Around the Town

From US Ambassador to Ireland Claire Cronin: "Delighted to welcome my home state Senator @SenMarkey to the west coast of Ireland today along with @SenatorCardin & @SenWhitehouse. We had a great discussion about the strong ties between Ireland &... Read more
  Boston, Massachusetts - Concern Worldwide hosted an evening of philanthropy as the organization celebrated its Inaugural Boston Reception. During this debut event, prominent supporters and changemakers in the Boston area were invited to learn about... Read more
Acclaimed Irish author Paul Murray and innovative historian Guy Beiner will be featured speakers at two events this month sponsored through the Boston College Irish Studies Program. Murray, who is at BC this fall as the Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish... Read more
*/ Three leading Bostonians of Irish ancestry were honored this week at an October 28 luncheon before an audience of 350 guests at the Seaport Hotel in Boston’s waterfront seaport district.  Legendary Boston College hockey coach Jerry York, developer and... Read more
Matthew Crosgrave, a recent graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway, has found it easy to “slide into home” both in Boston and in the biotechnology industry as he begins his J-1 year.  Following many years as a chef in Dublin, Matthew... Read more
The Irish American Partnership has supported not only the production of this important work, but  also committed to making Ionbhá: The Empathy Book for Ireland available at every secondary  school in Ireland.  Boston, MA, October 12, 2022 ( –... Read more
    It was an “unspeakable war,” wrote one journalist, and “a story that nobody dared to tell.” But contrary to popular assumption, the tragic Irish Civil War of 1922-1923—a wrenching, destructive run-up to the establishment of an independent Ireland—has... Read more
There will be an Irish Community Mass for the victims of the Donegal tragedy in solidarity with the people of Creeslough, Ireland on Tues 10/11 7pm at St Brendan's Church in Dorchester. All are welcome. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha.
There will be an Irish Community Mass for the victims of the Donegal tragedy in solidarity with the people of Creeslough, Ireland on Tues 10/11 7pm at St Brendan's Church in Dorchester. All are welcome. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha.
Bringing the leading transatlantic educational charity’s year-to-date grant disbursement to $1.2 million, the Partnership celebrates impact at reception in the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence  DUBLIN, Ireland, September 29, 2022 ( – The Irish American... Read more
Following is a sampling of this month’s Irish/Celtic music-related events in, or slightly beyond, Greater Boston. Over the years, there have surely been periods of time when local Irish/Celtic music fans felt like they may as well quit their jobs and... Read more
All are welcome to attend the annual Memorial Mass this Sunday, 10/9 at 1 pm on the anniversary of the loss of the emigrant ship, the Brig St. John, off the coast of Cohasset in 1849. Following the Mass, there will be a brief speaking program, light... Read more
    The Background Departing from my home in Milltown, Co. Galway, I travelled to Shannon in March 2001 and made my way to Boston for what I thought would be a short enough adventure for around six months. After a series of extensions, I found myself in... Read more
When Luke Doyle was presented with the opportunity to complete his third-year placement abroad, he knew he had to take it. Currently a third-year student at the University of Limerick studying International Business, he just finished up his time in Boston... Read more
Q. I saw in the news that the Biden administration proposed a new regulation about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. What happened, and what does it mean for DACA holders as well as people interested in obtaining DACA? A. On Aug.... Read more
Irish Ambassador to the US Daniel Mulhall completed his five year mission on Aug 10 and retired from Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs after a 44-year  diplomatic career. The following are excerpts from his farewell statement: “I arrived in... Read more
It is quite depressing, not to mention repetitious, to discuss the staggering rate of inflation in Ireland in this space.  But as I sat down to write, Newstalk radio host Kieran Cuddihy posited that the big question for many people these days, as colder... Read more
The Autumn/Fall 2022 edition of Boston Irish Magazine is now off the press and in the mail to our paid subscribers. You can find the printed edition in circulation at Irish venues and a limited number of stores throughout the Boston neighborhoods. ... Read more
Shannon Airport Group and Tourism Ireland have recently launched a $1 million marketing campaign to draw American tourists to the Wild Atlantic Way, with daily, non-stop flights to Shannon Airport. At a recent luncheon at Porto Restaurant in Boston’s... Read more
9/12/22 1 PM ++ BOSTON IRISH HAS CONFIRMED THE PLANNED TRIP TO IRELAND BY LABOR SECRETARY MARTY WALSH HAS BEEN POSTPONED.++ US Secretary of Labor, Marty Walsh to mark centenary of Seanad Éireann in first official visit to Ireland  US Secretary of Labor,... Read more