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CHICAGO CALLING: PJ O’Dea
Community Features & Events
CHICAGO CALLING: PJ O’Dea
Mary Size was a young nurse from Tuam when her photograph appeared in the newspaper with a group of nurses that had arrived in Chicago from England...
All Roads Lead to Buffalo for National Celebration of Heroes of Irish America
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All Roads Lead to Buffalo for National Celebration of Heroes of Irish America
Buffalo, NY earned the moniker of City of Good Neighbors for extending the welcome mat to migrants from many countries — including Ireland — from t...
A year of accolades for Twinbrook writer Michael after debut novel success
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A year of accolades for Twinbrook writer Michael after debut novel success
ONE of the literary successes of 2023, Close To Home – the debut novel by Twinbrook writer Michael Magee – was greeted with critical acclaim on its...
An Irishman at the Boston Tea Party An Irishman at the Boston Tea Party
It turns out the Irish love a tea party as much as anyone else. A Kilkenny man named Thomas White was part of the history-making Boston Tea Party o...
CHICAGO CALLING: Jeff Lange Upholds Proud Irish Tradition
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CHICAGO CALLING: Jeff Lange Upholds Proud Irish Tradition
Irish cops are the modern-day equivalent of our ancient mythological Irish warriors. They are courageous, bold, intrepid, and often hilarious. Who ...
CHICAGO CALLING: Whirlwind Margaret is new head of Ireland Network in Windy City
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CHICAGO CALLING: Whirlwind Margaret is new head of Ireland Network in Windy City
Margaret Rose Keating Mungari is a whirlwind. We first met years ago when she was Sean Ginnelly’s radio sidekick in Chicago on his Saturday show “G...
Belfast teacher's Irish language primer is a Stateside hit
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Belfast teacher's Irish language primer is a Stateside hit
AN EASY to learn Irish language book by a Belfast teacher – which has proven a big hit since its publication this year – is now making waves here i...
Dateline Irish: MARCH 2024 Dateline Irish: MARCH 2024
By Diane Byrnes, Echoes of Erin Radio Show WEDO 810AM Gentlemen living in Westmoreland County and are interested in Irish history, other Irish even...
Marty Mullarkey Marty Mullarkey
When your sur name is Mullarkey, you might be destined to endure wisecracks along your path of life. But Marty Mullarkey is a survivor. Years ago, ...
Chicago Calling: The Offaly nice man bringing the black stuff to the Windy City
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Chicago Calling: The Offaly nice man bringing the black stuff to the Windy City
Eoghain Clavin could be the luckiest man alive with his current gig, national account manager for Guinness Brewery. Or has he been working towards ...
Meet the disruptive bibliomaniac throwing the book at the publishing industry
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Meet the disruptive bibliomaniac throwing the book at the publishing industry
As he tucks into the mountainous 'healthy fry' at the Conway Mill in West Belfast, veteran English radical John Mitchinson pauses between bites to ...
Exclusive extract from upcoming novel by Timothy O'Grady:  'The music rumbled in the ground, pierced and shook in the air'
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Exclusive extract from upcoming novel by Timothy O'Grady: 'The music rumbled in the ground, pierced and shook in the air'
With the kind permission of the author, the Irish Echo presents this exclusive excerpt from 'Monaghan', the forthcoming novel from Irish American w...

 

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