Pierce Brosnan discusses a scene with Evelyn director Bruce Beresford.

Up Close with Pierce Brosnan

The Santa Ana winds raise dust clouds as I drive up the Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu in a car hastily borrowed from my friend Tom, who responded with alacrity to my alarm that my Pierce Brosnan interview had been changed from the Irish DreamTime office in the MGM building, ten minutes from my hotel in Santa Monica, to Coogie’s coffee shop in Malibu. The beauty of the California...


First Word: Operation James

“He was just a kid, he wasn’t an enemy. This is what I signed up to do, to help people.” –Pfc. Joseph Dwyer, 7th Cavalry ℘℘℘ As we go to press Pierce Brosnan‘s latest James Bond movie Die Another Day is set to open in the U.K. (May 2 and in the U.S., June 2). Brosnan wasn‘t interested in discussing 007, however, when he met with Irish America recently. The...

President George W. Bush, Prime Minister Tony Blair and Taoiseach Bertie Ahern at Hillsborough Castle at County Down.

Bush Visits the North

But Belfast Agreement Is Still Stalled ℘℘℘ Five years since the signing of the historic Belfast Agreement, political commentators in Northern Ireland are increasingly pessimistic that further progress can be made. The key points of the Agreement have proven difficult – if not impossible – to renegotiate, and as we go to press, talks on devolved power in the North are...