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 in Sweden, say, Swenson means Read More …

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Irish-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Michael J. Larkin

Name and occupation:   Michael J. Larkin, Author & Founder Local Partnership Joint Market Solutions LLC What do you love most about being of Irish heritage? There are many things I love about being Irish.  Some of the most important are the strong sense of family, and community which is brought together and strengthened by the extended family still living in 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 fact? The shamrock represents the Read More …