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The Dunbrody Famine Ship in New Ross, Co. Wexford
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Our cover storyDr. John L. Lahey: Irish American of the Year
The president of Quinnipiac University is honored as a leading educator and keeper of our heritage.
Click here to read Patricia Harty's blog on IrishCentral.com.
Nine outstanding new Hall of Fame honorees and other stories from our latest issue:
- Dr. Kevin Cahill
- President William Clinton
- Mary Higgins Clark
- Charles Feeney
- Michael Flatley
- William Flynn
- Denis Kelleher
- Jean Kennedy Smith
- Dr. James Watson
- The First Word by Patricia Harty
From Hunger to Hall of Fame
- Irish Eye on Hollywood
Tom Deignan with the latest Irish happenings in film and television.
- Review: Lights On Lights Out
A review of the latest FX hit, Lights Out.
- What Are You Like?
In the first of a new series of questionnaires with eminent figures in the Irish and Irish American community, Patricia Harty interviews Paddy Moloney of the Chieftains.
- A Glimpse of Ireland Past
Sharon Ni Chonchuir discovers that 'Romantic Ireland' is still alive.
- His Brother’s Keeper
Commodore John Barry, Father of the American Navy.
- Portraits of the Irish Leaving Home
Photographer David Monahan has been powerfully documenting the recent wave of Irish emigration in photographs taken just before their subjects’ departures to different corners of the world.
- What’s the Story With the Nuns?
Mary Pat Kelly visits the nuns of her old novitiate to talk about the work they are doing and the Vatican investigation into their lives.
- A Who’s Who of Grand Marshals
Grand Marshals of St. Patrick’s Day Parades across the nation.
- The Man Who Runs the Parade
"I Could tell you a million and one stories," says John Dunleavy. "Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd be chairman of this parade."
- The Hannah: An Irish Odyssey
The story of The Hannah, an Irish famine ship that hit an iceberg in 1849, is now a documentary. John Kernaghan explains how it happened and how Irish America played a part.
- When the Men Are Gone
Author Siobhan Fallon talks with Tom Deignan about her writing, her Irish-American upbringing, and being an Army wife.
- Review of Books
A selection of recently published books of Irish and Irish American interest.
- Music Reviews
Tara Dougherty reviews recent releases from Irish and Irish-American artists.
- Slainte! Trees, Tea and ESP
Edythe Preet explores ancient traditions of fortune telling and explains how to see the future in a cup of tea.
- Those We Lost
A look at the Laheys and the Leahys.
Selections from Irish America:
- February/March 2011
- December/January 2011
- October/November 2010
- August/September 2010
- June/July 2010
- April/May 2010
- February/March 2010
- December 2009/January 2010
- October/November 2009
- August/September 2009
- June/July 2009