b"AROUND THE WORLDSAN FRANCISCO1 2The San Francisco Gala DinnerMarch, 2019The 2019 Gala was the most successful San Francisco GalaGiovanniofGoldman Sachs, Catherine & John KilroyofKilroy Realty Cor-in its almost 40-year history.Colin J. Ryan , Co-head of Mergers & Acquisi- poration, George DavisofQualcomm, John FlynnofKennedy Wilson ,DCU tions Americas atGoldman SachsreceivedThe Ireland Funds DistinguishedPresident Brian McCraith, Paraic Hayesof theIDA . Also present were teams Leadership Awardat theSt. Francis Hotel . Renowned philanthropistChuckfromGoogle, Inc. ,Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Paul Weiss LLPandSard Feeney , who was honored by The Ireland Funds in 2016, attended with his wifeVerbinnen & Co . Other special guests includedKathleen Ryan, Erin Doyle Helga . The Ireland Funds Vice PresidentMarjorie Muldowneypaid tribute toEbelingofAlice Phelan Sullivan Corporation, Mary & Tom Hunt, Ann King Colin Ryan describing him as an outstanding example of Ireland at its best.& Steve Murphy, Kerri Murphy, Nancy & Bill Murphy, Mary & Steve Al-Colin &Nikki Ryanhave generously supported Ireland Funds programs likemassy, Sally Ann Flood & Michael Kenny, the UCD FoundationandUCSF . theEarly Learning Initiative, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, Daisyhouse, TheThe Gala was generously sponsored by:The Koret FoundationDr. Anita Ireland Funds Women in Leadership programandThe Ireland Funds BusinessFriedman, Joan & Dave OReilly, Bill McMorrowofKennedy Wilson, De-Plan Competition .John Fitzpatrick , The Ireland Funds America Chairman,clan KellyofTeneo, Jenny & Michael Cauleld, Betsy & Bill McKiernan,thanked Board DirectorsBart Murphy, Harry Hartford , and longtime supportersandFirst Republic Bank.Special thanks to the Auction & Drawing support-Maureen Sullivan , theMcKiernan familyand Board DirectorEJ Tracy .ers:Ashford Castle, Dromoland Castle, The Merrion, Sheen Falls Lodge, Over 400 guests attended including Consul GeneralRobert ODriscoll, NickFitzpatrickManhattanHotel,CintaSalon,St.FrancisHotel,Momos Restaurant, San Francisco Giants.1Colin J. Ryan2Barry O'Brien, Colin J. Ryan, John Fitzpatrick3Chuck & Helga Feeney4Emmie McKiernan (3rd right), Brielle Kuhn, Maddison White, Grainne Boyle5Marjorie Muldowney6Colin & Nikki Ryan, Susan & Harry Hartford7Nick Giovanni8Anne-Marie Farrell and Google guests9John Kilroy, Rick & Lillian Buziak10 Claire Moore, Bart Murphy, Kelly BerryPhotos: Elaine Lee connect 201972"