The newly published Dictionary of Irish Biography book Irish lives in America (RIA, 2021) was launched on 24 November at EPIC, the Irish Emigration Museum, in Dublin.
The launch event included a panel discussion 'Irish lives in America: underdogs or overlords?' (see above video @ 12:30 mins) chaired by Patrick Geoghegan and featuring Miriam Nyhan Grey, Diane Negra, Neville Isdell and Liz Evers.
The book's editors Liz Evers and Niav Gallagher also appeared on The History Show (RTÉ Radio One) on Sunday 28 November, for an in-depth interview with presenter Myles Dungan (@ 33 mins).
Irish lives in America documents fifty Irish people featured in the Dictionary of Irish Biography who made an indelible mark on American society, politics and culture.
The book is available in all good bookshops or online at https://www.ria.ie/irish-lives-america