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Irish Eye on Hollywood

Recently we’ve seen hot young Dubliner Colin Farrell starring alongside Tom Cruise in Minority Report. Then there’s Belfast’s own Ciaran Hinds appearing in not one but two summer blockbusters. There’s former Irish TV star Victoria Smurfit falling for Hugh Grant in About a Boy. And there’s Cork-born theater legend Fiona Shaw falling for…Mira Sorvino? DressedRead more..

The Bearing of the Green

Some thoughts on being Irish-American. ℘℘℘ As a proud Irish-American, I begin with a simple assumption: there is no way to precisely define that elusive, complex human category called the Irish-American. The tools of sociology are as inadequate to the task as the forms of the Census Bureau, and the jeweler’s art of the lexicographerRead more..