Posts Tagged ‘New York’

What Are You Like?:
Kristen Shaughnessy

℘℘℘ A NY1 television reporter since 1995, Kristen Shaughnessy says the best part of her job is meeting New Yorkers from all walks of life. Wherever in the five boroughs the story takes her, she feels privileged to share the stories of her fellow New Yorkers. Kristen graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. inRead more..

Paul Gallen

Born and bred in Dublin, Ireland, Paul Gallen is the general manager of Pier Sixty LLC at Chelsea Piers, a collection of three of New York’s premier event venues located on the Hudson River well known for their high quality hospitality. He has been responsible for the day-to-day management of this multivenue catering and eventsRead more..

Tony Dunne

Tony is Bank of Ireland’s U.S. Country Manager; he joined the bank in 2011 after moving to New York.Bank of Ireland operates a Corporate Banking and Markets and Treasury business in the U.S. through its branch in Stamford, C.T., and representative offices in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Its NYC Innovation Lab supports theRead more..

The Last Irish Saloon

An old-time bar in Brooklyn, Farrell’s has served as a community center since the 1930s, and is the last marker of what was once a thriving Irish neighborhood. ℘℘℘ Farrell’s Bar, on the corner of 16th Street and 9th Avenue in Brooklyn, has been in the same location in Windsor Terrace since 1933. It wasRead more..

Hall of Fame: NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill

“Jimmy’s not just a cop’s cop. He’s a New Yorker’s New Yorker.” When it comes to James O’Neill, New York City’s 43rd and current police commissioner, those words by Chirlane McCray, the wife of N.Y.C. Mayor Bill de Blasio, could not be more spot-on. A more fitting NYPD commissioner couldn’t be found in Central Casting.Read more..

GAA in the USA

The passion, competition, and camaraderie of supporters and players of Gaelic games were on display at the USGAA Finals in Philadelphia over Labor Day Weekend. ℘℘℘ September is traditionally the last month of the GAA season as the best of the best in Ireland play each other in the All-Ireland Finals. September is also theRead more..

The Hoboken Guards
Take Senior Hurling Trophy

The Hoboken Guards of Hoboken, New Jersey won their first New York Senior Hurling Championship in August in New York’s Gaelic Park. They beat Tipperary New York by two goals and 29 points (2-29) to Tipperary’s two goals and 24 points (2-24.) (Each goal counts for three points. A point is scored over the bar.)Read more..

The Apple of Molly’s Eye

Molly Shannon, husband Fritz Chestnut, and one-year-old daughter Stella pose at the Big Apple Fest exhibit ar the Orchard Gallery in New York City in October. The first annual Fest planted 300 fiberglass apples around the city. After two months on the streets, the apples, painted by artists from around the world, were sold atRead more..

New York’s Grand Marshal

When Thomas Gleason, 79, leads the St. Patrick’s Day Parade up Fifth Avenue he will be following in his father’s footsteps. His father, the late Thomas W. “Teddy” Gleason, was Grand Marshal in 1983. A World War II veteran, Thomas Gleason joined the Marines at the end of 1941. He served in the Marshall IslandsRead more..

America’s Top Cop

As Police Commissioner Ray Kelly rolls through the streets of Manhattan in the back seat of a black SUV he is fed a steady stream of information by his detail detective who rides shotgun. On this cold fall day there is the usual assortment of New York mayhem to report; a decomposed body has beenRead more..