Category Archives: Ireland

“a New York lament”

If you stay at the Hilton Millenium Hotel in lower Manhattan, and you get a room pretty high up, say above the 25thfloor, facing west, towards New Jersey, you can look right down on the 9/11 Memorial and into the … Continue reading

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Nobody does sad like the Irish

Kisses is an Irish movie that has Christmas and cute kids and it’s about as close to a “feel good” movie as the Pogues’ Fairytale of New York is to Silver Bells.  Kisses and the Pogues’ song both use Christmas … Continue reading

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