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# irish-americans - Sunday 11 March, 2018

From The42 'I've worked 3, 4 jobs... washing cars, walking dogs': Wexford man Fawsitt thriving on American dream US Rugby

'I've worked 3, 4 jobs... washing cars, walking dogs': Wexford man Fawsitt thriving on American dream

A product of Greystones and Blackrock, the hooker helped the US Eagles win a Grand Slam last weekend.

# irish-americans - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

# irish-americans - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: 'It's time Irish people stood up against racism. We were the terrorists at one time'

It is our responsibility to speak truth to power. If it doesn’t happen in the White House, it’ll happen in The Riverside Church NYC tomorrow, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# irish-americans - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Dubliner AJ MacGinty landed a late drop-goal to give USA victory over Canada

It’s a long way from Blackrock to British Columbia, but MacGinty looked at home last night.

# irish-americans - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors has obtained the latest donation statement from the party’s US fundraising branch (although that cash can’t be spent in Ireland).

# irish-americans - Saturday 31 January, 2015

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

# irish-americans - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

This Irish-American could be the biggest obstacle to Hilary Clinton being US President

Martin O’Malley has again hinted that he may run for the Democratic nomination.

# irish-americans - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 intense feelings Irish people have about America Independence Day

7 intense feelings Irish people have about America


# irish-americans - Monday 6 January, 2014

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

# irish-americans - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Two Irish American men fight it out to become Boston’s next mayor

Two Irish American white Catholic left to centre progressive men are the front runners in the Boston mayoral election which takes place today.

# irish-americans - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Enda Kenny phones US radio show... and gets hung up on

Enda was just trying to wish listeners of Irish Radio a happy new year – but producers thought it was a prank.

# irish-americans - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was captured last night after 16 years on the run. But how did the Irish-American mobster become such a notorious figure?

# irish-americans - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Taoiseach launches online portal for famous Irish goods

The new online portal for Irish made crafts and goods was launched today and is aimed at the vast Irish diaspora.

# irish-americans - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

Elderly Irish-Americans to be catalogued in new 'census'

‘The Gallagher Initiative’, named after an elderly man who was dead for a week before being discovered, begins next week.