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Ray O'Hanlon

Ray O’Hanlon is Editor of the Irish Echo. A graduate of University College Dublin, he has been a journalist for more than four decades and is a published author, his latest book being “Unintended Consequences: The Story Of Irish Immigration To The U.S. And How America’s Door Was Closed To The Irish” (www.MerrionPress.ie).

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Schumer Says No Return To Hard Border
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Schumer Says No Return To Hard Border
Senator Charles Schumer was in full Hibernian mode. The Senate Majority leader told an overflow crowd at the Bronx County Ancient Order of Hibernia...
Hochul Wins, Makes History
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Hochul Wins, Makes History
Kathy Hochul has made history by becoming the first woman elected governor of New York. The Associated Press had called the race for Hochul early W...
Laura Kavanagh Appointed NY Fire Commissioner
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Laura Kavanagh Appointed NY Fire Commissioner
Laura Kavanagh made history Friday when she was sworn in as New York City's Fire Commissioner. Kavanagh is the 34th commissioner in the FDNY's hist...
NYC Parade’s John Dunleavy dead at 83
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NYC Parade’s John Dunleavy dead at 83
John Dunleavy, who for years ran the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade with a strong hand and what some admired as an unbending resolve in the face...
Presidential Award for Orlaith and Ciaran Staunton
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Presidential Award for Orlaith and Ciaran Staunton
Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, has announced the recipients of the Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish A...
Two Sides Now Heard in Museum Dispute
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Two Sides Now Heard in Museum Dispute
There has been a response to the challenge. In recent days a group going by the name of Ireland's Great Hunger Bord has challenged the moving of Ir...
Calvary Ceremony for Catalpa Men
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Calvary Ceremony for Catalpa Men
Like the voyage of the Catalpa itself, the campaign to fully and properly commemorate those rescued by the iconic ship has been a lengthy one. But ...
Hibernians Urge Appointment of U.S. Envoy
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Hibernians Urge Appointment of U.S. Envoy
The Ancient Order of Hibernians is urging the appointment of a U.S. Special Envoy to the peace and political process saying it would be an embarras...
'Beer Run' Now Running
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'Beer Run' Now Running
It's been a long pour. First the book then the planned movie. Covid was no help. But, at last, the screen version of "The Greatest Beer Run Ever" h...
Broadside From Great Hunger Museum Group
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Broadside From Great Hunger Museum Group
A few weeks ago it seemed as if the future of Ireland's Great Hunger Museum in Connecticut might have been settled, at least relatively so. But no,...
Irish Sailors Salute A Hero
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Irish Sailors Salute A Hero
Navy sailors from Patrick Gallagher's homeland have saluted the Mayo man's heroism during a visit to Bath Iron Works in Maine. Crew members from th...
Walsh Sidetracked
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Walsh Sidetracked
Something happened on the way to the airport. As reported by CNN, over the course of 20 hours on Wednesday, U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh huddle...

 

 

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