HERE COME THE IRISH
Big doings as the sun sets Thursday, centered at a wee hotel within the shadow of the U.S. Capitol. Rep. Jerry Lewis, California Republican, Maryland Gov. Martin O’malley and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell are among those to receive the first Irish-american Public Service Awards from Thanksusa, a nonprofit group providing scholarships for the children and spouses of active-duty military.
Among the guests who’ll revel under Gaelic chandeliers and Irishmade carpets: former Army Chief of