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Just another Face(book) in the crowd
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Just another Face(book) in the crowd
He may be one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in the world, but the founder of a major social networking site managed to recently travel ar...
Famine monument dedicated in Jersey City
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Famine monument dedicated in Jersey City
The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Hudson County in New Jersey have erected and have dedicated a Famine Memorial Monument in the city's Lincoln Pa...
Fox secures CIIC post
News
Fox secures CIIC post
The Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers in the U.S. has appointed Katie Fox as its new national coordinator. "We are looking forward to using Ka...
Move to honor Flynn
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Move to honor Flynn
A group of Massachusetts legislators, led by new state representative Nick Collins from South Boston, are forming a committee to recommend a suitab...
Tommy came closer than United
News
Tommy came closer than United
Tommy Smyth came closer than his beloved Manchester United to laying claim to the European Cup. The ESPN soccer commentator and former New York Cit...
Irish animation a bright spot amid gloom
Business
Irish animation a bright spot amid gloom
The headlines about the Irish economy may be doom and gloom but there is magical side to it if you look closely at some its exports. For example th...
United in corporate tax heaven
Business
United in corporate tax heaven
Ireland's low corporate tax rate has drawn fire from other countries in the European Union and indeed from the United States, but there's one place...
Apple show's ripples reach Sugar Loaf
News
Apple show's ripples reach Sugar Loaf
Sometimes a chain of seemingly unrelated and accidental events culminate in the most remarkable of coincidences. Some call it serendipity. In recen...
Queen's visit to Ireland was a transformative moment
Opinion
Queen's visit to Ireland was a transformative moment
Thirty years ago this month, as a Springfield City Councilor, I strongly criticized the British government for its harsh treatment of Irish republi...
Renew IFI funding
Opinion
Renew IFI funding
Times are tight, money is in short supply. Well, yes and no. The money supply available to the U.S. economy is a flexible concept. At any given mom...
Two great cities
Opinion
Two great cities
For the second year the Irish Echo and Belfast Media Group are hosting the New York, New Belfast conference at Fordham University's Manhattan facil...
Joyce classic to be celebrated for 2nd year Kings County
Culture
Joyce classic to be celebrated for 2nd year Kings County
The 2nd Annual Bloomsday in Brooklyn will take place on Saturday, June 18, along the Fifth Avenue corridor. So it's not literally on the literary d...
Shaw's slight seaside comedy swamped by overproduction
Culture
Shaw's slight seaside comedy swamped by overproduction
"You Never Can Tell" By G. B. Shaw • Gloria Maddox Theater, T. Schreiber Studio, 51 West 26th St., NYC • Thru June 19, 2011) There was, in late 19t...
O'Grady raises optimism levels in Limerick
Sports
O'Grady raises optimism levels in Limerick
There will be much focus on the Munster Hurling Championship game between Limerick and Waterford in Thurles on Sunday next. Donal O'Grady has done ...
McIlroy's 5th in Ohio; McDowell fails in Wales
Sports
McIlroy's 5th in Ohio; McDowell fails in Wales
The world’s inhabited by Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell certainly don't lack for drama. A frontrunning effort by McIlroy once again was for naugh...

 

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