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2009 Irishmen of the Year: Donal Ryan & Tadgh O̵...

Donal and Tadgh have been great friends of the Irish-American community in Louisville since moving here to own and operate Molly Malone’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, which now boasts three locations: the Highlands and St. Matthews in Louisville and one in Covington, KY.Both gentlemen are from Ireland and both are busy family men: Tadgh has […]

2008 Irish Person of the Year: Tom O’Shea

Tom O’Shea and partners are the proud owners of O’Shea’s Irish Pub, Flanagan’s Ale House, and Brendan’s in St. Matthews. They are also big believers in giving back: to Fight Crimes Against Children, House of Ruth, Sudanese Relief Fund, Muscular Dystrophy, Special Olympics and Maryhurst Home. Along with the staff of all the restaurants, Tom […]

2007 Irish Persons of the Year: Patrick John Hughes and P...

This father-son team has drawn national attention: Patrick Henry, a freshman at the University of Louisville, is in the Cardinal marching band with the help of his father, who pushes him in his wheelchair. Young Patrick is also blind: he doesn’t let anything slow him down, though… like his parents, Patrick is an accomplished musician […]