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09/19/17 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Jack Monaghan

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Jack Monaghan

Jack Monaghan, one of the most beloved Islanders in recent memory, passed away on September 6, 2017. He was 82 years old. Here’s a profile by Peter Boody of Jack the Reporter published in 2014. (more…)

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02/24/14 8:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO |  Jack Monaghan in his waterfront condo at the Dering Harbor Inn.

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Jack Monaghan in his waterfront condo at the Dering Harbor Inn.

It’s said of certain Irish gentlemen that they have the “gift of gab.” That crude phrase with its notes of blarney and baloney does not apply to Jack Monaghan, a former Brooklyn schoolteacher who worked across the U.S. and Europe as a speech and language consultant for ITT and other corporations. (more…)