We here at the Lit Drop would be remiss if we didnâ€™t mention the recent profile that the Dorchester Reporterâ€™s sister paper, the Boston Irish Reporter, has on Michael Flaherty, City Councillor At-Large and a candidate for mayor.
Flaherty's Irish roots are as deep as those his family planted in Boston a few generations ago. His parents were born in Boston, but look back a bit further and you'll see three of Flaherty's great-grandparents on his father's side were born in County Galway. Flaherty's mom's family (the McGlones) hails from Galway, Monahan, and Cork.
The article is here.