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Great Famine Voices Roadshow | Strokestown Park

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Turlough McConnell is pleased to participate in an innovative new project, Great Famine Voices developed by Strokestown Park House’s Famine Archive that seeks to grow an online community who together will learn more about the Great Famine in Ireland. They will … Read More

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Turlough McConnell Interview | Irish Radio

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Turlough McConnell speaks to his own personal story leading up to his latest project which is a celebration of the history of Catholic Education and Immigration at the Sheen Center Theater, NYC on February 28 How the Nuns of New … Read More

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Ulster at Play and Dear Mr. Beckett | Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival 2018

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  Ulster at Play Saturday, January 27th, 11am — 5pm The American Irish Historical Society, 991 5th Avenue, New York, NY Free admission A presentation on the prolific and turbulent history of theater in Northern Ireland. Taking place as part of … Read More

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The Wars of Dagger John | Irish Central

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“The play, commissioned by the Sheen Center, explores themes of race and moral ambiguity in the context of the Civil War as it affected New York’s Irish community.  New York’s first archbishop, ‘Dagger’ John Hughes, must exert leadership during a … Read More

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How the Nuns Tamed the Gangs of New York | Irish America Magazine

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  Mary Pat Kelly , “How the Nuns Tamed the Gangs of New York,” Irish America Magazine, August-September, 2017. “I was able to sniff back tears during most of the moving presentation of the 200 years history of the Sisters … Read More

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The Shores of Amerikay | Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

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                    Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University to host The Shores of Amerikay: How Archbishop John J. Hughes and the Sisters of Charity of New York met the needs of … Read More

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SCNY 200: Rebuilding Lives

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A short documentary exploring the legacy of the Sisters of Charity produced by Turlough McConnell Communications on the bicentennial of their arrival to New York City (1817-2017). The film received the 2017 Lumen Award for Donor Relationship Enhancement. Thanks to … Read More

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Irish Scholarship Landmark at Boston College | Irish America Magazine

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Since 1991, the Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies program at Boston College has invited various academics and experts in Irish Studies to live on campus, where they teach, confer, and conduct research for their own projects. Every year, the … Read More

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How The Nuns of New York Tamed The Gangs of New York | Sheen Center

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2pm Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 Sheen Center for Thought and Culture 18 Bleeker Street New York, New York 10012 To mark the bicentennial of the arrival of the Sisters of Charity to New York City (1817-2017), the Sheen Center will … Read More

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Turlough McConnell awarded Holyoke’s 2017 Ambassador Award

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On March 19th, Turlough McConnell will be honored at the Ambassador’s Breakfast on the morning of Holyoke’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Holyoke’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade has been running for the past 65 years and attracts over 400,000 spectators and … Read More

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