Irish American Writers & Artists present
The 2014 Eugene O'Neill Lifetime Achievement Award to Pete Hamill
Manhattan Club, NYC
October 20, 2014
Photo: James Higgins © 2014

“Scones for Pete Hamill”

On Monday, October 20th, Irish American Writers and Artists Inc. honored New York journalist and author Pete Hamill with the Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award. Below is fellow journalist Dan Barry’s tribute to Hamill at the event at the Manhattan Club, upstairs at Rosie O’Grady’s Irish bar in Times Square. Also in attendance were Hamill’s wife, the Japanese...

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Niall O'Dowd, Garret FitzGerald and Patricia Harty with the House of Waterford Crystal Keynote award

Inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Reception

Irish America celebrated its inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards Reception (for more photos of the event, click here) co-presented with ICON plc, last night 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...

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Kathleen Lynch delivers the 17th Annual Irish America Wall Street 50 Keynote Speech on Thursday, September 18, at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan.

17th Annual Wall Street 50

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, Irish America magazine celebrated the 17th 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 2014 issue of Irish America. We were delighted to recognize our first female Wall Street 50 Keynote...

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Northern Irish artist and filmmaker Marcus Robinson's documentary "Rebuilding the World Trade Center" premiers on the History Channel tonight at 6pm Eastern and Central.Photo: marcusrobinsonart.com.

Irish Artist’s Documentary “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” Premiers on History

A project eight-years in the making makes its U.S. premier tonight. Northern Irish filmmaker and artist Marcus Robinson’s award winning, mixed media documentary “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” debuts on the History Channel at 6:00 pm Eastern and Pacific. The documentary, which chronicles the construction of One World Trade Center from laying the foundation to the topping of the spire,...

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Albert Reynolds

Albert Reynolds: 1932 – 2014

Albert Reynolds the former Taoiseach of Ireland  and one of the leading peacemakers in the 1994 IRA ceasefire died August 21 after a battle with Alzheimer’s, he was 81. He is survived by his wife Kathleen and seven children. Reynolds legacy is one that will not be quickly forgotten in Ireland and around the world. Niall O’Dowd, co-founder of Irish America and founder of Irish Central,...

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