Two April TV Shows to Grapple with the Easter Rebellion

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By Brendan Clay Come Easter, America will be joining Ireland and the rest of the global Irish diaspora in commemorating the hundredth anniversary of Ireland’s Easter Rebellion, when the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) led an armed occupation in Dublin on… Continue Reading

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Features Irish World Heritage Site in Pivotal Scene

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By Brendan Clay For those of you who saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens last month, you might have noticed that Ireland made two big contributions to the latest entry in America’s most culturally important space opera. The first came… Continue Reading

Actor Ciaran Hinds and award-winning playwright Conor McPherson

discuss the rave reviews of  McPherson’s shocking new film, The Eclipse. Their previous successful collaboration was on Broadway in  McPherson’s  highly acclaimed, long running play, The Seafarer. So far, McPherson’s  latest  film  The Eclipse has garnered three Irish film and… Continue Reading