March 19th, 2012 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
The notables of Washington never miss this chance to parade their inner-Irish spirit for the greening of the nation’s capitol. Leaders from Ireland, North and South, and the United States attended this elegant dinner alongside An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, T.D. Everyone gathered together this evening to honor the 2012 Leadership Award Recipients Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. and Congressman Paul Ryan. Also being honoroed is Mr. Willie McCarter for the Peace Award by The American Ireland Fund.
Other award recipients included Dan Rooney, U.S. Ambassador to Ireland/Owner and Chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as long-time supporter Gerry Cassidy, Cassidy & Associates, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congressman Elton Gallegly and Congressman Joe Crowley.