In Issue #2, we travel to Louisiana to visit Sheila and Tony Davoren, who have chosen to make their home in Cajun Country. Chantal O’Sullivan talks about her life as an antiques dealer in Dublin and New York. In Maryland, we meet legendary Longford-born publican Hugh Kelly, who shares his hilarious stories, and insights about life and identity. We feature the Irish in New Orleans with historian Laura D. Kelley, and a guided tour of its Irish Channel neighborhood with renowned folklorist and broadcaster Nick Spitzer. Sligo’s Senator Susan O’Keeffe contributes an essay about the legacy of William Butler Yeats and the Yeats family. Michael Whelan graces us with his powerful, important tribute to the late Dermot Healy. We present a stunning short story by Roisín O’Donnell, an essay on the Irish cottage from stonemason Dominic Keogh, and unforgettably beautiful works painted en plein air by artist John Kelly, accompanied by the stunning photography of Earl Richardson and Liam Murphy.
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In Issue #1, we feature the work of Irish-American painter Micheal Madigan, who is interviewed by his brother, renowned journalist Charles M. Madigan. Kevin Henry talks about his 86-year life of music, work, and emigration from Sligo to Chicago’s South Side. Young Dublin playwright Shaun Dunne, fresh from his debut at The Abbey, brings his work in the theatre to life. Letterpress printer and artist Mary Plunkett shares some of her work in words and images. Irish Traditional Music Archive founder and broadcaster Nicholas Carolan explores his world of Irish music and song. We visit the Art Institute of Chicago for its ambitious exhibition, Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840. We present five new poems from acclaimed poet Terence Winch, a darkly vibrant short story by Dubliner Kevin Curran, and an essay about traveling and writing from novelist and critic Rob Doyle. Featuring stunning photography by Earl Richardson and Liam Murphy, illustration by Luke Edward Hall, and much more...
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