Dublin-born Thomas Moore (1779-1852) is still recognized as Ireland’s National Bard; he was once as famous a romantic poet as his best friend Lord Byron. While studying law in London in 1801 he published, anonymously, a book of naughty verses, The Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Little. The author was “the most licentious ofRead more..
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The iconic song about Ireland, written by country music legend Johnny Cash in 1969, is still popular today. ℘℘℘ When Cash visited Ireland in 1959, he was already a successful country musician, his hits including “Folsom Prison Blues” and “I Walk the Line.” He came to Ireland, though, as a tourist. He later explained hisRead more..
Dublin-born Gregory Harrington will become the first Irish violinist to play a full-length solo debut at Carnegie Hall on February 17th, 2003. Harrington, who is a graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, University College Dublin and the Mannes College of Music in New York, won an award organized by Artists International Presentations, Inc.,Read more..