On CRAIC Radio, Two Former Dubliners Share Their Musical Tastes With Philadelphia

Photo by Jennifer Logue By Brendan Clay Airing ad free on WPPM 106.5 FM on Thursdays from 3 to 5 pm, CRAIC Radio is a music program put together by two men from Dublin who have been part of the… Continue Reading

Catching Up with James Carroll…Seventeen Years Later

By Sabina Clarke CHRIST ACTUALLY The Son of God for the Secular Age By James Carroll Viking 352 pp. $30 I first met James Carroll author, ex-priest and anti-war activist in 1997 when he was invited to the Free Library… Continue Reading

John Brady at the Helm of Independence Seaport Museum

Caption (above): John Brady, sailor, shipwright and administrator.  Photo  |  Kerry O’Connor By Kerry O’Connor John Brady was an Army brat, spending his early years in Texas and Germany. Aside from the transatlantic voyages that took him and his family back… Continue Reading

Unraveling the Boston College Debacle…An Interview with Carrie Twomey

By Sabina Clarke Carrie Twomey doesn’t mince words. She is furious at Boston College for failing to protect their archives. Carrie is the American-born Orange County, Southern California wife of Belfast-born author, journalist, ex Irish Republican Army volunteer and former… Continue Reading

Warrior for Peace: Roy Bourgeois…From Vietnam to Bolivia to El Salvador and Beyond

Editor’s Note: The following book review/ interview with Roy Bourgeois appeared in  three  parts in the Irish Edition (Dec., Jan., Feb 2010)—prior to the latest news that Roy Bourgeois  is  now being threatened  with removal  from the Maryknoll  Order by… Continue Reading