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Spring 2019 / VOL. 19 ISSUE 1



Irish Books

Irish Music

Irish Movies




St. John's a Tower of Green Power

By: Elliot O. Lipchik, Irish American Poet Editor

St. John's on the Lake community in Milwaukee is a veritable Tower of Green Power, with many of its resident true to the Green even with their retirement. Nothing has slowed these Celts

By Martin Hintz

Special to The Irish American Post


Writer John Patrick Keefe’s tale of kidnapping and murder of Belfast housewife Jean McConville in December, 1972, is a searing look at the Northern Ireland social horror that was The Troubles.

Irish Make Their Mark in Hollywood


By: James Bartlett

Awards season in Hollywood this spring was typically star-studded and tinged with Irish Green.

Irish Movie News


By: James Bartlett

Well, the Oscars are long over and the arguing and congratulating is still going on.! The ceremony was a success in many ways – shorted than usual for a start – and the awards were passed around fairly equally, with Roma, Bohemian Rhapsody, Black Panther and Green Book sharing the glory between them.

The Movie Brothers Work  

the Fox Film Scene


By: James Bartlett

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we interviews two brothers - John and Patrick Houlihan - who not only both live in Southern California and both have the same job as a music supervisor, but they also both work at 20th Century Fox film studios.

New Irish Documentary Looks at Lost Lives of Hart Island


By: James Bartlett

Fewer than 16 miles from central Manhattan lies Hart Island, a 101-acre cemetery and the final resting place of over one million New Yorkers. Every city has its own Potter’s Field, but as One Million American Dreams, the new documentary from Irish producer/director Brendan J. Byrne reveals, this is no ordinary cemetery.

Celtic Tenors Strut Their Gaelic Stuff

By: Aly Prouty​, Special to the Irish American Post

When the Celtic Tenors step on stage for a performance, they have a seemingly simple goal in mind: connect with the audience. Sometimes that does not always go as planned.

Cherish the Ladies Remain Tops in

Celtic Music

By: Aly Prouty​, Special to the Irish American Post


For one member of the Irish Music Awards’ Top North American Celtic Group, music is

a family affair.

Noted Actor Dunn Handily Performs Multiple Jobs in Come From Away

By: Aly Prouty​, Special to the Irish American Post

The house lights will come down at Uihlein Hall in Milwaukee’s Marcus Center from May 7-12, like any other night. The stage lights will fade, as they would for any show, but Come From Away is not just like the rest.

Milwaukee Irish Fest's Poetry Winner, Gahagan

By: Elliot O. Lipchik, Irish American Poet Editor

 A story of a talented writer with a pained soul who constructed a double life.

DeLorean Documentary Set to Zoom onto Big Screen

By: James Bartlett

 Even if you’re not a petrol head, you definitely know the car he designed. Stainless steel silver, gull-wing doors, and it travels through time when it reaches 88mph?

Straight Outta Texas -

The DeLorean is Back

By: James Bartlett

 An automotive company with a backstory that includes Northern Ireland, lots of money, bankruptcy, scandal and worldwide fame. It is hard to believe the DeLorean story hasn't made it to the silver screen.

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