Frank McCourt, Roddy Doyle, Mick Moloney and Irish America publisher Niall O’Dowd will be among the Irish writers, artists, and historians to converge in Charlottesville, Virginia in May for a three-day gathering entitled “Re-Imagining Ireland”. Described as a “town meeting” on the state of Ireland, organizers say the conference will explore Ireland as a modern,Read more..
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Highlights of 2000’s commencement speeches, made by Irish America’s best and brightest. ℘℘℘ Seamus Heaney at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia “You stand at a boundary. Behind you is your natural habitat, as it were, the ground of your creaturely being, the old haunts where you were nurtured; in front of you is a lessRead more..