The 2014 Kennedy Summer School is set to kick off this September 11-14th in New Ross, Co. Wexford and includes a venerable list of Irish and American participants covering the history, culture, and...More
Irish America’s most beloved billionaire philanthropist has done it again. Irish America Hall of Famer and founder of Atlantic Philanthropies, Charles F. Feeney is the man behind a massive project...More
Irish revolutionary and politician Michael Collins was assassinated in Co. Cork during an ambush on this day in 1922. Collins, who was the preeminent Sinn Fein leader, helped stage the 1916 Easter Rising in response to British parliament’s opposition to Irish home rule. An annual commemoration is held every August 22 in Cork and at Collins’s graveside at Glasnevin.