Posts Tagged ‘Dr. John Lahey’

Dr. John Lahey Named Irish Person of Year in New England

Dr. John Lahey, President of Quinnipiac University, was presented with New England Irish person of the Year at an event at the Irish Consulate in Boston last week. He was jointly honored by the Irish Emigrant, Irish Voice Newspaper and IrishCentral.com. Dr.Lahey was recognized for his extraordinary achievement in creating the Ireland’s Great Hunger museumRead more..

The Country’s First Irish Famine Museum is Dedicated in Hamden, Connecticut

The first Irish Famine museum in the U.S. was dedicated in Hamden, CT on September 28. Under the leadership of its president, Dr. John L. Lahey, since 1997 Quinnipiac University has been amassing a collection of art, texts and artifacts related to the the Great Hunger. The museum, at 3011Whitney Avenue, between the university’s MountRead more..

DruidMurphy Comes to New York

In July, Galway’s Tony-winning Druid Theatre Company presented a mini-retrospective of Irish playwright Tom Murphy. Held in New York City, the festival, DruidMurphy, featured three productions – Conversations on a Homecoming, A Whistle in the Dark, and Famine – all directed by the Druid’s famed artistic director, Garry Hynes. The Druid Theatre Company exposes audiencesRead more..

2012 Hall of Fame Highlight Reel

The 2012 Irish America Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on March 14, 2012 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan. Among the inductees were Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Commissioner Ray Kelly, John Lahey, Tom Moran and Kevin Roche. Maureen Dowd of the New York Times also presented the Irish Spirit Award to ArthurRead more..

Dr. John Lahey Induction into the Irish America Hall of Fame

At the 2012 Irish America Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, presented by Irish America magazine, Quinnipiac University president Dr. John L. Lahey was inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held on March 14, 2012 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan.  

2012 Irish America Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Highlights

The 2012 Irish America Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on March 14, 2012 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan. Among the inductees were Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Commissioner Ray Kelly, John Lahey, Tom Moran and Kevin Roche. Maureen Dowd of the New York Times also presented the Irish Spirit Award to ArthurRead more..

Dr. John L. Lahey

President of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut for over 25 years, Dr. John L. Lahey  is as dedicated to leadership and education as he is to his Irish ancestry. The Quinnipiac campus, its unprecedented Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, and Dr. Lahey’s work with the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee are all testamentsRead more..

Dr. John L. Lahey: Irish America Hall of Fame

Dr. John L. Lahey, university president and preserver of our history, is inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame. President of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut for over 25 years, Dr. John L. Lahey  is as dedicated to leadership and education as he is to his Irish ancestry. The burgeoning Quinnipiac campus, its unprecedentedRead more..