b'NEW YORK YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY 1 2 34 5 67 8 3New York Young Leaders St Patricks CelebrationMARCH, 2019 The Ireland Funds New York Young Leaders hosted theirLeaders to get more involved with The Ireland Funds in support of its mission. 14th annual signature fundraiser, The St. Patricks Celebration at theThe live auction included a luxury trip to Ireland, a VIP experience with Irish Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. The event was attended by more than 400fashion designer Don ONeill & THEIA and an ownership stake in a racehorse. friends and supporters of The Ireland Funds and honored Brian SullivanThe fundraising continued with a special appeal for the Origin Theatre. Thank of CNBC with the Irish Spirit Award. Cliona Doyle, Director of the Youngyou to our Co-Chairs; Allison Kehoe, Conor McCoy, Patrick Murphy, the Leaders thanked those gathered and introduced Co-Chair of the event, Allisonevent committee, sponsors; Jameson, Oil Brokerage, BFloral, MasterCard, Kehoe.Allison spoke warmly about her familys longstanding relationshipNorthern Litho, Allied Irish Bank, Trident, Grant Thornton, Spring Lake with The Ireland Funds before introducing her fellow Co-Chair, Conor McCoy.Asset Management, CIBC, Cassin, the Kehoe Family and Dingle Distillery.Conor spoke about Honoree Brian Sullivans impressive journalism career. Currently Brian is the anchor of CNBCs Worldwide Exchange. He has re-1Jeff Curley, Sinead Faughnanported from ve continents and has been twice nominated for the prestigious2Patrick Murphy, Allison Kehoe, Brian Sullivan, Conor McCoy3Christina & Patrick MurphyLoeb Award.Event Co-Chair, Patrick Murphy then took to the stage to pres- 4Dane Wright Bandent the Irish Spirit Award which is presented each year to an individual of Irish5Conor McCoy, Cliona Doyle, Jack Flanagan, Brian Sullivan, Allison Kehoe, Patrick Murphy6Ryan Finley, Alison Rutishauserheritage in recognition of their career and philanthropic achievements. Brian7Lynda Barry, Niamh Parker, Guest, Rory Mulcahy, Guest thanked The Ireland Funds for the work it does and encouraged the Young8 2019 St Patricks Celebration CommitteePhotos: James Higginsconnect 2019109'