Showband Superstar ‘Never Grew Up’

THE daughters of Brendan Bowyer today share their personal memories of the Irish showband legend and tell the Sunday World: “He was a wonderful father.” Still grieving the loss of the muchloved iconic entertainer, who died in Las Vegas on May 28 at the age of 81, Aisling and Clodagh reveal that The Hucklebuck singer was the same gentle giant …

Clodagh now following in famous dad’s footsteps with her new film

A DAUGHTER of Irish showband legend Brendan Bowyer is carving out her own career in the movie world. Los Angeles-based actress and producer Clodagh Bowyer premiered her new movie, The Ferry, at the Galway Film Fleadh on Friday. “I’m so proud of Clodagh,” Brendan yesterday told the Sunday World from his home in Las Vegas. “When the writer/director Niall McKay …

The Ferry

When Aoife searches for her birth mother she sets off a series of events that brings three women together in a search for the truth.

On the Lig

They came for the American dream but ended up finding lunch in the dumpster.

Fishing the Sloe-Black River

The short fiction of Colum McCann documents a dizzying cast of characters in exile, loss, love, and displacement.


Shrunken Shakespeare Company’s 2014 Fundraiser Gala will feature the New York City premiere of “Lear”, adapted from on William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” by Paul Sorvino, who will direct and star in the title role.

Beyond the Pale

This modern Irish play explores that ribbon of border that separates countries, lovers, brothers and friends.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1597.