Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

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..

Irish in Palm Beach

Both the Ireland-U.S. Council’s 27th Annual Winter Meeting and the Ireland Funds’ 29th Annual Emerald Isle Palm Beach Dinner Dance took place in Palm Beach, Florida, over Valentine’s Day. At the Council’s meeting, Ambassador Dan Mulhall updated the members and their guests on Brexit, and Arabella Bishop and Charlie Minter from Sotheby’s spoke to theRead more..

Sláinte!: Ahoy Me Hearties

Celebrate “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19 by upping your knowledge of these Irish buccaneers of yonder years. Read on and ye’ll discover the Irish men and women who sailed the high seas as pirates, buccaneers, and privateers. Some lived to a ripe old age. Some were cut down in their prime. All leftRead more..

Dynamite Johnny

The Cuban struggle for independence and the remarkable Irishman who helped. ℘℘℘ Johnny O’Brien was already famous among sailors for his extraordinary skill as a harbor pilot guiding ships through the treacherous waters of Hell Gate in New York harbor. But when he out-maneuvered Spanish gunboats and United States Revenue cutters to keep the CubanRead more..