In honor of Father’s Day, a collection of remembrances from Irish and Irish-American daughters on their fathers, many of which came from Irish America interviews. ℘℘℘ Eileen Murray, co-chair of Bridgewater Associates “My dad was in WWII, and Korea. He wanted to go to Vietnam, but did not. He felt that when the country neededRead more..
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On Thursday, November 1, the National University of Ireland, Galway hosted its 6th annual Gala Dinner at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. This year’s event honored two graduates: Michael P. Higgins, Galway graduate, 1982 and managing director of Real Estate Finance, CIBC World Markets, and Academy Award-winning actress and honorary Galway graduate AnjelicaRead more..
Anjelica Huston has an enduring connection to Ireland. She spent much of her childhood on her father John Huston’s estate in Galway, St. Clerans, and starred in his last film, an adaptation of James Joyce’s short story The Dead. On November 1, NUI Galway, home to the Huston School of Film and Digital Media, willRead more..
Anjelica Huston is causing a stir on the new hit series Smash. Stars aren’t born, they are made” is the tagline for Smash, the new drama series on NBC. Produced by Steven Spielberg, the show revolves around the creation of a Broadway musical about the life of Marilyn Monroe, and showcases Anjelica Huston in herRead more..
Brendan Gleeson is turning into Hollywood’s go-to-guy, at least when it comes to supporting characters. Gleeson’s credits, in the last few years, are a tour through A-list Hollywood, from his role in Martin Scorsese’s Irish warrior flick Gangs of New York to more recent turns in Troy and the creepy summer blockbuster The Village (directedRead more..
Anjelica Huston will be on hand to launch Galway University’s Huston School of Film and Digital Media. A black tie gala to raise money for student scholarships will be held May 2 at Merv Griffin’s Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The Huston Film School is set to open its doors this fall in Galway, offeringRead more..
Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston spent part of her youth in Craughwell, Co. Galway where her father, legendary movie director John Huston, owned an estate called St. Clerans. Anjelica lived with her mother and younger brother Tony, in what was known as the estate’s “little house,” and the place still seems to have a place inRead more..
Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston is perhaps most memorable to the Irish for her role as Gretta Conroy in her father John’s film of the James Joyce short story “The Dead.” Here she recalls time her family spent in County Wicklow before moving to St. Clerans in Galway. ℘℘℘ I have very early memories of thatRead more..