Pete Hamill was inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame in March 2016. In his acceptance remarks, printed here, he talks about being "an alloy," and what he owes to other cultures. Like all the others here in this room—not simply the people winning awards but all of us-- I could not be here without the help of others, especially Anne Devlin from Madrid Street in the … [Read more...] about Pete Hamill in His Own Words
If asked for a single word that accurately and completely sums up Pete Hamill’s career, there is only one answer – writer. His genre? Just about everything – novels, short stories, history, biography, memoir, magazine features, newspaper columns, television pilots, adapted film scripts, Bob Dylan liner notes. At his core though, he is a newsman, and it is this journalistic … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame: Pete Hamill
Irish America magazine will present President Bill Clinton with a Lifetime Achievement Award and induct astronaut Eileen Collins, General Martin Dempsey, Pete Hamill, Edward Kenney to Irish America Hall of Fame.
President Bill Clinton will receive a Lifetime Achievement award from Irish America magazine March 30th, at the 2016 Irish America Hall of Fame and Special … [Read more...] about Weekly Comment:
Announcing the 2016
Irish America Hall of Fame
New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House (GIH) honored McGraw Hill Financial’s Ted Smyth and writer Peter Quinn at its annual gala in February. Smyth, honored for his life-long commitment to building Irish and American business relationships, received the Lewis L. Glucksman Leadership award. The award is named for the late financier who, along with his wife, Loretta, … [Read more...] about NYU Celebrating Irish Studies
On Monday, October 20th, 2014, Irish American Writers and Artists Inc. honored Pete Hamill with the Eugene O'Neill Lifetime Achievement Award. The event was held at the Manhattan Club just north of Times Square. Among those in attendance were Hamill's wife, the Japanese journalist Fukiko Aoki; actor Brian Dennehy; singer Judy Collins; New York State Governor Andrew … [Read more...] about “Scones for Pete Hamill”