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Alisha Jordan (credit: Personal Photo)

Irish Tourist To Undergo Surgery After Vicious Brick Attack In The Bronx

Alisha Jordan came to play Gaelic football in a local woman’s league, but she now faces painful reconstructive surgery on her face after being the victim of a violent attack.

07/19/2012

New York Irish Center - Queens, NY (file / credit: New York Irish Center)

Stories From Main Street: Long Island City, Yonkers Reveal New Wave Of Irish Immigrants

he Irish in New York. The story pre-dates the founding of the United States and it is still being written today.

03/12/2012

Brendan Riordan and Yolanda Vega - Yonkers, NY - Feb 10, 2012 (credit: Al Jones / 1010 WINS)

Lucky Irishman Brendan Riordan Wins New York Lottery

28-year-old Brendan Riordan, a native son of Cavan (yes, Cavan, Ireland), had been playing the New York Lottery with the money he was saving having given up cigarettes – and he’s won big!

02/10/2012

Handcuffs - File Photo

Tourist In NYC Charged With Raping Young Woman Near Columbia University

Damien McGuinness, a 22-year-old bartender from Ireland, has been arraigned and is being held on $5,000 bail on a charge of rape.

08/12/2011

Ellis Island is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Oct 11, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: Queens, NY

After a man died and it took over a week for anyone to notice, the Gallagher Initiative was created to keep track of the aging Irish in Queens.

03/14/2011