Memorial Day: The Sullivan Brothers As the United States mourns the many fallen military personnel who have served the nation, Irish America remembers the Sullivan brothers who died during World War II. All five brothers had been serving aboard the USS Juneau when it was torpedoed by the Japanese on November 13, 1942. The brothers perished in the attack during the naval battle … [Read more...] about News Roundup May 28, 2022
"My grandfather left Ireland for a future in America full of hope and promise. He would be thrilled to see his granddaughter return to these shores as the US Ambassador. It is a dream come true.” – Claire Cronin in her Welcome Video after being appointed U.S. Ambassador to Ireland We are rolling out our Green Button restart campaign in the United States right now – … [Read more...] about Quote Unquote
Cautious Optimism for Irish Tourism The Irish tourism industry is hoping the election of proud Irish American Joe Biden lends a boost to a sector of the economy sorely hurting due to the COVID pandemic. Experts are cautiously optimistic that a variety of factors have come together which will allow the multi-billion-dollar industry to slowly recover in 2021. One important … [Read more...] about Hibernia: News
Niall O’Dowd writes of the authentic nature of the soon to be president. The first time I met Joe Biden was in 1987 when he was a young senator considering his first presidential run, and Irish America was a new publication. He was a subscriber to the magazine, and he readily agreed to an in-person interview. We sat down in his office in Washington, D.C., and what … [Read more...] about The Man Who Will be President
By Niall O'Dowd, Publisher
Irish America and President Joe Biden urgently need to reach out to unionism and loyalism in Northern Ireland to help bring political stability and repeat the success of the Clinton/Irish-America axis from the early 1990s.
In the throes of the Brexit crisis, Biden is the one outside player who could make a profound difference, just as Bill Clinton … [Read more...] about Why Biden Should Appoint a
U.S. Envoy to Northern Ireland