Clodagh Boyle with husband Andy and children Marc and Sadhbh: “I am active in the Irish business community and keep my finger on the pulse at home”

In 1999, Clodagh Boyle graduated in communications studies from DCU and went to Boston for a six-month internship with the American Ireland Fund. Five(...)

US Senator George Mitchell, pictured at Queen’s University,  Belfast last month, was a special guest at the  American Ireland Fund’s New York gala. Photograph: Paul McErlan/EPA

The American Ireland Fund, the philanthropic organisation that raises money for Irish causes, made $4.3 million (€3.8 million) at its 40th annual New (...)

 Kieran McLoughlin:    president and chief executive of The American Ireland Fund. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The total remuneration paid to Kieran McLoughlin, the president and chief executive of the American Ireland Fund (AIF), increased by 5.6 per cent in 2(...)

Rob McGoey: “Self- promotion is expected [in the US] so be able to communicate what you do well”

“I did the J1 visa thing in 1996 and,while most of my friends went to Cape Cod, I decided on Long Beach, New York. When I visited the city, I remember(...)


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The Department of Education found that 55 fee-paying schools such as Blackrock College had ¤80 million in resources available to them. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

One of the country’s elite private schools, Blackrock College in Dublin, has received $2.36 million (€1.8 million) in grants from a US-based philan(...)