Eamon Loingsigh's Blog – January 2014 Archive (3)

Read Along with Mr. Malachy McCourt

Well, if you are wondering what “Light of the Diddicoy” reads like, here is a master storyteller to relate it to you. Mr. Malachy McCourt reads from Chapter 12 called “The Runner.” Below is the actual text, if you would like to read along:…

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on January 24, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Barrow St. Theatre - Malachy McCourt & 'Light of the Diddicoy'

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What an incredible evening. I am really finding myself to be quite possibly the luckiest writer on the circuit. After arriving in the city, I hung around Greenwich Village and visited the old haunts of my grandparents and great-grandparents at 463 Hudson Street, the saloon that was in my family from 1906 to the late 1970s. A bit nervous about the reading, I had a few drinks…

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on January 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

WBAI Radio - 'Light of the Diddicoy'

Today, I (Eamon Loingsigh), Malachy McCourt and the publishing team at Three Rooms Press will be on WBAI Radio-NYC at 2 pm! (Eastern Standard Time, 1 Central). 

The topic is being an Irish immigrant in New York City. Malachy McCourt compares and contrasts his own experiences as a young Irish immigrant in New York City during the 1950s to the descriptions of the young Liam Garrity in 1910s.

Check it out and give it a listen, should be fun! …

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on January 13, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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