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# irish-american - This year 2022

Larry Donnelly: My Boston community and I are praying for the people of Creeslough
# Irish-American
# Irish-American

Larry Donnelly: My Boston community and I are praying for the people of Creeslough

Oct 15th 2022, 8:30 PM 16,162 Views 1 Comment

Our columnist says he couldn’t focus on anything else all week, as the country and long-distance relatives abroad offer support to the people of Donegal.

Larry Donnelly: 'Don't wear tweed caps' - advice for Americans in Ireland on St Patrick’s Day
# Going Green
# Going Green

Larry Donnelly: 'Don't wear tweed caps' - advice for Americans in Ireland on St Patrick’s Day

Mar 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 45,937 Views 26 Comments

From patiently waiting for a pint to settle to accepting everyone will be late, our American columnist has some advice for his countrymen visiting Ireland.

# irish-american - Last year 2021

Larry Donnelly: When politics is the business of an Irish-American political family
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Larry Donnelly: When politics is the business of an Irish-American political family

Oct 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,760 Views 0 Comments

In the first chapter of his new book, Larry Donnelly describes how politics ran in the veins of his family.

# irish-american - All time

Biden says he will 'create a roadmap to citizenship' for undocumented Irish
# Presidential Campaign
# Presidential Campaign

Biden says he will 'create a roadmap to citizenship' for undocumented Irish

Oct 18th 2020, 8:15 AM 32,652 Views 52 Comments

The Democratic nominee said he will ensure there will be no US-UK trade deal if Brexit puts the Good Friday Agreement at risk.

Opinion: In many ways St Patrick's Day is an Irish American festival
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In many ways St Patrick's Day is an Irish American festival

Mar 16th 2019, 8:30 PM 14,242 Views 48 Comments

‘Maybe this St Patrick’s Day we should concede ownership of our patron saint and accept that we have been sharing him with America for centuries’, writes Robbie Smyth.

Opinion: The Irish American community is still an influential force in US politics
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The Irish American community is still an influential force in US politics

Mar 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,161 Views 6 Comments

A recent book claims that the Irish American influence in Washington is waning but top politicians wouldn’t still be rolling out the green carpet if it was, writes Larry Donnelly.

Column: 'Some 90 years after my maternal grandparents left Ireland, I am returning'

Column: 'Some 90 years after my maternal grandparents left Ireland, I am returning'

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 34,133 Views 20 Comments

My sense of humour and rose-tinted glasses are polished and ready, writes Matthew Conway.

Donald Trump has made March 'Irish-American Heritage Month'
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Donald Trump has made March 'Irish-American Heritage Month'

Feb 28th 2018, 8:42 PM 24,010 Views 94 Comments

The White House said that it was “no wonder that American art, business, and public life are marked by Irish names and symbols”.

Everyone is taking the piss out of this Irish-American's angry comment on what it means to be Irish
# Iresplaining
From The Daily Edge
# Iresplaining

Everyone is taking the piss out of this Irish-American's angry comment on what it means to be Irish

Jun 6th 2017, 12:16 PM 29,762 Views 5 Comments

“It seems you’ve forgotten true Irish pride.”

An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart'
# Opinion
# Opinion

An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart'

Mar 17th 2017, 7:30 PM 894 Views 35 Comments

Ireland is gloriously beautiful but it’s the people who helped me heal after losing my husband, writes Kathleen Maloney.

Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit

Mar 12th 2017, 9:46 AM 10,834 Views 91 Comments

Kenny said he would be raising the issue with Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

Trump looks set to to appoint the son of a Kennedy adviser as ambassador to Ireland
# Brian Burns
# Brian Burns

Trump looks set to to appoint the son of a Kennedy adviser as ambassador to Ireland

Dec 30th 2016, 8:08 PM 13,478 Views 19 Comments

The US president-elect told a New York Times reporter he intends to nominate Brian Burns.

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish-American relations?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish-American relations?

Sep 4th 2016, 9:45 AM 24,186 Views 19 Comments

We have a lot in common.

11 things only Irish Americans will understand
# No Honestly Im Irish
From The Daily Edge
# No Honestly Im Irish

11 things only Irish Americans will understand

Aug 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,898 Views 10 Comments

It’s a tough life.

11 times America got Ireland all wrong
# Ah Lads
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Lads

11 times America got Ireland all wrong

Apr 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 21,826 Views 8 Comments

We need to talk.

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day
# New York
# New York

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:30 PM 24,977 Views 16 Comments

The Irish-American has filed a legal complaint with the NYC Human Right Commission.

This Irish-American is running for President of the US - here's what you need to know
# Irish Takeover
# Irish Takeover

This Irish-American is running for President of the US - here's what you need to know

May 30th 2015, 3:42 PM 27,197 Views 84 Comments

He’s really Irish. And really liberal.

Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming
# Marty Bucks
# Marty Bucks

Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming

Sep 19th 2014, 8:53 AM 12,423 Views 17 Comments

…and drops a few words as Gaeilge. Just because.

Irish gay groups unite against 'unacceptable' New York Paddy's Day parade
# Not Good Enough
# Not Good Enough

Irish gay groups unite against 'unacceptable' New York Paddy's Day parade

Sep 9th 2014, 9:35 AM 16,310 Views 141 Comments

“This moment belongs to the Irish community, not a corporate sponsor.”

Larry Donnelly: 10 things I still just don’t get about Ireland
# Transatlantic
# Transatlantic

Larry Donnelly: 10 things I still just don’t get about Ireland

Jul 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,385 Views 90 Comments

I love this country as much as where I was born, but there are some things I just can’t my head around.

