Celebrating the 18th Annual Irish America Wall Street 50

Announcing the 2015 Irish America Wall Street 50

Irish America magazine announces its 18th annual Wall Street 50 list in the October / November 2015 issue. This year’s honorees will be feted at the 2015 Irish America Wall Street 50 Awards Dinner on October 1 at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. The event, which has come to be the premier networking event for Irish and Irish-American leaders of the financial community, will feature Shaun...

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Pictured at the presentation of the Keough-Naughton Trophy at South Bend were: Neil and Fergal Naughton with Mickie Keough, the wife of the late Don Keough. See below for full-size.

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Keough-Naughton College
Football Trophy Unveiled

A new trophy has been added to the roster of college football trophies, only this one is different from the bowl game and rivalry cup trophies most Americans are familiar with, because this one will only be awarded in Dublin. The Keough-Naughton trophy bears the names of two powerhouses of Irish America – Donald Keough, former head of Coca-Cola and the first inductee into the Irish America Hall...

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Irish American Artists & Writers celebrated its 100th Irish Writers Salon in September at The Cell theater in New York. Photo courtesy of the author.

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Keeping the Tradition Alive

“…a fine green thread binds us together…” ‪– Colin Broderick   Irish American Writers and Artists, Inc. (IAW&A) celebrated its 100th Manhattan Salon at the Cell Theatre September 15 with a curated evening of readings and performances and a retrospective of IAW&A Salon photographs by Cathleen Dwyer. Considered the brainchild of Malachy McCourt, the IAW&A Salons...

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Joe Biden and Stephen Colbert had a moving conversation about loss on the third episode of Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and it shows exactly why we need the new Colbert.

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Biden and Colbert’s Emotional Late Show Interview

Rounding out his first week of hosting the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, viewers were treated to the most earnest Stephen Colbert he has allowed himself to be Thursday night when he interviewed Vice President Joe Biden. It was a vulnerable conversation shared between two men who both have experienced deep loss and found solace in their Irish Catholic faith. It was the type of candid...

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Michael Dowling, president and CEO of North Shore-LIJ Health System, will give the keynote speech at the 2015 Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards October 7th.

North Shore LIJ’s Michael Dowling Named 2015 Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Keynote Speaker

On Wednesday, October 7th, Irish America magazine will celebrate the Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 honorees at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan with Michael Dowling as the Keynote Speaker. The reception will be co-hosted by ICON plc, one of the leading clinical research companies in the world, headquartered in Dublin. Michael Dowling is the President and CEO of the North...

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