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...

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...

Donal McCann, Angelica Huston, and John Huston on the set of the Dead.

Huston Meets Joyce

On the 100th anniversary of the publication of Dubliners, a collection of short stories that James Joyce wrote in his early 20s, we look to our archives, and bring you an interview with legendary director John Huston, who made the most beloved of those stories, “The Dead,” into a movie. Thomas English reports from the Los Angeles Set of The Dead, May, 1987.  __________ “Was it good for...