Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: Irish American of the Year

A version of this post originally appeared on Irish Massachusetts. A transcript of Mayor Walsh’s acceptance can be found at the end of this post. Irish America magazine is delighted to honor Mayor Marty Walsh as the 2014 Irish American of the Year. Mayor Walsh was presented with the Irish American of the Year award by Irish America magazine at a luncheon on Thursday, June 26th at the...


Siobhan Walsh, Toni Collette
Honored at Annual Women of Concern Awards

The Irish-founded humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S. celebrated its annual Women of Concern Awards June 24th in Manhattan. Actress Toni Collette, who recently became Concern’s first formal Global Ambassador, received the Women of Concern Humanitarian Award and co-founder and former Executive Director of Concern Siobhan Walsh was recognized for her pioneering 18-year direction with...


Huston Meets Joyce

In celebration of James Joyce’s birthday on February 2nd, we bring you a John Huston interview from the set of what would be his last movie, The Dead.  The 1987 drama, based on the James Joyce short story of the same name, was directed by Huston, with a screenplay by his son Tony Huston, and it starred his daughter Anjelica Huston, and Donal McCann.  ℘℘℘ “Was it good for you?”...