2018 Healthcare
and Life Sciences 50

Every year, Irish America magazine is proud to present the Healthcare and Life Sciences 50, a celebration of the works of the best Irish-born and Irish-American leaders in medical fields, that include medical care, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, research, development, and life sciences venture capital. This year’s awards dinner will take place on November 2 at the New...

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The 21st Annual Wall
Street 50 Gala Celebration

“We always try to evoke the spirit of the ancestors on occasions like this, and what better way to remember their journey and how they came to love An Talamh Nua – The New Land – than to have an immigrant sing a song written by another immigrant?” Thus began the 21st annual Wall Street 50 Gala Dinner, with co-founder Patricia Harty introducing Irish tenor Ciaran Sheehan to sing Irving...

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In Memoriam: Tom Moran
1952–2018

Tributes continue to pour in for Tom Moran, the former chairman and CEO of Mutual America, noted humanitarian, and peacemaker, who passed away at 65 on August 12 in New York City after a short illness. ℘℘℘ “I have learned with sadness of the passing of Tom Moran, a leader in the Irish community in America who will be greatly missed. In 2015, I presented Tom with a Presidential...

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A Man of the People:
Thomas J. Moran

The news of Tom Moran’s death just after midnight on Sunday, August 12, hit hard.  He is a great loss to the Irish, and larger community, where he was a giant supporter of everything – from arts and education, and peace in Northern Ireland – to bringing relief to troubled spots in around the globe. Tom, who was 65, had a long, successful career at Mutual of America, which he joined...

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Weekly Comment:
Following my Moral Compass

Martin Dempsey, retired United States Army general who served as the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, writes about leadership and finding the right path. ℘℘℘ In writing about leadership, I’ve described some of the things I keep on my desk to remind me what’s really important: a walnut box filled with the pictures of my fallen Soldiers engraved “Make It Matter,” a 4-inch...

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