Irish Prime Minister to Head Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

by Trevor Williams | February 27, 2015 Ireland’s head of state, Prime Minister Enda Kenny, will oversee St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Atlanta this year, serving as the grand marshal of the March 14 parade and speaking to an audience of the Irish Chamber of Atlanta.  More

Auto Manufacturers Make Safety Top Priority in Face of Recalls

by Phil Bolton | February 27, 2015 When you climb into your car, it’s hard to realize that you’re climbing into a heap of sand, glass, iron ore and petroleum. But those are its key components and it takes a lot to get them all together into a vehicle that is an integral part of modern life.  More

Haitian-American Reconnects With Her Roots Through Soccer

by Alexa De Jesus-Thibault Though she has still never visited her ancestral country, soccer is giving Georgia State University freshman Taina Anglade a chance to reconnect with her Haitian roots.  More
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DLA Piper Law Firm Gains Former Sen. Chambliss' Intelligence Experience

by Phil Bolton | February 25, 2015 Former U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, who after having served two decades in the Congress, joined the Atlanta office of the global law firm DLA Piper LLP in January. But his concern for the economic future of the country and its security is undiminished. More

Ireland Mourns Death of Former Coca-Cola President Don Keough

by Trevor Williams | February 24, 2015 Irish leaders are mourning the loss of Donald Keough, the former Coca-Cola Co. president and chief operating officer who helped make the Atlanta-based beverage giant into a more global brand but never forgot his roots, even those that stretched back into the 19th century.  More