℘℘℘ The Irish have made their mark all over the world. Following the 2011 Global Irish Economic Forum, the Irish government inaugurated the Presidential Distinguished Service Award as a way of recognising their impact on the international stage. Announcing the 12 recipients of this year’s awards, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said: “The contribution of the IrishRead more..
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On Thursday, March 14, hundreds gathered in the Cotillion Room of the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan for Irish America magazine’s 10th annual Hall of Fame luncheon. This year’s inductees were lawyer, public servant, and peacemaker John C. Dearie; broadcaster Adrian Flannelly; Academy Award-winning director Terry George; Irish Repertory Theatre founders Charlotte Moore and Ciarán O’Reilly; GrammyRead more..
The year is 1980. A former movie actor, Ronald Reagan, whose great-grandfather was an emigrant from the village of Ballyporeen in County Tipperary, is the newly-elected, 40th president of the United States. That same year another emigrant, Ciarán O’Reilly from County Cavan, was performing in an off-Broadway play called Summer by the Irish writer HughRead more..
It was the first time that I knew the full weight of Irish America. Coming from a small country with few people, it’s difficult for an immigrant to grasp that in a place as big as America, the Irish could wield such power. I’m talking about the first Irish-American Presidential Forum in 1992. It wasRead more..
Tony-nominated actress Charlotte Moore is the artistic director and co-founder with Ciarán O’Reilly of the Irish Repertory Theatre, a theater company in New York City devoted to showcasing Irish and Irish-American works and performers. The granddaughter of Irish emigrants from County Wexford, Moore grew up in Southern Illinois in a rural farming community. After earningRead more..
Charlotte Moore is the artistic director and co-founder with Ciaran O’Reilly of the acclaimed Irish Repertory Theatre, a theater company in New York City devoted to bringing Irish and Irish-American works to the stage. Though she grew up the granddaughter of Irish immigrants from County Wexford in a rural farming community in the Midwest, after aRead more..
The Irish Repertory Theatre has come home to its dramatically redesigned original space on Manhattan’s west side this month with an exciting new production of Conor McPherson’s 2006 play Shining City, a poignant play about Dubliners looking for a place to call home. Thematically it’s the perfect choice for a company that has been inRead more..