Mitchell Honored by
Northern Women

Senator George Mitchell with Northern Ireland's Women's Initiative founder Maureen Murray.

By Irish America Staff
April / May 2003

Former Senator George Mitchell was honored for his tireless work for peace in Ireland at the Northern Ireland Women’s Initiative (NIWI) January 21 in New York. NIWI founder and president Maureen Murray said, “The Northern Ireland Women’s Initiative is honored to have Senator Mitchell’s support in our efforts to promote full and equal participation of women in the political leadership of Northern Ireland. In doing so the Senator continues to promotes the fulfillment of the Good Friday Agreement and its promise to the people of Northern Ireland.” Over 70 people attended the fundraiser. Celebrities included Ciaran Hinds, Liam Neeson, and Natasha Richardson were on the host committee.  ♦

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