Around the Town

Boston’s Bloomsday 2023, a celebration of the work of James Joyce is set for Fri., June 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 pm at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, on Boston University’s West Campus. Tickets for the performance, by The Here Comes... Read more
Boston’s Bloomsday 2023, a celebration of the work of James Joyce is set for Fri., June 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 pm at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, on Boston University’s West Campus. Tickets for the performance, by The Here Comes ... Read more
Join us to hear Ronan Noone and Matthew Caughey at The Eire Society of Boston’s Annual Meeting Sunday, June 04, 3:00 p.m. The Aisling Gallery 229 Lincoln St, Hingham, MA   Playwright Ronan Noone, author of Smuggler and Thirst, will offer a compelling... Read more
  The 2023 O'Donovan Clan Gathering will happen from 14-18 June,  2023, in West Cork, Ireland. The event offers attendees a chance to  connect with their O’Donovan roots and meet other members of the clan  from around the world.  Headquartered at the... Read more
Irish comedian & My Therapist Ghosted Me podcast host Joanne McNally  joannemcnallydot com brings her Prosecco Express tour to the Shubert Friday, May 12 at 7:00pm Tickets here:
The Here Comes Everybody Players present McAuliffe's critically acclaimed one woman show, “The Humours of Bandon,” written and performed by Margaret McAuliffe in collaboration with Fishshamble - the New Play Company, Dublin and the Irish Cultural Center... Read more
Q. What exactly is the Visa Bulletin, and how does it work? A.  Any person who has had to apply for an Immigrant Visa at a US embassy abroad or has petitioned for a family member in a foreign country is familiar with the Visa Bulletin that is used by the... Read more
Orla McCarthy, a graduate from the University of Limerick reflects on her time in Boston while on a J-1 Graduate visa.   “After graduating from the University of Limerick, I was still unsure what direction I wanted to go in whether it be straight into... Read more
The Here Comes Everybody Players present “Fireworks” by Iseult Golden, directed by Steve Dooner with Katie Bechvold, John Brownlee and Anand Sitaram From the pen of Dubliner Iseult Golden comes a short sharp, bite-sized comedy. Daniel and Laura recently... Read more
  Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) in Northern Ireland, the Boston College Irish Studies Program will present a two-day symposium this month that offers a less explored outlook on the milestone event. “Writing the... Read more
Boston College Irish scholars offer their thoughts on what went right— and what didn’t—with the historic 1998 pact When Boston College held its Commencement Exercises on May 18, 1998, the occasion was not just a graduation ceremony, but a view of history... Read more
On International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8, 2023, The Ireland Funds Boston hosted its inaugural women’s event, Celebrating Women. Sisters of Irish descent, Rachael Splaine Rollins, U.S. Attorney, and Rebekah Splaine Salwasser, Executive Director of... Read more
  Q. I live outside the United States, but I am a US citizen. If I or my spouse have a child abroad, is it possible for them to obtain US citizenship? If so, how?   A. This question, like many legal questions, depends on the facts of the specific... Read more
According to Aine Foley, Providence, Rhode Island, could be the next big place to spend your J-1 year!  She is a current University of Limerick student completing her third year placement at Energy Electric Contractors. As a Construction Management... Read more
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He’s prepping Cork’s Callum ‘King’ Walsh for 10-rounder vs. Spain’s Ruiz on March 16   When legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach first stepped into the ring to fight professionally, he was known as “Irish” Freddie Roach and wore green trunks that his... Read more
Boston’s theater scene remains vital. Here’s a sample of what’s coming up.   “Dancing at Lughnasa”  March 3 – 19, Arlington Friends of the Drama  It’s late summer of 1936 in the Donegal home of the Mundy family. The five eclectic, unmarried sisters come... Read more
Citing Kevin Cullen, a columnist with the Boston Globe, for his decades-long coverage of events on the island of Ireland, especially in the North during troubled times and as the 1998 Good Friday Agreement came to pass, the Eire Society of Boston will... Read more
The Irish-language movie and Oscar nominee The Quiet Girl (An Cailín Ciúin) will be shown in 11 New England movie theaters this month.The Irish-language movie was filmed in Counties Meath and Dublin; the film is a quiet meditation on rural country life in... Read more