The Irish have historically been affiliated with professions including construction, fire and police department service and the restaurant and bar business. But in more recent years, the Irish have become a formidable force on Wall Street and the technology industry. As evidenced by Irish America’s Wall Street 50 issue, many Irish and Irish-Americans have conqueredRead more..
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The inaugural Women of Concern luncheon was held at 200 Fifth Avenue Club, Manhattan on May 15. The purpose of the event was to honor and acknowledge women of accomplishment and to show solidarity with women of the developing world. Paula Zahn of CNN was the master of ceremonies and Kathleen Naughton, president of TimeRead more..
“Our business is a business that is based on trust, and trust is the cornerstone of every relationship…. We need to demonstrate corporate responsibility, reach out to the investor and the populace for open dialogue and communication.” –Michael Rice, President, Private Client Group at Prudential Securities Incorporated. Keynote speaker, Wall Street 50, 2003 ℘℘℘ AsRead more..
The press launch for Showcase Ireland, Ireland’s largest trade fair, was held at The 21 Club in New York City on December 10th. The Crafts Council of Ireland felt it appropriate to hold the launch in New York to demonstrate their appreciation of the friendship and economic ties between Ireland and the United States, andRead more..
The Murphy family business, which originated in 1939 with Margaret Murphy of Ballybofey, Co. Donegal, selling hand-embroidered linen, is now a major retailer on the world-wide web with over 50 items ranging from hand-knit Aran sweaters to a baby’s Irish rugby jersey on offer. Margaret’s two grandsons, Paul (42) and Conor (32) Murphy, have broughtRead more..