A stellar lineup awaits induction into the Boston Irish Hall of Honors

 The 14th annual Boston Irish Honors luncheon is scheduled for Fri., Oct. 25, 2024, 11:30 am at the John F. Kennedy Library on Dorchester’s Columbia Point . 

A committee planning the 14th annual Boston Irish Honors luncheon – scheduled for Fri., Oct. 25, 2024, at the John F. Kennedy Library on Dorchester’s Columbia Point – has finalized its slate of honorees. Four outstanding people with deep Boston Irish legacies will be inducted into the Boston Irish Hall of Honors:

Bill Cleary Jr., a 1960 Winter Olympics gold medalist in hockey and the longtime coach of Harvard’s men’s hockey team; Regina Quinlan Doherty, retired Superior Court Judge; Marty Meehan, president of the University of Massachusetts and a former congressman; and William M. Bulger, the legendary president of the state Senate and Meehan’s predecessor as head of the UMass system.

The Irish Honors event offers a platform to acknowledge exemplary individuals who embrace our cultural heritage and customs. This unique event, celebrating the history of Boston’s Irish people and their families, has become a popular annual tradition for our city's Irish community. An event committee co-chaired by Katherine P. Craven and Paul Haley in now in formation. More details on the luncheon and sponsorship opportunities can be found at BostonIrish.com.