Great Famine Voices 2021 continues with William Henry Lane “Master Juba” – the Father of Tap Dance who visited Ireland in 1849, when the country was slowly emerging from a devastating famine. Join us this Sunday and hear how this orphan from the Five Points electrified dance.
See short film HERE anytime and get Zoom details for live discussion on Sunday, May 9, 2PM EST (7PM Ireland.)
Then next Friday, May 14 at 1PM EST (6PM IRELAND) join the online launch of ‘Fredrick Douglass Way in Dublin’ hosted by The Consulate of Ireland New York. See Story HERE
Turlough McConnell Communications is delighted to announce that the online series on the life and work of Oscar Wilde is now available to view on YouTube. FREE.
Thanks to curator Professor Christine Kinealy and co-curator Matthew Skwiat for inviting us to direct and produce the series.
What a privilege to work with Oscar's great story with the help of a supporting cast of terrific actors and brilliant special guests.
The online program celebrates the exhibition of the life and work of Wilde, presented by Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University.
Curators Professor Kinealy, and scholar Skwiat join special guests to discuss Wilde from a variety of perspectives; through the lens of Ireland's story, his family, his remarkable literary and artistic accomplishments, and his concerns with religion and social justice.
View anytime. Enjoy curators and guests as they explore the life, works and legacy of the brilliant Oscar in conversations, interviews and Q&A sessions. Link Here
For over 200 years, the Sisters of Charity have advocated for those most in need of our love and support. Today the Sisters continue to serve our neighbor through their sponsored ministries. See the short film here.
Since 1991, the Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies program at Boston College has invited various academics and experts in Irish Studies to live on campus, where they teach, confer and conduct research for their own projects. We ask a number of the scholars to tell us what the experience meant to them. Original photography by Kim Haughton.
Turlough McConnell’s wide acquaintance and his capable team combine to create exciting interpretations of the Irish experience in America. Read More
A short documentary exploring the legacy of the Sisters of Charity produced by Turlough McConnell Communications on the bicentennial of their arrival to New York City (1817-2017). The film received the 2017 Lumen Award for Donor Relationship Enhancement. Thanks to … Read More