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Hurling Matches June 5 & 6, 2021

GAAGO has six games available this weekend from the Allianz Hurling League’s top tier are comfortably spaced apart, so a decent opportunity exists to assess the form of the main contenders later this summer. Cork/Limerick and Galway/Waterford may be the most immediately appealing, but each of the other four matches scheduled for this weekend haveRead more..

Goodbye Columbus
Hello St. Brendan

By Abdon Moriarty Pallasch The idea that Irish monks in an ox-hide boat might have beaten the Conquistadors and the Vikings to America was largely relegated to Irish folklore before 1976. That year, British navigation scholar Tim Severin set off from Ireland in an ox-hide leather “currach” to prove that St. Brendan the Navigator andRead more..

Magnificent Munster

Munster is located in the southern part of Ireland and consists of six counties: Cork, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Its main centers of population include Cork City, the country’s third-largest city after Dublin and Belfast; Limerick, the nearest city to Shannon Airport; and Waterford, on the southeast coast. It boasts a wide rangeRead more..

Tipperary Football Team Win Munster Final after 85-Year Wait

Tipperary marked the centenary of Bloody Sunday with a historic win over Cork to win the Munster Final for the first time since 1935. By Deaglán de Bréadún In one of the most dramatic days in Irish sporting history, the Gaelic football team from County Tipperary won the Munster provincial championship last Sunday when theyRead more..

Eileen Murray

Eileen Murray is an award-winning leader in the financial services industry and currently serves as co-CEO at Bridgewater Associates, L.P. She has over three decades of Wall Street experience, having held senior leadership roles at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, where she was appointed the first female member of the executive board, and Duff Capital Advisors. Eileen currently servesRead more..

Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy is president and CEO at Trident General Contracting, one of the premier open-shop, high-end superstructure trade contractors in New York City. Formed with the assets of Advanced Contracting Solutions, the two companies have completed over $400 million worth of work within the five boroughs and have earned a reputation for delivering high-quality projectsRead more..

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy is president of Personal Investing, Fidelity Investments. She assumed her position in January 2009 and today oversees a business that has grown to more than $2.7 trillion in client assets, 23 million customer accounts, and over 15,000 employees. Her business is the nation’s number one provider of individual retirement accounts (IRAs), one ofRead more..

Alfred F. Kelly Jr.

Al Kelly is the CEO of Visa Inc. Prior to joining Visa in October 2016, Kelly was president and CEO at Intersection, a technology and digital media company, which is an Alphabet-backed private company based in New York City. Mr. Kelly was a management advisor to TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P. in 2015, while simultaneously servingRead more..

Jim Hackett

Jim Hackett was named president and CEO of Ford Motor Company in May 2017. Under Hackett’s leadership, together with Bill Ford, Ford is committed to becoming the world’s most trusted company, designing increasingly intelligent vehicles that are connected to the increasingly intelligent world around us – all to make life better for our everyday customers,Read more..

William C. Ford. JR

As executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, William Clay Ford, Jr. is leading the company that put the world on wheels into the 21st century. Bill joined Ford in 1979 as a product planning analyst. A member of the board since 1988, he became chairman in 1999 and is also chairman of the board’s financeRead more..