℘℘℘ My father, Michael Rogers, was a bartender at New York’s legendary Astor Bar from 1936 to 1965. The photo above was taken for the N.Y. Daily News...More
℘℘℘ Tourism Ireland’s Executive Vice President, North America & Australia / NZ Alison Metcalfe, explains why Ireland is a unique travel destination, offering beautiful landscapes, a...More
The Irish who have made their mark on the cultural life of Great Britain at the Irish Post award...
℘℘℘ Visitors to historic downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, are greeted by a...
℘℘℘ The Irish have made their mark all over the world. Following the 2011 Global Irish...
℘℘℘ Fresh on the heels of her success with her latest book, Girl, Edna O’Brien was at...
℘℘℘ The National Mining Museum in Leadville, Colorado, inducted Mary Harris “Mother”...
℘℘℘ Decades from now, when we look back on this era of “peak TV,” shows like The...
A united Ireland seems more possible now than at any point in our...
℘℘℘ A tiny chapel, just outside of Dublin City Centre in the pleasant seaside town of...
℘℘℘ Professor Ian Greer, president and vice-chancellor for Queen’s University, Belfast,...