Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Attends U.S. Talks Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Simon Coveney attended a series of meetings in Washington D.C. and Boston this week. Topics of discussion included the Transatlantic relationship between Ireland and the U.S., the Northern Ireland Protocol, and Ireland's response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ahead of his … [Read more...] about News Roundup April 30, 2022
Boston Irish Fight Today's Famines After building a $1 million memorial park last year to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Irish Famine, Boston's Irish community is turning its attention toward people suffering from contemporary famines throughout the world. A proposed Irish Famine Institute that blends social activism and academic research is currently in the … [Read more...] about Hibernia: Famine Diary
Pictured above: The Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts Fifty-Fourth Regiment is a bronze relief sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
You aren't in Boston long before realizing what an Irish city it is: Logan Airport, Callahan Tunnel, the McCormack, Kennedy, Moakley and O'Neill federal buildings, plus numerous parks, boulevards and squares honoring Irish … [Read more...] about Landmarks Tell The
Boston Irish Story
Fenway Park, the hallowed ground of the Boston Red Sox, was taken over by Irish players wielding sticks in what has been described as the world’s fastest game played on grass, on November 18. It was the third time in four years that the Park played host to the Fenway Hurling Classic. Fans of Ireland’s national game came from across the states to watch the action as four teams … [Read more...] about Fenway’s Hurling Classic
With ingenuity, a lot of talent, and a passion for cooking, Barbara Lynch rose from cooking for the priests in her Southie neighborhood to one of the top chefs and restaurateurs in the country.
“Seven minutes and a world away” is how Boston chef Barbara Lynch describes the two places she has straddled in her life: one fancy, expensive and tasteful, the other unadorned, … [Read more...] about Barbara Lynch:
Cooking for the City She Loves