A profile of Bridget H. Murray, my mother. By Eileen Murray Bridget Harriet Collier filled the world with many things since she came into it on Tuesday, September 9, 1924: humor,...More
The Colombian government has demanded that the Irish government capture and return three Irish republicans who evaded prison sentences in Bogota. The men — dubbed the “Colombia...More
First it was the Irish wrestler Sheamus appearing in the next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. And now another world-class Irish athlete – boxer John Duddy – is making the leap to the...More
One of Ireland’s most famous playwrights and novelists, Oscar Wilde was born on this day in Dublin in 1854. Wilde was born to a wealthy family. His father was an eminent Dublin surgeon and his mother was a talented poet, where Wilde likely inherited his passion for writing from. He attended Trinity College Dublin and then went on to study at Magdalen College Oxford. His works, like the play “The Importance of Being Earnest” and novel “The Picture of Dorian Grey” are riddled with wit and aestheticism.