Posts Tagged ‘Events’

Coming Up: Extraordinary Events in Irish America

Five upcoming or ongoing events to watch out for if you’re in the area ℘℘℘ Ireland’s Poet-Patriots: A Musical History Ireland’s Poet-Patriots: A Musical History, which premiered last year in San Francisco to correspond with the centenary of the 1916 Rising, is coming to Washington, D.C.’s National Cathedral on October 12. The one-night performance willRead more..

From Northern Ireland’s “Silent Testimony” to “Jerusalem”

Belfast-born artist Colin Davidson’s new exhibition, Jerusalem, comprising 12 large-scale portraits of individuals who live and work in the storied, multi-faceted titular city, was unveiled at the 92nd Street Y in New York in September. Co-conceived by Oliver Sears, the exhibition was first displayed in London to great acclaim. In Jerusalem, the theme of common humanityRead more..

Irish America Fest in New Ross

For the fifth year running, the County Wexford town of New Ross will mark American Independence Day with Irish America Fest, a three-day celebration of transatlantic friendship and legacy beginning this weekend on Friday, June 30. The festival, held in association with the Wexford Co. Council, Failte Ireland, and Irish America magazine, will provide entertainmentRead more..

Looking Forward: Festivals

Fun Festivals in Ireland and Irish America ℘℘℘ Wexford Festival Opera The 66th Wexford Festival Opera will take place between October 19 and November 5, showcasing Medea by Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842), Margherita by Jacopo Foroni (1825-1858) and Risurrezione by Franco Alfano (1875-1954). Since first taking place in October 1951, Wexford Festival Opera has grown intoRead more..

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“Gaza Kids to Ireland”
Scheme a Success

Last week, fourteen young footballers the Al-Helal club in the blockaded Gaza Strip touched down in Dublin Airport for a ten-day trip of football, fun, and friendship. The boys, aged ten to 14, have been staying and playing their way around the country through counties such as Dublin, Kildare, Tipperary, Wexford, Limerick, and Galway. “TheRead more..

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Irish Kitesurfing Festival Promises a Splash

The Irish National Kitesurfing Championships will be brought to Co. Wexford’s Duncannon Beach August 13th and 14th as part of the Hooked Kitefest. In conjunction with the Irish Kitesurfing Association, the festival offers viewers the opportunity to take in an athletic spectacle of male, female, and junior-centric events that include course-racing, freestyle, and hang-time competitions.Read more..

Photos from Irish America’s 2015 Business 100

On December 3, 2015, Irish America magazine celebrated the 30th Anniversary Business 100 in New York City with Keynote Speaker Jim Clerkin, President and CEO of Moët Hennessy North America. Michael Flatley, Irish-American stepdancer, choreographer and musician, who is currently on Broadway in Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Game, was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for hisRead more..

2015 Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Keynote address by Michael Dowling

On October 7th, Irish America celebrated the Healthcare / Life Sciences 50 honorees at a reception in New York City with Keynote Speaker Michael Dowling President and CEO of North Shore-LIJ Health System. The Healthcare / Life Sciences 50 are featured in the August/September edition of Irish America. To view photos from the 2015 event clickRead more..

2015 Wall Street 50 Event Photos

On October 1, 2015, Irish America celebrated the 18th Annual Wall Street 50. Shaun Kelly, KPMG, delivered the keynote address. The Wall Street 50 are featured in the October/November issue of Irish America. To watch Shaun’s speech click here.  

2015 Healthcare & Life Sciences 50 Event Photos

On October, 7, 2015, Irish America magazine in partnership with ICON plc celebrated the 2015 Healthcare & Life Sciences 50. Michael Dowling of Northwell Health delivered the keynote speech. The honorees are featured in the August/September edition of Irish America.