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The Takeaway

'Kablammo!' Ash Comes of Age With New Album

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

From the Irish troubles to personal struggles, vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler of the band Ash talks about the process of growing up all while making catchy rock gems.

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WNYC News

New York's Irish Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Same-Sex Marriage

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Many Irish New Yorkers supported the Irish referendum that approved of same-sex marriage in Ireland.

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WNYC News

Ireland Backs Gay Marriage in a Landslide

Saturday, May 23, 2015

With 62.1 percent in favor, the traditionally Catholic nation surprised both sides with its strong support of the measure.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why Many Irish Voters Are Rallying Around Gay Marriage

Friday, May 22, 2015

Fintan O'Toole of The Irish Times says that today's vote on a same sex marriage amendment in Ireland reflects the push for equality among an intimate country of only 3.5 million people.

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The Takeaway

Ireland Votes on Marriage Equality

Friday, May 22, 2015

Today the people of Ireland will vote on a referendum on same-sex marriage. If it passes, Ireland will become the first nation to support gay marriage by a popular vote.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ireland Votes; NJ Pumps Gas; Game of Thrones Loses Viewers

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ireland's historic same-sex marriage vote; a former counterterrorism advisor writes a novel; the future of US foreign policy; self-service gas pumps in NJ; Game of Thrones viewership.

FT Big Read

Embracing change

Friday, May 01, 2015

Vincent Boland reports from Dublin as Ireland prepares for a referendum on marriage equality. Opinion polls suggest the country is poised to become the first in the world to adopt same-sex marriage through a popular vote. The ballot itself is testament to a more liberal spirit taking hold in a country long dominated by the Catholic Church

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New Sounds

New Music from Ireland Part 4

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New Sounds returns to Ireland for another foray into the country's contemporary music scene. John Schaefer sits down with Derry-based Neil Burns and Belfast-based Greg Caffrey.

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New Sounds

New Music from Ireland Part 2

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Schaefer travels to Ireland for a series dedicated to Irish composers. In this second episode, John talks to composers Ronan Guilfoyle and Grainne Mulvey in Dublin. 

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New Sounds

New Music from Ireland Part 1

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

John Schaefer travels to Ireland and brings back some music for a series of episodes dedicated to Irish composers. In this first episode, John talks to Cork-based composer Irene Buckley.

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Selected Shorts

Eveline

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A chance for happiness in a James Joyce classic.

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Selected Shorts

Missed Connections

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Finding the girl of your dreams; losing the boy of your dreams; extreme closure, and close encounters with a celeb.

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Selected Shorts

James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory, Continued

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce's portrait of a marriage in the conclusion of his classic story "The Dead."

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Selected Shorts

James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality in The Dead.

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Selected Shorts

The Persistence of Memory: James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The conclusion of James Joyce’s classic story of family, memory, and lost love.

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Selected Shorts

James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1: Family and Friends

Thursday, December 25, 2014

James Joyce serves up a grand affair at the Misses Morkan.

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Selected Shorts

Family and Friends: James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1

Thursday, December 25, 2014

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality, music, and humor in turn-of-the-century Dublin.

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Selected Shorts

James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1: Family and Friends, Continued

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dinner is served at the Misses Morkan as James Joyce's "The Dead" continues.

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Selected Shorts

Christmas Morning

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A poor mother tries to create a rich Christmas.

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Operavore

For Irish Opera, Funding Troubles and Signs of Revival

Monday, December 08, 2014

Surveying Ireland's opera scene, Fred Plotkin writes, "I have found many reasons to hope for an operatic revival and a couple of causes for concern."
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