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Moloney to lead an all-star group at Drew U.
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Moloney to lead an all-star group at Drew U.
The Chieftains remain the only Irish traditional act to win official Grammys, and one of their six awards was for "Long Journey Home" (BMG) as best...
A French connection
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A French connection
In the film, Meyers plays James Reese, a U.S. Embassy worker and newbie CIA operative charged with squiring around the City of Lights one Charlie W...
Dancer O'Leary takes the floor at IBO
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Dancer O'Leary takes the floor at IBO
He's best known in the New York Irish community as a teacher of dancing, but also has a successful career as an architect, one that he began in his...
North parties reach a deal
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North parties reach a deal
Taoiseach Brian Cowen and Prime Minister Gordon Brown flew into Belfast on Friday morning as the media gathered at Hillsborough Castle for the anno...
Blue dog in a green tie
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Blue dog in a green tie
That his district, Pennsylvania's 8th, is comprised mostly of up market Bucks County, not exactly a magnet for the most recently arrived poor huddl...
Is this Annie Moore on Ellis Island?
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Is this Annie Moore on Ellis Island?
The photo was discovered by Annie's great-nephew, Michael Shulman, at the National Park Service's library at Ellis Island. It is one of three photo...
Higgins epitomized all that was great in Gaelic football
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Higgins epitomized all that was great in Gaelic football
Almost 15 years have passed since I spent a morning in Higgins's home in Cavan. He was then a sprightly 72 years old and the passions of his life m...
Duddy to face upcoming star in Dallas debut
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Duddy to face upcoming star in Dallas debut
The once beaten Medina [22-1-2, 17 KOs], who will be going up in weight, will be Duddy's toughest test since the resurgent middleweight reunited wi...
Walsh goal secures McKenna Cup for Donegal, Kerry take McGrath
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Walsh goal secures McKenna Cup for Donegal, Kerry take McGrath
Play was held up for a time in what was an entertaining contest due to an injury to Tyrone's former Footballer of the Year, Stephen O'Neill, who di...
Priest, seeking answers, requests letters to Obama
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Priest, seeking answers, requests letters to Obama
The Rev. James "Guadalupe" Carney, a 58-year-old World War II veteran, formally resigned from the Society of Jesus when he agreed to be a chaplain ...
Salinger made Ireland's long list of the banned
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Salinger made Ireland's long list of the banned
Fellow New Yorker short story writer Frank O'Connor cited Salinger's case in particular in an anti-censorship speech he gave at Trinity College in ...
Crowley says 'No' to proposed FDNY cuts
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Crowley says 'No' to proposed FDNY cuts
"It is alarming that so many fire company closures are even being proposed in the mayor's preliminary budget. Fire companies are critical to adequa...
And, oh yes, immigration reform
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And, oh yes, immigration reform
But President Obama's focus on reform during the lengthy address to both houses of Congress struck many observers as being little more than perfunc...
Tax target
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Tax target
In one tiny effort to apply a tourniquet to stem the nation's gusher of red ink, the administration targeted Ireland's lower corporate tax structur...
Rare old exhibit in NY
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Rare old exhibit in NY
Koner's photographs of Dublin's inner city and docklands reflected his abiding interest in social conditions and portray Dublin at a time when the ...