The small businesses at the core of Irish American neighborhoods have never faltered when asked to support good causes, but now the cause is theirs and New York’s Irish community leaders are ready to step in with financial support for those facing hard times due to the coronavirus pandemic.
During the Covid-19 lockdown, the internet has helped people stay in touch. Now it's going to record the reality of the Coronavirus pandemic as told by those who lived through it with a new online archive, Coronavirus Chronicles.
Father Joseph O’Hare, Fordham University’s longest-serving president and a respected civic leader in New York for decades, died on March 29 at the age of 89. The Jesuit priest served Fordham for 19 years.
Applying for Irish citizenship is usually straightforward and relatively inexpensive; both US and Irish law permit dual citizenship so becoming an Irish citizen does not mean you have to stop being an American.