President John F. Kennedy

Icons Share Memories of JFK

An excerpt from Seven Seconds, Holly Millea’s best-selling e-book in which celebrities and other luminaries share where they were and what they were doing when they found out JFK had been shot. RYAN O’NEAL (22 years old): I had a little baby in my arms and I was going to the unemployment office in my car – it was in the Valley in North Ridge. There were these small transistor radios...


Seventh Annual Stand Up for Heroes Concert at Madison Square Garden

Last week, on November 6th, the Theater at Madison Square Garden was the scene of the 7th annual Stand Up For Heroes veterans benefit. The benefit is run by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and since beginning seven years ago has raised a total of more than $21 million, with a record-breaking $5 million raised this year, for Woodruff’s injured soldiers project. Woodruff, a reporter for ABC,...

Irish Gifts for Christmas: A ladies' Aran cardigan, the celtic trinity knot ring, the fisherman's Donegal rib sweater, and an Irish mohair throw.

An Irish Holiday Gift Guide

A range of traditional gifts sure to delight.  For many people, Christmas would not be the same without the classic Irish traditions treasured by generations of families and passed down from Irish ancestors:  lighting a candle in the window to welcome Mary and Joseph; Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve; decorating doors with holly wreaths not to be taken down until “Little Christmas” on January...

Three of the heroes being honored: MBTA Officer Richard Donohue, Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys, and Lt. J. Paul Vance, Commanding Officer, CT State Police Public Information Office.

Irish Heroes of Boston Marathon and Sandy Hook to be Honored in Boston

The Irish Emigrant newspaper, in partnership with IrishCentral and Irish America magazine, is proud to announce the winners of the Irish Heroes of New England Awards. The awards, to be held in Boston at historic Faneuil Hall on November 7, will honor those Irish Americans who showcased, through selfless acts of bravery and dedication, all that is good in the Irish American community. The Guinness...

Screen shots with sample questions from web designer Martin Sheerin's new Gaelic football and hurling trivia apps.

Fans of the GAA:
There’s a New App for You

Two new apps designed by New York and Ireland-based photographer and web designer Martin Sheerin stand to please trivia-loving GAA fans. Designed as timed 20-question speed rounds, the two trivia apps test knowledge of the past and present of Gaelic football and hurling. The apps, Gaelic Football Trivia Quizzard and Hurling Trivia Quizzard, took Martin, a native of Tyrone, a year of research,...