Daniel Keegan is Citigroup's co-head of Global Equities and the 2016 Irish America Wall Street 50 Keynote Speaker. (Photo: Kit DeFever)

Dan Keegan: Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times

As Wall Street remaps its understanding of the markets, Daniel Keegan, co-head of Global Equities at Citigroup, is leading the way, shepherding his company through wholly novel and unprecedented conditions. ℘℘℘ One of the most influential leaders on Wall Street, Dan Keegan is a third-generation Irish American with roots in west County Meath and Cork on his father’s side, and just...

Irish America celebrates the 19th annual Wall Street 50 list.

2016 Wall Street 50

Celebrating the Irish in the Financial Industry For nineteen years, Irish America has sought out and recognized the best and the brightest Irish-American and Irish-born leaders in the financial sphere, and this year is no exception. The fifty honorees of 2016 are an extraordinary, inspiring, and diverse group – from standout rising stars to masterful Wall Street veterans, this year’s list is...

1968 Irish penny.

First Word:
A Penny Well Spent

Growing up in Ireland in the 1950s and ’60s was a thrifty existence. “Take care of the pennies and pounds will take care of themselves,” my mother would say, encouraging us kids to save. She opened Post Office accounts for us. You could deposit as little as sixpence and the clerk would diligently mark it down on your passbook. I can still see those checkmarks, through there weren’t so...

Lisa Jacob and Nikki Dorey.

“Cycle Around Ireland” Spotlights Mental Health

Former Irish international hockey player Lisa Jacob and competitive triathlete turned pilot Nikki Dorey were the first all-female duo cyclists to complete the 1,336-mile “Cycle Around Ireland” course, which they did after just five and a half straight days. The two used the milestone feat to fund-raise €100,000 for Irish mental health charity Suicide or Survive, with special emphasis on...

Robbie Keane, 2011.

Ireland’s Top Goal Scorer Retires Internationally

Irish captain and all-time record goal scorer Robbie Keane (pictured right) has commenced his international retirement from the Republic of Ireland soccer team following a friendly match against Oman in August. Keane (36) debuted for Ireland in 1998 and has been Ireland’s leading goal scorer since 2004. He retires with 68 goals in 146 games for the national team – the last of which was...