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# irish-american - Saturday 16 March, 2019

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.

# irish-american - Saturday 2 June, 2018

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'

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

# irish-american - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

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”.

# irish-american - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

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

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.”

# irish-american - Friday 17 March, 2017

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.

# irish-american - Sunday 12 March, 2017

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.

# irish-american - Friday 30 December, 2016

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.

# irish-american - Sunday 4 September, 2016

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

We have a lot in common.

# irish-american - Sunday 28 August, 2016

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

11 things only Irish Americans will understand

It’s a tough life.

# irish-american - Sunday 17 April, 2016

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

11 times America got Ireland all wrong

We need to talk.

# irish-american - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

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.

# irish-american - Saturday 30 May, 2015

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

He’s really Irish. And really liberal.

# irish-american - Friday 19 September, 2014

Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming

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

# irish-american - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

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

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

# irish-american - Monday 28 July, 2014

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.

# irish-american - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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.

# irish-american - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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.

# irish-american - Friday 14 March, 2014

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.

# irish-american - Thursday 13 March, 2014

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.

# irish-american - Monday 10 March, 2014

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.

# irish-american - Saturday 8 March, 2014

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.

# irish-american - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

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

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 - Friday 6 September, 2013

Irish-American returns to Ireland to seek his fortune

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

# irish-american - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

'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 - Thursday 13 June, 2013

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

# irish-american - Monday 5 November, 2012

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.

# irish-american - Friday 2 March, 2012

Barack O'Bama launches Irish-American Heritage Month

Apparently it’s an annual thing…

# irish-american - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

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.

# irish-american - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

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.

# irish-american - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser Nch

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.

# irish-american - Monday 11 July, 2011

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 - Monday 27 June, 2011

Irish-American cop helped nab 'Whitey' Bulger

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

# irish-american - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# irish-american - Monday 23 May, 2011

Connecticut university president tops list of Irish-Americans Top 100 This post contains images

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?

# irish-american - Friday 11 February, 2011

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.