Category: News

Spring News, Notes, and Announcements

Drew McGinty for Congress!

Once again an IABN member is stepping into the snake pit of national politics. Our own Drew McGinty is running for Congress for Pennsylvania’s 7th district.

Beyond Drew being a long time IABN member, was also an integral part of the Ulster American Society, and was on the board of Sport Changes Life which supports disadvantaged young people in Ireland and Northern Ireland pursue higher education opportunities through sport.

Drew is a man of high character and principle, and while he may or may not subscribe to your party’s politics, he supports a common-sense agenda that all sides of the spectrum can gravitate towards. read more


Friend of the IABN Deborah Schull, founder of Cultural Roadmapp, a startup developing the first hands-free cultural audio tours for motorists touring Ireland’s new Wild Atlantic Way. Deborah is hosting an exciting event at the Irish Arts Center as a fundraiser and invites IABN’ers to forward the invitation below…

Yeats’ Heart’s Desire

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of legendary 

Irish poet and dramatist William Butler Yeats

 Hosted by Cultural Roadmapp, an Irish-American

startup supporting Ireland through tourism

 Sunday, April 12

1-4.30 pm

Irish Arts Center, Manhattan

553 W. 51st St. at 11th Ave

An exclusive program

· Portrayal of Yeats by actor Neil Bradley, who will read selected poems

· Conversation on Yeats’s lasting literary influence with James Pethica Ph.D., senior lecturer in English and Theater at Williams College, and Luke Gibbons Ph.D., visiting professor, New York University, moderated by Adam Farley, deputy editor of Irish America magazine  read more