b'AROUND THE WORLD DUBLIN1 2 34 5 67 8The Ireland Funds Rugby LunchFebruary, 2019 Over 350 guests attendedThe Ireland Funds Rugby Lunch Ireland, two tours with the British & Irish Lions in 2009 and 2013 and was voted in DublinsShelbourne Hotel . The lunch honored Irish Rugby legend,Tommy2010 Six Nations Player of the Championship. In attendance were Chairman of Bowe . Vice President and Director Ireland,Caitriona Fottrell , thanked guestsThe Ireland Funds AmericaJohn Fitzpatrick , Chairman of The Ireland Funds and highlighted the fact that the capacity room sold out almost immediatelyGreat BritainRory Godsonand Chairman of The Ireland Funds CanadaOliver thanks to returning, loyal supporters. Caitriona then spoke about the impactMurray . The Ireland Funds Board of Directors was represented by Alan Foy, of the Flagship Grants of The Ireland Funds. She then introduced a short videoTommy Gallagher, Emer Gilvarry, Caroline Kennedy, Gerard Ryan , andTrevor highlighting the work and impact of Flagship Awardee,Move4Parkinsons . TheRingland . Special thanks to all our lunch Partners:AIB, Brandes Investment Ireland Funds Chairman,Alan Foy , then took the stage and thanked Corpo- Partners, Land Rover, William Fryand guests for their wonderful support.rate Partners,ICON, Blueface, Cpl, Mason Hayes & CurranandKPMG . Alan 1Rory Godson, Michael Flatley, Tommy Boweintroduced the second Flagship Awardee video highlightingTrinity Centre for2Caitriona Fottrell, Alan Foy, Evanne Ni Chuilinn, Tommy BowePeople with Intellectual Disabilities (TCPID)which featured a program gradu- 3Hugo MacNeill, Tommy Bowe, Trevor Ringland4Caitriona Fottrellate who has now gained meaningful employment with the corporate commu- 5Tommy Bowe, Evanne Ni Chuilinn6 Melanie McCourt, Gerardine Connollynity. Sports BroadcasterEvanne N Chuilinn , emceed the event and conducted7Rugby Lunch 2019a lively Q&A with honoree Tommy Bowe whose stellar rugby career has seen8Alan Foyhim play professionally for Ulster and Ospreys, have Grand Slam success withPhotos: Mark Stedman and Sean Curtis connect 201988'