Saturday June 6, 2020

The top twenty Irish Americans

People with roots in Ireland can be found at the apex of every sector of US society, writes Niall Stanage.

31st August, 2014
Chuck Feeney, businessman and philanthropist.

Some Irish-Americans wear their Irishness on their sleeve. For others, their ethnic roots are peripheral to their identity.

The fixtures of the Irish-American community are already well known to many people in Ireland. But here, The Sunday Business Post presents a list of 20 Americans of Irish heritage – including some familiar names and some surprising ones – who have serious clout in mainstream life in the United States.

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