Fitzpatrick Memorial Golf Tournament

The Eithne & Paddy Fitzpatrick Memorial Fund held its 25th Annual Golf Tournament in May at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club, one of the United States’ most prestigious golf courses, located in Scarborough, NY. Well-known hotelier John Fitzpatrick, pictured third from left in the above photo, founded the Eithne & Paddy Fitzpatrick Memorial Fund in 1993 in memory of his late parents to...

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Women of Concern Annual Luncheon

The Women of Concern Annual Luncheon was held on Thursday, June 21 at the Pierre Hotel, with two very worthy honorees, Aine Brazil, Vice Chairman of Thornton Tomasetti, and William Moore, Executive Director of the Eleanor Crook Foundation.  Aine, who was born in County Galway, is a leading structural engineer on such projects as the Hudson Yards development on the west side of...

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Irish Repertory Theatre Gala Honors

The Irish Repertory Theatre began its 30th-anniversary season honoring Tina Sainti Flaherty, the author, philanthropist, and businesswoman, at its annual gala on June 4 at the Town Hall in N.Y.C. Broadway stars, such as Jeremy Irons and Melissa Errico, backed by a live orchestra and a full chorus, celebrated the life and music of Alan Jay Lerner on the centenary of his birth, with long time...

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Power Women Meet Designing Irish

Irish America celebrated its 2018 Power Women in New York this spring with the induction of six phenomenal leaders of business, journalism, and politics. ℘℘℘ Irish America inducted six amazing women – three Irish-born and three Irish-American – into the magazine’s Power Women group on the morning of May 17. The gathering, at the Bank of Ireland Startlab in New York City, was co-hosted...

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Ireland’s Season of ReJoyce

For millions of people, June 16 is always an extraordinary day. On that day in 1904, Leopold Bloom made his epic journey through Dublin as described by James Joyce in Ulysses, one of the world’s most highly acclaimed modern novels. “Bloomsday” — the St. Patrick’s Day of literature — has become a tradition for Joyce enthusiasts all over the world. Nowhere is...

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