From the Archives: Special Easter Rising 75th Anniversary Commemorative Issue

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Irish America has digitized its 75th anniversary Rising issue. Featuring an exclusive interview with Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, the issue is both a historical look at the Rising and presages what was to transpire with the Peace Process throughout the 1990s. In his interview with Patricia Harty, Adams discusses the need for...


Weekly Comment:
Irish Government Launches Year of U.S. Commemorations for 1916 Centenary

The program for the 2016 U.S. commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising was launched this week by members of the Irish and American governments and Irish celebrities in New York City. On hand to mark the occasion was Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ireland Charlie Flanagan, Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, author Colum McCann, Irish Tenor...