Jim Brosnan 1929 – 2014 Famed Irish-American baseball player and author Jim Brosnan passed away June 28 in Park Ridge, Illinois over complications from an infection. He was 84. Born in Cincinnati on Black Thursday, October 29, 1929, the day the market crashed, Jim was raised by an Irish father and German mother. He wasRead more..
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Dermot Healy, one of Ireland’s great contemporary men of letters, passed away June 29. Healy’s sudden death at the early age of 66 came as a shock to many, but his artistic output in those years will live on for many years to come. Healy was a poet, playwright, memoirist and fiction writer whose workRead more..