Irish American Writers & Artists

April 27, 2016

4.24.16 Cat Dwyer’s Photos of IAW&A Mini-Salon at “Welcoming Ireland” 1916 Commemoration

Filed under: Uncategorized — by scripts2013 @ 5:42 pm

Enjoy Cat Dwyer’s beautiful photos of Pier A Harbor House and the IAW&A Mini-Salon at New York City’s “Welcoming Ireland” commemoration of the Easter Rising centenary, on Sunday, April 24th! 

The IAW&A presented contemporary poetry, fiction, theatre, and song.  

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Enjoying the music sessions in the Oyster Bar: Guenevere Donohoe, John Kearns, Eamon Loingsigh, and stage manager Mark “Rock” Speeney

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Audience anticipating the mini IAW&A Salon

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John Kearns introducing IAW&A artists

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Marcia Loughran shared her poetry

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John Munnelly played 3 original songs. With bass player, Ray Parker.  John’s artwork in the background. 

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Guenevere Donohue performed an excerpt from her play, Killer Is My Name

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Malachy McCourt read an excerpt from John Kearns’s novel in progress, Worlds, about crossing Killary Harbor and the Atlantic

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Malachy McCourt will receive the 2016 Eugene O’Neill Award on October 17th! 

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“Sing the song, children.  ‘And we’ll all go together/To pluck wild mountain thyme ..'”

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