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Poetry is central to the Irish experience. Irish Stew is fortunate to have former guest Alison Mckenna provide periodic recordings of the very best of Irish poetry which you can find on our YouTube playlist below. We look forward to adding new recor…

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An Easter gift from an Irish Stew guest...Alison McKenna reads WB Yeats' classic "Easter, 1916" commemorating the Easter Rising for Irish independence when "a terrible beauty is born."     Easter, 1916 BY WILLIAM BUT…

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John and I were delighted to have Liza Donnelly on the podcast and learn more about her extensive career and how she bring impact and change to the world To get a sense of her wonderful sense of humor and how that can bring change to the world, t…

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The Palace Bar Our next podcast guest is visual journalist Liza Donnelly probably best known for her cartoons which have been featured in the New Yorker magazine for over 40 years. In 2018,  Liza, visited Ireland for the first time where …

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Ted Smyth with Nelson Mandela Last night, Irish Stew tuned into Glucksman Ireland House Annual Gala and was delighted to see our recent guest, Ted Smyth welcoming attendees to the virtual event On the podcast we had talked with Ted for about an ho…

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Available at Amazon: The Irish in New York Some weeks ago, we sat down with Geoffrey Cobb to discuss his new book: The Irish in New York. As die hard New Yorkers, John and I were delighted to have the opportunity to spread word on the book before i…

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John Hume with Mary Breasted and Ted Smyth on their wedding day John and I asked Ted Smyth for some photos for promoting our recent podcast conversation. Within the collection of American Presidents and other important political figures was a more …

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Shaunagh with Yusef, a Syrian Child Refugee Suffering from Cancer To get a sense of Shaunagh Connaire's journalistic talent and commitment to her journalistic craft, take a look at some of her work from Channel 4's Unreported World at the bottom of…

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Bridget Bray, Alison McKenna, Ruth Cannon, Shaunagh Connaire (left to right) Today we celebrate St Brigid's day and we are rolling out the first episode of Season 2 of Irish Stew which features Shaunagh Connaire part of the immensely deep talent po…

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Jan. 31, 2021

Sale of Cultural Icon?

American Irish Historical Society - 991 Fifth Avenue, New York City We're Delighted to see the NYC Irish Consulate encouraging the American Irish Historical Society to reconsider the sale of their 5th Ave HQ as reported by Kerry O'Shea on Irish Cen…

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