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#Irish America

From TheJournal.ie Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland' Column

Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland'

Their Ireland is the Ireland their ancestors left, often untouched by the changes that have taken place since then, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA? Diaspora

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

From TheJournal.ie High achievers, naturalised citizens and thousands of gaeilgeoirí: A breakdown of the Irish in America Heritage Month
From TheJournal.ie St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334 Washington

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

From TheJournal.ie When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city Street Wars

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

From TheJournal.ie Iron Mike Malloy: The Donegal man they tried nine times to kill Speakeasy Rasputin

Iron Mike Malloy: The Donegal man they tried nine times to kill

Greed, murder and whiskey: How an indestructible Irishman finally fell foul of New York City in the 1930s.

From TheJournal.ie A breakthrough... Irish gay rights group to march in New York Paddy's Day parade Lavender And Green

A breakthrough... Irish gay rights group to march in New York Paddy's Day parade

“This is a stunning announcement, a marvellous moment.”

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors Pass The Hat

Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors

TheJournal.ie has obtained the latest donation statement from the party’s US fundraising branch (although that cash can’t be spent in Ireland).

From TheJournal.ie US police officer charged with biting a man's testicles during a fight outside an Irish pub Baltimore

US police officer charged with biting a man's testicles during a fight outside an Irish pub

A fight broke out when Corporal Michael Flaig was accused of “rubbing his buttocks” on a woman.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary: Bill granting Gerry Adams a visa helped lead to peace in Ireland Hall Of Fame

Hillary: Bill granting Gerry Adams a visa helped lead to peace in Ireland

Clinton was speaking at her induction into the Irish America Hall of Fame.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day The Battle Of Fifth Avenue

Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day

“In their eyes, we can’t be Irish and queer. We can only be one or the other.”

Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves

He really doesn’t like those stereotyped drinking slogans.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude." Ancestors

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."

The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.

From TheJournal.ie Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades St Patrick's Day

Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades

Boston native Larry Donnelly takes a look at the most prominent elements of 2014’s weekend-long celebrations in America’s most Irish city, and how they compare with what’s happening here.

9 shockin' notions these Americans have about Irish men and women

Irish eyes are NOT smiling. Not even a little. Not even at all.

From TheJournal.ie Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston Mayor Walsh

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance" TRAVELLERS IN AMERICA

Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance"

Two secretive Traveller communities allowed a TV3 documentary-maker access recently. He found that after 200 years in the US, some of their traditions remain the same – while some are markedly different.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election? Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

From TheJournal.ie Connecticut university president tops list of Irish-Americans Top 100 This post contains images

Connecticut university president tops list of Irish-Americans

Irish America magazine names John L Lahey of Quinnipiac University as its top Irish-American of 2011. So who is he?