Although almost completely forgotten now, Ted Sullivan (1848 – 1929) was once among the best-known characters in baseball. He was called “The Daddy of Baseball” and “The Godfather of the National Game.” His story touches dozens of American cities, from Chicago to Washington D.C., Milwaukee, St. Louis, Kansas City, and Dallas, where he managed teams, startedRead more..
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Tara McCammon Kelly is the vice president of Policy & Programs at the Municipal Art Society of New York, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring New Yorkers to engage in the betterment of the city. Previously, she was executive director of Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts. She serves on the board of directors of theRead more..
Laird is the founder / owner of RSi Communications, a company specializing in medical communication and education for physicians. Founded in 1976, RSi was the producer of the first commercially supported program using what became the internet (1977) and the inventor of the digitally controlled audience response system (1982). The company specializes today in theRead more..
Kevin Kelleher recently assumed the role of chief operating officer of Sony Music Entertainment after serving as the company’s chief financial officer for over 20 years. Since he joined Sony Music in 1992, he has helped actively manage the company’s worldwide operations through the changing music landscape. Throughout his tenure he has played a leading roleRead more..
As U.S. Chief Integration Officer for mcgarrybowen, Phil is focused on reinventing the model of how an advertising agency could and should work to better serve clients in the digital age. Phil is responsible for all mergers and acquisitions integrating capabilities across mcgarrybowen’s U.S. offices, and forming strong partnerships with other Dentsu Aegis Network brandsRead more..
In the past and at present alike, the name O’Dea is almost exclusively associated with the County Clare and adjacent areas such as Limerick City and north Tipperary. Though it is not a common name elsewhere, and even within County Clare is uncommon outside of the part of the county where it originated, it isRead more..
One of the most beautiful counties in Ireland is captured in pictures and videos that Eoin O’Hagan made using a drone. By Sharon Ní Chonchúir “It’s a long, long way from Clare to here.” These may be the words of a popular song but have you ever stopped to wonder why the singer misses thisRead more..
Irish-Americans planning summer vacations home to “The Ould Sod” now have a new destination to add to their itineraries. The “Best Place in Ireland to Holiday,” according to a contest recently sponsored by the Irish Times, is not a well-known area such as Killarney or Derry city (which were two of the five finalists) but instead isRead more..
Robert S. Mueller III arrived in Ireland August 13 for a ten-day “private” visit. Much security and secrecy surrounded the visit, which started off with a round of golf at Lahinch Golf Club in Co. Clare. A regular golfing visitor to Ireland, Mueller was nominated by President Bush on September 4, 2001, becoming the sixthRead more..
The Matthew Barney Exhibition’s Irish links. ℘℘℘ We are used to Aimee Mullins turning up in unexpected places – striding down a London catwalk wearing a pair of hand-carved wooden prosthetics designed by Alexander McQueen, but her latest role in Matthew Barney’s The Cremaster Cycle has some tongues wagging. Aimee appears as several characters, includingRead more..