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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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EDITORIAL: Ireland Nods To Tax Ultimatum
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EDITORIAL: Ireland Nods To Tax Ultimatum
It was no great surprise in the end. Ireland has agreed to go along with proposals to raise corporate tax levels to rate higher than the current 12...
In New York, Minister Brophy To Distribute Funds In New York, Minister Brophy To Distribute Funds
Ireland's Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, is in New York Wednesday for a series of engagements at the Uni...
Reality Check For Boris
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Reality Check For Boris
As was the case at the G7 summit in Cornwall, Boris Johnson's dreams of heightened global relevance for Britain were brought back down to earth a p...
WE SAY: Honoring the Extraordinary in no Ordinary Time
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WE SAY: Honoring the Extraordinary in no Ordinary Time
Leader column to mark the 2021 Irish First Responders Awards When the Irish Echo first came up with the idea of honoring first responders it was, o...
EDITORIAL: More Than Borderline Baffling
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EDITORIAL: More Than Borderline Baffling
Ordinarily you might expect that figures showing a boom in trade with another economic entity would be a source of pride, and indeed pleasure, for ...
Johnson Hears It From 35 Congress Members Johnson Hears It From 35 Congress Members
Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) have led a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling on...
Editorial: 9/11 And The Right To Know
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Editorial: 9/11 And The Right To Know
Readers of the Irish Echo will be familiar with the coverage over the years of efforts undertaken by people in Northern Ireland to learn about the ...
New York 'Chieftain's Walk' in Martin's Memory  New York 'Chieftain's Walk' in Martin's Memory 
Martin McGuinness passed in March, 2017. His memory has lived on in multiple ways, not least by way of a walk designed to honor him while raising m...
Passing of Pat Hume Passing of Pat Hume
The death has taken place of Pat Hume, wife of the late John Hume. Mrs. Hume passed away earlier today after a short illness. The Derry Journal rep...
Ireland Takes Helm On UN Security Council Ireland Takes Helm On UN Security Council
The world is in a mess and Ireland has a month to make things a little better through the workings of the United Nations Security Council. Ireland ...
Hibernians Leap Over The Leprechaun Hibernians Leap Over The Leprechaun
There is a brouhaha over the Notre Dame mascot, the leprechaun with his dukes up. An opinion poll has found it to be offensive. Notre Dame is defen...
Bronx court orders depositions in Dunleavy case
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Bronx court orders depositions in Dunleavy case
It's been six years since John Dunleavy chaired the committee that runs the New York St. Patrick's Day Parade. It seems more like six hundred years...

 

 

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