One of the most unique of the many events the Irish American Partnership puts on each year to raise money and awareness of its goals is its celebration of Nollaig na mBan, or “Women’s Christmas,” an old Irish tradition honoring women’s leadership within the family and community, celebrated each year in January by giving womenRead more..
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Irish ambassador to Great Britain Dan Mulhall (above right) is set to replace Anne Anderson as the Republic of Ireland’s 18th representative in the United States as part of a rotation in the senior ranks of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Barbara Jones (right), consul general of Ireland in New York, will take overRead more..
Irish ambassador to the U.S. Anne Anderson joined the Washington Nationals baseball team at their home field of Nationals Park in May for Irish American Heritage Day, throwing out the first pitch of the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Before making the pitch, Anderson celebrated the stadium’s inaugural Irish Heritage evening alongside the team, whichRead more..
“At a time of immense challenge in Ireland, in Europe, and in the United States, it is important that we draw on the perspective of memory, steady ourselves with reflection, and think boldly about the future.” – Ambassador Anne Anderson ℘℘℘ At home and abroad, the 1916 commemorations resonated beyond our greatest expectations, with moreRead more..
Concern Worldwide U.S., the Irish relief organization, held its 20th annual Seeds of Hope Award Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on November 29. John Greed, president and CEO of Mutual of America was honored. Greed, pictured above (left) with Anne Anderson, Ireland’s ambassador to the U.S., and Tom Moran, chairman ofRead more..
On June 30th, Irish America magazine celebrated the Top 50 Power Women with an awards luncheon in Manhattan. The event highlighted some of the most influential and innovative Irish and Irish American women working across multiple fields, from media, literature, and the arts to politics, finance, and medicine. While the list and luncheon showcased howRead more..
Ambassador Anderson was born in Clonmel, County Tipperary and was appointed as Ireland’s 17th Ambassador to the United States in August 2013 after serving in the Department of Foreign Affairs for more than 40 years. Following a range of assignments at home and abroad, she took up her first posting as Ambassador in 1995. PriorRead more..
Anne Anderson, Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, reflects on her career, her role in the United States, and Ireland’s centenary. ℘℘℘ It’s hard to be an Irish American living in Washington, D.C. and not run into Anne Anderson, Ireland’s first woman Ambassador. When I point this out as we sit down in the conferenceRead more..
On June 30, Irish America magazine will celebrate its inaugural Top 50 Power Women Awards with a luncheon at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan. The list recognizes the achievements of the most influential and innovative Irish and Irish American women across all fields. From finance and business professionals to media personalities, political figures,Read more..
Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson became the first women to be inducted into the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, an organization that has had an exclusively male membership since it was founded in Philadelphia in 1771. Twenty other women were also admitted as members at the Friendly Son’s 245th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Gala on Saturday,Read more..