The Irish Immigrant Whose Life Was So Large, NYPD Shut Down the City for Him

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Jimmy Neary was an Irish immigrant who boarded a ship to America in the 1950s and went on to open a namesake restaurant in Manhattan that has for more than a half century been a famed canteen in the heart of New York City. Here to tell his story is Jimmy’s daughter, Una. 

Photo Credit: [Jimmy and daughter Una]