Tommy Dullaghan's Blog (7)

First Foul Ball - Must be the Luck of the Irish

NYIrish with Tommy D

Those of you who know me are well aware I am a die hard sports fan. The New York Yankees are my religion in the summer months ; so much so that I call Yankee Stadium "Church in Da Bronx". It is every baseball fan's dream to say they caught a foul ball at a game and I'm no exception. I've been attending baseball games since 1974 -…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on April 12, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Donegal Association of New York - New Website

On behalf of our President, Katie Barrett, The Donegal Association of New York would like to invite you to view our new website (  We feel strongly about promoting organizations and businesses who add value to our reader…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on January 27, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Donegal NY GAA Gets Nipped in Junior League Championship

The following info was presented to me by a friend and fellow Donegal Association of NY colleague, Ira Goldman.  If you would like to get involved with the Donegal NY GAA, you may contact him at the address below or follow on FaceBook.

Thanks, TD

Only one ball got past St. Michael’s product James McFadden but that shot to the net was the difference as Rockland nipped Donegal NY for the Junior League crown. The final looked to be more of a romp for the lads from…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on May 26, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Sunnyside's St. Patrick's Day 'Parade for All' - and They Mean it!

I ventured back to my old neighborhood in Sunnyside, Queens to take in the annual “Parade for All” which I haven’t attended in recent years. I remember the parade when it first started roughly fifteen years ago and back then it was more of a street fair. It was really nice for what…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on May 24, 2014 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

The "Hallelujah Priest" from Co Meath

From: NYIrish with Tommy D - April 11, 2014

Not sure if you saw this but its gone viral on youtube. Fr Kelly breaks out into songs while performing a wedding ceremony to the surprise of everyone including the bride and groom and to a rousing applause afterward. I'm basically a "retired Catholic" at this point of my life but if I ever get married I want a priest like this fella who can rock out the tunes :)  I love a story like this when the status quo is put aside and…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on April 11, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Oprah and Pharrell: 'Happy in Donegal'

From NYIrish with Tommy D - April 10, 2014

For those of you don't know there has been a worldwide initiative going on where different cities around the world are making YouTube videos to Pharrell Williams song…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on April 10, 2014 at 3:00pm — 10 Comments

Welcome to NYIrish with Tommy D

Hello! My name is Tommy Dullaghan, and I was born and raised in NYC -- Sunnyside, Queens, to be specific. My parents were from Donegal and Monaghan and I will be using this blog to talk about all my experiences here in NYC and in Ireland about my Irish life. I have the privilege of…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on April 10, 2014 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

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