Posts Tagged ‘Ireland’

The U.S. could learn from Ireland how to handle COVID-19

By Niall O’Dowd, Publisher Ireland appears to have done a remarkable job holding infection and death numbers down from the coronavirus..  As of Thursday, this week they had under 100 fatalities and 3,900 infections.  The experts had suggested the Irish would have 15,000 infected by the end of March with death numbers as high as 500. What have theyRead more..

Those We Lost: Denis Kelleher

Irish America lost a beloved one of our own in late November with the passing of Denis Kelleher, a Kerry-born powerhouse of a businessman. Over the course of his 80 years, Kelleher built two financial services firms from the ground up, raised a close-knit family of three with his wife Carol, and held fast toRead more..

Homeless Crisis as Economy Booms

℘℘℘ Ireland is a tale of two countries. While the economy is booming, the country is also facing the worst homelessness crisis in living memory, according to one of its leading homeless charities, Focus Ireland.There is now a record total of 9,689 people homeless, a number that includes more than 4,000 children.“The worrying thing aboutRead more..

Ireland: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Visit

℘℘℘ Tourism Ireland’s Executive Vice President, North America & Australia / NZ Alison Metcalfe, explains why Ireland is a unique travel destination, offering beautiful landscapes, a wealth of things to see and do, and a host of special events coming up in 2020. What’s the outlook for tourism from the US to Ireland – you’veRead more..

Kevin Kent

Kevin Kent is a shareholder in the Philadelphia law firm of Conrad O’Brien PC. He advises clients nationally on risk management in high legal exposure industries, identifying proactive steps to avoid litigation and defending them in litigation when it occurs. He represents companies and government entities in matters involving public funding and infrastructure, civil fraud,Read more..

Chuck Feeny

Chuck Feeney was never one for the limelight, but his selfless actions over the years have propelled him into it whether he liked it or not. In 1996, it emerged that he had donated over $600 million, a huge portion of his personal wealth, to create Atlantic Foundation, the fourth-largest philanthropic organization in the U.S.Read more..

Dark Ireland:
Images of a Lost World

The following is an extract from the foreword to Richard Fitzgerald’s stunning book of photographs taken in Ireland over the past 45 years. ℘℘℘ For more than forty years I have travelled the length and breadth of the land recording the beauty of Ireland and its people. I love the ever-changing light and the shadowsRead more..

“Forty Shades of Green” at 60

The iconic song about Ireland, written by country music legend Johnny Cash in 1969, is still popular today. ℘℘℘ When Cash visited Ireland in 1959, he was already a successful country musician, his hits including “Folsom Prison Blues” and “I Walk the Line.” He came to Ireland, though, as a tourist. He later explained hisRead more..

Dr. Kevin J. Tracey: Inventing the Future of Medicine

Dr. Kevin J. Tracey, president & CEO of the Feinstein Institutes, is a trailblazer in the neuroscience of immunity, bioelectronic medicine, and unlocking the secrets of the brain. ℘℘℘ For those of us fortunate enough to walk and run with ease, it’s hard to imagine living with chronic joint pain and swelling that makes everyRead more..

Weekly Comment: House of Waterford Crystal Celebrates One-Millionth Visitor

  August 19th marked a historic day for the House of Waterford Crystal as they welcomed their one-millionth visitor, Gladys Aycock from North Carolina, to their headquarters in Waterford city, Ireland. After booking a tour of the factory on her first trip to Ireland’s east coast, Gladys was greeted with a VIP reception upon herRead more..