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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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 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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