Paul Boskind:
A Man and his Castle

Paul Boskind, Ph’D is a psychologist, Chief Executive Officer, national LGBTQ activist, philanthropist, and Tony Award-winning producer and owner of a castle in Ireland. ℘℘℘ Paul Boskind couldn’t have picked a better time to visit Ireland. As he checked into the Fitzwilliam Hotel, the desk clerk warned, “It’s going to be crazy here tomorrow.  It’s the...

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First Word: The Dreamer of Dreams

“We are the music makers / And we are the dreamers of dreams, / Wandering by lone sea-breakers, / And sitting by desolate streams; / World-losers and world-forsakers, / On whom the pale moon gleams: / Yet we are the movers and shakers / Of the world for ever, it seems. – “The Music Makers” by Arthur O’Shaughnessy ℘℘℘ Welcome to our annual Business 100 issue....

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Fighting Poverty and Climate Change

℘℘℘ Global poverty and climate change can be averted by 2030. That’s according to Declan Kelly, a businessman from Portroe in Tipperary. Speaking on Ireland’s Late, Late Show in November, Kelly outlined “Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream,“ which aims to do just that. The United Nations has 17 global goals for sustainable development and Kelly is focusing on three of...

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Irish Eye on Hollywood

BALDWIN IS SOON TO ARRIVE BACK ON IRISH SHORES ℘℘℘ A slew of Irish talent, from both sides of the Atlantic, is having a homecoming of sorts to shoot a comic thriller – with feminist undertones – set in Ireland. Irish actors Dylan Moran and Colm Meaney are teaming up with Irish American Alec Baldwin, as well as Brits Olivia Cooke, Daryl McCormack, and Ben Hardy to shoot Pixie,...

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Gleeson soon to take on the Metamorphosis of Donald Trump

℘℘℘ Irish actor Brendan Gleeson better get ready to spend some time in the make-up chair, to achieve a certain orange hue. Gleeson has signed on to play President Donald Trump in a forthcoming TV miniseries based on the book A Higher Loyalty by former FBI director James Comey.  Further details are still sketchy, with reports suggesting that the series might air on Showtime, or the...

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