Throughout her film career, Maureen O’Hara captured the essence of the Irish colleen in all its contradictions. In The Quiet Man, as Mary Kate, she went toe-to-toe with John Wayne’s Jack Thornton, in one of the most rugged screen courtships in the history of film. ℘℘℘ There were a lot of Irish actors in HollywoodRead more..
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Actors Milo O’Shea and Gabriel Byrne and author Malachy McCourt were iust a few of the luminaries who attended the New York City-based lrish Repertory Theatre’s 7th annual Broadway benefit, Song of the Century, which celebrated the best of lrish entertainment in the 20th century. Byrne hosted the event along with actress Sinéad Cusack, whoRead more..