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
The Town Hall will present an encore performance of Judy Collins recreating her legendary 1964 New York City concert hall debut. Collins filmed the show onstage at The Town Hall and it will be available for On-Demand viewing for 72 hours beginning Friday, April 16th at 8:00 pm. The On-Demand video is available for purchase at The Town Hall.
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A RETURN TO HER LEGENDARY 1964 CONCERT
1944 - Major Charles Loring, Jr. On November 22, 1952 Major Charles Loring led a flight of four F-80s on an air support mission over North Korea. It was his 51st mission in Korea, for a total of 106 combat missions in two different wars, in two different decades, on two different continents, and it would be his last. His jet was hit by a shower of anti-aircraft fire during … [Read more...] about Proudly He Served
It is difficult to define or to encapsulate Judy Collins in under 2,000 words. Ironically though, perhaps just two words can provide an insight into this remarkable woman’s activism, career, and song choices: they are, “amazing grace.” Everything Judy has done in her long and varied life have shown ability, creativity, tenacity, and – grace. These two words also happen to be … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame: Judy Collins Singer, Songwriter, Social Activist
“Our focus is to create ladders of opportunity to help people get to the middle class through the construction trades. That's really why you do it.” – Sean McGarvey ℘℘℘ This year’s Hall of Fame honorees reflect the length and breadth of the Irish-American experience. They show us the extraordinary impact that the Irish have had in every aspect of American life – the … [Read more...] about First Word: Dreamers