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Journalist Patricia Harty honored by President Higgins

Journalist Patricia Harty, actor Liam Neeson, Project Children founder Denis Mulcahy, and Nobel laureate Dr. William Campbell were the four U.S.-based recipients of the 2017 Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad. The awards were presented recently at a ceremony at Aras an Uachtarain. Harty, the editor of Irish America Magazine, is pictured receiving her award from President Michael D Higgins. Photo by Fennell Photography.

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