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John O'Donohue — The Inner Landscape of Beauty [remix]

Thursday, August 06, 2015

John O'Donohue — The Inner Landscape of Beauty

The Irish poet and philosopher John O'Donohue was beloved for his book Anam Ċara, Gaelic for "soul friend," and for his insistence on beauty as a human calling. In one of his last interviews before his death in 2008, he articulated a Celtic imagination about how the material and the spiritual — the visible and the invisible — intertwine in human experience. His voice and writings continue to bring ancient mystical wisdom to modern confusions and longings.

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On Being

[Unedited] John O'Donohue with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 06, 2015

[Unedited] John O'Donohue with Krista TippettThis unedited conversation with John O'Donohue comes from the produced show "The Inner Landscape of Beauty." The Irish poet and philosopher John O'Donohue was beloved for his book Anam Ċara, Gaelic for "soul friend," and for his insistence on beauty as a human calling. In one of his last interviews before his death in 2008, he articulated a Celtic imagination about how the material and the spiritual — the visible and the invisible — intertwine in human experience. His voice and writings continue to bring ancient mystical wisdom to modern confusions and longings. See more at www.onbeing.org/program/john-o-donohue-the-inner-landscape-beauty/203

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Selected Shorts

Araby

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Heartsick in Dublin.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Matthew Broderick and Colum McCann Celebrate W.B. Yeats at 150

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The Tony-winning actor and and National Book Award-winning novelist observe the 150th birthday of “Ireland’s national poet,” William Butler Yeats.

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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

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 2: The Persistence of Memory

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality in The Dead.

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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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