The Washington DC Young Leaders gathered on the morning of July 23rd at the Northern Ireland Bureau to hear from CBS Political Correspondent, Ed O’Keefe. Norman Houston, Director of the Northern Ireland Bureau opened the event by welcoming guests. John McCarthy, Chair of the DC Young Leaders, also welcomed guests and introduced Ed O’Keefe.
Ed spoke of his Irish heritage, hailing from Cork and Kerry, his own personal career story and the perceptions of media today. It was a terrific opportunity for those gathered to hear key insights from a veteran media figure in both print and broadcast. Cliona Doyle, Director of the Young Leaders, closed the program by thanking guests for coming and sharing updates on the work of The Ireland Funds and important role of the Young Leaders in supporting its mission.