Posts Tagged ‘Arts & Culture’

Weekly Comment:
Upcoming Events in Irish America

This January and February, a number of exciting events are happening in New York City, from a 20th anniversary revival of Edna Walsh’s groundbreaking “Disco Pigs” at the Irish Repertory Theater to a pop extravaganza presented by the Irish Arts Center, and more. ℘℘℘ “Disco Pigs” January 5 – February 18 Tickets are available forRead more..

Last Word: The Way Forward

Following the success of the 1916 commemorations, the Irish government has launched a five-year program to celebrate the wealth of Ireland’s creativity.  ℘℘℘ 2016­ was a momentous year for Ireland as the country marked a century since the Easter Rising. However, it was only the beginning of what will be five years of commemorations asRead more..

1916 Events:
A Transcontinental Commemoration

The program for the 2016 U.S. commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising launched in January with members of the Irish and American governments and Irish celebrities in New York City. On hand to mark the occasion was Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan, Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, chairRead more..