ICCGB celebrated St. Brigid's Day at Feb 1 reception

Pictured left to right are Vice Consul General Paul Rooney, Dr. Laoise Moore, Martina Curtin, Marian Ryan, Aoife Griffin & Niamh Shuman. Photos courtesy of ICCNE.

The Irish Cultural Centre of Greater Boston, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Ireland Boston, hosted the inaugural St.Brigid's Day celebrations on Wednesday, February 1 at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts. The evening event was sponsored by Invest Northern Ireland – Americas .

St. Brigid’s Day, Lá Fhéile Bríde, is Ireland’s annual celebration of the creativity and achievements of Irish women, in the arts, science, business, politics and countless other fields. 

The ICC's Aoife Griffin, left, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian T. Ryan, and ICC's President Martina Curtin

Guest speakers included District Attorney of Middlesex Marian T. Ryan and Consul General of Ireland, Dr. Laoise Moore.

Rose of Tralee: 2019 Boston & New England Rose of Tralee Tanya Stanley, Hannah Stanley

The evening also included the official launch of the 2023 Rose of Tralee with 2019’s international Rose of Tralee Sinead Flanagan and 1985’s international Rose of Tralee Chief of Police Helena Rafferty from Canton, Massachusetts.