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Carroll and Doyle get Grammy nod
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Carroll and Doyle get Grammy nod
Earlier this month, Chicago fiddler Liz Carroll and Dublin-born, Asheville, N.C., resident guitarist-singer John Doyle received a Grammy nomination...
A 'Lovely' role for Saoirse
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A 'Lovely' role for Saoirse
"I think it's a coincidence that that happened," the 15-year-old film star told the Irish Echo in a recent phone interview. "At the time, the quali...
Duddy to spend festive season in Brooklyn gym
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Duddy to spend festive season in Brooklyn gym
"I'm used to training over Christmas," Duddy [27-1, 17 KOs] told the Irish Echo last Sunday. The Derry Destroyer, who's ranked 12th by the World Bo...
Munster trounce French champions on the road
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Munster trounce French champions on the road
The two-time European Cup winners' 37-14 success at the Stade Aime Giral, aka the bear pit of French rugby, was as stunning as it was unexpected. A...
Harrington got to top with patient application to work
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Harrington got to top with patient application to work
It also served as a nice bookend to a decade in which Harrington was, unquestionably, Ireland's greatest athlete. Yes, we know there are ignoramuse...
Keane's wish
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Keane's wish
He is of course looking forward to Christmas. But getting all his wishes to come true is going to be a little more complicated than writing a list ...
Bringing it to the bank
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Bringing it to the bank
For the West Cork native is the vice president of research, policy and education of the Food Bank for New York, and the tractor-trailers are part o...
St. Brigid's rebuilds
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St. Brigid's rebuilds
Last year, the future of the Manhattan landmark was secured when an anonymous donor gave $20 million to the Archdiocese. He or she specified that h...
At Christmas, Irish masked faith with older rituals
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At Christmas, Irish masked faith with older rituals
. Not only was their religion outlawed, but Irish clergy were on the run with a price on their heads. The Irish people kept the faith though, and s...
Co-op 'declines' plaque honoring gold medalists
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Co-op 'declines' plaque honoring gold medalists
In a letter to Ian McGowan, whose Winged Fist Organization is behind the plan, the co-operative board's lawyer stated that "it is the job of the el...
Kelli will have an Irish Christmas
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Kelli will have an Irish Christmas
Malone is in a relationship with an Irish man, but the two are not married and he has yet to be divorced from his wife. That gives Malone a very te...
Climbing Camlough for the undocumented Irish
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Climbing Camlough for the undocumented Irish
But while the undocumented might be gone they are not forgotten and indeed will be acknowledged Christmas Day in Ireland by a group of politicians ...

 

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