Flights of Fancy: The Art of Deirdre Murphy
Feb23

Flights of Fancy: The Art of Deirdre Murphy

The Ardmore resident who traces her heritage back to Achill Island, County Mayo, has a new exhibit at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr. You can also see her work at the Philadelphia International Airport–appropriate for her flight-inspired paintings.

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How To Be Irish in Philly This Week
Jan30

How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

Along with football–Celtic GFC supporters descend on Philly this weekend and the Super Bowl will be playing on all screens at the Irish Center on Sunday–there are plenty of high-brow events, including a new play from Inis Nua, an old play from George Bernard Shaw, and an opera based on the works of Oscar Wilde. And more, of course.

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A Wall That Tells An Irish Story
Jan06

A Wall That Tells An Irish Story

Joe Magee, proprietor of Marty Magee’s, a Prospect Park pub, tapped a well known Philadelphia muralist to turn the wall of his bar into a lesson in local Irish history. They–and the remarkable image–go way back.

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Duffy’s Cut: A Voice in the Arts
Oct17

Duffy’s Cut: A Voice in the Arts

Sponsored by Irish Network Philadelphia, Immaculata University hosted “Duffy’s Cut & the Arts: A Symposium,” a memorable day of events to raise funds and awareness of the ongoing work of The Duffy’s Cut Project.

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“The Weir”: A Big Play by a Small Company
Oct10

“The Weir”: A Big Play by a Small Company

Small, yes, but ambitious. This spare Irish play, written by Conor McPherson, plumbs the depths of isolation and loneliness, and ends on a note of redemption. See it at the theatre in Jenkintown this week.

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A New Look at the Easter Rising
Aug29

A New Look at the Easter Rising

Nearly 100 years after the six days of battle in the streets of Dublin, the bloody first act of a rebellion that would lead to independence from Britain, you can gain a fresh new perspective on the 1916 Rising in a new film, “A Terrible Beauty/ÁIille An Ufais.” It has its world premiere in Philly September 6.

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