Posts Tagged ‘The Ireland Funds’

The Ireland Funds Gala

The Ireland Funds 44th annual New York Gala raised over $2.3 million for Irish charities and causes. Actress Saoirse Ronan, Verizon’s Ronan Dunne, and Bridgewater Associates’ Eileen K. Murray were honored at the 2019 gala, which was held at Chelsea Pier New York on May 2. “Tonight’s gala is such a testament to the unwaveringRead more..

John Brennan
Speaks to Young Leaders

Over 150 young business leaders from the U.S. and abroad gathered in New York City for The Ireland Funds’ 8th Annual Global Young Leaders Summit, hearing from many industry and government leaders. The four-day event kicked off on Thursday, January 24. The keynote speaker was John O. Brennan, former director of the CIA under PresidentRead more..

Irish in Palm Beach

Both the Ireland-U.S. Council’s 27th Annual Winter Meeting and the Ireland Funds’ 29th Annual Emerald Isle Palm Beach Dinner Dance took place in Palm Beach, Florida, over Valentine’s Day. At the Council’s meeting, Ambassador Dan Mulhall updated the members and their guests on Brexit, and Arabella Bishop and Charlie Minter from Sotheby’s spoke to theRead more..

Baroness Blood Celebrated

Baroness May Blood, recently retired from the U.K.’s House of Lords after a long and very distinguished career, was celebrated in New York City in January at an Ireland Funds reception held in the Fitzpatrick Grand Central Hotel. Early on in her professional life, the Baroness was a true trailblazer in promoting equality for women in the workforce, andRead more..

Celtic Football Club Dine
Out in New York for Charity

“You’ll Never Walk Alone,” the unofficial anthem of Celtic Football Club, was sung loudly and proudly on October 30 at the Celtic FC Foundation’s Inaugural New York Gala Dinner in Manhattan, where they raised an impressive $200,000. The guest of honor was former Celtic manager, and former Republic of Ireland manager, Martin O’Neill. Hugo Straney, the voiceRead more..

Women in Leadership

Sarah Friar, former CFO at Square and now CEO of Nextdoor and one of our 2018 Business 100 honorees, was the Honorary Speaker at The Ireland Funds Women in Leadership Luncheon on November 30th. The event was held at the Four Seasons Hotel and attended by over 400 guests. In a moving moment, Sarah describedRead more..

The Ireland Funds 2018
NJ Golf Classic

On Monday, October 1st, supporters of The Ireland Funds gathered at Bayonne Golf Club for the 16th annual NJ Golf Classic. This year’s honoree was Bob Garrett, New York Office Managing Partner, KPMG LLP. After the opening brunch, Pat Tully, The Ireland Funds America VP of Development, welcomed the guests, went over the rules forRead more..