b'YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY BOSTON1 2 34 5 61Rowan McFeely, Jen Corcoran, Steve Greeley, Shannon McAllister2Cristine Gill, Kathryn Keenan, Jamie Zikos, Francesca Giovanucci, Tess Montague3Rachel Hayes, Holly Foster, Blake McLaughlin4Steve Greeley, Tommy Greeley, Frank Powell5Jonathan Byrne, Colleen Connolly6Colin Champagne, Kevin Schaeffer, Patrick Burek, Jack Greeley7Shannon McAllister, Jen Corcoran, Rowan McFeely8The celebrationPhotos: Maura Wayman7 8Boston Young Leaders St Patricks Celebration MARCH,2019The Ireland Funds Boston Young Leaders hosted anof State at the Department for Culture, Heritage, the Gaeltacht and the exuberant crowd of 450 at their annual St. Patricks Celebration. The YoungIslands, spoke of the many nonprot initiatives supported by The Ireland Leaders, their friends and The Ireland Funds supporters were welcomed toFunds. Steve then thanked the events Committee members for surpassing the Wharf Room at the Boston Harbor Hotel, overlooking Boston Harbor,their goal and asked the leadership team of Co-Chairs Shannon McAllister appropriately up-lit in green. Popular Boston-based, Irish band Devri kept theof J.P. Morgan, Clancy Galgay of Mintz Levin, Rowan McFeely of STAG night upbeat. Steve Greeley, The Ireland Funds New England Director andIndustrial, and Jen Corcoran of Joseph J. Corcoran Company, to join him Vice President of Development, opened the program by describing The Irelandat the podium where they each shared their reections on the importance of Funds mission of supporting critical Irish-based non-prots. Steve highlightedThe Ireland Funds mission. Thank you to all our sponsors and supporters, the work of Blossom Ireland, a Dublin-based non-prot assisting intellec- particularlyPatronSponsorsNewmarkKnightFrank,StateStreet tually-challenged young adults as they strive for independence and criticalCorporation, and SuffolkCares as well as Benefactor SponsorsThe life-skills, followed by a video that told the story of The Ireland Funds supportClaremont Companies, Eversource Energy, Goldman, Sachs & Co., of the organizations work. Sen Kyne TD, who represents Galway West &Grand Coast Capital Group, The Mac Intyre Family, Optum, and Putnam Mayo South and who serves as the Governments Chief Whip and MinisterInvestments.connect 2019102'