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Photos from Irish America’s 2017 Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards

The 4th annual Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards took place September 6 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan with keynote speaker Daniel O’Day, CEO of Roche Pharmaceuticals. Scroll through below for photos from the celebration of the top Irish and Irish American healthcare professionals across all areas of medicine from pharmaceuticals to elder care, and academia to...

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The Irish Role in the American Labor Movement

As you celebrate Labor Day weekend, consider the contribution that the Irish have made, and continue to make to the American labor movement. Peter “P.J.” McGuire the Father of Labor Day It was Peter “P.J.” McGuire who first proposed a national holiday for workers. Born to Irish immigrants on the Lower East Side, New York City, in 1852, Peter became the breadwinner for his...

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