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  1. Much loved actor Maureen O’Hara dies aged 95

    Much loved actor Maureen O’Hara dies aged 95

    Maureen O’Hara, who died on Saturday, was Ireland’s first great Hollywood star and appeared in over 50 films. Ranked among the world’s most beautiful women, she is best known in Ireland for her role as the headstrong Mary Kate Danaher in The Quiet Man – “the sexiest film ever made” according to the director John Ford. He initially approached her to star in the film in the mid-1940s, but it was not made until Ford, O’Hara and John Wayne first agreed to make a western to satisfy Republic Pictures’ executives. The chemistry between Wayne and O’Hara that was apparent in...

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  2. Irish Network USA 2015 National Conference & Irish Network Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration!

    Irish Network USA 2015 National Conference & Irish Network Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration!

    From Boston to California, collectively Irish Network USA is comprised of some 4,000 members, all of whom demonstrate a tangible allegiance to Ireland and everything it represents. We are proud to host the 2015 Irish Network USA National Conference and are looking forward to welcoming you to our city. When November 05, 2015 at 6:30pm – November 09, 2015  Where Seaport Boston Hotel and World Trade Center 1 Seaport Ln Boston, MA 02210 Since its inception in 2010, Irish Network Boston has worked tirelessly to promote the enduring link between Ireland and the United States. Buoyed by unique events, member...

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  3. Evans brothers, Globe CEO, Eire Society stalwart named 2015 Boston Irish Honorees

    Evans brothers, Globe CEO, Eire Society stalwart named 2015 Boston Irish Honorees

    The 6th annual Boston Irish Honors luncheon will take place on Fri., Oct. 23, at 11:45 a.m. at the Seaport Hotel/Boston World Trade Center. The 2015 honorees are: Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and his brothers, Paul, John, Thomas and James; Mike Sheehan, chief executive officer, The Boston Globe; and Margaret Stapleton, retired vice president, John Hancock Insurance and Financial Services, past president Eire Society, and longtime Pine Street Inn volunteer. Since October 2010, the Boston Irish Reporter has sponsored this annual event. It’s an inspiring luncheon to recognize and celebrate exemplary Irish individuals and their families who share our heritage in Boston and...

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