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..
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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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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.
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.
On October 1, 2015, Irish America celebrated the 18th Annual Wall Street 50. Shaun Kelly, KPMG, delivered the keynote speech.
On March 16th, Irish America magazine celebrated the 2015 Irish America Hall of Fame Inductees. The honorees Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Secretary of State, was honored for her work on behalf of the Irish peace process; Robert J. McCann, CEO of UBS Group Americas, honored for his Irish-American community involvement and philanthropic work; Emmett O’Connell,Read more..