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Catherine O’Connell, Chicago's Celtic Nightingale
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Catherine O’Connell, Chicago's Celtic Nightingale
I dropped by a funeral the other day to visit an old friend. Sabina O’Donohue was 94 and had emigrated from Ballyglass, County Mayo, Ireland to Chi...
Albany's Conradh wants to share gift with others
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Albany's Conradh wants to share gift with others
Craobh Chumar an Dá Uisce, or the Two Rivers Gaelic League, is a branch of Conradh na Gaeilge, founded in Albany, NY, in 2016, which takes its name...
Irish are a big part of Youngstown's story
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Irish are a big part of Youngstown's story
Between 1880 and 1900, approximately 1.8 million people that were born in Ireland were living in the United States. In Ohio, 55,018 native Irish pe...
McLean Avenue Fall Festival 2022 McLean Avenue Fall Festival 2022
McLean Avenue Merchants Association with the support of Mayor Spano and the City of Yonkers Fall Festival was officially opened this morning Mayor ...
Kells culture Fest goes west to San Fran
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Kells culture Fest goes west to San Fran
Some of Ireland’s leading writers and a sprinkling of music drew hundreds of people to the United Irish Cultural Center in San Francisco from 30 Se...
Forgotten Irish mining families remembered in moving Leadville, Colorado ceremony
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Forgotten Irish mining families remembered in moving Leadville, Colorado ceremony
Several hundred people gathered last month to unveil the first phase of a memorial to Irish miners and their families who died and were buried in u...
CHICAGO CALLING: Shout-out for Charlie Carey and the Southside Irish
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CHICAGO CALLING: Shout-out for Charlie Carey and the Southside Irish
“You can take the kid out of the Southside, but you’ll never get the Southside out of that kid!” That’s an ancient Chicago epigram that celebrates ...
Spotlight: Business booster Moran builds firm foundation for small companies
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Spotlight: Business booster Moran builds firm foundation for small companies
It is no secret that the past couple of Covid years, coupled with the cost-of-living crisis, have taken a toll on countless businesses across the U...
Chicago Calling: Chief O'Neill's, the pub you've been practicing for
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Chicago Calling: Chief O'Neill's, the pub you've been practicing for
Almost 24 years ago an elegant Irish pub took up residence in the Avondale neighborhood on Chicago’s Elston Avenue, in the former home of the infam...
Secretary Walsh salute for labor icon Terry O'Sullivan Secretary Walsh salute for labor icon Terry O'Sullivan
LiUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan is presented with the 2022 Irish Echo Labor Leader of the Year Award by Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh las...
WATCH: Marty Walsh and Gerry Adams salute Terry O'Sullivan ahead of Labor Awards
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WATCH: Marty Walsh and Gerry Adams salute Terry O'Sullivan ahead of Labor Awards
Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh has joined former Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams to congratulate Terry O’Sullivan on being named the Irish Echo’s I...
Labor was 'part of who we were' Labor was 'part of who we were'
“Our working conditions are the children’s learning conditions.” So said Kara McCormick-Lyons, the president of the White Plains Teachers Associati...

 

 

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