Archive for December, 2013

Michael Dowling’s Keynote Address at the 28th Annual Business 100

On December 5th, Irish America was delighted to honor the 28th Annual Business 100 welcoming Michael Dowling, Founder & President of North Shore-LIJ Health System as keynote speaker. Watch his speech below.

2013 Business 100 Photo Coverage

On December 5th, Irish America celebrated the 28th Annual Business 100 Luncheon. Michael Dowling, Founder & President of North Shore-LIJ Health System delivered the keynote address.    

Peter O’Toole
1932 – 2013

Peter O’Toole, the actor who rose to international fame nearly overnight as T.E. Lawrence in the 1962 epic Lawrence of Arabia, died December 14th in a London hospital. His daughter, the actress Kate O’Toole, said in a statement that he had been ill for some time. He was 81 years old. He was 6 footRead more..

The 2014 Golden Globe Nominations are in

The 2014 Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning, with 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle leading the pack, earning seven nominations each. 12 Years a Slave, an early front runner this awards season, has topped many critics’ best of the year list, earning rave reviews for its powerful depiction of slavery and itsRead more..

“We Are All Immigrants”
The 2013 Business 100 Awards

The resounding and proud sentiment of the 2013 Irish America Business 100 awards luncheon, as it cropped up throughout conversations and in speeches, was best expressed by the keynote speaker Michael J. Dowling, president and CEO of North Shore-LIJ Health System. “We are all immigrants,” the son of Kockaderry, West Limerick declared before a crowdRead more..

Remembering Mandela, in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Following the news of the death of the great South African leader Nelson Mandela at 95 years of age on Thursday, there has been an outpouring of grief and tributes from around the world. A number of reflections on the human rights hero have come from leaders of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Former president MaryRead more..

Celebrating the 2013 Irish America Business 100

The 2013 Irish America Business 100  Featuring Keynote Speaker Michael J. Dowling, CEO of North Shore-LIJ Health System The top Irish-American and Irish-born leaders of the business world will be celebrated in New York on Thursday, December 5th, at the annual Irish America magazine Business 100 awards luncheon, the premier networking event for the Irish inRead more..

Ahead of the Game:
Michael J. Dowling

2013 BUSINESS 100 KEYNOTE INTERVIEW Michael J. Dowling’s winning spirit, unbreakable determination, and willingness to take risks have propelled him forward and inspired and motivated those around him. There’s a story that Michael J. Dowling, president and CEO of North Shore-LIJ Health System, sometimes returns to. The eldest of five children growing up in theRead more..

The First Word:
Making a Difference

This magazine was created to bring you the stories of our people. And, as is often the case, the best stories are those where the mind and will win out over circumstances. One such story is of Michael Dowling, a man born into poverty whose commitment, focus and extraordinary hard work have brought him toRead more..

2013 Irish America
Business 100

Now in its 28th year, the Irish America Business 100 celebrates the phenomenal success of the Irish in corporate America. The executives profiled represent some of the most influential and innovative corporations in the world, in sectors ranging from technology to film, from social media to insurance, from advertising to automobiles. From those who wereRead more..