Irish Arts Center Spring Fundraiser

The Irish Arts Center celebrated with Spring Cocktails on 22 May, 2012 in New York City. Irish luminaries included Gabriel Byrne (of course), Liam Neeson, Glen Hansard, and Colum McCann. A visit to the Irish Arts Center website does not offer us much information about this event, but we are […]

Irish Love Affair

With words, that is. Today is Bloomsday. So today, we will visit a library and take a walk. The library belongs to Gabriel Byrne, of course. In an interview with Barbara Hoffman at the New York Post (no, not the New York Review of Books, darn it!), Mr. Byrne notes […]

The Imagine Ireland Launch Continues-Updated

The New York City Launch, January 7 The launch of Imagine Ireland at Lincoln Center in New York City on January 7 continues to gather enthusiastic responses from press in the US and Ireland. CBS Chicago: $5M Grant Brings Ireland To Chicago Irish Fireside: A Year of Irish Arts in […]

Imagine Ireland Launched!

Updated: the unofficial transcript from the unofficial video of Mr. Byrne’s speech is now at the end of this posting. Some audio is missing,  but what’s here is pretty inspiring, so enjoy! — The official launch of the year-long initiative, Imagine Ireland, occurred on January 7 at Lincoln Center in […]