Irish America Celebrates 2017 Healthcare & Life Sciences 50

Irish America magazine celebrated its annual Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards at a dinner event at the New York Yacht Club September 6. The event, co-hosted by Irish clinical research company ICON plc, paid tribute to the impressive range of the Irish in the medical profession and the work of the best Irish and Irish American healthcare professionals featured in the August / September 2017...

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Photos from Irish America’s 2017 Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards

The 4th annual Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards took place September 6 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan with keynote speaker Daniel O’Day, CEO of Roche Pharmaceuticals. Scroll through below for photos from the celebration of the top Irish and Irish American healthcare professionals across all areas of medicine from pharmaceuticals to elder care, and academia to...

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The Irish of Labor History

As you gather round the barbecue pit or head to the beach this Labor Day weekend, consider the contribution that the Irish have made, and continue to make to the American labor movement. It was Peter McGuire who first proposed a national holiday for workers. Born to Irish immigrants on the Lower East Side, New York City, in 1852, Peter became the breadwinner for his family at 11...

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Weekly Comment: Why I Won’t Be Going to Las Vegas

Thomas Hauser, a biographer of Muhammad Ali, the author of the forthcoming There Will Always Be Boxing (University of Arkansas, November 2017), and a frequent Irish America contributor hasn’t hidden his views of the upcoming boxing spectacle between the Dublin-born UFC fighter Conor McGregor and American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. He recently wrote a three part series on the...

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PwC’s Tim Ryan to Deliver Keynote Address at 20th Anniversary Irish America Wall Street 50 Awards

Irish America magazine will welcome PwC’s U.S. chairman and senior partner Tim Ryan as its keynote speaker at its special 20th anniversary Irish America Wall Street 50 Awards Dinner on October 11th at the St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan. Ryan, who assumed his current role last July, has quickly become one of the most significant executives for his unparalleled opening of a dialogue at PwC and with...

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