Irish-American Grievances

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A stack of shamrock hats sit on a vendor's table on seventh avenue in midtown Manhattan the Friday before St. Patrick's Day.

On St. Patrick's Day, Niall O'Dowd, publisher of the website, founder of Irish America Magazine and Irish Voice newspaper, and former chairman of the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform, explains why some in the Irish-American community feel that the new mayoral administration is slighting them.