The American Ireland Fund held their fourth annual "Irish Night on Cape Cod" on the Ocean Terrace at Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club in Brewster, MA on Friday, August 2nd. The event was once again hosted by American Ireland Fund National Board Director and longtime supporter Joe Corcoran, Chairman of Corcoran Jennison Companies, and his wife Rose.
180 friends and supporters enjoyed good Irish banter, terrific food – including a world class raw bar – and the most beautiful sunset west of Galway. Thank you to the Event Committee for their wonderful support. Steve Greeley, New England Director of The American Ireland Fund, thanked everyone and spoke about several outstanding charitable programs in Ireland and Boston that have been supported through The Ireland Funds Promising Ireland Campaign. Host and Ocean Edge Resort Owner Joe Corcoran also welcomed the gathering and spoke about his roots in Roscommon, the evolution of Ocean Edge Resort and his deep appreciation of his Irish heritage.
Among those attending were Committee Members Jay & Linda Hooley, Tom O’Neill III & Shelly O’Neill, Matt & Margaret Power, Jack & Trish Brennan, Jim & Kerrie Coughlin, John & Kathy Drew, Kevin & Rita Gill, Devin & Erin Condron, John & Tracee Hynes, Ed & Jennifer Murphy, Barry Hynes & his fiancée Kristin Knight, Andrew & Amanda Maher, Chuck & Linda O’Connor and John & Erin Butterworth. Other guests included National Board Director Kip Condron & his wife Peggy; and National Board Director Chuck Daly & his wife Christine. Many Boston Young Leaders also attended, including Shane & Jessica Early, Chris Hagan, Joanna Litsas, Mike Greeley, Pat Burek and Tommy Greeley.
Thank you to all who attended. We look forward to seeing our friends throughout the year at other American Ireland Fund events.