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What Are You Like?:
Kristen Shaughnessy

℘℘℘ A NY1 television reporter since 1995, Kristen Shaughnessy says the best part of her job is meeting New Yorkers from all walks of life. Wherever in the five boroughs the story takes her, she feels privileged to share the stories of her fellow New Yorkers. Kristen graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. inRead more..

The Irish Post Awards

The Irish who have made their mark on the cultural life of Great Britain at the Irish Post award on November 15th. ℘℘℘ The awards were presented by Eamonn Holmes and Aoife Ní Thuairisg. First to the stage was Boy George, who received the award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. Next was actress Anna Friel,Read more..

Laird Kelly

Laird is the founder / owner of RSi Communications, a company specializing in medical communication and education for physicians. Founded in 1976, RSi was the producer of the first commercially supported program using what became the internet (1977) and the inventor of the digitally controlled audience response system (1982). The company specializes today in theRead more..

Wild Irish Women:
The Reporter Who Wouldn’t Go Away

Dorothy is Back! Dorothy Kilgallen was a TV and radio star, a columnist who wrote about theater and film, the rich and famous, but more than anything, she was a crime reporter who, at the time of her mysterious death, was investigating the JFK assassination.  ℘℘℘ She was as tough as she was brittle, as braveRead more..

Jim Dwyer: The Journalist

In the aftermath of our national tragedy came the need for understanding. The need to probe the surface, to find the personality behind the name, the stories beneath the rubble. The very best writers brought us those stories. Dwyer, who won a Pulitzer in 1995 in part for his coverage of the “Troubles” in NorthernRead more..

Hibernia:
Pulitzer Prize Winners

Irish-American journalist (and Top 100 2000 honoree) Katherine Boo won the Pulitzer gold medal for public service for her two-part series describing abuse, sometimes lethal, of mentally handicapped residents of group homes in the District of Columbia. Boo spent 13 months reporting after a visit to a group home revealed residents sitting in complete darknessRead more..

Hibernia: “Hero” Honor
for Slain Journalist

Murdered Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, shot dead in Dublin four years ago, was named a press freedom hero in Boston recently at the 50th birthday general assembly of the International Press Institute. Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham was also cited for her “leadership, bravery, and dedication in the name of a free and open press.”Read more..