Join the Gaelic Players Association on Friday, November 15 for the annual Ireland-US Gaelic Heritage Awards & Dinner Gala. This night is always a great gathering of friends, who join together to support over 2,300 current players and an ever-growing number of retiring and retired inter-county players, protecting their welfare both on and off the pitch. Legendary singerRead more..
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Kieran is CEO of VentureWave Capital, which has established the first Impact Investing fund aimed at qualified investors in Ireland and among the Irish diapora. The firm aims to deliver a commercial return for its clients and benefit society, especially in Ireland. It has attracted investments from leading figures in Irish America who have joinedRead more..
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..
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..
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..
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 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..
“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..
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..
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..