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At Home With Irish Arts Center: Dani Larkin

Irish Arts Center and Women's Work NI present Dani Larkin, "rising star on the Irish contemporary and alt folk scene” (Irish Times), who takes to the stage at the Ulster Folk Museum to perform a world premiere of her debut release, Notes For A Maiden Warrior, in its entirety. Featuring band Kate Squires and George Sloan.

Irish Arts Center Poem of the Week: Tara Bergin's "The True Story of Eleanor Marx in Ten Parts"

Tara Bergin reflects on a piece from her brilliant second collection, the Forward and T.S. Eliot Prize-shortlisted "The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx," shared at PoetryFest 2017.

By Memory Inspired: Mick Moloney's Songbook | "Maggie Murphy's Home"

We're saying a fond farewell to the series, and for the final episode, Mick takes us behind the scenes to pay tribute to all involved and gathers artists together for one last performance.

Féile na Gaeilge / Irish Language Day 2021: The Sea

In celebration of World Oceans Day June 8, we're sharing a program from Féile na Gaeilge that explores the Irish language's ancient connection to the sea. Featuring excerpts from SEA TAMAGOTCHI, a series of short films by writer and documentary maker Manchán Magan, and a conversation between Magan and Padraig S Ó Murchú of the Turas Siar Language and Culture Research & Genealogy Centre in County Mayo.

By Memory Inspired: Mick Moloney's Songbook | A Tribute to Barney McKenna

An episode rich with stories and tunes in tribute to Barney McKenna, founding member of the Dubliners and the great banjoist who revolutionized how his instrument is played in Irish music.

By Memory Inspired: Mick Moloney's Songbook | "Mother Malone"

The story of the famous McNulty family, darlings of Irish America, and a song (and dance) from their repertoire. Special guests Joanie Madden, Brenda Castles, Niall O'Leary, and Brendan Dolan join Mick.

IAC Commissions: Melatu Uche Okorie's "Sitting in the Car"

Writer and scholar Melatu Uche Okorie moved from Nigeria to Ireland in 2006, where her debut collection, This Hostel Life, was shortlisted for the 2019 An Post Irish Book Award. For our Grásta commissions series, we're premiering new work by Okorie: a short piece of fiction about the unraveling menace in a woman's life, presented as a film narrated by the author, performed by Donna Anita Nikolaisen and Clement Chigaru, and directed by Bob Gallagher.

By Memory Inspired: Mick Moloney's Songbook | "Slip Jigs and Reels"

Stories of Irish migration and settlement in America, and a song about an imagined desperado in the Old West. Here's Mick with Athena Tergis, Billy McComiskey, and Liz Hanley.

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