All Blog Posts Tagged 'Events' (26)

'No Irish Need Apply' 1870's DVD Program and Talk

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…


Added by Daniel P Quinn on July 31, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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Irish Writers' Festival, Los Gatos, California Oct. 5-8

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

Singing Us Out: Father John's Farewell Concert Is January 17


(Leaving for a new assignment in Amman, Jordan, on February 9)


Scandinavia House - 58 Park Avenue

Songs from Broadway, Opera, Folk Songs, Religious Stuff and Things He Makes…


Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on January 8, 2017 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Winter Solstice Alignment in Killadangan, County Mayo

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…


Added by Brían Hoban on November 26, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Patrick Coffey, Estimable Irish Gilder, Exhibits at NYC Consulate

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…


Added by Michael Quane on November 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Capturing the Artistry of Ancient Wexford

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…


Added by Denis Hearn on November 9, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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2 Upcoming Screenings of Shalom Ireland

There's going to be two San Francisco screenings of "Shalom Ireland," a documentary film about Ireland's remarkable, yet little known Jewish community.

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…


Added by Valerie Lapin Ganley on October 1, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Famine-Era Films To Screen in Metro New York

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…


Added by Alan Brown on July 6, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Do You Think You Really Know Rudy? Come Meet Him!

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…


Added by Xavier Society for the Blind on June 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Big All-Irish Concert in NYC to Benefit the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey

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…


Added by Mary Reed on January 30, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Discussing 'The Great Hunger' with Dr. Christine Kinealy

Here's Christine's last book on Amazon.The following is a transcript taken from the…


Added by The Wild Geese on January 25, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Féasta Chultúr na nGael / A Feast of Gaelic Culture

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…


Added by Jerry Kelly on October 29, 2014 at 11:00am — 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.…


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

JFK - 'The Torch Still Burns Brightly' - World Premiere

I hope this finds you well and in good form for St Patrick's weekend.

I just want to let you know about my newly composed work "The Torch Still Burns…


Added by Vincent Kennedy on March 13, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

2014 Irish Farmers Calendar - Fun and Charity in One Package

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at 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…


Added by The Wild Geese on January 7, 2014 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

LIVE Community Chat This Monday: 100% Irish 'Beef'

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…


Added by The Wild Geese on January 2, 2014 at 1:12pm — 1 Comment

Coming November 18th: LIVE Community Chat: 'A Taste of Irish Christmas'

Come along with us on Monday, November 18th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) Time for our next LIVE Community Chat. We'll be joined in the chat room by our friends from Tara the Game, Si-Og…


Added by The Wild Geese on November 16, 2013 at 10:32am — 3 Comments

Viva Irlanda! Transcript from Live Chat with Jim Goulding About the Irish Influence in Latin America

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE members' chat hosted here at on Monday, November 11, 2013 with fellow Wild Geese member, Jim Goulding.  Jim…


Added by The Wild Geese on November 14, 2013 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

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…


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

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