NUI Galway Dinner
Supports Drama

L to R: President Dr James J. Browne, Garry Hynes, Aedhmar Hynes and Sean O'Rourke. Photo: James Higgins

By Irish America Staff
December / January 2015

The eighth annual National University Ireland, Galway Gala Dinner took place in November at the Metropolitan Club in New York. Garry Hynes, Tony Award winner and founder of the Druid Theatre in Galway city, was this year’s honoree. Proceeds from the gala benefited the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway.

Attendees at the event included Cathal Goan, former DG, RTÉ and current Chair of Druid; John Fitzpatrick, Chairman, The American Ireland Fund; Walter O’Hara, Allen & Co.; Marie Mullen, Druid; Loretta Glucksman, The Ireland Funds; Barbara Jones, Consul General, Irish Embassy, New York; Caitríona Perry, RTÉ Washington Correspondent; Mike Higgins, Chair of the US Foundation Board.

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