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Thatcher Considered Cromwell-type Removal of Catholics from North, New Book Reveals

A new book by a former British Ambassador to Ireland reveals shocking examples of Margaret Thatcher’s ignorance on Irish issues. By Niall O’Dowd, Publisher Margaret Thatcher considered a Cromwell-type solution to the Northern Ireland problem by forcibly moving Irish Catholics in Northern Ireland from the six counties a new book has revealed. The late BritishRead more..

Garret A. FitzGerald

Dr. Garret FitzGerald is the McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he chairs the Department of Pharmacology and directs the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. His research has been characterized by an integrative approach to elucidating the mechanisms of drug action, drawing on work inRead more..

2016 Presidential Distinguished Service Awards

The Presidential Distinguished Service Awards were celebrated in January, honoring exceptional members of the Irish diaspora. President Michael D. Higgins (first row, center) presented the awards to many figures of note, including four Americans: Dr. Garret FitzGerald (back row, far right), who served as Irish America’s inaugural keynote speaker for the Healthcare and Life SciencesRead more..

Garret FitzGerald

Dr. Garret FitzGerald is the McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he chairs the Department of Pharmacology and directs the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. FitzGerald’s research has been characterized by an integrative approach to elucidating the mechanisms of drug action, drawing on work inRead more..

Mothers of Influence

A sampling of quotes from men interviewed in Irish America over the past 35 years on the impact that their Irish mothers had on their lives.  President Joe Biden On being inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame: “My mother’s creed is the American creed: No one is better than you. Everyone is yourRead more..

30 Years Later:
The Anglo-Irish Agreement

November of last year marked the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement, which attempted to bring an end to the sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. Signed by then-Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the Agreement gave the Republic of Ireland a consultative role in Northern Ireland’s affairs and offered theRead more..

Garret FitzGerald

Dr. Garret FitzGerald is the McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he chairs the Department of Pharmacology and directs the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. FitzGerald’s research has been characterized by an integrative approach to elucidating the mechanisms of drug action, drawing on work inRead more..

Remembering Kate FitzGerald

Kate FitzGerald died peacefully on August 4, at home in Philadelphia with her family. Born to Catherine and Niall O’Connor on December 14, 1949, Kate grew up in Dublin; she attended Rathnew, studying history and archaeology at UCD. A gifted artist, she had initially enrolled in the College of Art, and retained her love ofRead more..

Inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Reception

Irish America celebrated its inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards Reception (for more photos of the event, click here) co-presented with ICON plc, last night in Manhattan. The Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 aims to recognize the best and brightest professionals in the medical industry and highlight the work they are doing to improve the livesRead more..

Dr. Garret FitzGerald
Wants to Build Bridges

He works between the strands of basic discovery and clinical trial, national research and global connection, harnessing the power of diaspora. The inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Keynote Speaker discusses the science of discovery.  Dr. Garret FitzGerald, a.k.a. “Big G” as faculty and students sometimes call him according to a 2001 Penn Medicine article,Read more..