The Irish Institute held its annual Instillation and Awards ceremony at Glucksman Ireland House at NYU. Irish Vice Consul General Shane Cahill installed Jim Lombard as president in addition to the new board members. Accepting grants were the Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural and Sports Center (Catskill Irish Arts Week Festival), Pat Finucane Center in Ireland, Irish Arts Center, New York Irish Center, American Journal of Irish Studies (NYU), Aisling Irish Community Center, Archive of Irish America (NYU) and the Emerald Isle Immigration Center. Pictured (l-r) Siobhan Dennehy, Hugh O’Rourke, Siobhan Henry, Jim Lombard, President Irish Institute, Monica Durkan, Paul Finnegan, Judith McGuire, Aiden Connolly and Timothy Johnston.
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