Meet Martin O'Malley, the Irish-American who could be the next US President
# The Governor
# The Governor

Meet Martin O'Malley, the Irish-American who could be the next US President

Apr 24th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,720 Views 43 Comments

The Maryland Governor wasn’t giving much away when TheJournal.ie asked him if he’ll be looking to succeed Barack Obama in two years’ time, but we did a learn a bit about his genuine Irish roots.

Column: 'I felt an immediate kinship' – my journey of discovery in Ireland
# Home And Away
# Home And Away

Column: 'I felt an immediate kinship' – my journey of discovery in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 287 Views 24 Comments

My father often mentioned that I might go to visit Ireland, the land of our ancestors one day. It never occurred to me that I actually would, writes Kathleen Maloney.

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’

Mar 14th 2014, 10:15 PM 9,302 Views 63 Comments

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald held meetings with US politicians at Capitol Hill in Washington DC on the issue.

Taoiseach awards St. Patrick’s Day science medal to Irish scientist
# Irish-American
# Irish-American

Taoiseach awards St. Patrick’s Day science medal to Irish scientist

Mar 13th 2014, 7:49 PM 7,217 Views 6 Comments

An Irish-American technology development partnership was also announced today with the INFANT Centre in Cork.

Column: What does it mean to be an Irish American today?
# Community Spirit
# Community Spirit

Column: What does it mean to be an Irish American today?

Mar 10th 2014, 8:05 PM 1,874 Views 32 Comments

It’s not a political bond or a business bond that binds Ireland and the US – it’s a bond between people, writes Sean Dunne.

Column: A tribute to Margaret Hinchey, one of Ireland's most remarkable daughters
# International Women’s Day
# International Women’s Day

Column: A tribute to Margaret Hinchey, one of Ireland's most remarkable daughters

Mar 8th 2014, 12:00 PM 299 Views 9 Comments

Irish immigrant, suffragette and labour leader Margaret Hinchey resisted a society which treated her as a should-be-mother first, a woman second and as a human last, writes Liam Hogan.

Looks like this city won't have a St Patrick's Day Parade for the third year in a row
# Shamrocky Relationship
From The Daily Edge
# Shamrocky Relationship

Looks like this city won't have a St Patrick's Day Parade for the third year in a row

Jan 14th 2014, 6:40 PM 4,932 Views 0 Comments

The bitter dispute about Paddy’s Day celebrations in Hoboken, New Jersey is now snaking into it’s third year.

Irish-American returns to Ireland to seek his fortune
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# Sponsored By

Irish-American returns to Ireland to seek his fortune

Sep 6th 2013, 6:39 PM 33,723 Views 56 Comments

The 72-year-old man is looking to strike gold in the Wicklow Mountains.

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial
# Boston
# Boston

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial

Jul 9th 2013, 7:51 PM 11,183 Views 19 Comments

Kevin Weeks – who rose through the ranks of Bulger’s organisation – has detailed three killings he says the crime boss carried out personally in the 1980s.

Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'
# Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger

Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'

Jun 13th 2013, 8:42 AM 11,881 Views 23 Comments

A court has heard opening arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob kingpin who is charged with 19 murders and numerous other offences

Column: ‘The Irish-American vote may well decide the outcome of this election’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘The Irish-American vote may well decide the outcome of this election’

Nov 5th 2012, 7:30 PM 447 Views 32 Comments

Irish-American voters are still a vibrant political entity and are important in the race for the White House, writes Larry Donnelly.

Barack O'Bama launches Irish-American Heritage Month
# IS FÉIDIR LINN
# IS FÉIDIR LINN

Barack O'Bama launches Irish-American Heritage Month

Mar 2nd 2012, 5:07 PM 4,733 Views 28 Comments

Apparently it’s an annual thing…

Bill Clinton to urge US business leaders: invest in Ireland
# Green Jersey
# Green Jersey

Bill Clinton to urge US business leaders: invest in Ireland

Feb 7th 2012, 10:37 AM 2,302 Views 22 Comments

The former US president will hold a special event in New York on Thursday aimed at urging key business people to help out Ireland’s economy. Enda Kenny, Eamon Gilmore and Richard Bruton will all attend.

New law could allow 10,000 Irish a year work in America
# Emigration
# Emigration

New law could allow 10,000 Irish a year work in America

Dec 13th 2011, 2:26 PM 6,849 Views 42 Comments

A US Senator is proposing a bill today which would grant work visas to thousands of Irish people every year.

National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser
# Nch
# Nch

National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser

Oct 12th 2011, 1:00 PM 481 Views 0 Comments

James Galway to host black-tie gala concert and dinner at the Lincoln Centre – the first such event on US soil in the NCH’s 30-year history.

Column: Why the Irish abroad threaten the status quo
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why the Irish abroad threaten the status quo

Jul 11th 2011, 12:43 PM 208 Views 59 Comments

US-based Irish publisher Niall O’Dowd says the Diaspora represents a financial, tourism and cultural juggernaut and yet is treated with ambivalence and disrespect – and its members made to feel less than Irish.

Irish-American cop helped nab 'Whitey' Bulger
# Whitey
# Whitey

Irish-American cop helped nab 'Whitey' Bulger

Jun 27th 2011, 9:08 AM 760 Views 7 Comments

The notorious Irish-American gangster was arrested last week following the sterling work of another Irish-American.

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 962 Views 0 Comments

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

Bloomberg apologises over 'inebriated' Irish comments
# Bloomberg
# Bloomberg

Bloomberg apologises over 'inebriated' Irish comments

Feb 11th 2011, 2:47 PM 2,442 Views 0 Comments

The New York mayor has said that he “did not mean to offend anyone” with a joke about drunk Irish people.