We are facing an unprecedented time in our history, while millions of us work from home and home school our children, there are millions more that cannot and are facing an unpredictable environment every day when they head to work — they are the warriors! Irish America would like to thank and applaud the people on the front lines everyday and we are asking for your … [Read more...] about Share Your Story
What are you like?
℘℘℘ Ireland is fortunate enough to have a diverse range of wildlife that is consistently booming. Although, the past few weeks have been tough with one storm after another, Ireland’s Wildlife species are pushing through and sticking to their springtime schedules. Here’s a few of Irelands native wildlife youngsters to brighten up your day and encourage you to conserve and … [Read more...] about Ireland’s Wildlife Youngsters
℘℘℘ A NY1 television reporter since 1995, Kristen Shaughnessy says the best part of her job is meeting New Yorkers from all walks of life. Wherever in the five boroughs the story takes her, she feels privileged to share the stories of her fellow New Yorkers. Kristen graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. in communications in 1990. She started out in radio and then … [Read more...] about What Are You Like?: Kristen Shaughnessy
Have you ever wondered where your Irish family name is most common or originates from in Ireland? If you’re like most Irish Americans in the weeks following St. Patrick’s Day, the answer is almost certainly yes. And to get the answers, cartographer Kenneth Field and the American Geographical Society have shared an interactive map of Ireland based on the 1890 census that … [Read more...] about Weekly Comment: Discover Your Ancestors on this Interactive Map of Irish Surnames
The Northern Irish duo reinventing the hymn. ℘℘℘ Keith and Kristyn Getty have written music together since 2001 (and have been married since 2004). Both born near Belfast, they now live between Nashville and Portstewart, Co. Derry. The transatlantic life is an apt parallel to their musical style, which combines classical, folk, traditional Irish, and contemporary genres to form … [Read more...] about What Are You Like? Keith & Kristyn Getty