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Keane, Fay win cross country regionals Keane, Fay win cross country regionals
Barry Keane of Butler University won the Great Lakes Regional Cross Country men’s race in Terre Haute, Ind. on Friday. Keane, a senior from Waterfo...
Squash for Thanksgiving: Let Us Count the Ways Squash for Thanksgiving: Let Us Count the Ways
Chances are you’re in the home stretch of your Thanksgiving dinner shopping, and another good bet is that you’ve already grabbed one of more types ...
Resilient Ellen left a light trace Resilient Ellen left a light trace
“I never thought it would be me crossing. I thought such a journey was bigger than me, that I’d never manage it or have reason to. I was all for st...
Ross captured Washington, burned White House Ross captured Washington, burned White House
Many Irish Americans recall that the County Kilkenny-born James Hoban was the architect of the White House, but few recall the name of Major Genera...
Kirwan honored at O'Neill night Kirwan honored at O'Neill night
Irish-American Writers & Artists presented the 2022 Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award to Larry Kirwan in recognition of his exemplary contr...
IMI: local in plan, global in scope IMI: local in plan, global in scope
First off, congrats to We Banjo 3’s Enda Scahill for being one of the 2022 winners of the Steve Martin Banjo Prize! Launched in 2010 by actor/comed...
Events online, hybrid & in-person Events online, hybrid & in-person
The San Francisco-based author Ethel Rohan will interview first-time novelist Louise Kennedy as part of Bookshop West Portal’s Irish author intervi...
Celebrating Mick Moloney on Samhain Celebrating Mick Moloney on Samhain
The excitement of a restriction-free Halloween in New York City was palpable everywhere on Oct. 31, but you didn’t have to take part in the revived...
Should the doctor prescribe fact or fiction? Should the doctor prescribe fact or fiction?
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared in a speech at Yale that “the greatest enemy of truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived, ...
Down's Hunter changed U.S. education Down's Hunter changed U.S. education
Down’s Hunter changed U.S. education Today corporal punishment is not a part of most children’s education thanks in part to Irishman Thomas Hunter,...
Dunne's 'Tides' is outstanding album of new songs Dunne's 'Tides' is outstanding album of new songs
Readers, I’ve had Niamh Dunne’s new solo album “Tides” in my media player this week, and if it’s something new-fangled and cool that you’re after a...
Artist O'Leary counts the cost Artist O'Leary counts the cost
County Wexford-born artist Helen O’Leary will give a talk entitled “COST,” on next Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. ET as part of New York Studio Schoo...

 

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