Senator Forry announces Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny will attend Sunday's St. Patricks breakfast
By BIR Staff Reports, special to the BIR, March 13, 2014
Senator Linda Dorcena Forry announced today that Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Enda Kenny will be a special guest at the St. Patrick's Day Breakfast in South Boston on Sunday, March 16.
"I am honored that Taoiseach Kenny will join us for this year's breakfast," Senator Forry said. "I have had the pleasure of meeting the Taoiseach during his previous visits to Boston. His attendance at the breakfast is a wonderful affirmation of the deep bonds of friendship between Boston and Ireland."
"I am grateful to Breandán Ó Caollaí, the Consul General of Ireland in Boston, for his friendship and assistance in arranging for the Taoiseach's visit," Sen. Forry added.
The St. Patrick's Day Breakfast will be televised live on New England Cable News (NECN) beginning at 10 a.m. In addition to Taoiseach Kenny, Sen. Forry will host an all-star array of state, local and federal dignitaries, including Governor Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, US Senator Elizabeth Warren and US Senator Edward Markey, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch and Congressman Michael Capuano.
Following the breakfast, An Taioiseach will meet with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, and later travel to Canton to meet with Irish groups at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England.