Ireland

Giving kids a hand up
Giving kids a hand up
Sports Terence M. Cullen 11/08/2012 at 5:15PM

Paul Williams was sitting in the back office of the small trophy shop he’s owned and run for the last year- and-a-half, at ease, taking phone calls on parts or orders that were coming in. During the day, he works in this small store on Bell Boulevard, but this is not his only life. Williams [...]

St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
News Billy Rennison 3/16/2012 at 2:48PM

Queens’ St. Patrick’s parades have passed and for those that want to avoid the madness of Manhattan there are a plethora of options right here in the borough. Bars around Queens borough are serving up St. Paddy’s Day specials, so revelers can save some green. Here are some spots around the borough to celebrate: Austin [...]

The history of St. Patrick and his parade
The history of St. Patrick and his parade
News Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2012 at 12:51PM

By Will Sammon On St. Patrick’s Day, almost everyone wants to be Irish, however, not everyone really knows why. New York City, from 44th Street to 86th Street, will be the biggest site of green attire and leprechaun attitude on March 17, the date of the annual holiday. But how does any of that, and [...]