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Fáilte Ireland and Google Partner to Map Ireland’s Historic Beauty

Irish tourist board Fáilte Ireland is partnering with Google to bring images of some of Ireland’s most beautiful and historic places to Google Street View for the first time. Using Google’s new “Trekker Loan” program, Fáilte Ireland will focus on ‘Ireland’s Ancient East,’ capturing images of medieval towns, the grounds of stately homes, and placesRead more..

The Bonds of a Nation,
100 Years On

With the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising upon us, a curious piece of memorabilia printed 150 years ago reminds us that the Rising was not the only bid for Irish independence. In the possession of Patrick Doherty, a director in the state comptroller’s office for New York, is a Fenian bond dating from 1866.Read more..

Frank O’Connor Remembered
at University College Cork

Celebrating the legacy of famed writer and short story master Frank O’Conner (top right), University College Cork put on a symposium that coincided with the 50th anniversary of his death. A group of distinguished Irish and American writers gathered to mark the event, including Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Danielle McLaughlin, Mary Morrissy, and Brendan Matthews. According DrRead more..

“The International” by Tim
Ruddy Premieres on Broadway

The International, a play about war and genocide in our age by Irish actor and playwright Tim Ruddy, has made an aptly timed return to the stage as the 20-year anniversary of the Bosniak genocide in Srebrenica is mourned. The recent Off-Broadway return of The International is fueled by Urbanite Theatre of Sarasota Florida, whichRead more..

Chef Gabe Kennedy:
Living Below the Line

Gabe Kennedy speaks here with R. Bryan Willits about teaching the basics of cooking in Haiti and the power of food as “a catalyst for change.” Aside from his indisputable culinary prowess, Gabe Kennedy often uses his fame as a platform to promote the idea of having a more mindful relationship with the things weRead more..