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Irishtown Update

The web series “Irishtown,” which is based on the first two books of the AULD IRISHTOWN trilogy, has run into some delays. Not to worry though! By no means is it cancelled. Although, we will probably finish two to three … Continue reading

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Irishtown – Web Series Introduction

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Irishtown – Web Series Trailer

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PRESS RELEASE: Irishtown series

 The episodes of “Irishtown” take place immediately following the end of EXILE ON BRIDGE STREET, the second book in the AULD IRISHTOWN trilogy, which is February of 1919. ~ The dramatic stories will be told from the perspective of characters in … Continue reading

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When We Were Immigrants

On St. Patrick’s Day, 2017, I was invited to speak at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall with Borough President Eric Adams at the traditional Al O’Hagan breakfast. Below is the speech given.  St. Patrick’s Day has become a day of green top-hats, … Continue reading

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Snow by the Cemetery

The world is beautiful because of all the horror we’ve seen and know. Without horror, we would not have beauty. When I looked outside my window and saw it was snowing, I threw on a jacket, boots and my hat … Continue reading

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Escape to America

In support of all immigrants, their dreams and hopes, whether they be African, Mexican, Syrian or Irish, I am posting the first couple chapters of Light of the Diddicoy (2014), the first book in the Auld Irishtown trilogy for free. It … Continue reading

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