On Friday, October 27th, the Washington, DC Young Leaders gathered for their annual “Samhain” Irish Halloween at the Embassy of Ireland.
Many guests arrived in festive attire and costumes to celebrate the Irish Halloween tradition.
Later in the evening, Ambassador Dan Mulhall officially welcomed the Young Leaders and thanked them for being ambassadors for the Irish diaspora and being the next wave of support for The Ireland Funds’ future. Pat Tully then followed by thanking the DC Young Leaders for their recent support at the Halfway to St. Patrick’s fundraiser and then introduced DC Steering Committee Chair, John McCarthy, who encouraged those gathered to attend the upcoming Young Leaders Summit taking place in Washington, DC in January, 2018. It was noted that this would be a special Summit as it would be taking place in Washington, DC for the first time.