Brendan Gleeson as Trump on Showtime, and Martin Sheen’s West Wing Reunion on HBO Max. Irish actor Brendan Gleeson is widely acknowledged as one of the finest, most versatile performers of his generation. But it’s a safe bet that roughly half of his audience is not going to like him in his latest role. That’sRead more..
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THE IRISHMAN FOR 2020? It’s time for Academy Award predictions – for 2020! It’s never too early to look ahead and see which films Hollywood honchos are positioning as Oscar bait, to lure crowds away from their iPhone apps and Netflix accounts. The influential show biz web site IMDB.com ranks The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s nextRead more..
Karen Duffy writes about living with chronic pain. ℘℘℘ There is pain that hurts you and pain that changes you. Pain is a survival mechanism; it’s a signal that you need to pay attention to what is causing you harm – pull your hand away from the hot stove; jump back from the prickly cactus.Read more..
The surname Murray reflects the historic ties between Ireland and Scotland, and signifies the bearer’s roots in the early kingdom of Moray. Located in the northeast of the country, with coastline on the Moray Firth, the area took its name from the native Scottish Gaelic word moireabh, meaning “seaboard settlement.” Murray’s strong base in IrelandRead more..
A sampling of quotes from men interviewed in Irish America over the past 35 years on the impact that their Irish mothers had on their lives. President Joe Biden On being inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame: “My mother’s creed is the American creed: No one is better than you. Everyone is yourRead more..
ED: In 1988 we sent T.J. English to Bill Murray’s home to talk to him on the occasion of Scrooged, out that November. English, who still had the tapes from that conversation, sent them to PBS’s Blank on Blank podcast, which posted the final animated Bill Murray episode this week, along with the longer podcast with outtakes (below) andRead more..
For those who want the gold without the uh, golf, a bit of paradise just opened in Caddyshack, a golf-themed restaurant owned by comedian Bill Murray (featured on the cover of Irish America in 1988) and his brothers in St. Augustine, Florida. Taking the name and gold-theme from the cult classic 1980s movie, which wasRead more..