Archive for May 8th, 2020

Rediscovering Books in the Time of the Coronavirus

By Pat Fenton Each day as I watch the news on television I wonder about the book shelves the newscasters use as back drops as many of them broadcast from their homes, newscasters like Anthony Mason from CBS “This Morning” who actually uses some of his books to prop up the make shift lighting forRead more..

A Book’s Revival

African American and Northern Irish citizens in the Struggle for Civil Rights.

How Bobby Sands Changed Everything

By Niall O’Dowd, Publisher It was 39 years ago this week that Bobby Sands died on hunger strike in Northern Ireland. After 66 brutal days of starvation his body gave out but his spirit marched on. Eventually ten men died, their extraordinary belief in their rights to live as free Irishmen astounded the world. IRead more..

The Irish Rep Goes Virtual

May 12th – 15th, 2020 Actress Geraldine Hughes plays Molly New York’s Irish Repertory Theater celebrated 30 years in 2019 and the founders Charlotte Moore and Ciaran O’Reilly know a thing or two about survival. The premier Irish theater group in the U.S. rebuilt its theater in recent years, and throughout its history has producedRead more..