Kathleen Lynch, COO of UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management, at the Midtown Manhattan welcome center. Photo: Kit DeFever.

Kathleen Lynch:
A Commitment to Excellence

As Chief Operating Officer for UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management Americas Kathleen Lynch is a dedicated team leader and motivator. Having achieved a role both professionally and personally rewarding, she enjoys paying it forward, acknowledging the support and encouragement she received from her own family and colleagues along the way. “I may not be the smartest person in the room,...

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,...

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,...

Garet FitzGerald, M.D.

Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards Reception Announced

On Thursday, September 25th, Irish America will celebrate the Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 honorees at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan with Dr. Garret FitzGerald as the Inaugural Keynote Speaker. Dr. FitzGerald is the McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he chairs the Department of Pharmacology...

The US submarine boat Holland I, with its crew.

The Irish Man Who
Invented the Submarine

John Philip Holland August 12th marks the 100th anniversary of the death of John Philip Holland, a Clare man recognized as “the father of the modern submarine.” Much of Holland’s pioneering work on submarines was done after he emigrated to the United States in 1873. Despite many challenging times and rough currents, Holland persevered for decades to refine and perfect his vision of a...