Once the Musical Comes Home to Dublin

Award winning film turned Tony-award winning musical, Once took center stage February 22 at the Gaiety Theater in Dublin for its European Premiere. For Glen Hansard, actor and singer/songwriter in the Oscar-winning 2006 Irish Film Once, the films success came as a complete shock but surprising is the even higher acclaim it has received as a Broadway production.  “I would have never said that...


Daniel Day-Lewis After the Oscars

Besting Bradley Cooper, Denzel Washington, Hugh Jackman, and Joaquin Phoenix, Daniel Day-Lewis made Oscar history last night when he was awarded his third Academy Award for Actor in a Leading Role. The Lincoln actor first won the Best Actor Oscar in 1990 for his gripping portrayal of the Irish painter and writer Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy in the biopic My Left Foot, then...


The Irish on the Red Carpet

The Irish nominees in the 2013 Oscars. With so many Irish and Irish Americans nominated for Academy Awards this year, it might not be too far of a stretch to redub the famous gilded effigy O’scar. Leading the talk of tinseltown is Daniel Day-Lewis, nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the much acclaimed Spielberg biopic. Earlier this year Day-Lewis...


Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks at the 2013 Irish America Hall of Fame

Vice President Joe Biden to deliver remarks at the Irish America Hall of Fame 2013 Luncheon and Induction Ceremony With a special presentation to Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith Vice President Joe Biden will attend and deliver remarks at the 2013 Irish America Hall of Fame luncheon and induction ceremony on Thursday, March 21 in New York City. The Irish America Hall of Fame was founded in 2010 by...


A Night for Irish Film and Television

The 2013 Irish Film and Television Awards. This past weekend, the Irish Film and Television Awards brought well-deserved recognition to many of Ireland’s top television programs and films, many of which are largely unknown outside of the island. The ceremony, held at Dublin’s Convention Center, was hosted by actor and director Simon Delaney. Its primetime broadcast on RTÉ 1 received record...