Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, late Professor of Irish Studies at Boston College, was a famed composer, pianist, and scholar of traditional Irish music.
Kevin Kenny, a history professor at New York University, unpacked the history and myth of the Molly Maguires through his book, Making Sense of the Molly Maguires.
The Irish music artist adds to his discography songs that play on a combination of both up-tempo sounds and bleak lyrical meanings.
Dan Metzdorf pitched into the eighth for his sixth quality start in a row and BC used a 10-run outburst from its lineup to roll past the Irish and clinch an ACC Tournament spot.
The Irish used a 23-0 run in the third quarter to erase any doubt, building a lead as big as 56 points in a convincing rout of BC.
‘The Coral Suite’ used masterfully composed Irish pieces to call for protecting coral reef ecosystems.
The streets of South Boston were filled with people decked out in the colors of Ireland’s flag for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Floats and marching bands were in full force to proceed along a shortened parade route.
Bringing traditional Irish culture to Boston College’s Connolly House, the Gaelic Roots Series provides a casual, yet intimate affair of music and dance.
A fiery, billowing mane of red hair is fitting for the exuberant personality of the world-renowned Irish cultural scholar and current Burns Visiting Scholar Louis de Paor.