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# irish-americans - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'I've worked 3, 4 jobs... washing cars, walking dogs': Wexford man Fawsitt thriving on American dream
# US Rugby
From The42
# US Rugby

'I've worked 3, 4 jobs... washing cars, walking dogs': Wexford man Fawsitt thriving on American dream

Mar 11th 2018, 9:30 AM 17,211 Views 1 Comment

A product of Greystones and Blackrock, the hooker helped the US Eagles win a Grand Slam last weekend.

# irish-americans - 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 28,702 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-americans - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: 'It's time Irish people stood up against racism. We were the terrorists at one time'
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: 'It's time Irish people stood up against racism. We were the terrorists at one time'

Mar 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,175 Views 129 Comments

It is our responsibility to speak truth to power. If it doesn’t happen in the White House, it’ll happen in The Riverside Church NYC tomorrow, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# irish-americans - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Dubliner AJ MacGinty landed a late drop-goal to give USA victory over Canada
# Irish-Americans
From The42
# Irish-Americans

Dubliner AJ MacGinty landed a late drop-goal to give USA victory over Canada

Aug 4th 2015, 8:45 PM 8,667 Views 0 Comments

It’s a long way from Blackrock to British Columbia, but MacGinty looked at home last night.

# irish-americans - 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 30,564 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-americans - Saturday 31 January, 2015

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen
# Look Familiar?
# Look Familiar?

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Jan 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 15,044 Views 10 Comments

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

# irish-americans - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

This Irish-American could be the biggest obstacle to Hilary Clinton being US President
# Luck Of The Irish
# Luck Of The Irish

This Irish-American could be the biggest obstacle to Hilary Clinton being US President

Oct 29th 2014, 2:14 PM 14,006 Views 33 Comments

Martin O’Malley has again hinted that he may run for the Democratic nomination.

# irish-americans - Friday 4 July, 2014

7 intense feelings Irish people have about America
# Independence Day
From The Daily Edge
# Independence Day

7 intense feelings Irish people have about America

Jul 4th 2014, 1:00 PM 26,833 Views 47 Comments

AMERICA! (F*CK YEAH!)

# irish-americans - 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 16,347 Views 20 Comments

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

# irish-americans - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Two Irish American men fight it out to become Boston’s next mayor
# Boston Mayoral Elections
# Boston Mayoral Elections

Two Irish American men fight it out to become Boston’s next mayor

Nov 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,855 Views 26 Comments

Two Irish American white Catholic left to centre progressive men are the front runners in the Boston mayoral election which takes place today.

# irish-americans - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Enda Kenny phones US radio show... and gets hung up on
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

Enda Kenny phones US radio show... and gets hung up on

Jan 4th 2012, 8:27 AM 8,238 Views 80 Comments

Enda was just trying to wish listeners of Irish Radio a happy new year – but producers thought it was a prank.

# irish-americans - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger

Jun 23rd 2011, 12:10 PM 4,180 Views 0 Comments

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was captured last night after 16 years on the run. But how did the Irish-American mobster become such a notorious figure?

# irish-americans - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Taoiseach launches online portal for famous Irish goods
# Good News
# Good News

Taoiseach launches online portal for famous Irish goods

May 12th 2011, 9:03 PM 1,846 Views 14 Comments

The new online portal for Irish made crafts and goods was launched today and is aimed at the vast Irish diaspora.

# irish-americans - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

Elderly Irish-Americans to be catalogued in new 'census'
# Gallagher Initiative
# Gallagher Initiative

Elderly Irish-Americans to be catalogued in new 'census'

Oct 19th 2010, 1:54 PM 356 Views 0 Comments

‘The Gallagher Initiative’, named after an elderly man who was dead for a week before being discovered, begins next week.