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All eyes on prize at Cristo Rey
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All eyes on prize at Cristo Rey
"They work like dogs" is the surprisingly frank verdict of Fr. Joseph Parkes on the exceptional teaching team at Cristo Rey school in New Yorks's E...
Hughes borrows Barrow for 8 'Blues' Mondays
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Hughes borrows Barrow for 8 'Blues' Mondays
She didn't mention talent, though one clearly would need that in abundance to have a resume as varied and interesting as hers. In recent years, Hug...
Gael Scoil rises in Mercer County
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Gael Scoil rises in Mercer County
In June, 2008, the first Gael Scoil (Irish school) was started by AOH Mercer County Division 10 at Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville. The suc...
Flynn leads Cape parade
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Flynn leads Cape parade
Flynn, former Boston mayor, U.S. ambassador to the Vatican and now Irish Echo columnist, will head a march with the theme of "Heroes and Heroines o...
Dromm, Lanning, to lead Queens parade
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Dromm, Lanning, to lead Queens parade
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn are also expected to march The parade, also known as the "St Pat's For All" parade...
Siobhan a step ahead of the Humvees
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Siobhan a step ahead of the Humvees
But she will be glancing over her shoulder nonetheless. Not so much at the Humvees, but in the direction of Congressman Patrick Murphy who is expec...
Hello March
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Hello March
Up and down and across the United States, the coming weeks will witness parades, festivals and gatherings celebrating the best of all things Irish....
Crossing the line
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Crossing the line
Leprechauns, sober and otherwise, depictions of Irish and Irish Americans in similar "otherwise" mode, Irish jokes, liquids suddenly green that nev...
Good Dubs run is good for GAA coffers
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Good Dubs run is good for GAA coffers
Also on Sunday the hurlers of Tipperary and Kilkenny will be hoping that it's third time lucky and they will get to play one another in Thurles. Th...
Keitt says Duddy is ready for long, fight in Dallas
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Keitt says Duddy is ready for long, fight in Dallas
"It's a 10 round fight and if we gotta go 10 rounds, we'll do so," said Brooklyn native Harry Keitt last Saturday. The once beaten Medina [22-1-2, ...
Ireland show character in taking game from England
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Ireland show character in taking game from England
Tommy Bowe's searing try six minutes from the final whistle might've been the streamlined product of hours of work on the training pitch, but this ...
Not wasters, but wasteful
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Not wasters, but wasteful
Irish workers "largely wasted" their income during the economic boom, the Davy study said. The study, according to the Irish Times, said that one o...
Shamrock sale
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Shamrock sale
The Shamrock House will continue to operate as a resort under the new ownership, according to a release. The Kellegher Family, in a letter, "to our...
Unequivocally brilliant
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Unequivocally brilliant
Bill Cain's wise, incisive, compassionate "Equivocation" is like a burst of unexpected sunshine nearly strong enough to warm our entire snow-filled...
A concertinist with chops
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A concertinist with chops
Perhaps Msgr. Charlie Coen's recent induction into Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann's Mid-Atlantic Region Hall of Fame was on my mind. But I also rememb...