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The Actress Who
Reached 7th Heaven

Better known as Annie Camden on 7th Heaven, Irish-American actress Catherine Hicks talks about the differences between the show she stars in and the bulk of popular television programming. A good-humored mother in real life, Hicks shares her opinions about the modern family and working in the bizarre land of Hollywood. ℘℘℘ Despite the strongRead more..

Irish American of the Year: Michael Flatley

For what he has done for the world of Irish dance, Irish America is proud to honor Michael Flatley as our Irish American of the Year. Flatley talked to Debbie McGoldrick about his extraordinary journey and what’s next on the cards. ℘℘℘ It’s hard to remember the days when Irish stepdancing wasn’t in vogue, whenRead more..

Hibernia: Passings

John Cardinal O’Connor (1920-2000) Cardinal John O’Connor, the archbishop of the New York Archdiocese, died on May 3 at the age of 80 at his residence in New York City. The cause was cardiopulmonary arrest, a result of his battle with brain cancer. With his passing, the Vatican lost a powerful spokesman and Irish AmericaRead more..

Baltimore’s Pied Piper

New Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley is renewing this harbor city’s long Irish ties not only by his stunning election in a predominantly African-American city but also as leader of the area’s most popular Celtic rock band, O’Malley’s March. Brimming with knowledge of Irish history and rebel song, the 37-year-old former lawyer and city councilman wasRead more..