Weekly Comment:
Upcoming Events in Ireland, America, and Canada

From trad music summer school to contemporary arts festivals, check out Irish America’s event listings for June and July. ℘℘℘ UNITED STATES Rockaway Beach / Breezy Point Irish Festival St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Beach, New York June 2 – 3 New York City’s most Irish American neighborhood celebrates its 6th annual Irish festival this summer. Billed as a “weekend of music,...

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Senator John F. Kennedy checking over a speech during the Presidential campaign with some unexpected guests. (Photo: Paul Schutzer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Traveling Exhibition:
American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times

Traveling Exhibition: American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times, which commemorates the birth of J.F.K. on May 29, 1917, is currently touring the country and should it pass through a city near you, don’t miss out. ℘℘℘ The primary display of the exhibition is a series of 77 images – “some iconic, some rarely seen,” according to the society’s description of the show...

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2018 Irish America Power Women Celebrate with WearingIrish (Photos + Video)

Irish America celebrated its 2018 Power Women in New York this week with the induction of six phenomenal leaders of business, journalism, and politics. ℘℘℘ Irish America magazine inducted six industry leaders to the 2018 Power Women at an electric breakfast at the Bank of Ireland Startlab in Manhattan on May 17. The inductees included New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Bloomberg...

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Weekly Comment:
Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Approaches

Next Friday Ireland will hold a historic public referendum on the legal status of abortion in the country. The vote will determine whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which sets the value of an unborn fetus as equal to the life of its mother and has widely been interpreted by Ireland’s legal system as prohibiting abortion in all cases except those in which the...

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Podcast:
The Story with Dave Lewis

We are proud to present our new podcast series “The Story.” The first episode is hosted by Dave Lewis and details the annual big day for the New York GAA, its participation in the Connacht Senior Football Championship. Enjoy the podcast and subscribe to us for more...

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