Archive for June, 2014

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: Irish American of the Year

  A version of this post originally appeared on Irish Massachusetts. A transcript of Mayor Walsh’s acceptance can be found at the end of this post.   Irish America magazine is delighted to honor Mayor Marty Walsh as the 2014 Irish American of the Year. Mayor Walsh was presented with the Irish American of the Year awardRead more..

Siobhan Walsh, Toni Collette
Honored at Annual Women of Concern Awards

The Irish-founded humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S. celebrated its annual Women of Concern Awards June 24th in Manhattan. Actress Toni Collette, who recently became Concern’s first formal Global Ambassador, received the Women of Concern Humanitarian Award and co-founder and former Executive Director of Concern Siobhan Walsh was recognized for her pioneering 18-year direction with theRead more..

Huston Meets Joyce

On the 100th anniversary of the publication of Dubliners, a collection of short stories that James Joyce wrote in his early 20s, we look to our archives, and bring you an interview with legendary director John Huston, who made the most beloved of those stories, “The Dead,” into a movie. Thomas English reports from theRead more..