Friday January 20, 2017

Inauguration Day Event 2017

Supporters from across the United States participated in The Ireland Funds’ Inauguration and Parade Celebration commemorating the beginning of the Trump administration. This event followed in the Ireland Funds’ tradition of gathering to mark the Inauguration of a new administration established with the Inauguration of George W. Bush in 2001 and Barack Obama in 2009.

Guests gathered in the magnificent rotunda of the Ronald Reagan Building overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue. They enjoyed the buildup and excitement of the parade and their vantage point as it passed by the celebration’s venue. Viewing continued with proceedings from the Capitol including the President taking the oath of office.

In their remarks, Chairman John Fitzpatrick and Worldwide President and CEO, Kieran McLoughlin, spoke of how important it was to mark this historic day and to witness the smooth and peaceful transfer of power. In doing so to work to ensure that the needs and potential of Ireland were placed on the radar of the new Administration.

Guests included supporters and Young Leaders from across the United States as well as representatives of the Irish Embassy and the Northern Ireland Bureau. The Ireland Funds were delighted to welcome Congressman Mark Meadows and Congressman John Katko and their families.


Susan O'Neill

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Kieran McLoughlin

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