Irish America Hall of Fame inductee Loretta Brennan Glucksman will lead the 2018 New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade as the parade’s 257th grand marshal. Glucksman, who has long been a...More
Two years ago, Maureen Mitchell, who currently serves as the president of GE Asset Management’s Global Sales and Marketing organization, moved back into an apartment in her hometown – Manhattan....More
Erskine Hamilton Childers, son of revolutionary and author Robert Erskine Childers and the future fourth president of Ireland, was born on this day in 1905. In 1922, at the age of sixteen, Childers’s father was executed by the Irish Free State for charges of gun possession. After studying at University of Cambridge and Trinity College Cambridge, Childers was invited by Eamon de Valera to work for his recently founded newspaper, “Irish Press.” He became an Irish citizen in 1938. He was elected to the Dail Eireann and served as Minister for several different departments on De Valera’s cabinet. In 1973, he was elected President of Ireland. He suffered a heart attack and died on November 17, 1974.