Kathleen Lynch (UBS) will be Irish America's Wall Street 50 keynote speaker for 2014.

Irish America Announces Kathleen Lynch as 17th Annual Wall Street 50 Keynote Speaker

Now in its 17th year, the Irish America Wall Street 50 recognizes the best and brightest Irish-American and Irish-born leaders in the financial industry today. This year’s distinguished honorees will be profiled in the 2014 Wall Street 50 special edition of Irish America, to be released in early-September, and will be feted at the 17th Annual Wall Street 50 Awards Dinner on Thursday,...

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Joe Delaney 'Town Crier' took to the streets of New Ross, Co.Wexford to practice reading the 'Declaration of Independence' ahead of July 4 Irish America Day celebrations which will take place in the county Wexford town. PHOTO: Mary Browne.

Third Annual Irish America Day, New Ross: Ireland’s Official July 4th Celebrations

The third annual Irish America Day has an action packed program of events for Ireland’s official Fourth of July celebrations on Friday in New Ross, Co. Wexford. Irish America day promises to be an exciting weekend for all the family to celebrate the U.S holiday in style with events continuing throughout the weekend. Keeping in line with U.S. traditions whereby the Declaration is read from...

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Dermot Healy

Dermot Healy 1947-2014

Dermot Healy, one of Ireland’s great contemporary men of letters, passed away June 29. Healy’s sudden death at the early age of 66 came as a shock to many, but his artistic output in those years will live on for many years to come. Healy was a poet, playwright, memoirist and fiction writer whose work was regarded for its originality, depth of feeling, and psychological insight. The Irish...

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Irish American Partnership President and CEO Joe Leary (left) and Irish America magazine co-founder Patricia Harty (right) with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (center) holding the Waterford House of Crystal 2014 Irish American of the Year award. PHOTOS by Harry Brett.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: Irish American of the Year

  A version of this post originally appeared on Irish Massachusetts. A transcript of Mayor Walsh’s acceptance can be found at the end of this post.   Irish America magazine is delighted to honor Mayor Marty Walsh as the 2014 Irish American of the Year. Mayor Walsh was presented with the Irish American of the Year award by Irish America magazine at a luncheon on Thursday, June...

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Toni Collette at the Annual Women of Concern Awards 2014. PHOTO by: Kieran McConville/Concern.

Siobhan Walsh, Toni Collette
Honored at Annual Women of Concern Awards

The Irish-founded humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S. celebrated its annual Women of Concern Awards June 24th in Manhattan. Actress Toni Collette, who recently became Concern’s first formal Global Ambassador, received the Women of Concern Humanitarian Award and co-founder and former Executive Director of Concern Siobhan Walsh was recognized for her pioneering 18-year direction with...

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