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Savage Kids of Dublintown at Brooklyn Public Library

Get your pre-Patrick’s Day fix of Irish litt. This Saturday March 5th, 4pm. Brooklyn Public Library 10 Grand Army Plz, Brooklyn, New York 11238 Four Dublin-born writers present the recipe for a classic Irish childhood: one part poverty, one part sexual … Continue reading

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Nothing like a bit of Beckett to cut the Patrick’s Day treacle – March 14

As you might already know, I am never wholly comfortable with the tourist board clichéd paddywhackery that often attends St. Patrick’s Day.  So what better way to mark these rejoicings than a celebration of the least clichéd, least paddywhakerish Irish … Continue reading

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So, all the snakes are gone, the parade is over, then what?

When the shamrockery is all done, the green tinted beer has gone flat and the strains of puzzling bagpipe music have died away, you can get a taste of an Ireland that is a little more riverrun than Riverdance, more … Continue reading

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