IABANY Zoomsday

“Zoomsday”
A Virtual Celebration of
James Joyce’s Ulysses

Bloomsday, Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm EDT “in Ulysses, in spite of its unusual frankness, I do not detect anywhere the leer of the sensualist…my considered opinion, after long reflection, is that whilst in many places the effect of Ulysses on the reader undoubtedly is somewhat emetic, nowhere does it tend to be an aphrodisiac. Ulysses may, therefore, be admitted into the...

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Peace Wall

Why Biden Should Appoint a
U.S. Envoy to Northern Ireland

By Niall O’Dowd, Publisher Irish America and President Joe Biden urgently need to reach out to unionism and loyalism in Northern Ireland to help bring political stability and repeat the success of the Clinton/Irish-America axis from the early 1990s. In the throes of the Brexit crisis, Biden is the one outside player who could make a profound difference, just as Bill Clinton did in...

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Songs of the Irish American and Canadian Diaspora

The National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park and Irish Heritage Trust have released a new film, Songs of the Irish American and Canadian Diaspora (with Brendan Graham). It is funded by the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme. Brendan Graham’s songs such as You Raise Me Up and Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears have become modern-day classics, while his Rock ‘n’ Roll...

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Hurling Matches June 5 & 6, 2021

GAAGO has six games available this weekend from the Allianz Hurling League’s top tier are comfortably spaced apart, so a decent opportunity exists to assess the form of the main contenders later this summer. Cork/Limerick and Galway/Waterford may be the most immediately appealing, but each of the other four matches scheduled for this weekend have their own story too. The matches are...

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2021 Irish Rep Virtual Gala

The Irish Repertory Theatre 2021 Virtual Gala honoring Bill Irwin and Mary Lou and Joe Quinlan June 14, 2021 at 7:30 pm EST Directed & Arranged by Charlotte MooreProduced by Ciarán O’ReillyMusic Direction by John Bell With Michael Cerveris, Len Cariou, Kerry Conte, Jay Aubrey Jones, Melissa Errico, Donna Kane, Kylie Kuioka, Ciaran Sheehan, and Max Von...

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