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# irish-america - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland'
# Column
# Column

Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland'

Mar 17th 2018, 9:30 AM 105,400 Views 146 Comments

Their Ireland is the Ireland their ancestors left, often untouched by the changes that have taken place since then, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# irish-america - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

Aug 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 29,815 Views 48 Comments

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

# irish-america - Sunday 5 March, 2017

High achievers, naturalised citizens and thousands of gaeilgeoirí: A breakdown of the Irish in America
# Heritage Month
# Heritage Month

High achievers, naturalised citizens and thousands of gaeilgeoirí: A breakdown of the Irish in America

Mar 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 11,718 Views 7 Comments

Ireland has one Dublin. The US has fifteen.

# irish-america - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334
# Washington
# Washington

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

May 17th 2016, 6:02 AM 29,381 Views 133 Comments

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

# irish-america - Sunday 3 January, 2016

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city
# Street Wars
# Street Wars

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:00 PM 48,647 Views 88 Comments

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

# irish-america - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Iron Mike Malloy: The Donegal man they tried nine times to kill
# Speakeasy Rasputin
# Speakeasy Rasputin

Iron Mike Malloy: The Donegal man they tried nine times to kill

Dec 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 55,802 Views 13 Comments

Greed, murder and whiskey: How an indestructible Irishman finally fell foul of New York City in the 1930s.

# irish-america - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

A breakthrough... Irish gay rights group to march in New York Paddy's Day parade
# Lavender And Green
# Lavender And Green

A breakthrough... Irish gay rights group to march in New York Paddy's Day parade

Sep 30th 2015, 6:30 AM 14,696 Views 159 Comments

“This is a stunning announcement, a marvellous moment.”

# irish-america - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors
# Pass The Hat
# Pass The Hat

Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:40 PM 30,593 Views 247 Comments

TheJournal.ie has obtained the latest donation statement from the party’s US fundraising branch (although that cash can’t be spent in Ireland).

# irish-america - Thursday 7 May, 2015

US police officer charged with biting a man's testicles during a fight outside an Irish pub
# Baltimore
# Baltimore

US police officer charged with biting a man's testicles during a fight outside an Irish pub

May 7th 2015, 4:53 PM 19,397 Views 32 Comments

A fight broke out when Corporal Michael Flaig was accused of “rubbing his buttocks” on a woman.

# irish-america - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Hillary: Bill granting Gerry Adams a visa helped lead to peace in Ireland
# Hall Of Fame
# Hall Of Fame

Hillary: Bill granting Gerry Adams a visa helped lead to peace in Ireland

Mar 17th 2015, 11:59 AM 7,278 Views 46 Comments

Clinton was speaking at her induction into the Irish America Hall of Fame.

# irish-america - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day
# The Battle Of Fifth Avenue
# The Battle Of Fifth Avenue

Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day

Mar 8th 2015, 10:00 AM 13,607 Views 133 Comments

“In their eyes, we can’t be Irish and queer. We can only be one or the other.”

# irish-america - Monday 2 March, 2015

Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves
# Taking A Stand
From The Daily Edge
# Taking A Stand

Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:20 PM 4,254 Views 4 Comments

He really doesn’t like those stereotyped drinking slogans.

# irish-america - Friday 12 September, 2014

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."
# Ancestors
# Ancestors

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."

Sep 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 8,307 Views 60 Comments

The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.

# irish-america - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades

Mar 15th 2014, 7:00 PM 30 Views 15 Comments

Boston native Larry Donnelly takes a look at the most prominent elements of 2014’s weekend-long celebrations in America’s most Irish city, and how they compare with what’s happening here.

# irish-america - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

9 shockin' notions these Americans have about Irish men and women
# Ah Heor
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Heor

9 shockin' notions these Americans have about Irish men and women

Jan 29th 2014, 2:24 PM 37,397 Views 23 Comments

Irish eyes are NOT smiling. Not even a little. Not even at all.

# irish-america - Monday 6 January, 2014

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston
# Mayor Walsh
# Mayor Walsh

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Jan 6th 2014, 10:05 PM 16,366 Views 20 Comments

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

# irish-america - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance"
# TRAVELLERS IN AMERICA
# TRAVELLERS IN AMERICA

Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance"

Aug 18th 2013, 8:45 AM 163,033 Views 69 Comments

Two secretive Traveller communities allowed a TV3 documentary-maker access recently. He found that after 200 years in the US, some of their traditions remain the same – while some are markedly different.

# irish-america - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 36 Views 6 Comments

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# irish-america - Monday 23 May, 2011

Connecticut university president tops list of Irish-Americans
# Top 100
# Top 100

Connecticut university president tops list of Irish-Americans

May 23rd 2011, 2:11 PM 943 Views 0 Comments

Irish America magazine names John L Lahey of Quinnipiac University as its top Irish-American of 2011. So who is he?