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On Christmas Eve 2020,  Jack Byrne reached out to see if we'd be interested in doing an episode on his upcoming book. We had only launched the podcast in October and were chuffed that anyone would actually ask to come on the Stew. Things have c…

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Although there are likely many Turloughs in New York City, for those that are active in Gotham’s Irish arts scene, there is only one man who jumps to mind - Turlough McConnell. While cohost John Lee knew Turlough well, I had never had t…

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Irish Stew listener Danny Leavy shared this account of the Irish in New York and the work underway to preserve and exhibit an Irish American artifact. Up until the end of the American Revolution, Catholic worship was prohibited, but due to some per…

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Our 31 Guests It's Christmas Eve in New York - the Winter Solstice has come and gone. It's that time when we all start to look back at the past year and be thankful for the good things that happened despite the challenging times we live in. A Note…

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Liza Donnelly has drawn cartoons for the New Yorker for over 40 year years. She is a legend in the business working for a legendary publication. Naturally when cohost John Lee mentioned that he had met Liza at an Irish Business Organization speaking…

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