Weekly Comment: Bloomsday Around the World

Bloomsday Around the World June 16th marks 2018’s celebration of Bloomsday, a literary anniversary commemorating the date upon which Irish author James Joyce set the events of his iconic modern novel Ulysses. Since the masterwork’s first publication in 1922, Joyce’s insightful, no-holds-barred portrayal of the inner lives of turn-of-the-century Dubliners and mastery of English and other...

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Ireland and the Impacts of Brexit

Ambassador Dan Mulhall, Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, answers some frequently asked questions about the implications for Ireland as its nearest neighbor leaves the European Union.                                                                    ℘℘℘  Ireland has had a productive 45-year partnership with the United Kingdom as fellow members...

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Weekly Comment:
Upcoming Events in Ireland, America, and Canada

From trad music summer school to contemporary arts festivals, check out Irish America’s event listings for June and July. ℘℘℘ UNITED STATES Rockaway Beach / Breezy Point Irish Festival St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Beach, New York June 2 – 3 New York City’s most Irish American neighborhood celebrates its 6th annual Irish festival this summer. Billed as a “weekend of music,...

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Senator John F. Kennedy checking over a speech during the Presidential campaign with some unexpected guests. (Photo: Paul Schutzer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Traveling Exhibition:
American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times

Traveling Exhibition: American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times, which commemorates the birth of J.F.K. on May 29, 1917, is currently touring the country and should it pass through a city near you, don’t miss out. ℘℘℘ The primary display of the exhibition is a series of 77 images – “some iconic, some rarely seen,” according to the society’s description of the show...

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2018 Irish America Power Women Celebrate with WearingIrish (Photos + Video)

Irish America celebrated its 2018 Power Women in New York this week with the induction of six phenomenal leaders of business, journalism, and politics. ℘℘℘ Irish America magazine inducted six industry leaders to the 2018 Power Women at an electric breakfast at the Bank of Ireland Startlab in Manhattan on May 17. The inductees included New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Bloomberg...

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