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Irish American Committee Heritage Celebration 2019

Members attended the UFT’s Irish American Committee’s annual Heritage Celebration at UFT headquarters on March 21 to honor Irish culture and award-winning playwright Seamus Scanlon.

Irish American Committee’s heritage celebration

More than 70 people enjoyed Irish food and culture at the UFT Irish American Committee’s annual heritage celebration on March 21 at union headquarters in Manhattan.

Irish-American Heritage and Culture Committee event

The Irish American Heritage and Culture Committee celebrated the contributions of Irish-Americans to theater on April 28 at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

Irish American Heritage and Culture Committee Awards

The Irish American Heritage and Culture Committee honored noteworthy members of the community for their contributions to Irish-American theater and culture at its awards event on April 28 at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

Irish American Committee celebration

Marie Reilly, a musician and protocol officer at the Irish Consulate in New York City, performed traditional Irish tunes on the fiddle at the UFT’s annual Irish American Committee celebration on April 5.

Irish-American Committee Heritage Celebration 2016

The annual UFT Irish-American Committee’s Heritage Celebration on April 5 at UFT headquarters commemorated the centenary the Easter Rebellion in Ireland.

UFT Irish American Committee Heritage Celebration 2015

The UFT Irish American Committee held its annual celebration of Irish culture, music, food and song on April 21. It awarded UFT President Michael Mulgrew its Eileen Lynch Award, named for an ELA teacher.

UFT Irish American Committee’s annual Heritage Celebration

The UFT Irish American Committee honored the Lower East Side Tenement Museum at its annual celebration on March 6 at UFT headquarters, continuing a tradition of paying tribute to a person or organization that promotes deeper understanding and...

Irish American Committee Celebration 2014

Continuing an annual tradition to recognize an organization that promotes a deeper appreciation of Irish heritage and culture, the UFT Irish American Committee honored the Lower East Side Tenement Museum at its celebration on March 6.

UFT Irish-American Heritage Celebration

Unlike what many assume, Irish culture is not all about great writers — great dead writers, at that — remarked Noel Kilkenny, the consul general of Ireland in New York and a guest speaker at the UFT Irish-American Heritage Celebration on April 4.