Sean Kelly remembers one of Ireland's most significant and revered poets. ℘℘℘ Ireland, from 1932 until 1973, was ruled by the eminently austere statesman Eamon de Valera, in cahoots with John Charles McQuaid, the outstandingly chaste Archbishop of Dublin. The former dreamed of “athletic youths, sturdy children and happy maidens, living the life that God desires that men should … [Read more...] about Patrick Kavanagh
“Being Irish means being the best you can be by making the most of what you’ve got. It’s about being loyal to your friends and family, sharing with them all the joys that make life worth living.” – Wall Street 50 Honoree Sean Kelly.
In the 1980s when Kathleen Lynch was making her way to Wall Street, Irish America was in its infancy. With little money and few staff, we all … [Read more...] about The First Word: Making the Most of
What You’ve Got
The first annual Inter-Continental Gaelic Athletic Association Youth Championships were held in Purchase, N.Y. at SUNY on July 24. G.A.A. fans from all over the U.S. attended. … [Read more...] about Inter-Continental Youth Championships
Under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement, 430 Republican and Loyalist prisoners jailed in the notorious "H blocks" have been released as the Maze Prison prepares to close. Only a handful remain who have been ruled ineligible for release because the organizations they belong to are not on the verifiable ceasefire list. These include members of the Continuity IRA, the Real … [Read more...] about News from Ireland:
“H Blocks” to Close