Posts Tagged ‘ Kathleen Donohoe ’

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

It turns out that many Irish-Americans follow the career path of their forefathers. For a great novel about Irish-American women, and their relationship to both the City and its exceptional fire department, I would suggest picking up a copy of my cousin Kathleen’s Ashes of Fiery Weather. To our readers, I’d just like to...
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A New York Story

A New York Story

Most of you will probably remember Kathleen Donohoe, an Irish-American writer and New Yorker-and full disclosure, my cousin-from previous posts on this website. This year saw the publication of her debut novel, Ashes Of Fiery Weather. The title is taken from a poem by Wallace Stevens, Our Stars Come From Ireland, which celebrates the importance...
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Ashes Of Fiery Weather (Meet The Author)

Ashes Of Fiery Weather (Meet The Author)

Some of you who follow this website might remember Kathleen Donohoe, a Brooklyn author who also happens to be my cousin.
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Irish Americans in the Arts

Irish Americans in the Arts

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of attending the monthly salon held by the Irish American Writers and Artists  at The Cell theatre. Even though I had heard about this event previously, and had attended gatherings in other locations, this is the first time I had the opportunity to attend one of IAWA’s...
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Arts & Letters

Arts & Letters

Like much of this country, the Tri-State Area is filled with people whose ancestry-however far removed-can be traced back to Ireland. Either the Irish Republic itself, or the six counties constituting Northern Ireland-including its political and symbolic center, marked by the stone inscription seen  above. Last week I partook of an evening celebrating the...
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