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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Irish-Americans

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# Irish-Americans
Quiz: How well do you know these famous Irish Americans?
Do you know your Flanagans from your Fanagans?
# 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.
# Diaspora
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?
Voices
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
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.
# pass the hat
Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors
TheJournal.ie has obtained the latest donation statement from the party’s US fundraising branch (although that cash can’t be spent in Ireland).
# look familiar?
You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen
Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.
# Luck of the Irish
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.
# Independence Day
7 intense feelings Irish people have about America
AMERICA! (F*CK YEAH!)
# mayor walsh
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.
# boston mayoral elections
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.
# Enda Kenny
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.
# whitey bulger
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?
# Good News
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.
# Gallagher Initiative
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.