The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'Arts' (56)

Great Day for Tipp Hill -- Syracuse To Grab Green Spotlight



Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse is proud to host the Irish event of the year on Wednesday, 30 April 2014.

Featuring history, sports, film, music and song, this is an occasion not-to-be-missed -- combining the efforts, support…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 16, 2014 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Cúirt International Festival of Literature, 2014

Enjoying its final year as a 20-something-year-old (the festival was founded in 1985), the 2014 Cúirt International Festival of Literature is back and ready to satiate the appetites of literature enthusiasts from all over the world.  Running from Tuesday, April 8th…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 7, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

'The Wild Geese in NYC' Prepare for 'Transport'

The Wild Geese in NYC is launching, with an April 2 evening performance of the world premier musical "Transport," at New York's Irish Repertory Theatre.

With 'Transport,' we're formally kicking off our group's efforts to promote outstanding Irish cultural venues and events in metro New York.…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

'A Yen for An Irish Lass'

(First published February 14, 2006)

Ah, the one day of the year when mankind celebrates love, in all of its variations and permutations. Happy St. Valentine's Day from all of us here at…

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Added by The Wild Geese on February 12, 2014 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

2013's Most Popular

A.D. 2013 has been a big year for The Wild Geese.  It was just nine months ago that the new and improved version of TheWildGeese.com was launched.  As 2013 winds down to a close, we thought it would be interesting to compile the most popular blog posts and discussions…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 19, 2013 at 4:29am — 2 Comments

MyIrelandBox Surprises One Lucky Member

On December 5, 2013, The Wild Geese enjoyed a LIVE Community Chat with Sligo-based author and historian, Joe McGowan.  It…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 16, 2013 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

And the Nagle Forge Brooch Goes To …

On December 9, 2013, The Wild Geese enjoyed a LIVE Community Chat with Maeve O'Connell who owns the property at Jerpoint Park in County Kilkenny.  The grave of St. Nicholas (of "St. Nick" or Santa Claus fame) is purported to be…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 13, 2013 at 4:42pm — 8 Comments

The Bodhrán: A Driving Force in Irish Music

by Sharon Hazard for The Wild Geese

When George Millar of the Irish Rovers talks about the music his group has been playing for more than 40 years, he can’t help mentioning the bodhrán, the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 10, 2013 at 5:00am — 6 Comments

Chatting with Three of the Leading Lights in Contemporary Celtic Art

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Monday, November 15, 2013 with three of the "leading lights" in contemporary Celtic Art and fellow Wild…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 18, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

November 16th: LIVE Community Chat on Celtic Art

Join acclaimed Celtic / Fantasy artists, Jim Fitzpatrick, Courtney Davis, and Hamish Burgess as we get together for a real-time Wild Geese Community Chat on what makes Celtic art Celtic.

The chat will be held on Saturday, November 16th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) Time.  As always, the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 8, 2013 at 5:23pm — 2 Comments

‘Bring a Pal Home to Ireland’ on the Wings of The Wild Geese

Two round-trip tickets to Ireland will go to the most successful…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 16, 2013 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Chatting With Anne Ó Máille: 'Guardian' of Aran Knitting

The Wild Geese's Ryan O'Rourke recently paid a visit to Ó Máille's Original House of Style in Galway City to talk with its owner, Anne Ó Máille.  Anne has been called the "Guardian of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 22, 2013 at 2:00pm — 13 Comments

Introducing: The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín

The team here at The Wild Geese is excited to announce the newest regular feature in this community.  The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín will be a series of occasional conversations with newsmakers (often members) from the global Irish community, broadcast live via Google + Hangout.  These talks will also be…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 13, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Singer Promotes WW1 Music of Irish 'Tommies'

(First published 2/2/12) Dubliner Brendan MacQuaile’s book and one-man show, both titled …

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 11, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Q&A: Morning Star's Mary Courtney on Her Influences, Musical and Otherwise

(First publish 11/15/11) Mary Courtney is a Kerry-born folk artist and New York resident, and she is lead singer, guitarist and bodhran player for Morning Star [pictured below], a traditional Irish band that regularly travels between shows in the United States and Ireland.  Her music incorporates traditional Irish folk sound with a progressive social…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 25, 2013 at 6:59pm — 1 Comment

Teresa Deevy, deaf, very talented, draws spotlight after Abbey rebuff

New York (first published 9/14/10) -- Playwright Teresa Deevy, left, would likely be well pleased with the renewed focus her work is receiving these days. The Waterford-born auteur has been dead for 47 years, but one of her plays is on an extended run off-Broadway and Thursday mere talk of Deevy drew more than enough people to fill all 90 seats at a presentation at…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 8, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

'Galway Stories': Gateway to the Country's Heart

We are proud to be partnering with Doire Press in getting a complimentary copy of "…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 6, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

Come With Us to Cúirt

Established in 1985 and quickly becoming one of the premier literature festivals in all of Europe (and beyond), the Cúirt International Festival of Literature launched its 2013 programme on the 23rd of April.  This annual festival based in Galway continues to…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 30, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

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