PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
An Irish bumper sticker above a New York City license plate. 2001.

From New York's Irish - a long form project on the Irish communities in New York City between 1994 and 2008. 


Close up of a car bumper in Woodlawn, an Irish enclave in the Bronx.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Mayor Rudolf Guiliani taking part in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Avenue in 1995.

Mayor Rudolf Guiliani taking part in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Avenue in 1995.

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Suffold County Police Department marching in the 1998 St Patrick's Day Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York City.

Suffold County Police Department marching in the 1998 St Patrick's Day Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York City.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Virgin on the ridiculous. Crowd members hold up a sign during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in 1995 announcing that the Virgin Mary is "appearing in America".

Virgin on the ridiculous. Crowd members hold up a sign during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in 1995.

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Piper's sash during the last St Patrick's Day Parade of the 20th century along 5th Avenue on Manhattan, New York City.
Piper's sash Piper's sash during the last St Patrick's Day Parade of the 20th century along 5th Avenue on Manhattan, New York City.
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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Gerry Adams at the Waldorf Astoria in 1998 before voicing his concerns about the Good Friday Agreement.

Gerry Adams at the Waldorf Astoria in 1998 before voicing his concerns about the Good Friday Agreement.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Gerry Adams back in NY at the Sheraton Manhattan in 2003 being altogether more optimistic.

Gerry Adams back in NY at the Sheraton Manhattan in 2003 being altogether more optimistic.

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A stranger steps out of the crowd to fire over the coffin of Michael Flannery who fought with the IRA during the Easter Rising of 1916 when only 14 years old. He was buried in Queens in 1994.

A stranger steps out of the crowd to fire over the coffin of Michael Flannery who fought with the IRA during the Easter Rising of 1916 when only 14 years old. He was buried in Queens in 1994.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
A youngster sits close to the stage during a concert in Woodside, Queens by legendary Irish band, The Wolf Tones in 1998

Youngster sits close to the stage during a concert in Woodside, Queens by legendary Irish band, The Wolf Tones in 1998

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Sleepy youngster at the County Cavan Association Annual Dinner Dance at the Astoria Manor in Queens in 1999.A scene from the United Irish Counties Annual Dinner dance in Astoria, Queens in 1999.

Sleepy youngster at the County Cavan Association Annual Dinner Dance at the Astoria Manor in Queens in 1999.A scene from the United Irish Counties Annual Dinner dance in Astoria, Queens in 1999.

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Young boxer from Northern Ireland preparing to face fighters from Queens in a charity event to raise  funds for the victims of the bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh in 1998.

Young boxer from Northern Ireland preparing to face fighters from Queens in a charity event to raise funds for the victims of the bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh in 1998.

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This Irish army sergeant couldn't wait to light up after finishing the New York City Marathon in 1995. He was part of Eamon Coughlan's team raising funds for St Luke's Childrens Hospital in Dublin.

This Irish army sergeant couldn't wait to light up after finishing the New York City Marathon in 1995. He was part of Eamon Coughlan's team raising funds for St Luke's Childrens Hospital in Dublin.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Ireland 1, Italy 0. Celebrating the famous goal at the Harp Bar in Manhattan during World Cup USA 1994.

Ireland 1, Italy 0. Celebrating the famous goal at the Harp Bar in Manhattan during World Cup USA 1994.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
At an Irish rock concert on Randal Island in the East River off Manhattan in 1995.

At an Irish rock concert on Randal Island in the East River off Manhattan in 1995.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
At a party thrown by a wealthy Irish lawyer at his holiday home in the Hamptons in 2005.

At a party thrown by a wealthy Irish lawyer at his holiday home in the Hamptons in 2005.

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The famous Maure Connelly Band playing at the County Clare Association Annual Dinner Dance 1998 in Woodside, an Irish enclave in Queens. The family band were brought out from Ireland especially for the occassion.

The famous Maure Connelly Band playing at the County Clare Association Annual Dinner Dance 1998 in Woodside, an Irish enclave in Queens. The family band were brought out from Ireland especially for the occassion.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
A scene from the Dublin Society Annual Dinner Dance in Flushing, Queens in 1999.

Scene from the Dublin Society Annual Dinner Dance in Flushing, Queens in 1999.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Traditional Irish dancers give a performance at the Irish Arts Center in Manhattan in 2006.

Traditional Irish dancers give a performance at the Irish Arts Center in Manhattan in 2006.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
A study of a traditional motif on an Irish dancer's dress as she readies herself for a performance.

Study of a traditional motif on an Irish dancer's dress as she readies herself for a performance.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Musicians take a break from a Ceilidh session at the Irish Arts Center in Manhattan in 2006.

Musicians take a break from a Ceilidh session at the Irish Arts Center in Manhattan in 2006.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Irish Arts Center, Manhattan in 2006.

Irish Arts Center, Manhattan in 2006.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Behind the counter of an Irish bar in the Bronx where cops from the 41st precinct often gather.

Behind the counter of an Irish bar in the Bronx where cops from the 41st precinct often gather.

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As seen in Woodlawn in the Bronx.

As seen in Woodlawn in the Bronx.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
Beer delivery men in Woodlawn, an Irish enclave in the Bronx in 2001.

Beer delivery men in Woodlawn, an Irish enclave in the Bronx in 2001.

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PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOS BY PAUL TREACY. From the series, New York's Irish 1994-2008.
A typical Irish breakfast as eaten by labourers at the Traditional Irish Bakery in Woodlawn, Bronx.

Typical Irish breakfast as eaten by labourers at the Traditional Irish Bakery in Woodlawn, Bronx.

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Very early every morning vans line up outside the Traditional Irish Bakery in Woodlawn up in the Bronx to get breakfast and pick up day labourers. It can be a long wait as there is not always enough work to go around.

Very early every morning vans line up outside the Traditional Irish Bakery in Woodlawn up in the Bronx to get breakfast and pick up day labourers. It can be a long wait as there is not always enough work to go around. 1998.

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