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The Kildare squad is managed by Barney Rock, the Dublin sharpshooter from the eighties. The Big Apple boss Seamus Sweeney and his mentors will be quite pleased with this performance as the crew played well together. They were tenacious in defense while the score taking was exemplary, especially in the second half. ...

Cahill, who was 73, died March 11 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident on Feb. 25. The Ardkill, County Cavan native was a popular figure and known to many because of his ownership of the Woodside Steak House from 1980 to 1997. Cahill was the beloved husband of Breda Cahill and the late Anne Cahill...

Congressman Richard Neal was addressing over 100 members of Congress, Irish American leaders and civil rights campaigners from the North of Ireland gathered in the Capitol Building for the unveiling on Thursday. “For more than twenty years, I have worked with my colleagues in the United States House of Representatives...

“The honorary position of Cultural Ambassador has been introduced in order to enhance the involvement and impact of internationally renowned artists in the cultural promotion of Ireland. The appointee will assist the government in developing its vision for the promotion of Irish arts, culture and the creative...

Arguably, the parade was never in safer or more experienced hands. As he himself pointed out more than once, Kelly is a veteran of Fifth Avenue on March 17th. He has policed the parade, and has marched in it as police commissioner. Being grand marshal then, was like green icing on a very big cake, one that Kelly...

Runners and walkers are being asked to register and sign up sponsors for the four-mile event in Central Park on April 10. The race starts at 9.30 A.M. “The story of the January 12 earthquake that hit the country has been fading from the headlines, but the needs on the ground remain enormous. The scale and complexity...

And on St. Patrick’s evening at the White House, President Obama pledged his administration’s support for the reform effort stating, “my own commitment to comprehensive immigration reform remains unwavering.” Just a few feet away, standing directly in front of the presidential lectern, was Irish Lobby for Immigration...

“The New York City Pension Funds have once again used the leverage of their share ownership to successfully spur change in how companies conduct business in Northern Ireland,” Liu said. “There is no place for discrimination of any sort in the workplace. By adopting the MacBride Principles, Art Technology has affirmed...

And on a St. Patrick’s Day when Washington basked under a warm spring sun, Cowen also filled the main guest slot at the Speaker’s Luncheon hosted by Nancy Pelosi and at a reception sponsored by the Irish Embassy. But it was Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, resplendent in a midnight blue gown and a matching...

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister had a hugely significant vote in his political pocket, one that he was losing no opportunity to present as a major turning point in the drawn out peace process. And in elevating the importance of the recent vote in favor of devolved policing and justice powers, McGuinness...