Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for helping Irish companies export to international markets, announced on June 12 that its clients recorded export sales of €22.71 billion in 2017, representing a seven-percent increase since 2016. This is the highest level of export sales recorded in the history of the agency, and the eighth consecutive yearRead more..
In other TV news, Showtime’s Ray Donovan – starring Liev Schreiber as a South Boston Irish fixer relocated to the West Coast – will soon begin filming its sixth season. The show will actually be returning to its roots, in a way, with the Donovan clan heading back east, setting up shop in New YorkRead more..
The Irish humanitarian aid agency Concern hosted its second annual Women of Concern Luncheon at the Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Plaza on June 17. The event honors women of accomplishment in both the developed and developing world. ♦
Mick, the Kerry blue terrier, stole the prize silver dog dish when he won the coveted Best in Show prize at the 127th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 11. Mick won over the 10,000-strong crowd at Madison Square Garden with his Irish charm and good looks, as his owner Marilu Hansen of NewRead more..