Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Washington DC National Gala 2022

Date : Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Venue : National Building Museum

Time : Reception 5:30pm | Dinner 7:00pm

JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE THE TIES, HERITAGE, AND FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE ISLAND OF IRELAND AND THE UNITED STATES.

INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin, TD

Prime Minister of Ireland

GALA EMCEE

Norah O’Donnell

Anchor and Managing Editor, CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes Contributing Correspondent

• VIP Reception by Invitation
• Featuring Special Entertainment
• Black Tie

Sponsorship and Tickets

The Ireland Funds is delighted to announce that this year’s 30th National Gala is sold out.
If you are interested in being added to the waitlist, please contact the event office on 301.320.8232

 

UNDERWRITER – $50,000

Call event office 301-229-0064

  • Listing as Gala Underwriter and Vice Chair of the National Gala in printed Dinner Program.
  • 2 Premium tables for 10 at the Gala.
  • 20 tickets to the VIP Reception, and General Reception with Silent Auction.
  • Prime logo/listing recognition during event.
  • Special verbal recognition from CEO during the event.
  • Recognition in Connect Magazine.
  • Invitation to special events hosted by The Ireland Funds in Washington, DC.

BENEFACTOR – $25,000

Purchase online

  • Listing as Benefactor Sponsor and Vice Chair of the National Gala in printed Dinner Program.
  • Prime table for 10 at the National Gala.
  • 10 tickets to the VIP Reception, and General Reception with Silent Auction.
  • Premier logo/listing recognition during event.
  • Special verbal recognition from CEO during the event.
  • Recognition in Connect Magazine.
  • Invitation to special events hosted by The Ireland Funds in Washington, DC.

SPONSOR – $15,000

Purchase online

  • Listing as Sponsor and Vice Chair of the National Gala in printed Dinner Program.
  • Preferred table for 10 at the National Gala.
  • 2 tickets to the VIP Reception, 8 tickets to General Reception with Silent Auction.
  • Premier logo/listing recognition during event.
  • Invitation to special events hosted by The Ireland Funds in Washington, DC.

DINNER COMMITTEE – $10,000

Purchase online

  • Listing as Member of the Dinner Committee in printed Dinner Program.
  • Table for 10 at the National Gala.
  • 10 tickets to the General Reception with Silent Auction.
  • Special logo/listing recognition during event.
  • Invitation to special events hosted by The Ireland Funds in Washington, DC.

GALA TICKET – $1,000

Purchase online

  • One ticket to the General Reception and Dinner.

The Ireland Funds is delighted to announce that this year’s 30th National Gala is sold out.
If you are interested in being added to the waitlist, please contact the event office on 301.320.8232


Response Card

30th National Gala Response Card

Please respond by Wednesday, March 2, 2022


DONATIONS

I am unable to attend the 30th National Gala but would like to make a donation to support the work of The Ireland Funds.
Make a donation


The American Ireland Fund (dba The Ireland Funds America), is a tax-exempt organization (#25-130-6992), incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania. It has been determined by the IRS to be a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to it, less projected benefit value of $200 per person, are tax deductible as provided by law. Upon receipt of your gift, we will issue the appropriate charitable gift receipt for your use.

Contact

Susan O'Neill

Susan O'Neill and Associates

The Ireland Funds America

5910 Gloster Road Bethesda MD 20816

T - 301-320-8232

E - IFGala@ONeillEvent.com

Email Link

INVITATION

30th National Gala Invitation


SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Senator Patrick J. Leahy
President Pro Tempore
The Ireland Funds 1998 Leadership Award Recipient

Senator Pat Toomey
The Ireland Funds 2013 Leadership Award Recipient

Matthew R. Shay
President & CEO, National Retail Federation
The Ireland Funds 2020 Business Leadership Award Recipient


HONORARY CHAIRS

H.E. Daniel Mulhall
Irish Ambassador to the U.S.

H.E. Dame Karen Elizabeth Pierce DCMG
British Ambassador to the U.S.

Andrew Elliott
Director/Counselor, Northern Ireland Bureau


HONORARY CONGRESSIONAL CHAIR

The Honorable Richard E. Neal
Chair, Friends of Ireland in Congress

HONORARY CONGRESSIONAL CO-CHAIRS

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the House

Senator Patrick J. Leahy
President Pro Tempore

U.S. Representative Brendan F. Boyle
U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin
U.S. Representative Katherine M. Clark
U.S. Senator Susan Collins
U.S. Representative Gerald E. Connolly
U.S. Representative Joe Courtney
U.S. Representative Madeleine Dean
U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell
U.S. Representative Mike Doyle
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin
U.S. Representative Brian Fitzpatrick
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
U.S. Senator Bill Hagerty
U.S. Representative Brian Higgins
U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan
U.S. Representative David P. Joyce
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine
U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur
U.S. Representative Bill Keating
U.S. Representative Mike Kelly
U.S. Representative Dan Kildee
U.S. Representative Conor Lamb
U.S. Representative John Larson
U.S. Representative Stephen F. Lynch
U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey
U.S. Senator Roger Marshall
U.S. Representative Jim McGovern
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy
U.S. Representative Tom O’Halleran
U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley
U.S. Senator Jack Reed
U.S. Representative Tim Ryan
U.S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon
U.S. Representative Christopher H. Smith
U.S. Representative Tom Suozzi
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey
U.S. Representative Lori Trahan
U.S. Representative Peter Welch
U.S. Representative Susan Wild


GALA CHAIRS

Hon. Elizabeth Frawley Bagley

Alastair Blair
Accenture Ireland

Manus Cooney
ACG Advocacy

Suzanne Corcoran
NicheWellness

Thomas A. Corcoran
Corcoran Enterprises

Susan Ann Davis
Susan Davis International

Daniel Eubanks
Intuit

John Feehery
EFB Advocacy

Erik V. Huey
Platinum Advisors D.C.

Ian Hyland
Ireland INC

Dennis Lucey
AKIMA

Shannon McGahn
National Association of Realtors®

Brian M.P. McGlinchey
McCarter & English

Bernard F. McKay
Decisive Public Policy Strategies

Thomas F. Meagher, Jr.
CGM Grosvenor

Stella O’Leary

Michael J. O’Neil
K&L Gates

Paul S. Quinn
Dean, National Gala Chairs

Beth Rada
Horizon Therapeutics

Matthew R. Shay
National Retail Federation

George F. Shevlin
AIG

Matthew Stanton
Constellation Brands

John P. Tolman
Tollhouse Enterprize LLC

William Tranghese
Platinum Advisors D.C.

Mark H. Tuohey
BakerHostetler