An American Night in Dublin

Pictured left to right: Pete Hamill, Sister Mary Turley of the Flax Trust, and Bill Cullen.

By Irish America Staff
October / November 2004

The Ireland-U.S. Council, an American-based organization that promotes economic growth in Ireland, held its annual “Irish” dinner in Dublin on June 25. Billed as “An American night in Dublin,” the dinner was hosted by Council President Michael J. Gibbons, executive vice president and general manager of the Fashion Group of Estée Lauder companies. The celebrated Irish-American author Pete Hamill was the guest speaker. Hamill, whose latest book Forever is a historical novel set in Ireland and New York City, was introduced by Irish author and businessman Bill Cullen. ♦

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