Posts Tagged ‘Paul O’Dwyer’

Last Word: The Passing of a Legend

“He was a unique individual, both a pioneer and a genius. He will be missed and can never be replaced.” – John Walsh, CEO of the Irish American Cultural Institute ℘℘℘ To my mind they were the two greatest influences on Irish America in the past half-century or so. One was Paul O’Dwyer, the legendaryRead more..

Paul O’Dwyer

Civil Rights Champion

Since his childhood in Mayo during the worst of the Black and Tan atrocities, Paul O’Dwyer has been a fearless champion of human rights. During the Red Scare and the civil rights movement he stood up for the oppressed regardless of personal cost. He was an early ally of the State of Israel and helpedRead more..