Apple is investing €850 billion to construct a new data center in Athenry, Co. Galway, creating about 300 new jobs during its various phases of construction and leading to about 100 permanent...More
As of midnight on March 25th, 2015, Kathleen Hayes Rollins Snavely is the oldest ever Irish-born person in the world, having reached the age of 113 years and 38 days (and counting!). This record was...More
Held in San Antonio, TX for the first time, CCE’s annual celebration marked the organization’s 60th anniversary. Hundreds of devoted Irish music and dance fans descended upon San Antonio...More
W. B. Yeats’ and Lady Gregory’s play Cathleen ni Houlihan premiered on this day in 1902 at St. Theresa’s on Clarendon Street in Dublin. Starring Maud Gonne in the title role, which represents a free and separate Ireland, the play promoted highly nationalistic sentiments and received a good reception. Once Yeats and Gregory had founded the National Theater at The Abbey, the play was frequently revived, running in both 1904 and 1905.