23rd February, 2016

Chicago Regional Advisory Board Leadership Forum with Rev. Sean McGraw 2016

The American Ireland Fund Chicago Leadership Forum Dinner
On, Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016, the Regional Advisory Board of The American Ireland Fund Chicago and special guests assembled for a Leadership Forum Dinner at The Chicago Cut Steakhouse.

The guest speakers were Rev. Sean D. McGraw, C.S.C., Assistant Professor of Political Science and Fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame and Dr. Patrick Griffin, Chair of the History Department and Madden-Hennebry Professor of History, University of Notre Dame.

In anticipation of the yearlong commemoration of the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, Doctors McGraw and Griffin presented a brief overview of the historic event and a preview of 1916-The Irish Rebellion – a landmark documentary series selected by The Irish Government to be a centerpiece of its commemoration of the centenary.

This gathering also allowed us to welcome the newest member of the Chicago Regional Advisory Board-Mr. Matt Moore.
This Dinner is part of a series of AIF Leadership Forum events held annually in Chicago.