"Dylan may be our most gifted and enduring lyricist but, like Joyce, he has transcended mere words – he speaks his own language now and its snarls, sighs, and syllables are imbued with a universe of moods and meanings."
Abraham Lincoln died 153 years ago today at Ford’s Theater, cut down by the rabidly pro-slavery actor named John Wilkes Booth. With Lincoln on that fateful night were several Irish, including his driver and valet, who played significant roles.
“How the Nuns of New York Tamed the Gangs of New York” is a play written and produced by Turlough McConnell and directed by George Heslin. It tells the compelling history of the Sisters of Charity of New York and their prominent role in caring for the Irish and other immigrant groups.