Shaun is the global chief operating officer for KPMG International. In this position, he manages the day-to-day operational aspects of KPMG’s global strategy and oversees the delivery of the firm’s global initiatives. A native of Belfast, Shaun joined KPMG International’s Irish member firm in Dublin in 1980 and transferred to the San Francisco office inRead more..
Posts Tagged ‘Irish Arts Center’
Decades of work by so many culminated in the breaking of ground on the new New York Irish Arts Center in early October. The new building will be ready by 2020. ♦
In February, New York City’s Irish Arts Center will stage a three-night run of one of the most unique Irish theater spectacles of the year. The production, called RIOT, won Best Production at the 2016 Dublin Fringe Festival and sold out shows in Sydney, Australia, in January. Starring legendary Irish drag queen Panti Bliss, theRead more..
New York’s Irish Arts Center honored Oscar-, Emmy-, and Grammy-winning performer Steve Martin in October at the 2017 Spirit of Ireland Gala at Cipriani, raising a record-breaking $1.5 million over the course of the evening. The event also honored Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon and Sharon Patrick, co-founder and former CEO of Martha Stewart Living.Read more..
An exhibition featuring Dublin-born photographer John Minihan’s black and white portraiture of Samuel Beckett and those he worked with in his lifetime, opened at the Irish Arts Center in New York in September. The exhibition, “John Minihan: Beckett and his World” is on view through December 15. Minihan first expressed interest in photographing Beckett afterRead more..
Pauline Ann Turley is the vice chair of the Irish Arts Center, New York. She holds a B.A. in Drama and Theatre Studies from Trinity College Dublin. Pauline recalls how she moved to New York right out of college at age 23, knowing no-one, and started as an intern at the Irish Arts Center. “BeingRead more..
From left: Irish Arts Center vice chair Pauline Turley, Martin Hayes, special guest Sting (whose grandmother is Irish), Robert McCann, and Irish Arts Center executive director Aidan Connolly, pictured at the 15th Annual Spirit of Ireland Gala in October. The Center honored musician Martin Hayes and Bob McCann, CEO of UBS Americas. A record $1.1Read more..
The Irish Arts Center (IAC) of New York celebrated a stellar night and raised over $120,000 at its Gala in the New York Athletic Club on October 3. Honoree hosts Liam Neeson and Gabriel Byrne, both patrons of the center, were on hand to greet guests and participate in the auction. Lucky winners had dinnerRead more..
Stepping out in style for the Center. ℘℘℘ The Irish Arts center presented the New York City Irish Dance Festival 2003 at Pier 63 on Sunday, May 4. There were performances, workshops, discussion forums, films, music & dance workshops, music seisiúns, and set and céilí dancing accompanied by live music. Taking part were Donny Golden,Read more..
Pictured at the Irish Arts Center’s annual dinner held at the New York Athletic Club on October 4th, 2002 were actress Ellen Barkin, actor Gabriel Byrne, and Pauline Turley, Director of the Irish Arts Center. Also in attendance was actor James Nesbitt who is currently starring in Bloody Sunday directed by Paul Greenglass. ♦