Posts Tagged ‘Timothy Egan’

Irish Books, Arts, and Music Celebration 2017 Honors Deserving Irish

The Ninth Annual iBAM! 2017 opened in October with a near-sold-out concert when Daniel O’Donnell took the stage with his band and gave folks a show to remember. O’Donnell (above, second from right) was honored at the annual awards gala, held at the Irish American Heritage Center, for his outstanding contributions in the field ofRead more..

Thomas Meagher:
The Immortal Irishman

In the following excerpt from Timothy Egan’s new book on Thomas Meagher, the legendary Irishman arrives in New York City having escaped from the Tasmanian prison colony where he had been banished for his part in the failed 1848 rebellion. ℘℘℘ He had seen half the world from a ship’s deck, and yet nothing preparedRead more..

A Q+A with Timothy Egan, Author of The Immortal Irishman

Timothy Egan (born November 8, 1954 in Seattle, Washington) has written eight books including the newly released Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero, about Thomas Francis Meagher. His book, The Worst Hard Time, about people who lived through the Great Depression’s Dust Bowl, won the National Book Award for Nonfiction. ARead more..