Looking back at Irish America’s premier issue we see that it set the tone for what was to come: a thorough investigation into what it means to be Irish American. Thirty-five years later, we are still answering that question and still pondering the answers. Enjoy these quotes compiled over 35 years. -The Irish America Team 1986 Tip O'Neill “Growing up as a youngster in … [Read more...] about 35 Years: 1985-2020
A new trophy has been added to the roster of college football trophies, only this one is different from the bowl game and rivalry cup trophies most Americans are familiar with, because this one will only be awarded in Dublin.
The Keough-Naughton trophy bears the names of two powerhouses of Irish America – Donald Keough, former head of Coca-Cola and the first inductee into the … [Read more...] about Weekly Comment:
Football Trophy Unveiled
On February 24, Donald Keough, an Irish American legend and a giant of the American business world, passed away in Atlanta. In his 88 years, from his humble upbringing to his role as the President and COO of Coca-Cola, one of the biggest companies in the world, Keough was a shining example of commitment to family and faith, hard work and determination. He was passionate about … [Read more...] about In Memoriam: Donald Keough Sept. 4, 1926 – Feb. 24, 2015
Following his retirement as president, COO and director of the Coca-Cola Company in 1993, Donald Keough became chairman of the board of Allen & Company Incorporated, a New York investment-banking firm. This year, Coca-Cola re-elected him to the post of director, making a change in their retirement policy. Keough has been a crucial member of the company since 1950. Keough … [Read more...] about Donald Keough
Irish America magazine and Financial Dynamics Business Communications co-hosted the 7th annual Wall Street 50 Awards at the Sky Club on Wednesday, July 14, 2004. Chairman of Allen & Co. Donald R. Keough was the keynote speaker and many noted Irish-American figures of the financial community attended. … [Read more...] about The Wall Street 50 Awards