EAMON LOINGSIGH RELEASE PARTY for "EXILE on BRIDGE STREET" in NEW YORK CITY

Eamon Loingsigh’s new historical novel “Exile on Bridge Street” (Three Rooms Press) will have its release party at Cornelia Street Cafe on Oct. 7th, from 6-8pm. This stand-alone book is about a teenager Irishman’s struggle to survive on the Brooklyn waterfront during World War I. Check out these great reviews: “History often fails to record…

AUTHOR EAMON LOINGSIGH on the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of SEAMUS HEANEY'S DEATH

A short  story about Eamon Loingsigh’s introduction to Seamus Heaney, published in an anthology, Irish Studies South: Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 9, on the one year anniversary of his death. Eamon is the author of the recently published Light of the Diddicoy, a riveting and immersive saga of Irish gangs on the Brooklyn waterfront in the…

WHAT I LEARNED from EAMON LOINGSIGH about MY BROOKLYN ANCESTOR

By Charles R. Hale   History is replete with stories of the wealthy, but the stories of the poor and dispossessed are rarely recorded.  The Keatings (my maternal grandmother’s grandparents) were poor Irish immigrants and finding material concerning their lives in newspapers or books was improbable.  I discovered, however, if the news wasn’t good, it…

"SPOTLIGHT ON" AUTHOR and HISTORIAN EAMON LOINGSIGH

Who is Eamon Loingsigh? Author of fiction, including Light of the Diddicoy (Three Rooms Press) and Irish-American historian. With boots on the ground, telling the tales of those who have to fight from the very bottom of the social strata with dignity, humility and hard work as their only weapon. When there was not a system in…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' MEMBERS "ON THE TOWN": WEEK of MARCH 9, 2014

Brendan Connellan’s DEATH, PLEASE!, which is directed and produced by Brendan, is opening on Tuesday, March 11th at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St., NYC. There will be six shows running through Sunday, March 16th. Evening shows on Tuesday at 7, Wed-Sat at 8. Afternoon matinees Wed and Sat at 2 and Sunday at 3. The cast (in alphabetical order) are Alessia Sushko, Amit Gupta, Brendan Connellan,…