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On Friday, March 2nd, Irish America magazine hosted the 2018 Irish America Hall of Fame awards luncheon.

The distinguished 2018 Hall of Fame inductees are Governor Jerry Brown of California; John Brennan, former director of the CIA; actress, singer, and Tony Award-winner, Kelli O’Hara; and Dennis Long, former president of Anheuser-Busch.

For complete coverage of this year’s event, including photos, videos, and the honorees’ speeches, click here.

Founded in 2010 in celebration of Irish America magazine’s 25th anniversary, the Irish America Hall of Fame honors the extraordinary achievements of Irish-American leaders, from their significant accomplishments and contributions to American society to the personal commitment to safeguarding their Irish heritage and the betterment of Ireland.

The Irish America Hall of Fame is housed at the Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience in New Ross, Co. Wexford. For more information on the Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, please visit our archives to see a special feature printed in Irish America magazine.