1. St Patrick's Cathedral - New York's iconic landmark built by Irish immigrants

    By Martha Brennan St Patrick's Cathedral is one of the most popular tourist attractions in New York City . The historic church is the biggest Gothic Catholic cathedral in the US, and the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of New York. Located on Fifth Avenue across from Rockefeller Ce
  2. Irish American journalist Nellie Bly blazed a trail for female writers

    By Alana Loftus Irish American journalist Nellie Bly went by a pseudonym to protect her identity when she wrote about contemporary women’s issues in the late 19th and 20th century. Nellie was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran on May 5, 1864, in Pennsylvania . Her grandfather, Robert Cochr