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2022 Irish 40 under 40
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2022 Irish 40 under 40
The Irish Echo's 15th annual Irish Top 40 Under 40 Awards, took place on Friday, February 25, 2022. This hugely popular event is a celebration of Irish and Irish Americans who have distinguished themselves in their respective fields of work before reaching the age of forty.
DEIRDRE FEERICK: On the frontlines of labor fight for respect and dignity
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DEIRDRE FEERICK: On the frontlines of labor fight for respect and dignity
Deirdre Feerick grew up on the Sunnyside/Long Island City border, “with a lot of people who were members of unions who fought really hard over the ...
TRASNA MEIRICEÁ: Irish language is no problem for Houston students
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TRASNA MEIRICEÁ: Irish language is no problem for Houston students
In a city forever associated with the space program, the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies at the University of St Thomas in Houston, TX, c...
CHICAGO CALLING: His career at a dead end, Irish centre dynamo 'Geno' Cooney found a new life as a funeral director
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CHICAGO CALLING: His career at a dead end, Irish centre dynamo 'Geno' Cooney found a new life as a funeral director
“Ya can’t get to heaven, unless you go to Cooney’s!” So they said about Cooney Funeral Home in the old Chicago Irish neighborhood of St. Andrew’s p...
IRISH 40 UNDER 40: Mindset is key to competing IRISH 40 UNDER 40: Mindset is key to competing
“Belfast has a certain swagger.” That’s the view of Ballyhegan, Co. Armagh, native Gavan Corr, the managing partner of Qarik Group in New York. The...
An Expanded Family's Expansive Legacy
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An Expanded Family's Expansive Legacy
Five years have passed since the death of the inspirational Detective Steven McDonald. Yet in contemplating Steven and his inspirational legacy, it...
Tapping Into C.J. Haughey's Extraordinary Life
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Tapping Into C.J. Haughey's Extraordinary Life
My new, explosive, book on former taoiseach Charles Haughey, the most controversial and fascinating Irish politician of the last century, claims he...
Twin Cities Irish hub unveils virtual college winter program
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Twin Cities Irish hub unveils virtual college winter program
Celtic Junction Arts Center has taken the wraps off its winter program for the Irish College of Minnesota. Fifteen online classes will take place o...
NY State Trooper to be honored as Irish Law & Order Leader of Year at 2022 awards
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NY State Trooper to be honored as Irish Law & Order Leader of Year at 2022 awards
The long-serving President of the New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Fund is to honored as the Irish Law and Order Leader of the Year at nex...
Groundbreaking MIT link-up will bring Europe's young geniuses to Gaeltacht
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Groundbreaking MIT link-up will bring Europe's young geniuses to Gaeltacht
In a big win for Irish tech, the prestigious MIT Innovators Under 35 Europe — showcasing Europe’s most brilliant young minds — is heading for Co Do...
2021 Irish Community Champion Awards
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2021 Irish Community Champion Awards
The Irish Echo Community Champion 6th Annual Awards were held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Rosie O’Grady’s, 800 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
Know an exceptional woman police officer? Nominate her for Irish Law & Order Awards
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Know an exceptional woman police officer? Nominate her for Irish Law & Order Awards
The search is on the for the 2022 cohort of Irish Law & Order Leaders — with a special emphasis this year on female officers. The 14th annual award...

 

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