If you were looking for profiles in courage last week you would not have found them among American politicians. Emma Mhic Mhathúna while dying herself likely helped save thousands of Irish women's lives.
I'm quite proud of the fact that I heavily criticized the dreadful Conor McGregor in this space last year, not for his financial feats at all but for draping himself constantly in our proud Tricolor when raking in his brawling millions.
Irish in America are in need of a reminder of just how despised, just how desperate, just how foreign, their ancestors were. And all of that begins with the Famine Irish, streaming off of those coffins ships.
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster has said the Belfast Good Friday Agreement should not be considered untouchable in Brexit negotiations. She claimed it is not a sacrosanct piece of legislation.
The 21st annual Wall Street 50 dinner was hosted by Irish America magazine last week at the New York Yacht Club. The evening paid tribute to the country’s top Irish Americans working in the financial industry.