#ThatsMyDad – Emmett O’Connell inducted into Irish America Hall of Fame

I normally keep my private family life and public life (e.g. this blog) separate. I’m going to break with convention because of something exceptional.

My father, Emmett O’Connell, is today being inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame

Congratulations to you Dad, and to my mother Raphael (née – O’Kelly); love to you both – you deserve all this and more.


Written interviews & online articles about himself:
Audio interviews with him –
Some articles by him:

Some clippings from the file…

 

  

  

 


Mother, Nellie Taafe.

Deirdre O’Connell on left, Gretta, Geraldine O’Connell Cusack in middle, Emmett O’Connell 2nd from right, and Kevin.

 

Holding forth at the Desmond Greaves Summer School (~1993), Irish Labour History Museum



… and continuing to the present!

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