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).

Latest Stories

Death of Robert Mwamba Death of Robert Mwamba
The death has taken place of noted jazz guitarist Robert Mwamba, younger brother of longtime Irish Echo boxing and soccer correspondent, Jay Mwamba...
Amid Growing Crisis Neal Planning London Trip Amid Growing Crisis Neal Planning London Trip
Congressman Richard Neal is reportedly planning a trip to London on a mission intended to remind the British government that the U.S. Congress has ...
Death of Maureen Rayward Death of Maureen Rayward
Maureen Rayward (nee Conway) of Bronx, New York, and who for many years was the voice and public persona of the Irish Echo, has died at age 90. Mau...
AIHS Sticking With Sales Plan AIHS Sticking With Sales Plan
The planned sale of the iconic American Irish Historical Society building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is going ahead, this despite vociferous obje...
K9 Mattie is Back Home Again K9 Mattie is Back Home Again
Séamus Ó Fianghusa, his family, and Mattie the dog are, well, one big happy family again. "The big moment finally came. K9 Mattie is now officially...
At UN, Coveney Describes Death and Destruction At UN, Coveney Describes Death and Destruction
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney delivered a first hand account of his recent mission to Ukraine at a sitting Tuesday of the United Nations Sec...
Hibernians, Schumer, Rush to Save Ship Hibernians, Schumer, Rush to Save Ship
In response to news that the USS The Sullivans is taking water and sinking at the the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, where it has...
USS The Sullivans Taking On Water USS The Sullivans Taking On Water
USS The Sullivans, a decommissioned United States Navy Fletcher-class destroyer named after the five Sullivan brothers of World War Two, was today ...
Keel Laid For USS Patrick Gallagher Keel Laid For USS Patrick Gallagher
The keel is laid. The USS Patrick Gallagher is on the way. It is a ways-off yet. But only just over the horizon. The full construction of the U.S. ...
At UN, Ireland Calls For Ukraine Ceasfire At UN, Ireland Calls For Ukraine Ceasfire
Ireland has called for a humanitarian ceasefire in Ukraine, this on a day that the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke to the United Nati...
Byrne Nason For D.C. Post Byrne Nason For D.C. Post
Ireland's Ambassador to the United Nations, Geraldine Byrne Nason, will be moving to Washington later this year where she will take up the post of ...
DUP Minister Blindsided by DUP MPS DUP Minister Blindsided by DUP MPS
Who would envy Gordon Lyons? The North's Minister for the Economy is working to revive tourist visits to Northern Ireland after the slump brought a...

 

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