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Second Irish Day of Action helps rebuild Rockaways
Second Irish Day of Action helps rebuild Rockaways
Top Stories Terence M. Cullen 12/18/2012 at 3:00PM

As Paul Finnegan puts it, volunteering is not one separate group helping out another, but one part of a community helping out a different part of the same one. This was the idea at the second Irish Day of Action in the Rockaways on Saturday, December 15 as volunteers from different Irish culture groups bused [...]

Volunteers out in force for Irish Day of Action
Volunteers out in force for Irish Day of Action
News Queens Courier Staff 11/27/2012 at 9:17AM

BY MAUREEN SULLIVAN Residents of the Rockaways experienced a different kind of surge as almost 1,000 Irish volunteers arrived to lend a hand in a massive display of community spirit. Seven different meeting points throughout Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx were busy at the crack of dawn on Saturday, November 24 as volunteers boarded chartered [...]