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September 2016

Hudson Valley Irish Festival

September 24, 2016
Riverfront Green Park Peekskill, NY United States + Google Map

IAW&A is going to participate in the spoken word tent at the Hudson Valley Irish Festival at Peekskill's Riverfront Green. Join your IAW&A friends for a wonderful day by the beautiful Hudson River! Our portion is slated to start at 3:00pm.

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Ashes of Fiery Weather book launch with Friends of Firefighters

September 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Place
New York, NY 10004 United States
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IAW&A, in conjunction with Friends of Firefighters, is producing a special evening to celebrate Ashes of Fiery Weather, by board member Kathleen Donohoe. We will feature readings from the novel as well as presentations from Friends of Firefighters, who are dedicated to addressing the physical, mental health, and wellness needs of New York City's firefighters and their families. This event is free, but please RSVP.

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October 2016

Book Launch: Exile on Bridge Street

October 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY 10014 United States
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Join us to celebrate the launch of Eamon Loingsigh's new novel, Exile on Bridge Street. Eamon will be joined by IAW&A board member, Kathleen Donohoe, author of Ashes of Fiery Weather.

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April 2017

Pop-up salon at Irish American Creative Expo

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway
New York, NY United States
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Join us for a pop-up salon at the Irish American Creative Expo at 3pm on Sunday, April 2nd. Sunday's salon features: * Maura Mulligan * Tom Mahon * Mary E Lohan * Willie Coakley * Mary Lannon * Jennifer Margaret Kelly * Ryan Cahill * John Kearns * Kathleen Donohoe Tickets are available on a sliding scale here.

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Rebel in the Soul at the Irish Rep

April 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Irish Repertory Theatre, 132 W 22nd Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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$50

IAWA President and Black47 frontman Larry Kirwan's new play, Rebel in the Soul, debuts at the Irish Repertory Theatre on April 12th and runs through May 21st. Get your tickets here. About the play: Dr. Noel Browne was elected to the Irish Parliament in the general election of 1948. Handsome, intense, arrogant, and unpredictable, he was only 33 years of age, with few political skills but a burning ambition to rid Ireland of the scourge of tuberculosis which had wiped out…

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IAC’s Debut Voices: Kathleen Donohoe

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Irish Arts Center, 553 W51st St
New York, NY 10019 United States
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The Irish Arts Center's fourth season of Debut Voices kicks off with IAWA board member Kathleen Donohoe reading from Ashes of Fiery Weather, an intimate, unflinching portrayal of an Irish-American community of New York City firefighters. Told through the stories of four generations of women, Ashes draws us into their lives in the years following Ireland's Great Famine and leads us through the devastation of 9/11. A conversation moderated by the writer Ann Leary will follow. This event is free, but reservations…

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May 2017

Book Party: McCourt’s “Death Need Not Be Fatal”

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cell Theater, 338 W 23rd St
New York, NY United States
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Join us for a special book party and salon to celebrate the release of Malachy McCourt's new book, Death Need Not Be Fatal.

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June 2017

Mary Gordon in Conversation with Mary Pat Kelly

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Irish Historical Society, 991 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10028 United States
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We are also very excited to announce a book launch event for Mary Gordon's new novel, There Your Heart Lies, at 7:00 pm on June 1 at the American Irish Historical Society.  The event will feature the author in conversation with IAW&A Board Vice President Mary Pat Kelly, with a Q&A to follow. There Your Heart Lies is a deeply moving novel about an American woman's experiences during the Spanish Civil War, the lessons she learned, and how her story…

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