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October / November 2002

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September 11:
A Year in Pictures

Photographer Peter Foley spent many months documenting the aftermath of September 11. His images, though unobtrusive,...

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John B. Keane Remembered

On May 30, 2002, John B. Keane, author, raconteur and much-loved Kerryman, passed away. Keane, at 73, had been diagnosed...

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The Clunes’
American Adventure

An Irish American family go back to 1883 to discover what’s most important in the present. ℘℘℘ What could be...

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Caught in the Crossfire

We’re circling Abercorn Street in Derry and Richard Moore, my sunglassed passenger, is pointing out focal points of...

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Why the Towers Fell

Dennis Smith, former firefighter and author, talks to Tom Deignan. ℘℘℘ If retired firefighter and best-selling author...

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In This Issue

Hibernia

Beckett on Film

Cannel Thirteen/WNET’s Stage on Screen is offering a two-part special on Samuel Beckett, the...

Farewell to Rosemary

The singing legend Rosemary Clooney died on June 29, after a long battle with lung cancer. She was...

The Irish in Spain

One way to survive the weather in Ireland is to buy a holiday home in Spain. Increasingly the Irish...

Sarandon and Robbins
on Stage at the Abbey Theatre

Susan Sarandon and her partner Tim Robbins recently took their play The Guys to Ireland. Written...

The Irishman
Who Would Be King

It may sound like a joke. But an Irishman could be the future King of England. Hard to believe?...

Into the West & Far East

On a drizzly morning in early summer — what the Irish refer to as a “soft day”...

Innisfree Holidays Begin

In July, the Langone family – the first of nearly 250 families to take part in the Innisfree...

NYC’s Famine Memorial

The haunting Irish Hunger Memorial, unveiled on July 16 in downtown Manhattan, offers visitors a...

Street Renamed for 9/11 Hero

Fallen September 11 hero firefighter Michael Brennan had a rare posthumous bestowed on him recently...

Lawyers on Loyalist Hit List

Loyalist killers planned to assassinate not only human rights lawyer Pat Finucane but also two of...

Irish Eye on Hollywood

Liam Neeson played German businessman Oskar Schindler in the acclaimed film Schindler’s List....