The Face of Irish Music Exhibit Travels to Lackawanna County

Senator John Blake, D-Lankawanna, Maureen McGuigan, Lackawanna County Deputy Director of Arts and Culture and Robin Hiteshew, photographer

[Above: Senator John Blake, D-Lankawanna, Maureen McGuigan, Lackawanna County Deputy Director of Arts and Culture and Robin Hiteshew, photographer] The Arts and Culture for Lackawanna County presented “The Face of Irish Music”— an exhibit of photographs by Philadelphia resident Robin… Continue Reading

Brian McCaul: Pride of County Tyrone

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By Msgr Francis A. Carbine “For my first day attending St. John’s Primary School in Moy, County Tyrone, my  mother made me a suit of soft brown fabric with a Nehru jacket. I wore short pants reaching to my knees.” … Continue Reading

From Ireland to Oreland…or from Pillar to Post…or Perhaps from Pope to Pope!

The McDermott family gathering in their hometown of Oldcastle, County Meath.

By Norbert McDermott I was prompted to “put pen to paper,” as my dear mother would say, when I bumped into one Jane Duffin a few months ago – whom, despite me being a month-in month-out reader of the Irish… Continue Reading

Glenside Gaelic Club First Annual Father’s Day Tournament a Success

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  By Chris McLoone The Glenside Gaelic Club held its first annual Father’s Day Tournament on June 15 at Bishop McDevitt High School, located in Wyncote, PA. For a first-time event, the tournament went off largely without a hitch. Families… Continue Reading

Artist on the move…Talent runs in the family

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By Sabina Clarke When I met fine artist Catherine Mulligan at her Northern Liberties studio, I was astonished by how strikingly pretty she is—something unexpected based on her mesmeric and unsettling self-portrait featured in the current Women and Biography exhibit at… Continue Reading

The Day of the Rope 2012

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Photo Above: Msgr. Francis A. Carbine (right) is with Father Patrick Gallen Schoenauer and Father John McFadden.  Photo | Victor Izzo By Msgr. Francis A. Carbine I never imagined that I would celebrate Mass inside a cellblock in a prison presided… Continue Reading