Green Dragon Raises Green

By Irish America Staff
December / January 2002

On September 21, Irish musician Tom Carroll belted out “America the Beautiful” and kicked off an evening of tunes and airs to benefit the N.Y. Firefighters Association. The event was hosted by Green Dragon Tavern owner, John Somers, ho asked for donations in lieu of a cover charge. Somers’ other pub, The Grand Coral, also in Boston, was the setting for a night of Brendan Behan’s Confessions of an Irish Rebel. which was hosted by Shay Duffin. Both events were filled to capacity and raised $10,000. ♦

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