President George W. Bush is expected to begin the search for a new ambassador to Ireland following the imminent departure of incumbent Richard Egan and his wife Maureen Fitzgerald. The outgoing ambassador tendered his resignation to President Bush after just 15 months in the job and his request to stand down sent shock waves throughoutRead more..
Posts Tagged ‘Richard Egan’
“There is no denying the influence of American business on the Republic of Ireland. The economy in Ireland has grown more than any other European Union country, and the 585 American companies doing business there have contributed significantly to this success” –U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Richard Egan ℘℘℘ This year’s Business 100 is indeed aRead more..
Richard Egan, the ninety-ninth wealthiest person in America, was nominated by President Bush as the new U.S. Ambassador to Ireland. Egan, one of Irish America’s Business 100, holds an Irish passport, and traces his roots back to Westmeath. He is the founder of EMC Corporation, which controls 30 percent of the data storage market inRead more..