Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, is Irish America’s 2017 Business 100 Awards Keynote Honoree

Irish America is pleased to announce Bill McDermott, chief executive officer of software giant SAP, as the keynote honoree at the 32nd Annual Irish America Business 100 Awards dinner on Wednesday, December 13 at the Metropolitan Club of New York in Manhattan. For information on reserving seating at the awards dinner, table reservations, advertising and sponsorship opportunities, email Kate...

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Irish America’s Travel Archives Are Now Live

Irish America officially launched its travel archives today, giving you the best access to all the inspiration you need to plan your Irish getaway. ℘℘℘ Irish America has thrived in providing the best travel writing about Ireland since it’s founding 32 years ago. Until now though, that writing has been without a dedicated home on our archives page. But today, we have compiled all our...

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula

The setting, Transylvania. The writing style, High Victorian. The story’s appeal, universal. But the author of one of fiction’s most famous and imitated works is Irish. Carstens Smith brings us the story of Bram Stoker, the creator of Dracula. ℘℘℘ Bram Stoker, whose name is less well known than that of his creation, Dracula, was born in Dublin on November 8, 1847. He was called...

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Spirit of Samhain Film Comes Stateside

A new documentary explores the humble origins in a small Derry pub of what has become Ireland’s largest Halloween festival. ℘℘℘ An award-winning Irish documentary that unravels the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, or the beginning of the winter season, made its U.S. premiere this festival season, and is currently streaming on Vimeo. Spiorad na Samhna, or “The Spirit of Samhain,”...

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Tim Ryan’s 2017 Wall Street 50 Keynote Speech (Video)

Martin, thank you very much – I think I’m done. But sincerely, Martin, thank you. And on behalf of all of my partners, thank you as well for giving Martin some of the stories there and I appreciate it. Patricia and Niall, Irish America, thank you very much for having me here today. It is truly an honor and thank you for that. Ambassador, it’s a pleasure to meet you and I look forward to...

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