Irish-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Peter McAlevey

Name and occupation: Peter McAlevey, Motion Picture Producer and former correspondent for Newsweek What do you love most about being of Irish heritage? Being born a Catholic…and a Democrat! Can you tell us any interesting Irish history facts? 1.)    In Gaelic (both the Irish and Scottish versions) the “Mick” prefix means “son of.” Just as Read More …

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Irish-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Michael John McCann

Name and occupation:    Michael John McCann.  Author and creator of PurpleUmpkin books and the  Murples  characters.  Teaching  the importance of reading with children. What do you love most about being of Irish heritage? The history and many of the great accomplishments . The impact they have had in America. How I believe they will be Read More …

Irish-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Gerry Hartigan

Name and occupation: Gerry Hartigan, author, speaker, business analyst. What do you love most about being of Irish heritage? I have great pride in being from a country of poets, singers and scholars. The Irish have a love of life which allows us to enjoy each day. Can you tell us an interesting Irish history Read More …