Save the Date- Boston Irish Honors Oct 28, 2022

Announcing the Boston Irish Honors 2022 Luncheon

Friday Oct 28, 2022, Seaport Hotel 

The 2022 honorees are:
•  Mary Swanton – Director, Irish Pastoral Center 

• Jerry York – Head Coach, Boston College Varsity Hockey team ( retired)

• Jon Cronin – President and Chief Executive Officer, Cronin Development

This unique event celebrates the heritage of Boston’s Irish people and their families by honoring remarkable families and persons who share our Boston Irish heritage, lifting up their admirable endeavors in public service, business and community leadership. 

The 2022  honorees will join a storied list of individuals and families who have been honored to date, including US Labor Secretary Martin J. Walsh, Senator Ed Markey, Senator Paul  Kirk, former Boston Globe publisher Mike Sheehan, the Irish American Partnership’s Mary Sugrue, Jim and Mary Judge, Jim Brett and the Brett family, the Corcoran family and many more. The 2022 host committee is chaired by Joseph R Nolan Jr., CEO of Eversource and himself a 2021 honoree.

Irish Pastoral Center director Mary Swanton, Legendary Boston College hockey coach Jerry York and Irish-born developer Jon Cronin have been confirmed as our 2022 honorees. Our honorees represent the best qualities of the Irish- devotion to family and friends; a sense of compassion for all people no matter their place of birth or station in life; and a deep connection to our common ancestral Irish homeland.  In their personal and professional lives, Boston Irish Honorees inspire us and our fellow citizens with their dedication to our community and our country.

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Boston Irish Honorees over the years: 

2021- Mary Sugrue, Joseph R Nolan Jr.

2019- James M. Carmody, Kathleen & John Drew, Grace Cotter Regan; 

2018- Trevor McGill M.D., Rev. Richard “Doc” Conway, Bob Scannell and Mary (Kinsella) Scannell; 

2017- Tom Tinlin, Kevin Cullen, Anne Marie, Nora & Bill Kennedy family;

2016 - Jim & Mary (Cahill) Judge, Senator Paul G Kirk Jr, Kevin & Joe Leary & family; 

2015 - Margaret Stapleton, Mike Sheehan, BPD Commissioner William Evans family; 

2014 - Katherine Craven, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, the Burke family of South Boston; 

2013 - Senate President Therese Murray, Gerry & Bob Mulligan family, John P. Driscoll Jr.(posthumous); 

2012 - Congressman Richard Neal, Brendan & Greg Feeney, family of Mary & Bob Muse;

2011 - Kathleen O’Toole, Senator Tom Kennedy, & families of Joseph Corcoran, James Hunt, & Mark & Tom Mulvoy; 

2010 - US Rep. Ed Markey, John Donohue, and families of Jim Brett, Tom & Peg Geraghty, & Mayor John B. Hynes