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 award by Irish America magazine at a luncheon on Thursday, June...

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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...

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Huston Meets Joyce

In commemoration of James Joyce’s birthday on February 2nd, we bring you a John Huston interview from the set of what would be his last movie, The Dead, from Joyce’s short story. ℘℘℘ “Was it good for you?” asked the legendary director, John Huston, his distinctive voice bellowing across the sound stage. “Fine, perfect,” replied assistant director Tommy Shaw, a stout,...

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