Recent passings in the Irish and Irish American communities. ℘℘℘ Al Gavin Legendary boxing cutman Al Gavin passed away after suffering a stroke on Thursday, July 8, 2004 at the age of 70. The Brooklyn-bred retired landscaper was best known for his ability to quell the blood-flow of boxing wounds for such fighters as LennoxRead more..
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Actress, model and former MTV VJ, and Irish America Top 100 honoree Karen Duffy, better known as Duff, can now add author to her list of accomplishments with her new book Model Patient: MY Life as an Incurable Wise-Ass. Pretty impressive, when you consider that for the past five years she has been battling aRead more..
Top 100 2000 honoree Tom Foley, the New York City firefighter thrust into the spotlight last year for his daring rescue of two construction workers, is in the spotlight again. Now People magazine have named him one of America’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors. He’s no stranger to the pages of People magazine; they have alsoRead more..