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BLACK ABOLITIONISTS IN IRELAND

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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 … Read More

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History Loves A Parade

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An online Salute to 260 Years of the New York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. NARRATED BY ORLAGH CASSIDYDIRECTED BY GEORGE C. HESLINWRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY TURLOUGH MCCONNELL With HistoriansPatrick Fitzgerald | Christine Kinealy | Harold Holzer | Maureen Murphy |Terry … Read More

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Being Wilde Anytime

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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 … Read More

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Home Away From Home

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The New York Irish Center presented “Home Away From Home This Christmas,” a celebration of Ireland’s greatest writers from Ireland’s from W. B. Yeats to Frank McCourt. The program was directed by George C. Heslin and produced by Turlough McConnell. … Read More

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Online Projects

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Irish American Writers & Artistspresents an Online Production of Eugene O’Neill:  An Irish American Boyhood by Turlough McConnell featuring Ciaran Byrne, Maria Deasy and Colin Ryan Eugene O’Neill is the only American playwright to have won four Pulitzer prizes and the … Read More

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Maynooth Celebration

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Today, as we patiently wait in quarantine and lockdown, we do well to remember that our forebears emerged triumphant after enduring calamity. We have prevailed before, and we will do so again. In February, just before Covid-19 changed our world, … Read More

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Kilcar, My Donegal Playground | Irish America Magazine

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Turlough McConnell recounted his wild and mysterious summers in Kilcar, County Donegal in Irish America magazine. Read the article here.

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A Living Legacy: Irish Art from the Collection of Brian Burns

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A special supplement to Irish America by Turlough McConnell delving into the genesis of  Brian Burns’ collection of Irish art and the subsequent sale of his collection at the world-renowned London auction house, Sotheby’s in November 2018. Click here to … Read More

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The Mission Continues: Who Is My Neighbor?

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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.  

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Great Famine Voices Roadshow | Strokestown Park

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Turlough McConnell is pleased to participate in an innovative new project, Great Famine Voices developed by Strokestown Park House’s Famine Archive that seeks to grow an online community who together will learn more about the Great Famine in Ireland. They will … Read More

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