Celebrate the 2018 Irish America Power Women May 17

Irish America and WearingIrish are joining forces to host the Irish America Power Women Celebratory Breakfast on Thursday, May 17 at the Bank of Ireland startlab in New York City. The breakfast, part of a two-day showcase of the top emerging Irish designers called WearingIrish2018NYC, will see six inductees to the Irish America Power Women along with special guest Maureen Mitchell, former...


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New York’s Monument to John Wolfe Ambrose is Restored

Stolen 30 years ago, New York City’s monument to the Irishman who enabled the Port of New York and New Jersey to become the largest in the world has been restored. ℘℘℘ Nearly 30 years after the bust of John Wolfe Ambrose, the Irishman who enabled New York to become one of the greatest sea ports in the world, was stolen from his memorial, the New York City Department of Parks and...


The Passion of the San Patricios

Irish America looks back at the legacy of St. Patrick’s Battalion, a honor bound group of Irishmen that championed the cause of the smaller Mexican force against the might of the American Army during the Mexican–American War. ℘℘℘ “You have to understand that we Mexicans and Irish are very sentimental,” said the slight, grandmotherly figure leaning forward in a high-backed living...