Monday, February 27, 2023 at 6:30 PM (EST)
The Glucksman Ireland House will hold its 11th annual dinner gala at NYU’s Kimmel Center to mark the 30 year anniversary as the home of Irish and Irish-American studies at New York University.
Honoring four leaders in the fields of education, business and philanthropy, arts, and journalism: Bob McCann, celebrated philanthropist and Wall Street executive, will receive the Lewis L. Glucksman Leadership Award. Edna O’Brien, international prize-winning author, will receive the Seamus Heaney Award for Arts and Letters. Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will receive the Pete Hamill Award for Journalistic Excellence. Andrew Hamilton, NYU’s 16th President, will receive a special Academic Excellence Award in recognition of his outstanding service to the university and his support of Glucksman Ireland House.
The program will feature entertainment by celebrated musicians Joanie Madden and Cherish the Ladies, who will perform a special program dedicated to the late Dr. Mick Moloney.
Proceeds from the gala allow Glucksman Ireland House Director, Professor Kevin Kenny, to advance the study of Irish history, culture, and literature by supporting dynamic public programs, facilitating important publications, and documenting Irish experiences through the Archives of Irish America and the Black, Brown, and Green Voices project.
Since its founding by Lewis L. Glucksman in 1993, Glucksman Ireland House has honored luminaries of Ireland and Irish America including Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Pete Hamill, Michael “Buzzy” O’Keeffe, Peter Quinn, Ted Smyth, Niall O’Dowd, Paul Muldoon, Carl Shanahan, Alice McDermott, Jim Rooney, Colm Tóibín, Dómhnall Slattery, President Mary McAleese, Anne Finucane, Dan Barry, and Ruth Negga.
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