November, 2017 The Ireland Funds Singapore celebrated its 9th annual Emerald Ball on 4th in the St. Regis Singapore where President Colin MacDonald welcomed over 300 guests to a great evening themed “Masquerade”. Guests of honor included Irish Ambassador, HE Geoffrey Keating and Mrs. Jane Keating, Kieran McLoughlin, Worldwide President and CEO of The Ireland Funds along with representatives of the causes The Ireland Funds Singapore was supporting from the proceeds of the evening including Mr. Allan Wong of Filos Community Services and his wife Cindy, Ms. Barbra Gan, Vice President of LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore and Mr. Adolphus Tan, Principal of St. Patrick’s School. The Ball was, once again, organizedbyMrs.Sheila Lim,ChairwomanoftheBallCommittee and her enthusiastic committee including Lee Sze Min and Blathnaid Griffin along with Executive Director, Denis Kieran and was rated as one of the best yet. A fabulous Masquerade dance by the Diploma Class of Dance from LASALLE was warmly appreciated by all the guests while the Arpeggione Quartet provided music throughout the evening. A great evening was enjoyed by all. The Ireland Funds Singapore Emerald Ball 1 4 7 2 5 8 3 6 1 Sim Gim Guan, Yvonne Sim, Sheila Lim 2 Mr & Mrs Andrew Quek, Mr & Mrs Loke Kah Leong 3 Mr & Mrs Allan Wong 4 Noor Quek, Kieran Mcloughlin 5 Gerard Lee, Adolphus Tan 6 H.e. Geoffrey Keating 7 Guests at the St. Regis Singapore 8 Geoffrey Keating, Allan Wong, Colin MacDonald Photos: Ken Koh SINGAPORE AROUND THE WORLD connect 2018 • 89