Irish Arts Center: Groundbreaking Gala!

The Building Campaign for the new home for the Irish Arts Center in New York City has been going on for several years and now it is on its way to completion! It is so exciting and rewarding to see this project realized after all of the hard work and […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala 2017! — Updated

Updated October 21 Of course we all wanted to be there. Here is proof that we missed a fantastic evening. Wah! wink Irish Central tell us: Irish Arts Center in New York threw one heck of a party last Friday night at Cipriani 42nd Street, a star-studded, jam-packed gala dinner […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala October 4!

It is that time of year again! The Annual Spirit of Ireland Gala will be held October 4, 2013 in New York City. Here is your invitation, courtesy of the Irish Arts Center: Honorary Chairmen GABRIEL BYRNE and LIAM NEESON invite you to attend the Honoring DANIEL DAY-LEWIS Academy Award-Winning […]

Annual Spirit of Ireland Gala 2012

It is that time again! Pauline Turley and Aidan Connolly of the Irish Arts Center extend this invitation to you: We’re looking forward to seeing you at our Annual Spirit of Ireland Gala on October 5th, when Gabriel Byrne will present the Spirit of Ireland Award to Jimmy Fallon from NBC’s […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala 2011

Here is the video of Gabriel’s Gala Speech (added November 15, 2014 with thanks to Sarah R.)! — Updated October 19 From Irish Central: Award-winning actor Liam Neeson and Ireland’s Cultural Ambassador Gabriel Byrne, presented Riverdance composer, Bill Whelan with the Spirit of Ireland Award, at the 12th annual Irish […]