Three-time major champion golfer Pádraig Harrington announced in February that he had undergone treatment for skin cancer. As he told Matt Cooper of Today FM’s The Last Word: “I had a number of...More
This October marks the 30th anniversary of Irish America’s premier issue, featuring the first Irish America Top 100, exclusive photographs of Samuel Beckett, an interview with Boston’s Irish...More
Back in the nineties a friend’s gorgeous garden made me forty envious shades of green. Then in 2002, I moved into a little 1950s bungalow with a big backyard that was choked with weeds, discarded...More
Eamon de Valera died on this day in 1975. He passed away in Linden Convalescent Home in Blackrock, Dublin at the age of 92. He is buried at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin with his wife Sinead, who had died in January of 1975 and his son Brian, who was killed in 1936 in a horse-riding accident. De Valera was one of Ireland’s most important political figures of the 20th century. He served multiple terms as Taoiseach and President. He also helped bring about the 1937 Constitution of Ireland.