Irish Eye on Hollywood: Kelly on the Silver Screen

Oscar winner Charlize Theron will reportedly star as Irish American TV personality Megyn Kelly in an upcoming film about big egos and allegations of sexual misconduct at Fox News.  At the center of the film are allegations against Fox CEO and chairman Roger Ailes, who as the Hollywood Reporter put it, “was forced to resign in 2016 when a host of accusations of sexual misconduct surfaced, with...

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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:
Remembering J.P. Donleavy
(1926 – 2017)

J.P. Donleavy, the Irish American novelist and playwright who penned The Ginger Man, which was initially turned away by over 45 publishers for its sexual obscenity but eventually sold more than 45 million copies and became considered a modern cult classic, died on September 11 in a hospital near his Mullingar, Co. Westmeath home. He was 91 years old. Donleavy wrote more than a dozen Dublin-based...

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David O’Malley

David O’Malley is the president and chief operating officer for the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and has overall responsibility for all of the company’s operating areas, which ensures a seamless experience for both producers and clients. Dave joined Penn Mutual’s Investment Department in 1994 and his extensive knowledge in the investment field enabled him to build a highly...

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Photos from Irish America’s 2015 Business 100

On December 3, 2015, Irish America magazine celebrated the 30th Anniversary Business 100 in New York City with Keynote Speaker Jim Clerkin, President and CEO of Moët Hennessy North America. Michael Flatley, Irish-American stepdancer, choreographer and musician, who is currently on Broadway in Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Game, was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for his artistic...

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