We will show my Irish Institute award-winning 1877 production of John Maguire's "Honesty Is the Best Policy" on DVD.
The production won an Off-Broadway Award from The Irish Institute. Maguire's play focuses on the "No Irish Need Apply" period in New York City after the Civil War Draft Riots, about 12 year earlier.
My production has been included in the archives of the Theatre Collection at Lincoln Center, and archived with…Continue
Added by Daniel P Quinn on July 31, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments
I am very excited about participating in The Irish, The Jews, and Irish Literature panel and showing Shalom Ireland clips during the Irish Writers' Festival in Los Gatos, California! I am also thrilled to see The Representations of Jews in Irish Literature Exhibition for the first time during its San Francisco Bay Area stop on its world tour.
Please join us for what promises to be an entertaining and enlightening series…
Added by Valerie Lapin Ganley on September 28, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
LAST TIME ON THIS CONTINENT FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE!
(Leaving for a new assignment in Amman, Jordan, on February 9)
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 - 7:30 P.M.
Scandinavia House - 58 Park Avenue
Songs from Broadway, Opera, Folk Songs, Religious Stuff and Things He Makes…Continue
So I wrote this musical -- The Last Torch. It took a long time approximately 7 years. I even raised a bunch of money and put it onstage. I battled to tell this story. It’s an important story to me and to the Irish.
Though I have a…Continue
Lough Gowra Reflection 61 cm. x 91 cm. Oil on Canvas
Fergus Lyons: Artist
"To Sligo and Beyond . . ."
a new exhibition of paintings by …Continue
Winter solstice began as a celebration of winter’s end, the cycle of life beginning anew. Killadangan, a scattering of stones strewn around a salt marsh on the shores of Clew Bay, draws you right back to those Neolithic times. The mossy monoliths connect through a winter-solstice alignment to a notch in the hills opposite, but get there early – the sun sets…
Renowned Irish carver and gilder Patrick Coffey is holding an exhibition of his works, "1916 and Irish Tribal Art," at the Consulate of Ireland in New York City, Monday November 9 to Friday November 13, from 10 AM to 2 PM. To make arrangements for a viewing, please call (718) 651-7336. A reception for the artist will be held…Continue
Added by Michael Quane on November 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Wheels hit runway, and the Airbus lands on Irish soil, once again.The familiarity of the place is all around me. I make sure to go around the roundabouts on the left side and continue southeast towards Wexford and the artistic event that recently took place in that ancient city. The Wexford Festival is an annual event where opera singers and others get together in formal settings and fringe events to bring visual and musical…Continue
During the Beth Israel Judea screening, we will show a short sneak preview clip from "The Long Ride," a soon-to-be released documentary about the Immigrant Workers…Continue
I leave for New York this week in preparation of the film screenings that take place from New York to Detroit through Philly, Baltimore, Hamilton in Canada and Rochester. We have produced two feature films based on true stories from the Famine era. The first, "The Minnitts of Anabeg," will screen in the Aisling Center in Yonkers on Wednesday, July 15. "The Cormack Brothers" screens on July 22.
We are screening to an Irish-American audience at this stage, taking the films and their…Continue
So ... you think you know Rudy?
You know he went to Notre Dame, and through sheer perseverance he won a spot on the football squad. Because everyone admired his grit so much, he got to suit up for the last game of his senior year, and…Continue
Added by Xavier Society for the Blind on June 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The Kylemore Abbey Campaign in the U.S. will host a very special Irish Concert in New York City on March 16th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in the Village. An all-Irish concert will benefit the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey, County Galway, hosted by the New York City…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on January 25, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
This Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10AM to 3PM, Molloy College's Irish Studies Institute will host a Feast of Gaelic Culture in Long Island, New York with free workshops in the Irish Language, modern Irish Genealogy, Seanchas…Continue
Added by Jerry Kelly on October 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
With 'Transport,' we're formally kicking off our group's efforts to promote outstanding Irish cultural venues and events in metro New York.…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on March 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
I just want to let you know about my newly composed work "The Torch Still Burns…Continue
Added by Vincent Kennedy on March 13, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Monday, January 6, 2014. The focus for the discussion was celebrating Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas). We were joined by Ciara Ryan, the Creator of the…Continue
On Monday, January 6th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) Time (10:00 p.m. Irish Time), The Wild Geese Community will have the opportunity to speak with Ciara Ryan, the Creator of the wildly popular Irish Farmer Calendars. We've selected January 6th not by mere chance, but with quite purposeful…Continue