Young professionals group at the American Irish Historical Society will host a literary discussion and book signing with Irish Author Dan Sheehan and special guests Belinda McKeon, Katie Raissian and Tracy O’Neill with moderator Hope Tarr.
Robert J. McCann has been announced as the gold medal recipient by the American Irish Historical Society for 2012. He will be presented with the medal at the annual banquet in November at the Waldorf-Astoria.
Liam Neeson's public embrace of Islam has certainly landed him in the middle of a steaming controversyThe Irish Hollywood star told the London Sun that he was considering adopting the religion because of his experiences in Istanbul while filming where he found the calls to prayer and beauty of its historic mosques very movingI know Liam Neeson somewhat as we serve on the American Irish Historical Society board together and we often meet in Irish circles in New YorkHe is as normal as a Hollywood superstar could be, courteous and genuine to a fault
The American Irish Historical Society (AIHS) in New York will award its 2010 gold medal to Robert (Bob) Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer of BNY Mellon, which has a market capitalization of $30 billion. It is also one of Ireland’s largest employers.
Irish America magazine honored John Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America, as Irish American of the Year and Maureen Dowd, New York Times columnist, received the Irish Spirit award at the same event on Monday, which was held at at The American Irish Historical Society and co-hosted by Tourism Ireland.