Business 100 Honorees and Keynote Denis O’Brien Celebrated in New York

The top Irish-American and Irish-born leaders of the business world were celebrated in New York on Wednesday, December 5th, at the annual Irish America magazine Business 100 awards luncheon, the premier networking event for the Irish in corporate America. Leading Irish businessman Denis O’Brien delivered the 2012 Keynote Address. O’Brien is the founder of Digicel, one of the largest...

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Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords Address Asassin Jared Loughner In Court

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, faced Jared Loughner, the gunman who killed 6 and injured 13 at Giffords’ 2011 Congress on Your Corner event in Tucson, Arizona, in court for his November 8 sentencing. Loughner, who had pleaded guilty on 19 counts, received seven life sentences and 140 years in prison, without the chance for parole. The...

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Dr. John Lahey Named Irish Person of Year in New England

Dr. John Lahey, President of Quinnipiac University, was presented with New England Irish person of the Year at an event at the Irish Consulate in Boston last week. He was jointly honored by the Irish Emigrant, Irish Voice Newspaper and IrishCentral.com. Dr.Lahey was recognized for his extraordinary achievement in creating the Ireland’s Great Hunger museum based on the Irish Famine in Hamden,...

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The Country’s First Irish Famine Museum is Dedicated in Hamden, Connecticut

The first Irish Famine museum in the U.S. was dedicated in Hamden, CT on September 28. Under the leadership of its president, Dr. John L. Lahey, since 1997 Quinnipiac University has been amassing a collection of art, texts and artifacts related to the the Great Hunger. The museum, at 3011Whitney Avenue, between the university’s Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses, is now the permanent home...

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The 15th Anniversary Wall Street 50 With Keynote Speaker Adrian Jones

Irish America magazine celebrated the 15th Anniversary Wall Street 50 on September 20, 2012 with co-host Teneo, a global consulting firm and investment bank. The annual event recognizes the best and brightest Irish and Irish-American leaders in finance. Click here to see all of the honorees and photos from the event. In addition to his fellow honorees, the event recognized the outstanding...

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