“The Irish were part of the problem and part of the solution,” said former New York cop and current college professor Hugh O’Rourke, PhD. O’Rourke spoke at the First Annual Irish Heritage Day at the New York City Police Museum, a literal slip of a building in lower Manhattan in late April. The official NewRead more..
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The Comptroller of the City of New York William C. Thompson, Jr. honored prominent New Yorkers of Irish descent in a celebration of Irish heritage on May 13 at the New York Public Library. “We pay tribute to the memory of the irish New Yorkers who literally built this town. And we know a specialRead more..