Irish America Editor-in-Chief Patricia Harty will receive the Eugene O'Neill Lifetime Achievement Award from Irish American Writers & Artists October 19th.

Weekly Comment:
Editor Patricia Harty to Receive
Lifetime Achievement Award

Remembering Eugene O’Neill and Celebrating Irish American Writers and Artists and Irish America editor-in-chief Patricia Harty Founded in 2008, and operated as a non-profit organization, Irish American Writers & Artists, Inc. (IAW&A) welcomes Irish-American writers, actors, filmmakers, musicians and artists of every (and no) religion. As well as celebrating the achievements of...

Patricia Harty, Niall O'Dowd, Michael Dowling, and Steve Cutler with the House of Waterford Crystal Colleen Vase. (Photo: Nuala Purcell)

Irish America Celebrates
2nd Annual Healthcare &
Life Sciences 50

Irish America celebrated its second annual Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards Reception, co-hosted with ICON plc, on October 7 in Manhattan. The Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 aims to recognize the best and brightest professionals in the medical industry and highlight the work they are doing to improve the lives of their communities and our healthcare industry. “We gather on an auspicious...

Michael Dowling.

Michael Dowling’s Healthcare & Life Sciences 50 Keynote Address

On October 7, 2015, Irish America celebrated the second annual Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards, with Michael Dowling, CEO and president of Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health Systems) delivering the keynote speech. Below is a full transcript of his moving and pertinent remarks, which wove together themes of ingenuity and progress within the Irish and Irish-American medical...

Governor Martin O'Malley delivers remarks at the 2014 Irish America Hall of Fame Awards. (Photo: Nuala Purcell)

Weekly Comment:
Martin O’Malley Offers
Gun Control Plan

On Sunday night Presidential candidate and Irish America Hall of Fame inductee Martin O’Malley laid out a challenge to Democratic challengers Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to join his gun safety plan. Speaking to the Strafford County Democrats in New Hampshire in light of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon last week, O’Malley posed four provisions designed...

Irish America editor Patricia Harty, publisher Niall O'Dowd, keynote Shaun Kelly and Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson at the 18th Annual Irish America Wall Street 50 Awards in October with House of Waterford Crystal Colleen Vase award.

Celebrating the 18th Annual
Wall Street 50 (Photos)

On Thursday, October 1, 2015, Irish America magazine celebrated the 18th Annual Wall Street 50 Awards Dinner at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. The Wall Street 50 recognizes the most exciting and innovative Irish American and Irish-born leaders in finance, profiled in the October/November 2015 issue of Irish America. Shaun Kelly, KPMG’s Chief Operating Officer, Americas, delivered the...