Joseph R. Biden III 1969 – 2015 Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III, former Attorney General of Delaware and eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, died late May after fighting a long battle with brain cancer. He was 46. Biden was first diagnosed with brain cancer in August 2013 and an abscess was removed at the time. But this past May, he was admitted to the Walter Reed National … [Read more...] about Those We Lost
This week, a tragedy of national proportion befell Ireland and Irish America.
In the first morning hour of Tuesday, June 16th, a fourth floor balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, killing six Irish citizens, and critically injuring seven more who were standing on it at the time. Five of the dead were on short-term J-1 student work visas for the summer. The sixth was … [Read more...] about Weekly Comment:
Mourning the Berkeley Tragedy