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# Irish-American

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Larry Donnelly: My Boston community and I are praying for the people of Creeslough
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
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.
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Larry Donnelly: When politics is the business of an Irish-American political family
In the first chapter of his new book, Larry Donnelly describes how politics ran in the veins of his family.
Biden says he will 'create a roadmap to citizenship' for undocumented Irish
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
‘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
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'
My sense of humour and rose-tinted glasses are polished and ready, writes Matthew Conway.
Donald Trump has made March 'Irish-American Heritage Month'
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
“It seems you’ve forgotten true Irish pride.”
An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart'
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
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
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?
We have a lot in common.
11 things only Irish Americans will understand
It’s a tough life.
11 times America got Ireland all wrong
We need to talk.
Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day
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
He’s really Irish. And really liberal.
Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming
…and drops a few words as Gaeilge. Just because.
Irish gay groups unite against 'unacceptable' New York Paddy's Day parade
“This moment belongs to the Irish community, not a corporate sponsor.”
Larry Donnelly: 10 things I still just don’t get about Ireland
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 Maryland Governor wasn’t giving much away when 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
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’
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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'
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’
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
Apparently it’s an annual thing…
Bill Clinton to urge US business leaders: invest in Ireland
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
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
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
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
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
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
The New York mayor has said that he “did not mean to offend anyone” with a joke about drunk Irish people.