“When it comes to idealism that inspires, The Ireland Funds provides a perfect model. You have been our friends and champions, in good times and in bad. Through your continuing support for Ireland, you have been instrumental in promoting peace, equality and opportunity across the island of Ireland and among Irish communities worldwide.” — Leo Varadkar, An Taoiseach of Ireland “The American Ireland Fund has deepened the relations between our countries, and has created justice, opportunity and hope for many people who didn’t have them.” — Senator George Mitchell 6