Joe Biden is immensely proud of his Irish roots and plans a trip there in 2014. He was inaugurated into the Irish America Hall of Fame in 2013.
Justice Anthony Kennedy was appointed as a Supreme Court Justice by Ronald Reagan.
Paul Ryan is a fifth-generation Wisconsin native. He ran as Vice Presidential candidate on the Romney presidential ticket
Forbes magazine named Anne Sweeney as one of the most powerful business women in America
Maureen Dowd is an acclaimed columnist with The New York Times and also winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary
Pope Francis appointed Cardinal O’Malley to an advisory board of eight candidates to help the Pope govern the Catholic Church
Don Keough was granted Irish citizenship in 2007, by the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at Florida International University for President Barack Obama on September 11, 2012.
William Clay Ford is an American businessman credited with the turnaround of his historic family firm once on the verge of bankruptcy.
Cardinal Dolan was named Archbishop of New York by Pope Benedict XVI on February 23, 2009.
Tom Brady is a legendary NFL Quarterback who was born to Irish Catholic parents with Cavan roots in California
Chuck Feeney is an Irish American philanthropist and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Atlantic Philanthropies
Stephen Colbert poses for a portrait in New York.
Jack Dorsey is an American entrepreneur and businessman famed for development of Twitter
Actor Liam Neeson moved to Hollywood to pursue larger roles and now is a critically acclaimed actor.
Denis McDonough who was named as the White House chief of staff in 2013 is the gate keeper to President Obama
Intel Chairman and former CEO Craig Barrett delivers a keynote address at the 2008 Intel Developer Forum
Colin Farrell studied acting at the Gaiety School of Drama in Dublin and had established himself as a recognizable talent back home
Tom Moran is chairman, president and CEO of Mutual of America
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) speaks during a joint press availability with Prime Minister Julia Gillard of Australia on Capitol Hill in Washington
Irish Screen legend Maureen O’Hara was born into a family steeped in Irish heritage.
Irish-born Ambassador Samantha Power is the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Brian Kelly was named the 31st head coach at the University of Notre Dame on December 10, 2009
Bill O'Reilly, anchor at the Fox News Channel
Rooney Mara got her first lead role in a major feature, in the $35 million remake A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
James Watson was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 6th, 1928, as the only son of James D. Watson, a businessman, and Jean Mitchell.
John Fitzpatrick is president and CEO of the Fitzpatrick Hotel Group.
Martin O’Malley is serving the people of Maryland in his second term as Governor.
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951, to director and actor John Huston and Italian American prima ballerina Enrica (Ricki) Soma.
John O. Brennan was appointed to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency by President Barack Obama
Michael Ryan Flatley is the second of five children.
Pulitzer Prize winner Jim Dwyer has been writing the “About New York” column for the New York Times, a position he took over from fellow Irish-American Dan Barry.
US actor Bill Murray arrives for the screening of the movie "La couleur des sentiments" (The Help),
Sean Hannity is best known as the host of The Sean Hannity Show, a nationally syndicated talk radio show that airs throughout the United States.
Kevin Roche, an Irish-American is an architect with the firm Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates in New Haven. The firm achieved awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Mr. Roche was awarded the 1982 Pritzker Prize.
Colum McCann is the award-winning author of six novels
Colm Kelleher holds both British and Irish passports. He is the Chief Financial Officer at Morgan Stanley, one of the most powerful investment banks in the world
Susan Collins is also known as a tireless advocate for education and has visited and read to children at nearly 200 schools across the state of Maine.
Father Jenkins was religious superior of the Holy Cross priests
Lawrence O’Donnell is the host of “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” on MSNBC
Author Mary Higgins Clark poses in her home in Saddle River, N.J.
Jean Kennedy Smith played a leading role in the peace process as Ambassador to Ireland
Jimmy Fallon landed his dream job, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live.
Auto racing driver Danica Patrick speaks with reporters during NASCAR media day at Daytona International Speedway
George Clooney's great-grandfather Nicholas Clooney, came from County Kilkenny.
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie celebrates his election victory in Asbury Park, N.J., after defeating Democratic challenger Barbara Buono.
Joe Kennedy III, candidate speaking at the US House of Representatives
Judy Collins moved with her family to Los Angeles at age 10
John Sweeney rose from a humble upbringing as the son of an Irish emigrant bus cleaner in the Bronx to become head of America's largest union.
New Mayor of Boston, Martin J. Walsh, an accomplished advocate for working people
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