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Charges dropped but Rockland's Byrne loses his green card
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Charges dropped but Rockland's Byrne loses his green card
By Ray O'Hanlon The Byrne family of Pearl River in Rockland County was celebrating this week - on both sides of the Atlantic. In Ireland, Joe Byrne...
McAleese to deliver Fordham commencement
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McAleese to deliver Fordham commencement
By Ray O'Hanlon President Mary McAleese will deliver Fordham University's 165th commencement speech during her visit to New York next week. McAlees...
Congress briefed on Irish
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Congress briefed on Irish
By Irish Echo Staff A congressional briefing on discrimination against the Irish language in the Northern Ireland has been told action from America...
RíRá aims to join Beano,  Dandy in readers' hearts
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RíRá aims to join Beano, Dandy in readers' hearts
By Peter McDermott Sometimes you need to be away from home to get a good idea. Take Aidan Courtney. He was working in Canada when he came across so...
Tracey's on the frontline again
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Tracey's on the frontline again
By Ray O'Hanlon Mayo priest Fr. Michael Tracey can't catch a break. Going on five years since Hurricane Katrina devastated his church on the Missis...
Community rallies behind Natasha McShane
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Community rallies behind Natasha McShane
By Ray O'Hanlon The Irish American community was rallying behind Chicago assault victim Nataha McShane this week as the Armagh-student remained in ...
Kilkenny's Aylward gives her time to Hour Children
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Kilkenny's Aylward gives her time to Hour Children
By Peter McDermott Yvette Aylward got quite a welcome when she arrived at JFK in January. Her decision to volunteer for a Queens-based organization...
Bono for AIF gala
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Bono for AIF gala
By Irish Echo Staff Bono will be the guest of honor at the American Ireland Fund 35th annual gala dinner in New York this Thursday evening. Proceed...
New York make Galway work for Connacht win
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New York make Galway work for Connacht win
Galway were given a scare by 13-man New York as the Tribesmen advanced in the opening game of the Connacht Championship with a 2-13 to 0-12 win in ...
Gerry Ryan, Irish broadcaster, dead at 53
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Gerry Ryan, Irish broadcaster, dead at 53
By Irish Echo Staff Gerry Ryan, the Irish broadcaster, has been found dead at his Dublin apartment. He was 53. His long-running phone-in radio show...
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By Ray O’Hanlon The family of Irish university student Natasha McShane, who was brutally attacked by a baseball bat-wielding mugger in Chicago last...
Lewd in Yonkers
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Lewd in Yonkers
Yonkers police are asking residents of the Tibbetts Park and Mclean Avenue area of the city to be on the alert for a A 59-year-old Yonkers man who ...