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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Our Summer Reading List

FICTION Every Breath You Take By Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke Every Breath You Take, by Mary Higgins Clark. The latest thriller and newest undertaking in the Under Suspicion series by Mary Higgins Clark, co-authored with Alafair Burke, shows that the author’s talent for weaving an intense, fast-paced suspense story has not diminished in the slightest over the course of her career. The...

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Bridgewater Associates’ Eileen Murray to Deliver Keynote at Irish America Wall Street 50

Irish America Magazine will welcome Eileen K. Murray, Co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, as keynote speaker at the 21st Irish America Wall Street 50 Awards Dinner, taking place on Wednesday, September 26th at the New York Yacht Club. Ms. Murray has over two decades of Wall Street experience, having held senior leadership roles at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse...

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The Boyne and Aughrim

How the Battle of the Boyne, celebrated annually on July 12 in Northern Ireland by Ulster loyalist marching bands, and the Battle of Aughrim changed Ireland’s religious and political infrastructure so much that we still see its effects nearly 330 years later.     ℘℘℘ On July 1, 1690, in Oldbridge, County Meath, the Battle of the Boyne took place between William of Orange, the recently...

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